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Bill Simmons

ESPN and Grantland founder Bill Simmons sign agreement that ends his tenure as a front-facing employee for the network - @SINow

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Bill Simmons

ESPN President John Skipper says in statement that ESPN decided not to renew Bill Simmons' contract - @jksports

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boxing

Update: Kelly Swanson, who handles PR for Floyd Mayweather, calls media credential incident a 'misunderstanding' - @USATODAYsports

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Editor's note: ESPN and HBO's Michelle Beadle and CNN's Rachel Nichols said they have been banned from the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas for tonight's fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao. Both journalists have covered Mayweather's history of domestic violence, USA Today reports. The boxer has been convicted in several cases. - Stephanie

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CNN's Rachel Nichols, ESPN and HBO's Michelle Beadle say Floyd Mayweather's team banned them from MGM for tonight's fight against Pacquiao - @Rachel__Nichols, @MichelleDBeadle (edited to clarify Beadle also provides coverage for HBO).

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ESPN

ESPN sues Verizon over its new un-bundling cable plan - @CNBCnow

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ESPN

ESPN suspends reporter Britt McHenry for 1 week after video surfaces showing her yelling at tow company attendant - @suntimes_sports

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Bristol, CT, US

Photo: Goat on the loose at ESPN's Bristol, Conn., campus has been captured - @JLundbladESPN

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ESPN

Photo: Goat loose on ESPN campus in Bristol, Conn - @JLope34

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2015 NCAA basketball tournament

Out of the 11.57 million NCAA basketball tournament brackets submitted for ESPN's Bracket Challenge, only 1 remains perfect - @SportsCenter

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2015 NCAA basketball tournament

NCAA basketball upsets: Of the 11.57 million brackets entered in ESPN's Bracket Challenge, only 273 are perfect. Last year, there were 18,471 correct after day 1 - @SportsCenter

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ESPN

ESPN suspends Keith Olbermann for Twitter exchange about Penn State fundraiser - @ESPN

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ESPN

Longtime ESPN executive John A. Walsh is set to retire on Feb. 1 - @TheWrap

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ESPN

ESPN sues Notre Dame over access to campus police records - @SBTribune

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advertising

FCC fines Viacom, ESPN $1.4 million after broadcasting Emergency Alert System warning tones to promote a movie in 2013 - @CNBCnow

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National Basketball Association

ESPN drops plans to broadcast 2 NY Knicks games after team's 13-game losing streak - @business

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ESPN

Photo: SportsCenter leaves empty seat on set to honor anchor Stuart Scott - @SportsCenter

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Stuart Scott

Photo: Scoreboard tribute to Stuart Scott during moment of silence at Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Lions game - @Edwerderespn

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Stuart Scott

President Obama's statement on death of ESPN anchor Stuart Scott - @BrianMFloyd

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Longtime ESPN anchor Stuart Scott has died at age 49 - @espn

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