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Source: Cards, Goldy finalizing 5-year extension

Slugger Paul Goldschmidt is finalizing a five-year extension for about $130 million with the Cardinals, a source confirmed to ESPN. The deal will keep him in St. Louis through the 2024 season.
Tags: Baseball, Espn, St Louis, Cardinals, Goldy, Paul Goldschmidt


EMPRESAS: Disney se transforma en un monstruo del entretenimiento al adquirir el imperio Fox

Nora Quintanilla/efe Nueva York, 20 mar (EFEUSA).- Tras comprar las poderosas divisiones de cine y televisión del imperio Fox por 71.300 millones de dólares, el gigante del entretenimiento Disney se ha convertido de la noche a la mañana en un coloso sin precedentes en este mercado, al que le esperan cambios en los próximos tiempos. Pero dejando para la gran pantalla las fantasías sobre el futuro, la realidad es que se trata de la mayor adquisición de Disney en sus 96 años de trayectoria y cabe p...
Tags: Nbc, Uncategorized, Disney, Sport, Fox, Soccer, Comcast, Endemol, Walt Disney Company, Espn, Fox Searchlight, Rupert Murdoch, Lucasfilm, Hulu, James Cameron, Murdoch


Sources: Suns reach deal with guard Fredette

Jimmer Fredette, who last played in the NBA for the Knicks during the 2015-16 season, has reached a two-year deal with the Suns, sources confirmed to ESPN on Thursday.
Tags: Sport, Nba, Espn, Knicks, Suns, Jimmer Fredette, Fredette


Hotline newsletter: How to count NCAA Tournament units, Pac-12 matchups, transfer anarchy, live sports on Apple(?) and more

* The Pac-12 Hotline newsletter is published each Monday-Wednesday-Friday during the college sports season (and twice-a-week in the summer). This edition, from March 20, has been made available in archived form … The Big Units The first Pac-12 game of the NCAA Tournament saw Arizona State beat St. John’s Thursday night. But let’s address the scoreboard that matters most to the nine Pac-12 teams not involved in March Madness. That would be the NCAA units, of course. The tournament accounts for...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Utah, Yahoo, Colorado, Washington, Oregon, Stanford, Virginia, Sports, Alabama, Sport, Fox, Soccer, Arizona


Official: Cristiano Ronaldo avoids ban for celebration vs Atletico

Cristiano Ronaldo will not be hit with a European ban for his controversial celebration during Juventus’ clash with Atletico Madrid last week. Juventus vs Atletico Juve welcomed Atleti to the Allianz Stadium last Tuesday night, in the second-leg of the Champions League last-16 showdown between the clubs. Visitors Atletico headed into the matchup as overwhelming favourites to book their spot in the tournament’s quarter-finals, on the back of their dominant and thoroughly-deserved 2-0 first-leg ...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Ajax, Soccer, Tottenham, Champions League, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Uefa, Espn, Madrid, Diego Godin, Turin, Federico Bernardeschi


ESPN+ leaves competitors in the dust: World Soccer Talk Podcast

World Soccer Talk is a weekly podcast about watching soccer on TV, online and apps. In the NEW episode, number 116, Christopher Harris and co-host Kartik Krishnaiyer cover a range of topics including: • ESPN+... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Espn, Kartik Krishnaiyer, Christopher Harris


Board Question #92070: Does it worry anyone else that Disney is buying up ...

Q: Dear 100 Hour Board,Does it worry anyone else that Disney is buying up so much of the media?Sure, it didn't seem so matter so much when they got PIXAR and The Muppets and ESPN. Even the acquisition of Marvel seemed to be a mutually beneficial for both companies.And then they bought Lucasfilm (and with it, ILM and Skywalker Sound).And then they bought Fox.Even now the expansion continues, as they're trying to buy Warner Brother's stake in Hulu.Maybe I just need to get with the program and #Hai...
Tags: Congress, Disney, Fox, Muppets, Espn, Hitler, Pixar, Lucasfilm, Ilm, Luciana, Lucas, Palpatine, Mickey, Anakin, Skrulls, Warner Brother


Source: Raiders reach deal with ex-Lion Lawson

The Raiders have agreed to a deal with recently released cornerback Nevin Lawson, a source told ESPN's Dianna Russini.
Tags: NFL, Raiders, Espn, Nevin Lawson, Lion Lawson


Vikings sign veteran offensive lineman Kline

Guard Josh Kline has signed with the Minnesota Vikings, the team announced Wednesday. A source tells ESPN's Courtney Cronin that the deal is for three years and is worth $15.75 million.
Tags: NFL, Espn, Minnesota Vikings, Kline, Josh Kline, Courtney Cronin


Sources: ChiSox, Jimenez agree to record deal

Top outfield prospect Eloy Jimenez hasn't played a day in the major leagues, but he has agreed to a six-year, $43 million contract with the Chicago White Sox, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan.
Tags: Baseball, Espn, Chicago White Sox, Eloy Jimenez, ChiSox Jimenez


What Disney buying Fox means for movie and TV consumers — from Marvel to Hulu

The Disney-Fox merger finally closed on Wednesday, and Disney now owns Fox's stake in Hulu and its popular movie franchises like "Avatar" and "X-Men." Post-merger, the Marvel Cinematic Universe will drastically change, Disney will launch its own streaming service, and the company now owns the majority of Hulu. The $71 billion Disney-Fox deal officially closed on Wednesday, pushing Disney even further in its dominance of Hollywood and the entertainment industry. Disney now owns Fox's film stud...
Tags: Hollywood, Disney, Trends, Fox, Netflix, Comcast, Iger, Espn, Deadpool, Pixar, Lucasfilm, Hulu, James Cameron, Marvel Studios, Variety, Inc


Nine pitchers, 3 Red Sox in ESPN's top 25 MLB players of 2019

The 2019 MLB season technically kicked off in Japan on Wednesday, but all 30 teams will be returning to action in just over a week on March 28. Over the offseason, ESPN released its ranking of the top 100 MLB players of 2019. A panel of writers, experts and analysts voted from a list of 300 players to select the best of the best in the league entering the new season.
Tags: Japan, News, Mlb, Espn, Boston Red Sox, Red Sox


What We're Reading ~ 3/20/19

T. Rowe Price: The Man, The Company & The Investment Philosophy [Cornelius Bond]How to take the outside view [McKinsey] Pitch on short Tesla [Dropbox]What is Amazon [Zack Kanter] Allen Zhang on the key product principles of WeChat [WeChat]KKR is too cheap [Yet Another Value Blog]Buying is easy, selling is hard [Bloomberg] In 12 minutes, everything went wrong: LionAir crash [NYTimes]The SaaS [Matrix Partners]How an app for gamers went mainstream [The Atlantic]The risk of low growth stocks: Pres...
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, Finance, Tesla, Bloomberg, Netflix, Atlantic, TSLA, Espn, Jack Dorsey, Ba, KKR, Vanity Fair, What We're Reading, Mckinsey, NFLX


ESPN Plus scores the exclusive rights to UFC Pay-Per-View events

If MMA is your game, then ESPN Plus is now a very important player. The Disney-owned service locked up the exclusive rights to UFC Pay-Per-View events, a deal that will last through 2025 in the United States. The post ESPN Plus scores the exclusive rights to UFC Pay-Per-View events appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Business, News, Disney, Trends, United States, Home Theater, Ufc, Espn, MMA, Movies & TV, Pay-per-view, ESPN Plus


NHL Rumors: Yakupov, Howard, Brazeau, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, are teams interested in Russian forward Nail Yakupov? Also, which teams are looking at CHL free agent Justin Brazeau? Finally, how close are the Detroit Red Wings and Jimmy Howard to announcing a new extension? Teams Interested in Nail Yakupov? Patrick C of Chunklets Hockey said on Twitter: (through google translate of an AllHockey.ru post) that the Arizona Coyotes and potentially two other teams in the Western Conference might have interest in signing form...
Tags: Usa, Sport, Kings, Espn, Detroit Red Wings, AHL, Hockey, NHL, Detroit, Los Angeles Kings, Howard, Nail Yakupov, Coyotes, Jonathan, Colorado Avalanche, Ron Chenoy


Disney closes its $71.3B Fox acquisition

As of 12:02am Eastern today, Disney has closed its acquisition of 21st Century Fox . The goal of the enormous deal is to help Disney position itself for a streaming-centric future. The company has already taken a step in that direction with the ESPN+ streaming service, and it has plans to launch another service called Disney+ later this year, which will include new shows based on the Star Wars and Marvel universes, as well as Disney’s entire movie library. With the Fox acquisition, Disney has ...
Tags: Hollywood, Media, Disney, Tech, Atlanta, Fox, Comcast, Fox News, Iger, Espn, Deadpool, Hulu, 21st Century Fox, Fox Sports, The Walt Disney Company, Bob Iger


AP source: American Athletic makes 12-year TV deal with ESPN

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The American Athletic Conference and ESPN have reached agreement on a new 12-year television contract that will increase revenue to the league’s schools but leaves them far behind their Power Five counterparts. An official with knowledge of the negotiations says the conference will receive about $1 billion over the next decade […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Espn, Hartford, Conn AP, Power Five, Athletic Conference, American Athletic


TJ Dillashaw gives up UFC bantamweight title after positive drug test

The MMA world woke to the stunning news Wednesday morning that UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw had relinquished his title after reportedly failing a drug test. Dillashaw, who lives in Orange and trains at The Treigning Lab in Anaheim, broke the news with an Instagram post early Wednesday, saying the United States Anti-Doping Agency had informed him of an “adverse finding” following his unsuccessful challenge against flyweight champion Henry Cejudo in January in Brooklyn. Then came word, ...
Tags: Instagram, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Brooklyn, Ufc, Espn, MMA, Cal State Fullerton, Anaheim, Dillashaw, TJ Dillashaw, United States Anti Doping Agency, Henry Cejudo, Cejudo, Ariel Helwani


T.J. Dillashaw gives up UFC bantamweight title after positive drug test

The MMA world woke to the stunning news Wednesday morning that UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw had relinquished his title after reportedly failing a drug test. Dillashaw, who lives in Orange and trains at The Treigning Lab in Anaheim, broke the news with an Instagram post early Wednesday, saying the United States Anti-Doping Agency had informed him of an “adverse finding” following his unsuccessful challenge against flyweight champion Henry Cejudo in January in Brooklyn. Then came word...
Tags: Instagram, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Brooklyn, Ufc, Espn, MMA, Cal State Fullerton, Anaheim, Dillashaw, T J Dillashaw, United States Anti Doping Agency, Henry Cejudo, Cejudo, Ariel Helwani


ESPN+ acquires Copa América rights in English and Portuguese for US market

Popular streaming service ESPN+ has acquired the English-language and Portuguese-language rights to the 2019 CONMEBOL Copa América for viewers in the United States, a source revealed to World Soccer Talk. With Telemundo Deportes already having... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: US, Sport, Soccer, United States, Espn, Copa América, Telemundo Deportes, ESPN Plus


Texans sign QB McCarron to back up Watson

The Texans on Tuesday signed quarterback AJ McCarron to a one-year, $3 million deal, a source confirmed to ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Tags: NFL, Watson, Espn, McCarron, AJ McCarron


Source: Astros give reliever Pressly $17.5M deal

The Houston Astros and right-handed reliever Ryan Pressly have agreed to terms on a two-year contract extension worth $17.5 million, a source told ESPN's Jeff Passan.
Tags: Baseball, Espn, Houston Astros, Astros, Pressly, Ryan Pressly


Alexander: Mike Trout’s Angels deal rewards baseball’s best, and most humble, star

The biggest takeaway from the news of Mike Trout’s impending mega-contract: Humility pays. And maybe there’s a certain amount of karma involved in the idea that the guy who doesn’t try to sell himself, doesn’t make headlines off the field, and doesn’t try to get managers fired or set himself above his teammates just got the richest current contract in pro sports. Those commentators along the Eastern Seaboard who salivated over the idea of Trout becoming a Phillie or a Yankee after his contract r...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Angels, Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Nba, Mlb, Philadelphia, Espn, Orange County, Harper, Los Angeles Angels, Alexander, Philly


Clay Matthews becomes latest veteran to chase a ring with the Rams

After 10 seasons with the Packers, linebacker Clay Matthews is taking his talents to the Los Angeles Rams. The 32-year-old Matthews made the announcement on Twitter, posting a photoshopped picture of himself wearing a throwback Rams jersey. Matthews signed a two-year deal with the club, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Espn, Clay Matthews, Packers, Matthews, Los Angeles Rams


Hurricanes ‘Bunch of Jerks’ Surging Toward the Playoffs

The Carolina Hurricanes are on the verge of doing something they have not done in nearly a decade. They are about to make the NHL playoffs. Of course, there are still games to be played, but the team is arguably in its best position to secure a playoff spot than it has been in a good long while. These “Bunch of Jerks” might just do it. Hurricanes in Good Standing Here is the lay of the land as of Tuesday afternoon, Mar. 18. The Hurricanes are in the first wild-card spot with 85 points and 11 g...
Tags: Usa, Sport, Missouri, Williams, Espn, Penguins, Hockey, NHL, Steve Silverman, Columbus, New York Islanders, Nbc Sports, Raleigh, Canadiens, Eastern Conference, Washington Capitals


Why NFL insiders believe Raiders could be most improved team in 2019

Why NFL insiders believe Raiders could be most improved team in 2019 originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com Let's get this out of the way first: The Oakland Raiders had a rough 2018 season. The Raiders went 4-12 in Year 1 of Jon Gruden's second reign as head coach but there's a reason to believe in a quick turn around, according to a few ESPN insiders. While the Cleveland Browns made arguably the marquee move of the offseason by trading for Odell Beckham Jr., the Raiders made...
Tags: News, Cleveland Browns, Oakland Raiders, NFL, Raiders, Espn, Jon Gruden, Odell Beckham Jr


How UFC's new pay-per-view deal affects MMA fans

UFC president Dana White said he believes the deal will benefit all parties — ESPN, the UFC, UFC fighters and the public — and said the benefits have already been felt.
Tags: News, Ufc, Espn, MMA, Dana White, UFC UFC


ESPN analyst Bilas thinks Louisville-Minnesota unnecessary

ESPN analyst Jay Bilas thinks the NCAA selection committee did a decent job overall seeding this year’s tournament, though there is one matchup he would rather not see in the opening round. Bilas tells PodcastOne Sports Now co-hosts Jim Litke and Tim Dahlberg that matching Rick Pitino’s son — who coaches Minnesota — against his […]
Tags: News, Minnesota, Sports, Ncaa, Espn, Rick Pitino, Bilas, Jay Bilas, TIM DAHLBERG, Jim Litke, Louisville Minnesota


Report: Mike Trout planning to stay with Angels on monster $430 million extension

ESPN's Jeff Passan reported on Tuesday that Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels are finalizing an absolutely massive contract extension that will keep Trout with the Angels for the rest of his career.
Tags: News, Angels, Sports, Espn, Los Angeles Angels, Mike Trout, Trout, Jeff Passan


Mike Trout, Angels nearing agreement on 12-year, $430 million extension, according to report

TEMPE, Ariz. — Angels fans, who have been nervous about the future of their star player for year, can apparently rejoice today. The Angels are reportedly nearing an agreement on an extension that will pay Mike Trout $430 million over the next 12 years, keeping the best player in the game in an Angels uniform through the next decade The deal, which was first reported by ESPN, is $100 million more than the previous largest contract in sports history. That was set just last month by Bryce Harper. A...
Tags: Angels, Sports, Sport, Soccer, New Jersey, Mlb, Espn, East Coast, Harper, Los-angeles-angels, Hamilton, Philadelphia Phillies, Phillies, Bryce Harper, Mike Trout, Pujols