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ESPN chief John Skipper gets contract extension

ESPN President John Skipper will be sticking around the sports network......»»

Category: topSource: cnnNov 14th, 2017

Why ESPN went from confident to queasy on Barstool Sports

In the days before ESPN signed a programming contract with Barstool Sports, CAA talent agent Nick Khan sent an email to ESPN President John Skipper and Connor Schell, executive vice president of content. Khan’s email included screen shots from a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 31st, 2017

How ESPN went from confident to queasy on Barstool Sports

In the days before ESPN signed a programming contract with Barstool Sports, CAA talent agent Nick Khan sent an email to ESPN President John Skipper and Connor Schell, executive vice president of content. Khan’s email included screen shots from a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 30th, 2017

ESPN chief to staff: "ESPN is not a political org"

Read the full memo ESPN President John Skipper sent employees after days of controversy surrounding host Jemele Hill......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 16th, 2017

ESPN chief to staff: "ESPN is not a political organization"

Read the full memo ESPN President John Skipper sent employees after days of controversy surrounding host Jemele Hill......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 15th, 2017

ESPN chief Skipper to staff: "ESPN is not a political organization"

"ESPN is about sports." It is "not a political organization." That's what ESPN president John Skipper said in a memo to staffers on Friday afternoon, after a bruising week for the sports network......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 15th, 2017

One NFL owner against pushing out Roger Goodell compared it to switching from an iPhone to Samsung

Bruce Kluckhohn/AP The Dallas Cowboys' owner Jerry Jones is leading a charge to push back against a contract extension for Roger Goodell. Jones doesn't have the support of all NFL owners. ESPN reported t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 17th, 2017

ESPN cancels Barstool Van Talk after just one episode

ESPN is nixing its deal with “Barstool Van Talk”. "Effective immediately I am canceling Barstool Van Talk," ESPN president John Skipper said, after the self-professed "worldwide leader in sports" received a lot of criticism when the deal was .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 24th, 2017

ESPN ends Barstool Sports talk show

ESPN president John Skipper released a statement Monday saying that the network was canceling the new show, which debuted last Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: cnnOct 23rd, 2017

The 76ers are taking a massive $148 million gamble on Joel Embiid

Aaron Gash/APThe Philadelphia 76ers have agreed to a five-year, $148 million max rookie contract extension for fourth-year center Joel Embiid, according to ESPN'.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 9th, 2017

ESPN Prez Defends Idiotic Decision To Create A National Controversy That Never Existed

ESPN President John Skipper should probably lookup the meaning of "primum non nocere."  Medical school students all a.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 24th, 2017

Leaked memo from ESPN president blames Robert Lee hoopla on "someone with a personal agenda"

Thomson ReutersESPN president John Skipper sent a memo t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 23rd, 2017

ESPN explains its decision on Robert Lee

ESPN president John Skipper explained why the sports network moved Robert Lee off the University of Virginia's home opener football game......»»

Category: topSource: cnnAug 23rd, 2017

ESPN announces executive reorganization

(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co's ESPN has reorganized its top executives, promoting Connor Schell to oversee all of its content creation across digital, TV and print, ESPN President John Skipper said on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 16th, 2017

CBS Extends Leslie Moonves"s Contract Through 2021

CBS said it reached a two-year contract extension with Chief Executive Leslie Moonves, who is now expected to stay with the media company through June 30, 2021.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 22nd, 2017

This is "SportsCenter"? ESPN is changing its flagship show

ESPN president John Skipper didn't take questions from reporters on Tuesday when the network delivered its upfront, an annual presentation to advertisers. But he couldn't avoid what was on everyone's minds......»»

Category: topSource: cnnMay 16th, 2017

Cincinnati Pops extends John Morris Russell contract

The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra has extended its contract with conductor John Morris Russell. Russell will remain at the helm of the orchestra through the 2020-21 season, which follows a five-year contract extension that was announced in 2014. Russel.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 24th, 2017

ESPN"s ​president: New CEO a ‘cultural fit’ for BAMTech

MLB Advanced Media looked to the tech world to pick the new BAMTech CEO, Michael Paull, but it didn’t look for a tech guy to fill that role. Rather, ESPN President John Skipper, who is on BAMTech’s board of directors, said they plucked Paull fro.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 3rd, 2017

ESPN"s ​president: New CEO a ‘cultural fit’ for BAMTech

MLB Advanced Media looked to the tech world to pick the new BAMTech CEO, Michael Paull, but it didn’t look for a tech guy to fill that role. Rather, ESPN President John Skipper, who is on BAMTech’s board of directors, said they plucked Paull fro.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 3rd, 2017

NFL insider Adam Schefter will now moonlight as an NBA reporter

ESPN NFL insider extraordinaire Adam Schefter has signed a new, five-year contract extension with ESPN, and according to Richard Deitsch of Sports Illustrated, it includes some additional work as an NBA reporter. Deitsch reports that Schefter has bec.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 1st, 2016

In Latest Clash, NFL Owners Tell Jerry Jones to Knock It Off

The Dallas Cowboys owner wanted assurances that all owners would get to vote on the final terms of Roger Goodell’s contract extension......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsj7 hr. 54 min. ago