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More Media Networks Banking On Sports Betting

The sports betting gold rush is on. ESPN-branded sportsbooks could be on the drawing board as the sports giant goes ‘all-in’ on sports betting.

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ESPN Latest Media Company To Eye Its Own Sportsbook

ESPN is going “all-in” on sports betting, say sources. ESPN is exploring the launch of its own branded sportsbooks.

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Sources: ESPN Betting Analyst Kelly Stewart Out Over Tweets

Betting analyst Kelly Stewart is out at ESPN after a series of insenstive tweets came to light days after her hire was announced.

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Why the Stephen A. Smith Burner Twitter Account Went Dark

ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith’s parody Twitter account has been offline since April 23 and the suspension may be impacting the real Stephen A.

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Marvel Could Provide Blueprint For WWE’s Growth

WWE wants to become the next Marvel — an entertainment giant featuring content around characters like Roman Reigns rather than Iron Man.

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WNBA TV Viewership Jumps 74% Five Games Into Season

The WNBA saw a 74% increase in ESPN’s viewership during the first five games of the season.

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ESPN Continues Sports Doc Boom with ‘The Captain’

ESPN is producing a documentary series on Derek Jeter called The Captain, following sports documentaries The Last Dance and Drive to Survive.

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Another Week, Another League Deal for Genius Sports

Genius Sports is adding the Basketball Africa League to its growing portfolio. It acquired Second Spectrum earlier this month.

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Disney Extends Rights Deal With MLB Through 2028

Disney posted mixed results on its first quarter earnings while announcing new deals with MLB and La Liga.

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ESPN, LaLiga Agree to U.S. Media Rights Deal

La Liga, the premier men’s soccer division in Spain, has reportedly reached an U.S. broadcasting rights deal with ESPN.

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