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Atlanta Braves Spring Training Schedule at ESPN WWOS

If you’ve not yet taken a visit to the Wide World of Sports complex at Walt Disney World, what are you waiting for? The World Champions to show up? Well this year you’ll have your chance to see the Atlanta Braves take on the New York Yankees as part of their spring training.

Early reports are that pitchers have already been practicing at ESPN WWOS. With everyone else arriving soon for two weeks of workouts before the first game on March 3rd.

Read more and get the full pre-season game schedule below the jump:

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Argentine soccer star Leo Messi meets Mickey Mouse

FC Barcelona soccer star Leo Messi is continuing his celebration of his team’s UEFA Champions League title by spending a week at Walt Disney World near Orlando, FL. Messi, one of the sport’s biggest stars, is experiencing many of Disney’s attractions, including visiting Disney’s Wide… Read More »Argentine soccer star Leo Messi meets Mickey Mouse

Goofy does Spring Training

Disney’s Wide World of Sports is Walt Disney World’s hidden 5th gate. While it doesn’t even scratch the surface of the big four in terms of guest attendance, for the athletes who participate there, it’s a big deal. As you would expect Spring Training is… Read More »Goofy does Spring Training

ESPN The Weekend 2009, More Details

Disney has released more details about ESPN The Weekend a one-of-a-kind sports-themed special event at Disney’s Hollywood Studios theme park Feb. 27-March 1. Surprisingly, there doesn’t appear to be one person announced as the host this year. ESPN personalities John Anderson, Colin Cowherd, Jay Crawford,… Read More »ESPN The Weekend 2009, More Details

Chelsea FC and Disney sponsor Soccer Showcase Team

One of the advantages of having a world class training facility on your property is that world class teams want to come and practice there. For Disney’s Wide World of Sports at Walt Disney World Resort that means the Atlanta Braves for Baseball and Chelsea… Read More »Chelsea FC and Disney sponsor Soccer Showcase Team

Disney Marathon and ESPN The Weekend Details released

Disney Marathon Weekend is coming up on January 8-10. This year the event is bigger than ever this year. With 550 Brazilians, free seminars with fitness & nutrition experts, running coaches, and former Olympians there’s going to be a lot going on. In all, more than 45,000 people from all 50 U.S. states and more than 60 countries are registered for everything from the famous Diaper Dash for crawlers (12 months and under) to the new Mickey’s Mile (ages 13-under) to the distance road-running events.

Check below the cut for details on the race weekend.

Sports fans who want to leap into planning for the sixth edition of ESPN The Weekend presented by Dick’s Sporting Goods Feb. 27-March 1, 2009, at Disney’s Hollywood Studios can visit ESPNTheWeekend.com for the latest information about the upcoming event as well as sign up for email updates.

The weekend will feature a lineup of athletes and top ESPN personalities such as Mike & Mike as Disney’s Hollywood Studios hosts a full slate of live telecasts including “NFL Live” and “Baseball Tonight.” There also will be unique sports experiences such as the Interactive Zone. All the fun is included with regular theme park admission.

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