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RIP Dan Wheldon, Indianapolis 500 Champion

Besides Disney my other real fandom is that of racing, particularly open wheel racing. So as I posted early this year, I was very pleased when this year’s Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon was feted at Walt Disney World with … Continue reading

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Hank William Jr Song Pulled From ESPN NFL Broadcast After He Slurs President Obama

A song based on a theme from country music legend Hank Williams Jr, has been the theme song of Monday Night Football (on ABC and then EPSN) for 23 seasons, but “Are You Ready For Some Football” won’t be heard … Continue reading

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ESPN and NFL Sign 8 year Multi-Billion Agreement for Monday Night Football

Monday Night Football will remain on ESPN through the 2021 NFL season under a new eight-year agreement between ESPN and the National Football League worth over $1.9 billion a year. The agreement, which begins in 2014, includes eight full seasons … Continue reading

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Disney Reveals Plans for ESPN WWOS Bowling Center in new Filing

According to a report on WESH, a local Orlando news station, Disney has filed plans for the 100 lane bowling center that is planned for ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. As you can see in the overlay I worked … Continue reading

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ABC and ESPN Sign New Deal with IZOD IndyCar Series, will Host Indianapolis 500 Through 2018

If you were born in the last 50 years, the only Indianapolis 500 broadcast you’ve ever known has been on ABC. A new deal between IZOD IndyCar series and Disney will ensure that this Memorial Day weekend television tradition will … Continue reading

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