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Stephen A. Smith Says Kevin Durant Is Scared of LeBron James, So He Didn't Join Wizards - YouTube
Stephen A. Smith: Kevin Durant didn't sign with the Washington Wizards to stay out of the Eastern Conference and avoid LeBron James until the NBA Finals.
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ESPN Re-signs Veteran Commentator Mark Jones in Multi-year Agreement
ESPN announced the re-signing of veteran play-by-play commentator Mark Jones in a multi-year agreement. Jones, a 27-year veteran of ESPN, became the voice of the popular NBA Sunday Showcase series on ABC this season.
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ESPN App Completes Nationwide Rollout on AT&T DIRECTV Set Top Boxes
Today marks the complete nationwide rollout of the ESPN App on AT&T DIRECTV set top boxes, allowing customers to seamlessly switch between all ESPN live and on-demand video to their TVs through a hybrid interface. It is the first time ESPN has made this app-like service combining both linear and streaming content available on set top boxes. The first phase of the launch was announced in Decem
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Disney and ESPN Media Networks Earn Top Marks in Beta Cable Operator Study
For the 17th consecutive year, operators named ESPN the no. 1 network with the most average perceived value among all networks measured in Beta Research Corp’s annual Cable Operator Evaluation Study. ESPN was also ranked the no. 1 most important network in their cable systems for the 13th straight year – and 16 of the past 17 years – with 97 percent of operators describing the network as “very important” for subscriber retention and acquisition.
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College Lacrosse: No. 4 Notre Dame faces Georgetown Saturday, Feb. 18 on ESPNU
The second week of the college lacrosse is underway, with Georgetown facing No. 4 Notre Dame at The Star in Frisco, Texas, Saturday, Feb. 18 (2 p.m. ET, ESPNU). A women’s game between No. 18 Stanford and No. 8 Duke will follow at 5 p.m. on ESPN3 from The Star. A former standout at Georgetown, Sheehan Stanwick-Burch will serve as an analyst and reporter, joining Quint Kessenich and Paul Carcaterra for both games.
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UConn’s 100th-Consecutive Win is Highest-Rated College Basketball Game on ESPN2 This Season; Highest Women’s College Basketball Regular-Season Overnight Since 2010
Top ranked UConn’s 66-55 milestone 100th-consecutive victory over No. 6 South Carolina on Monday, Feb. 13 (9 p.m. ET, ESPN2), delivered a 0.9 overnight rating, marking the highest-rated college basketball game on ESPN2 this season among men’s and women’s telecasts, and the highest-rated women’s college basketball regular-season game since 2010.
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ESPN College GameDay Basketball Heads West to Arizona’s Campus
ESPN College GameDay Covered by State Farm heads west to the campus of Arizona, on Saturday, Feb. 25, in advance of the Saturday Primetime presented by AT&T pivotal Pac-12 matchup showcasing No. 6 UCLA at No. 5 Arizona (ESPN, 8:15 p.m. ET).