Tampa’s Chris Sorrick Gets First Taste of Victory at Fifth Annual Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon

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In his first attempt at running a half marathon, Chris Sorrick of Tampa raced away with the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon on Saturday night at Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Fla.With a winning time of 1:17:39, Sorrick, 21, finished more than a minute ahead of second-place finisher Cliff Gerber of East Brunswick, NJ (1:18:55) and nearly two minutes in front of third-place finisher Jerry Lawson of Jacksonville, FL. The only challenge Sorrick faced was a steady rain that made the … [Read more...]




Top-Ranked Youth Teams Among Prestigious Disney’s Soccer Showcase Entrants

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ESPN Wide World of Sports is all set to host Disney's Soccer Showcase this December. Top-Ranked Youth Teams from around the country will be competing in this week long tournament.Check out the Press Release Below.America’s best youth soccer clubs, featuring some of the country’s elite players, are once again competing in Disney’s Soccer Showcase presented by AS Roma this December at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort.Among the highly-regarded teams … [Read more...]




Atlanta Braves Return to Champion Stadium at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex for the 18th Season

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Atlanta Braves will be returning to the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex for their Spring Training.Press Release BelowThe 2015 season will mark the 18th consecutive year the Braves have held their spring training at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. As the centerpiece of the sports complex, Champion Stadium will play host to a number of Braves spring training games against other Grapefruit League clubs in February-March, including marquee teams such as the St. Louis Cardinals, New York … [Read more...]




ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex will host The Walt Disney World Pro Soccer Classic for the Sixth Consecutive Season

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The 6th Annual Walt Disney World Pro Soccer Classic is scheduled for Feb 1, 2015 - March 1, 2015. Located at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, this event gives fans an up close and personal look at some of the nation's top pro soccer teams.Disney’s premier four-week soccer event is designed to boost interest in soccer throughout Central Florida and establish the area as a prime training and competition destination for professional soccer clubs. The event traditionally features eight pro … [Read more...]




Florida State to host USTA Collegiate Clay Court Invitational at Walt Disney World

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  The Florida State men’s tennis program is hosting the third annual USTA Collegiate Clay Court Invitational at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando from Oct. 30-Nov. 2.“We are excited about the opportunity to host the USTA Clay Court Invitational for the third consecutive year,” said Florida State head coach Dwayne Hultquist. “The partnership between the USTA, Disney, and Florida State makes this a unique event. We are looking … [Read more...]