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March 17, 2014

ESPN's 'Sport Science' and 'Nightline' Team Up on the Sidelines

By Sheldon Spencer, ESPN
Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo leads his team into the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament Championship on Thursday as the East Region’s No. 4 seed. His Spartans will meet No. 13-seed Delaware in Spokane, Washington, to begin their quest to reach the Final Four. What kind of stress does a coach like Izzo endure during a game? ESPN’s "Sport Science" and ABC’s "Nightline" asked that question and worked together – with Izzo’s cooperation – to get answers.
March 14, 2014

D23: The Official Disney Fan Club Celebrates Five Years of Magic

By Billy Stanek, The Walt Disney Company
Five years ago this week, D23: The Official Disney Fan Club set out to add more ways for Disney fans to experience the magic. And it’s been a blast bringing people of like minds together in the parks, at the Walt Disney Studios, and many other places across the country. We could have never imagined how just how many once-in-a-lifetime experiences we would share together with Disney fans.
March 14, 2014

Disney News This Week: Kermit Goes to the White House, New 'Maleficent' Poster Revealed, Marvel Celebrates 75 Years and More

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company

Muppets Most Wanted star Kermit the Frog made a very special visit to the White House this past Wednesday. The world-famous amphibian joined First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Martin Dempsey, to introduce his latest film for a military-family screening. Muppets Most Wanted hits theaters March 21.

March 13, 2014

Behind the Scenes of Disney's 'Blank: A Vinylmation Love Story'

By Mariam Sughayer, Disney Interactive
It’s a classic love story. Boy meets girl. Boy falls in love with girl, and they live happily ever after. But that’s where the similarity ends. "Blank: A Vinylmation Love Story," our latest original stop-motion animated film, follows that timeless story arc... with a captivating, yet unconventional twist. Especially because the stars of the film look a bit different than your average cast of actors. At three inches tall and made of vinyl, Blank—an unpainted outcast from a colorful, vibrant land—finds himself on a quest that alters his destiny while searching for his lost soulmate, Bow. We recently caught up with Matt Wyatt, creative director, Disney Interactive, to hear about the development process of "Blank: A Vinylmation Love Story." Since it’s world premiere last month on Google Play, thousands of people around the world have viewed the film.
March 12, 2014

Inspiring Young Actors, Dancers and Musicians Through Disney Performing Arts

By Christi Erwin Donnan, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
Since 1955 when Walt Disney personally invited California high school students to perform at the grand opening of Disneyland Park, Disney Parks has worked to inspire the creative talents of young performers.