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  1. College World Series 2016 finals: TV schedule for Arizona-Coastal CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Sporting News

    The College World Series finals start on Monday, and it's a best-of-three series. Check out the schedule for the final round of the 2016 NCAA Baseball Tournament.

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  2. Cockayne: Bristol On Track, Aims For Better Bond RatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | The Hartford Courant

    Gov. Dannel Malloy chats with Bristol mayor Ken Cockayne in this 2014 file photo. The city is doing well, Cockayne said in his latest State of the City address.

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  3. College World Series 2016 finals: TV schedule for Wednesday's Arizona-Coastal CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Sporting News

    The College World Series finals conclude Wednesday. Check out the schedule for the final round of the 2016 NCAA Baseball Tournament in Omaha, Neb.

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  4. Pitt will sell beer during gamesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Altoona Mirror

    Athletic director Scott Barnes says beer will be sold stadium-wide. Previously, only fans sitting in club and suite areas could buy beer.

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  5. College World Series 2016 finals: TV schedule for Tuesday's Arizona-Coastal CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Sporting News

    The College World Series finals continue Tuesday. Check out the schedule for the final round of the 2016 NCAA Baseball Tournament.

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  6. Cowherd: Max Kellerman is leaving Sports Nation for First TakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | New York Daily News

    Cowherd, who exited Bristol to take a gig at Fox Sports, says Max Kellerman will replace Skip Bayless as Stephen A. Smith's new partner on "First Take." Kellerman moving to "First Take" has already been the subject of speculation on a variety of media outlets.

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  7. Help Ensure College GameDay Goes to BristolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Gobbler Country

    The game itself is slated for a prime time kickoff and to be televised on ABC. Kenny Chesney and The Band Perry will be providing a star studded concert prior to the September 9th face off.

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  8. ESPN's FPI, and Purdue's Bowl ChancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | Hammer & Rails

    For the past couple years, ESPN has created a computer rating for both college and NFL teams, and release preseason probabilities for each game, as well as conference titles and undefeated seasons. This year's is available here: Because it gives game-by-game probabilities, someone with an open afternoon and a computer can simulate the season, and determine the probabilities for a specific win number.

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  9. At ESPN, criticism of Skip Bayless apparently was forbiddenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | MSNBC

    As the guy who once speculated that Troy Aikman is gay prepares to become Aikman's colleague at FOX, Skip Bayless first must disengage from ESPN. And it sure seems like plenty of his colleagues in Bristol aren't upset about being his former colleagues.

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  10. Trent Dilfer Returning to ESPN After Interesting Contract JourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The Big Lead

    Trent Dilfer announced and ESPN confirmed that the former quarterback will return to the network's NFL coverage this upcoming season. In addition to staying on Monday Night Football pre- and post-game, Dilfer will now commute to Bristol every week to be on the Sunday NFL Countdown panel.

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  11. ESPN to stick with Big Ten, but biggest games will shift to FoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | The Washington Post

    After months of speculation that ESPN would let the Big Ten slip away amid cost-cutting at the network, Sports Business Journal's John Ourand reported Monday morning that the two sides had agreed to continue their decades-long relationship, with ESPN paying an average of $190 million per year over six seasons for 25 football games and 50 basketball games. That represents the second half of the conference's television package.

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  12. 10 tips for those who want a job in sports mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Nuvo.net

    Getting a job in sports media in 2016 is impossible - or nearly impossible. The traditional media industry is searching for efficiencies in most places, and that not only means companies aren't looking for new employees, they are cutting staff.

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  13. These Are ESPN's Three Possibilities to Replace Skip Bayless on First TakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | The Big Lead

    As the hourglass in Skip Bayless's tenure at First Take dwindles to its final specs of sand, The Big Lead has learned that ESPN has whittled its succession plan down to three names: Max Kellerman, Jorge Sedano, and Will Cain. An ESPN spokesperson declined to comment.

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  14. Darren Rovell's contract is up; will cost-cutting ESPN show him the money?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | Sporting News

    Yes, the sports business reporter known for his massive social media presence is about to hit free agency. Rovell's deal with ESPN is up for renewal over the next couple of months, sources with knowledge of the contract told Sporting News.

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  15. VIDEO: ESPN Moves EuroCup Halftime Show to Bristol Amidst Protests and Tear Gas in ParisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | The Big Lead

    ESPN moved the halftime show of its match between Austria and Hungary to its Bristol studio today after labor protests in Paris shut down part of the city. In the video above, tear gas fired at protestors by authority.

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  16. Protests in Paris force ESPN to evacuate Euro 2016 setRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | New York Daily News

    The network's halftime show for the Austria-Hungary match was anchored from Bristol, with SportsCenter anchor David Lloyd telling viewers that "labor protests in Paris have shut down parts of the city, including ESPN's studio." Lloyd reported that all of ESPN's broadcast personnel on the ground were safe.

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  17. ESPN President: Simmons was fired for 'repeated lack of respect'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | New York Daily News

    "One of my working theories was, maybe this was driven by Iger because he wants a team," Simmons said, referring to the rumor that Disney CEO Bob Iger wanted to invest in an NFL team in Los Angeles. The outspoken former ESPN columnist and brain behind Grantland insinuated in a recent New York Times feature that he was shown the door in Bristol last May because of his opinions on the NFL and, in particular, that it was a conflict of interest on ESPN's part to employ someone who thought like he did.

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  18. The Technology Behind ESPN'S Digital TransformationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | Fast Company

    How a company that's synonymous with TV sports is retooling itself for the age of sports on phones, tablets, streaming boxes, and more. ESPN CTO Aaron LaBerge is taking me on a tour of the company's newest, state-of-the-art production center at its headquarters in Bristol, Connecticut, just over 100 miles from New York City.

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  19. ESPN fires back at Bill Simmons, says Sports Guy spinning 'conspiracy theories'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | Sporting News

    The Sports Guy has been bashing Bristol ever since he landed his new TV deal with HBO and rolled out The Ringer website. When Simmons hinted to Jim Rutenberg of the New York Times he thought that Bob Iger, boss of ESPN parent Walt Disney Co., wanted him out in order to land an NFL team for Los Angeles, Skipper fired back.

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  20. John Skipper Says He Fired Bill Simmons Due to 'Repeated Lack of Respect' for ESPN and its PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | The Big Lead

    The New York Times penned a piece on Bill Simmons as the launch of Any Giving Wednesday draws near. It looks at the similarities between his career arc and that of comedian Bill Maher, who also found refuge on HBO after butting heads with a Disney-owned company.

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