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July 29, 2015

ESPN Employees Are Honored to be Among 30 Disney VoluntEARS at 2015 Special Olympics

By Sheldon Spencer, ESPN

Of the 30 Walt Disney Company VoluntEARS selected through an application process to work at Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015, eight are ESPN employees.

Topics: ESPN
July 23, 2015

Robin Roberts’ Special Olympics Preview: “A Labor of Love”

By Sheldon Spencer, ESPN

Between her weekday duties as an anchor on ABC’s Good Morning America (GMA) and preparation to host the Opening Ceremony for the Special Olympics World Games on Saturday, July 25, Robin Roberts has been burning the candle at both ends.

July 2, 2015

Thirty Disney Employees from Around the World Selected for Disney VoluntEARS Global Service Project in Support of Special Olympics World Games

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company

In just a couple of weeks, the 2015 Special Olympics World Games will bring an exciting series of competitions to Los Angeles. Disney is proud to support this landmark event as a Founding Champion and Games Sponsor—with ESPN serving as the official media partner—and through its second Disney VoluntEARS Global Service Project.

May 27, 2015

Enhanced ESPN 3 and WatchESPN Coverage of Scripps National Spelling Bee Lets Viewers Test Their Skills

By Sheldon Spencer, ESPN

When America’s best young wordsmiths compete in the 2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee Finals today and Thursday, viewers will be able “play along” via formats available on ESPN3 and WatchESPN platforms.

Topics: ESPN
March 30, 2015

Inside Jeff Goodman’s NCAA Tournament “Marathon Man” experience

By Sheldon Spencer, ESPN
ESPN College Basketball Insider Jeff Goodman has been all over the NCAA Division I Men’s Championship like a full-court press. To kick off the tournament, Goodman completed an ambitious four-state, four-day trip covering four different teams as the NCAA tournament’s first full weekend started.
Topics: ESPN
Tags: ESPN, NCAA
March 19, 2015

ESPN’s Andy Katz Follows President Obama’s NCAA Bracket Predictions from the White House to the Smithsonian

By Sheldon Spencer, ESPN

For seven years, a visit to the White House has been one rite of spring for ESPN.com senior basketball writer Andy Katz. He’s had the unique distinction of unveiling President Barack Obama’s bracket predictions for the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championships on SportsCenter.

Topics: ESPN
February 20, 2015

Kevin Costner’s Long Relationship with Disney Endures with 'McFarland, USA'

By Sheldon Spencer, ESPN
Actor Kevin Costner’s latest film role, starring as inspirational high school coach Jim White in McFarland, USA, opening today, continues his long relationship with The Walt Disney Company.

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