espnW Teams with Marvel Comics for “Super” Take on 2015 “IMPACT25” List

espnW has teamed with Marvel Comics to create “super” takes on the 2015 “IMPACT25” list, which recognizes athletes and influencers who have made the biggest mark on women in sports this year – 24 nominees, and The espnW Woman of the Year. A collection of Marvel artists will utilize their various creative styles to highlight the special talents of the honorees and create a super version of each.To kick off the series, Marvel created an illustration of U.S. Women’s National Team star Carli … [Read more...]

More than 20,000 runners set to race, eat and drink during Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon

More than 20,000 runners from across the country, including thousands from Central Florida, are expected to lace up and run, eat and drink during the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend at Walt Disney World Resort.The 13.1-mile half marathon race on Saturday night is the only nighttime half marathon in the Orlando area and takes runners through Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Epcot. To top it off, runners will toast the night away at the exclusive Finish Line … [Read more...]

The Complete Disney and ESPN Media Networks Lineup is on it’s way to Playstation VUE

Disney and ESPN Media Networks and Sony Network Entertainment International announced an agreement to bring the company’s media networks to PlayStation Vue, the pioneering cloud-based live TV service. Disney will offer ESPN, ABC-owned local stations, Disney Channel, ABC Family, and more networks on PlayStation Vue with the service’s unique features, including the ability to play multiple streams from one account and a powerful, intuitive user interface. In addition, local ABC affiliate stations … [Read more...]

ESPN Sports Network is Planning a Huge Layoff

ESPN Sports Network is owned by The Walt Disney Company, as many of you know. They are planning on eliminating 350 positions. They currently employ about 8,000 people around the globe. Disney has the 2nd biggest stake in sports programming with $44.2 billion. They are saying rising costs and not enough viewers are the reasons for the huge layoff. The cuts have not yet been announced, but they will be very soon.The Walt Disney Co recently announced that August earnings at the cable networks … [Read more...]

Tickets On Sale for Latin Baseball Event at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Disney

Tickets are on sale for the Latin Baseball Festival featuring Puerto Rican Baseball regular-season games at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort.A variety of ticket options are available for the three-game regular-season series between Roberto Clemente League squads Cangrejeros de Santurce and the Indios de Mayaguez on Nov. 20-22, 2015 at Champion Stadium. Single-game tickets range from $17.50 for lawn seats to $30 for lower level seating. Two-game packages (Saturday … [Read more...]

Tickets for the 2015 AdvoCare Invitational at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex are Now on Sale

Tickets for the AdvoCare Invitational, formerly the Orlando Classic and now in its 10th year, are now on sale. The AdvoCare Invitational will begin Thursday, Nov. 26 and continue on Friday, Nov. 27 and Sunday, Nov. 29, from HP Field House at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort.The field for the 2015 AdvoCare Invitational includes Alabama, Dayton, Iowa, Monmouth, Notre Dame, Southern California, Wichita State and Xavier. Five of those teams played in the NCAA … [Read more...]

International Soccer Teams to go Head to Head During the 2016 Florida Cup at Walt Disney World Resort

Brazilian and German soccer teams will once again headline the 2016 Florida Cup at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort from January 9-21, 2016.Two-time FIFA World Champion SC Corinthians, four-time Brazilian Champion Fluminese FC, led by superstar Ronaldinho, and Champions League club Bayer 04 Leverkusen are returning from last year’s event along with newcomer and five-time German Cup Champion FC Schalke 04. The final field for the event, which will be organized by … [Read more...]

Prince Harry Announces 2016 Invictus Games Coming to the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

Prince Harry announced from London via video this morning that the second Invictus Games will be held May 8-12, 2016, at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The Invictus Games is the only international adaptive sporting event for injured active duty and veteran service members.The Invictus Games uses the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding and respect of all those who … [Read more...]

Disney Magic Outside the Walt Disney World Theme Parks

The magical experiences around the Walt Disney World Resort aren't limited to the 4 Theme Parks. Most people don't realize how many recreational activities there are available in the area. You could take a Disney Vacation and have an amazing time without ever going into the Parks!So you're tired of the rides and the crowds? Get a little fresh air and make some magic with your family with these activites that are off the beaten path, but still IN Walt Disney World.Bass Fishing … [Read more...]

New Ultimate Adventure for 2015 Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend at Disneyland

Runners looking to put their Super Hero powers to the test during the Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend will have a cool, new 19.3-mile adventure awaiting them this year.When registration for the race weekend opens April 7, runners can sign up for the new Infinity Gauntlet Challenge – running the recently-added Captain America 10K and the Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon on consecutive days during the three-day race weekend,, November 13-15, 2015, at Disneyland Resort in … [Read more...]