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The Walt Disney Co. is "working very hard" on creating an ESPN sports betting app in the United States, the company's chief executive Bob Chapek has disclosed

Disney’s ESPN announced that it recorded a 50 percent increase in viewership of the Women’s National Basketball Association first round of the 2022 playoffs compared to last year’s first and second round…

The Walt Disney Co. has announced that its flagship sports streaming service ESPN+ added 500,000 subscribers in the third quarter of fiscal 2022, reaching 22.8 million subscribers at the end of June

Live sports plays a key role in historic sales total

Move to $9.99 per month follows extensive push to add content to service

Walt Disney Co. sees strong viewership in return to NHL championship coverage

Golden State's triumph posts event's best share figure in five years

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Irwin Raij and Chuck Baker, newly appointed by prominent international law firm Sidley Austin LLP as partners and co-chairs of the entity’s Entertainment, Sports, and Media industry group. Fisher and Russo also discuss the abrupt departure of Sean Bratches as LIV Golf’s chief commercial officer, the new global media rights agreement between the revived XFL and the Walt Disney Co., the $380m (€360m) investment deal between LaLiga giant Real Madrid and United States-based global investment Sixth Street, Major League Cricket’s securing of $120m in new funding, and ongoing turmoil involving name, image, and likeness rights in US college sports.

Deal for spring football league builds in part on successful Hollywood career of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson

Chapek says 'we fully believe that there is a business model there for us'

Bullish viewership totals provide further evidence of new event's appeal

The Argentinian competition regulator has given the green light to the Mediapro agency’s acquisition of Fox Sports channels in the country.

Dutch telecoms operator KPN has launched a new subscription offer combining the Disney+ streaming service and pay-television broadcaster ESPN, holder of rights to the Eredivisie, the top tier of domestic…

Disney-owned networks expand an already-growing presence in lacrosse

The Walt Disney Company has agreed to sell its Fox Sports channels in Argentina to the Mediapro agency in compliance with requirements outlined by the Comisión Nacional de Defensa de la Competencia (CNDC), …

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Wayne Kimmel, managing partner of SeventySix Capital. Fisher and Russo also discuss events happening in and around the National Football League’s Super Bowl LVI, the state of sports streaming following a robust earnings report from the Walt Disney Co., a resurgence in international games from the NFL and National Hockey League, and ongoing labor negotiations in Major League Baseball.

Streaming growth, Manning contract extension highlight latest results

Argentina’s competition regulatory agency, the Comisión Nacional de Defensa de la Competencia, has set out a number of conditions the Walt Disney Company must fulfil in order to address competition co…