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October 1, 2015

ESPN Radio’s Lineup Expands with This Week’s Debut of Jalen & Jacoby

By Sheldon Spencer, ESPN

ESPN’s Grantland website adds its brand to the ESPN Radio lineup with the debut of Jalen & Jacoby this week (weeknights, 7–9 p.m. ET).

Topics: ESPN
September 22, 2015

Before ‘The Muppets’ Premieres on ABC Tonight, They Teamed with ESPN’s Caliendo on ‘Countdown’

By Sheldon Spencer, ESPN

When master impressionist Frank Caliendo faced the prospect of kicking off his season-opening segment for ESPN’s Sunday NFL Countdown, he aligned himself with a group of all-stars: The Muppets.

August 17, 2015

ESPN Receives Five 2015 Salute to Excellence Awards from the National Association of Black Journalists

By Sheldon Spencer, ESPN

On August 8 in Minneapolis, ESPN won five 2015 Salute to Excellence Awards at the National Association of Black Journalists’ (NABJ) 40th annual convention.

August 9, 2015

Statement from The Walt Disney Company on the Passing of Disney Legend Frank Gifford

By Disney Post Staff, The Walt Disney Company

The following statement is from Robert A. Iger, chairman and chief executive officer, The Walt Disney Company:

Topics: ESPN
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.