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  • Disney pops after revealing ESPN's new streaming service has reached 1 million subscribers (DIS)

    ESPN+, the network's new streaming service, has hit 1 million subscribers, the network said Thursday. Shares of Disney, ESPN's parent company, rose 1.7% following the announcement. The streaming service is likely Disney's testing ground for its own over-the-top service when it pulls its content from competitors like Netflix next year.  Follow Disney's stock price in real-time here.  Less than five months after its launch, ESPN's paid streaming service has hit 1 million subscribers, the...

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  • Here’s what Raiders coach Jon Gruden thinks of the Dolphins as he prepares to face them Sunday

    After meeting with this Dolphins staff and top players as an ESPN Monday Night Football announcer last year before they were beaten handily in Carolina, Jon Gruden sees Miami from … Click to Continue

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  • Sports calendar, Sept. 18-19

    TUESDAY Baseball 10a Boston at N.Y. Yankees MLBNet 4p Triple-A championship: Memphis vs. Durham NBCSN 4:30p St. Louis at Atlanta ESPN 7p Giants at San Diego NBCSBA (680) 7p L.A. Angels at A's NBCSCA (95.7) 7p Colorado at L.A. Dodgers MLBNet NHL 7:30p Exhibition: Anaheim at Sharks Soccer 10a Champions League: Eindhoven at Barcelona TNTChannel: 14 Noon Champions League: Paris Saint-Germain at Liverpool TNTChannel: 14Channel: 66 6p NWSL playoffs: Chicago vs. North Carolina...

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  • ‘ESPN doesn’t have a voice like mine’: Will Cain’s view from the right

    Does the former Fox News pundit offer ESPN some much-needed intellectual diversity, or is he merely a sop to the network’s loudest critics?

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  • Report: Patriots, not 49ers, to make trade for Josh Gordon

    After making a call about Josh Gordon, the 49ers won’t be making a trade for the Browns wide receiver. Instead it appears the Patriots will swing a deal for Gordon, 27, according to the NFL Network, which reported the transaction has yet to be finalized. On Sunday, general manager John Lynch said the 49ers had contacted the Browns and were doing their homework on Gordon, who has played in just 11 of 65 games since 2013 largely due to NFL suspensions for drug violations. In 2014, his lone season...

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  • Gab Marcotti's fantasy picks for the Champions League

    ESPN's new fantasy Champions League game gets started this week, and Gab Marcotti reveals which eight players he would pick.

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  • Sports calendar, Sept. 17-18

    MONDAY Baseball 4:30p St. Louis at Atlanta MLBNet 7p Giants at San Diego NBCSBA (680) 7:30p Chicago Cubs at Arizona, joined in progress MLBNet NFL 5:15p Seattle at Chicago ESPN ESPN2 Soccer Noon EPL: Brighton at Southampton NBCSN TUESDAY Baseball 10a Boston at N.Y. Yankees MLBNet 4p Triple-A championship: Memphis vs. Durham NBCSN 4:30p St. Louis at Atlanta ESPN 7p Giants at San Diego NBCSBA (680) 7p L.A. Angels at A's NBCSCA (95.7) 7p Colorado at L.A. Dodgers MLBNet NHL 7:30p Exhibition:...

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  • 49ers have inquired about trade for Browns WR Gordon

    Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon would like to join the 49ers, and there is at least some degree of mutual interest. On Sunday, general manager John Lynch told The Chronicle the 49ers have called Cleveland about a potential trade and they are doing their homework on the talented and troubled wideout who has played for head coach Kyle Shanahan. Shanahan, who was Cleveland's offensive coordinator in 2014, was also asked about Gordon. He said he was "content with our whole team" when asked if he...

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  • 49ers have inquired about trade for Browns WR Gordon

    Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon would like to join the 49ers, and there is at least some degree of mutual interest. On Sunday, general manager John Lynch told The Chronicle the 49ers have called Cleveland about a potential trade and they are doing their homework on the talented and troubled wideout who has played for head coach Kyle Shanahan. Shanahan, who was Cleveland's offensive coordinator in 2014, was also asked about Gordon. He said he was "content with our whole team" when asked if he...

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  • John Lynch: 49ers have called about Browns WR Josh Gordon

    Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon would like to join the 49ers, and there is at least some degree of mutual interest. On Sunday, general manager John Lynch said the 49ers have called Cleveland about a potential trade and they are doing their homework on the talented and troubled wideout who has played for head coach Kyle Shanahan. On Saturday, Browns general manager John Dorsey said in a statement Cleveland would release Gordon on Monday, but they have since received trade interest. Gordon...

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  • Follow live: GGG and Alvarez clash in Las Vegas

    After an unsatisfying decision in their first fight, a canceled rematch and rising tensions between camps, Gennady Golovkin looks to defend his unified middleweight title against Canelo Alvarez at T-Mobile Arena.

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  • This Cane has earned his larger role. And 10 takeways from Hurricanes’ victory over Toledo

    Ten takeaways from UM’s 49-24 thrashing of Toledo on Saturday: ▪ UM smartly shared carries between Travis Homer and DeeJay Dallas, and Dallas has very much earned this larger role. … Click to Continue

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  • Jemele Hill Officially Leaves ESPN One Year After Trump-Related Suspension

    After 12 years at ESPN, Hill is leaving to pursue other opportunities.

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  • Anchor who called Trump a white supremacist leaving ESPN

    BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) - Outspoken ESPN personality Jemele Hill has announced she is leaving the company.Hill attracted attention last year and was briefly...

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  • Anchor who called Trump a white supremacist leaving ESPN

    Outspoken ESPN personality Jemele Hill has announced she is leaving the company. Hill attracted attention last year and was briefly suspended for opinionated messages on social media, including a reference … Click to Continue

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  • WR Martavis Bryant ‘happy to be back’ with Raiders

    Receiver Martavis Bryant said on Thursday he was "very surprised" to be waived by the Raiders amid roster cut-downs Sept. 1 "Honestly, I didn't know what was going to happen," Bryant said. "I just stayed focused, talked to my agent and continued to do the proper things I needed to do to put myself in a situation to get back to football." He didn't have to wait long. The Raiders re-signed Bryant, 26, on Wednesday, just 11 days after deciding not to carry him on their Week 1 roster. Little about...

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  • After Wrenching, Controversial U.S. Open Win Over Serena Williams, Naomi Osaka Scores Nissan Endorsement Deal

    Naomi Osaka, the young tennis star whose mortification across the net from her idol, Serena Williams, added to a memorable TV spectacle at the U.S. Open Saturday night, has rebounded to score a major endorsement deal. Nissan held a news conference to announce it had signed the 20-year-old Japanese player as a brand ambassador. Advertising and sponsorship specialists predict a lot of such opportunities lie ahead for Osaka, who was born in Japan to a Haitian father and a…

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  • There is major personal news ESPN’s Dan Le Batard has been keeping secret. Here it is

    ESPN’s Dan Le Batard, whose radio and TV shows are based in Miami, is (finally) getting married. The confirmed bachelor became engaged to girlfriend Valerie Scheide during a recent safari vacation in Africa and they plan to marry in late 2019.

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