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Posted by Rachel Margolis on November 20, 2014

Eighth Annual Jimmy V Week for Cancer Research Begins December 3

Downloadable ESPN Images Join in the social conversation: #jimmyvweek Week of Events Concludes with Jimmy V Women’s and Men’s Basketball Classics In its eighth consecutive year, ESPN’s Jimmy V Week for Cancer Research begins on Wednesday, Dec. 3, across all domestic ESPN platforms to drive awareness of and donations to The V Foundation for Cancer Research. Last [...]

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Posted by Kristen Hudak on November 20, 2014

ESPN and National Recreation and Park Association Create Access to Sports Program

New Collaboration Invests in Youth Sports in Underserved Communities A new collaboration aims to level the playing field when it comes to youth sports. The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and ESPN are teaming up to create the Access to Sports program, which will award grants to local park and recreation departments to improve [...]

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Posted by Ana Livia Coelho on November 10, 2014

ESPN’s Seth Ader Promoted to Vice President of Marketing

ESPN promoted Seth Ader to vice president of marketing, effective October 29. A 13-year veteran of the company, Ader now oversees marketing for all league sports properties on ESPN in his new role, including the NFL, NBA, MLB, MLS and all soccer properties, golf (The Masters, The Open Championship), tennis (all four grand slams including [...]

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Posted by Kristen Hudak on October 27, 2014

ESPN Teams Up with USA Football to Advance Standards in High School and Youth Football

$175,000 Grant Provides Safety Education for Players, Coaches and Parents ESPN will team up with USA Football to advance player safety on high school and youth levels through USA Football’s resources and programs. The announcement, which will be made prior to ESPN’s Monday Night Football telecast tonight (Monday, Oct. 27) at 8:15 p.m. ET, includes [...]