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  ESPN - NFL Football Teams, Scores, Stats, News, Standings, Rumors - National Football League
SportsNation: ESPN will convene a live Town Meeting today in Atlanta to examine the Michael Vick dogfighting saga.
Page 2: David Fleming turns over the Flem File to the readers and their tales of family, fighting and backyard football glory.
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy and Safety Information/Your California Privacy Rights are applicable to you.
sports.espn.go.com /nfl/index   (669 words)

  ESPN pulls plug on cell operation, seeks to partner with carriers - Boston.com
ESPN is closing down its cell phone company for sports fans after less than a year, planning instead to forge deals with other wireless operators to offer Mobile ESPN's multimedia content, the majority-owned subsidiary of Walt Disney Co. announced Thursday.
For Mobile ESPN, of course, the target audience was that breed of sports fans who are willing to pay extra to get their favorite team's name on a license plate.
Mehta said discussions with wireless operators to adapt the Mobile ESPN application for their cell phones have already begun, and that new offerings would likely emerge in less than a year, but that no deals were imminent.
www.boston.com /ae/tv/articles/2006/09/28/espn_pulls_plug_on_cell_operation_seeks_to_partner_with_carriers   (594 words)

 Espn St. James Encyclopedia of Pop Culture - Find Articles
ESPN started when cable television was available to less than 10 percent of the population.
ESPN programming now reaches over 70 million households in the United States, one of only three cable channels to have achieved that mark, and ESPN2 is close to reaching it as well.
ESPN provided the serious sports fan with a wide variety of news and sports coverage that was unmatched on the airwaves.
findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_g1epc/is_tov/ai_2419100405   (950 words)

 ESPN Inc.
ESPN is headquartered in Bristol, Conn., which is 100 miles northeast of New York City, and 100 miles southwest of Boston.
ESPN Original Entertainment creates branded programming involving various ESPN platforms and broadens the scope of the company's traditional event and news programs by offering fans new initiatives, such as game shows and documentaries.
The ESPN Classic "Road Show," which debuted in October 2000, brings the network to marquee sporting events such as the World Series, offering live interviews, features and historical perspective as told by many of the legends who participated in or reported on past events.
www.hearstcorp.com /entertainment/property/ent_espn.html   (1246 words)

  ESPN.com - Motion : EULA
ESPN hereby grants you, free of charge, a non-exclusive license to install and use one copy of ESPNMotion on a single computer (or one copy on each computer you use) for personal, non-commercial use only.
ESPN may configure ESPNMotion with certain tags that identify the version of ESPNMotion being used on your computer and which permit ESPN to update this version without further notice to you.
ESPN shall have the right to poll your computer for the purpose of installing updated versions of ESPNMotion or to uninstall such versions automatically.
espn.go.com /motion/eula_plaintext.html   (1652 words)

  ESPN - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
ESPN was originally owned by a joint venture between Getty Oil Company (which was purchased by Texaco) and Nabisco.
ESPN was long considered to be the standard in American sports broadcasting, but it has recently been criticized for unimaginative programming and purposely hiring polarizing, "loudmouth" personalities who are pitted against each other in the "talking heads" format that has plagued cable television news channels.
ESPN is referenced in a Simpson's cartoon episode; Homer flips through various channels and stops on a channel which clearly lampoons ESPN, except the network's initials are PENiS (an anagram of ESPN).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/ESPN   (1334 words)

 FORTUNE: ESPN's playbook - Dec. 6, 2005
ESPN 360, which is distributed by broadband providers, shows such live events as college basketball, college football, bass fishing, even footage of pro golfers at the driving range.
Analysts say ESPN, which all but saved Disney from disaster when ABC was in the tank and Disney theme parks suffered after September 11, generated about $5 billion of Disney's $30.7 billion in revenues for the fiscal year that ended Oct. 30.
Soon to come is a tiny ESPN alarm clock, to be implanted in a fan's ear, so that he or she can be awakened each morning with scores and highlights of late games from the night before.
money.cnn.com /2005/12/06/news/fortune500/espn_fortune   (1244 words)

 The 2006 ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia
The Baseball Encyclopedia is produced annually by ESPN, which is a cable network devoted to sports programming.
The Baseball Encyclopedia consists of 1,743 pages of very small print (not tiny enough where you would need a magnifying glass, like the Oxford English Dictionary, but certainly not big enough to make for comfortable reading) detailing the stats of every major league player that has been involved in the game since 1871.
Sure, you can quickly find the stats of current players by looking on the ESPN website or something, but if you want to find some stats and records from more obscure players, you'd have to search through a lot of different sites.
www.readingchair.com /2006/03/2006-espn-baseball-encyclopedia.html   (719 words)

 Adelphia Media Services :: ESPN Cable TV Advertising
ESPN is the #1 ad-supported cable network among upscale viewers.
ESPN had two telecasts in the same year deliver over 8 million HH Impressions for the second time.
ESPN has enjoyed steadily greater coverage over the past twelve years, increasing by more than fifty-seven percent from 56.2 million homes in 1990 to 88.3 million homes in 2003.
www.adelphiamediaservices.com /pages/nets?cp=nets&sp=info&net=espn   (243 words)

 Corpus Christi Caller Times Caller.com - Baby named after network
Kathy and Jason Curiel named their son Espn after the ESPN network that Jason often watches.
Espn's room comes complete with a set of goalposts and a chalkboard where he can diagram plays after naptime.
In case football isn't Espn's thing, the fourth wall is painted like a baseball batter's box.
www.caller2.com /2001/april/04/today/localspo/22172.html   (619 words)

 Mobile ESPN (with Sanyo MVP) Reviews. Remote Access Reviews by CNET.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
ESPN Mobile is packed with features, and most are pretty easily accessible, thanks to the sideline.
ESPN Answer Man is a service that promises to return an answer to any sports-related question.
ESPN reps also say that some sort of music downloading store is in the cards, although there's no word on details or timing.
reviews.cnet.com /Mobile_ESPN_with_Sanyo_MVP/4505-9243_7-31754032.html   (1341 words)

 Espn - Gizmodo   (Site not responding. Last check: )
ESPN is relaunching their ESPN Mobile service, but this time it will sit happily underneath the Verizon megalords.
One big possibility why the original ESPN Mobile flopped was because it was a standalone cellphone company, but now it will be packaged into Verizon and their V-Cast service.
ESPN Mobile will be closing the doors on their start-up company, for good (kind of, until they find a big wireless carrier to bring on their data service).
tags.gizmodo.com /gadgets/espn   (1074 words)

 USATODAY.com - After 25 years, ESPN still channels how to view sports   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Yet there can be no denying the ESPN tsunami has been a rising tide that, if not floating all boats, has certainly put the wind in the sails of many sports, especially on the college level.
ESPN's early-round whip-around of the NCAAs was such a success that CBS bought the entire tournament, starting in 1990.
ESPN has had an immeasurable impact on funding these Olympic-type sports and has greatly enhanced the evolvement of women's sports, certainly at the collegiate level.
www.usatoday.com /sports/2004-08-17-espn-25-years_x.htm   (2053 words)

 NASCAR.COM - ESPN, MRN to provide Spanish broadcasts¬† - Oct 31, 2006
With ESPN Deportes on-line and ready to relate, NASCAR can now tailor its message with a much greater accuracy than was to be had previously.
ESPN's much-ballyhooed return to its NASCAR roots -- the network, along with TNN, helped build NASCAR into a TV powerhouse -- is good for NASCAR in that it offers so many outlets for the sport.
ABC, ESPN's parent company, is a division of the Walt Disney Co., and ESPN Deportes is an outgrowth of the original ESPN International division founded in the mid-1990s from ESPN's Bristol, Conn. headquarters.
www.nascar.com /2006/news/business/10/31/espn_espanol/index.html   (900 words)

 ESPN NFL PrimeTime 2002 (Xbox) Reviews. Xbox Games Reviews by CNET.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
ESPN NFL Prime Time isn't the right game for anyone who's greatly concerned about the presentation and handling of his or her football game.
ESPN NFL Prime Time for the Xbox is a football game that's best suited for people who are really into the management aspect of football, mostly because it features an incredible list of management options--but also because it's simply not the best-playing or best-looking Xbox football game out there.
While ESPN NFL Prime Time certainly has an impressive franchise mode, the actual playing of the game leaves something to be desired, especially if you've already seen or played any of the other football games for the Xbox.
reviews.cnet.com /ESPN_NFL_PrimeTime_2002_Xbox/4505-9582_7-30990077.html   (818 words)

 Espn - Deadspin
ESPN's Draft Tracker might not be of much service here; currently, ESPN has a player ranking for Albany State running back Antonio Atkins, who, uh, was killed in April 2006 when he was breaking into a house.
To their credit, ESPN has Atkins listed as 145th out of 145 ranked running backs, which is encouraging to those other 144 guys, to be certain.
Considering all the trouble ESPN has had with its fantasy game, we suppose it's inevitable (and probably pretty smart) for Yahoo (where we've been doing all our fantasy games for years) to rub it in a little bit.
www.deadspin.com /sports/espn   (3419 words)

 NCAA - NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Committee, ESPN Announce Championship Selection Show to Move to Monday in 2006
ESPN plans to aggressively cover Selection Monday across all the ESPN platforms, including SportsCenter, Cold Pizza, ESPN.com, ESPN Radio, ESPNU (college sports initiative launching in 2005), ESPN Mobile (wireless), ESPN Broadband and much more.
The championship game between Connecticut and Tennessee is ESPN's second most-viewed basketball game – men’s or women's, college or professional – in the network's 25-year history.
ESPN is in the midst of an 11-year agreement (through 2012-13) to televise numerous NCAA championships, including marquee events in each of the three collegiate seasons.
www2.ncaa.org /portal/media_and_events/press_room/2004/november/20041101_d1_wbb_selection.html   (582 words)

 NASCAR.COM - ESPN may help Busch Series take next step - Dec 27, 2006
ESPN is known as the Worldwide Leader in Sports, and here's why: ESPN.com, ESPN Deportes, SportsCenter, ESPN The Magazine, ESPN Classic, ESPNEWS, ESPNRadio, ESPN360, ESPN International and EOE, among other ESPN platforms.
ESPN has so many products, with so much reach and so many technical advantages, the Busch Series -- or the Samsung, Wal-Mart or Subway Series in 2008 -- will be able to ride the wave to independence.
The racing is solid, the teams are solid and the series represents a place for young drivers to learn and older drivers to teach and hold onto their careers.
www.nascar.com /2006/news/headlines/bg/12/27/espn.series/index.html   (816 words)

 ESPN Sports-Speak Is Increasingly Also Becoming Sports-Write - New York Times
According to a new survey of sports journalists by a doctoral student, ESPN is to blame.
Reinhardy said he linked the rise of sports-speak to the fact that many younger sportswriters were reared on ESPN, which was founded in 1979.
Another factor is that newspaper sportswriters tend to migrate to side jobs as ESPN commentators.
www.nytimes.com /2005/10/17/business/17espn.html?ex=1287201600&en=449580cc687178d1&ei=5090&partner=rssuserland&emc=rss   (504 words)

 Team ESPN | Embrace Winning Lifestyles   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Team ESPN encourages schools, parks, recreation and community centers to make their facilities available for "open play" at least once a week for up to two hours.
ESPN and DisneyHand have created a virtual playgroundfor kids to share the physically active games that they create.
With PAGs, Team ESPN and DisneyHand hope to inspire not only youth fitness but also a new generation of sports activities that appeal to a wide range of youth, especially those least motivated by traditional sports.
intlsyndication.espn.com /TeamESPN/winning_lifestyles.html   (1125 words)

 Rush Limbaugh 'Disappointed' by Former ESPN Colleagues -- 10/07/2003
On Sunday's ESPN program, which was sans Limbaugh for the first time this season, co-host Chris Berman said of Limbaugh's remarks, "I'm angry for the hurt it's caused African Americans.
Co-host Tom Jackson, who is African American, was the most critical of Limbaugh, implying that he and the other ESPN hosts did not even support the decision to hire Limbaugh in the first place.
Limbaugh denied that he was told by ESPN to avoid "social commentary" and refuted Jackson's claims that ESPN management had forced the rest of the program's hosts to accept Limbaugh on the program.
www.cnsnews.com /ViewCulture.asp?Page=\Culture\archive\200310\CUL20031007b.html   (978 words)

 ESPN Zone - Baltimore   (Site not responding. Last check: )
ESPN Zone has completed a high-definition makeover of its Washington, D.C. location, offering the experience of high definition television on more games and more televisions than ever before.
ESPN Zone guests who park in the Pier V Parking Garage, located at 711 East Pratt St., may receive validation for discounted parking.
To see what is showing on ESPN for you, please visit www.espntv.com.
espnzone.com /baltimore   (539 words)

 Amazon.com: ESPN: The Uncensored History: Books: Michael Freeman   (Site not responding. Last check: )
ESPN changed that and, in so doing, also changed the way sports was covered, society's viewing habits, and sports itself.
I think Freeman's book is a good history of how ESPN became the media giant that it is (I was born in 1982-- i cant imagine life without ESPN), but the book focused WAY too much on the sexual harassment angle, and it bogs down the story.
ESPN: The Uncensored History by sports journalist Michael Freeman is an eye-opening, bare-all look at the global telecommunications network that since its inception in 1979 as the "Entertainment and Sports Programming Network", has gone on to become virtually synonymous with televised sports.
www.amazon.com /ESPN-Uncensored-History-Michael-Freeman/dp/0878332391   (1648 words)

 press release- ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC Sports 2006 FIFA World Cup Schedule
ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC Sports, in conjunction with Soccer United Marketing (SUM), will present live coverage of the 2006 FIFA World Cup Friday, June 9 through Sunday, July 9 from Germany.
ESPN and ABC Sports are the U.S. English-language homes of the Men's and Women's FIFA World Cup events through 2014.
ESPN, Inc. also acquired the rights to the FIFA Women's World Cup 2011, the FIFA Confederations Cup in 2009 and 2013 and other events.
media.espn.com /ESPNToday/2006/Mar_06/cup_sked.htm   (1220 words)

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