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About ESPN

ESPN (originally an initialism for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) is a U.S.-based global cable and satellite television channel that is owned by ESPN Inc., a joint venture between The Walt Disney Company (which operates the network, through its 80% controlling ownership interest) and Hearst Corporation (which holds the remaining 20% interest). The channel focuses on sports-related programming including live and recorded event telecasts, sports news and talk shows, and other original programming.On May 1, 1984, ABC acquired a majority stake in ESPN at a valuation of between $221.18M and $235.18M.

ESPN Headquarter Location

1 ESPN Plaza

Bristol, Connecticut, 06010,

United States

Latest ESPN News

ESPN: Manchester United backar - Håland föredrar Real Madrid

Jan 22, 2022

Sport · Manchester United är inte längre med i dragkampen om Erling Håland, enligt ESPN. Detta då man insett att norrmannen vill till Real Madrid. Det har tidigare kommit rapporter om att Erling Håland, 21, föredrar en flytt till La Liga framför Premier League...

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