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IBM adds new feature to ESPN Fantasy Football App

The feature is designed to "make more informed, fair trades throughout the 2020 season."

XFL suspends operations and will not return in 2021

“While a handful of executives remain employed, the league currently has no plans to return in 2021,” broadcast partner ESPN reported.

The new XFL: Stars seem aligned for success, but will viewers...

Gone are the scantily-clad cheerleaders, "He Hate Me" and shirtless comedians. "I don’t think it will be driven by a pro wrestling personality or trying to be ‘off the edge’ as it was the first time," says one observer.

XFL signs deals for 2020 TV broadcasts

The 2020 XFL season runs from Feb. 8 to April 26.

Vince McMahon to launch new football league in 2020

McMahon co-owned the XFL, an eight-league team that played for a single season in 2001 before shutting down as a ratings and financial failure.

Altice USA ups Optimum fees to retain ESPN programming

As part of the agreement, Altice will add two ESPN-backed sports channels, the SEC Network and the ACC Network, in 2018.

Altice Optimum customers could lose Disney-owned channels

Altice insisted Disney is demanding “exorbitant” fee hikes, while Disney accused the cable provider of overcharging customers.

In a divided U.S., political protest becomes an employment issue

The firings and public backlash against right-wing protesters have aroused national debate over employees’ constitutional rights guaranteed by the First Amendment.

Two’s the number for White Plains Hospital

For the second time, White Plains Hospital has been named as one of the country’s 100 best hospitals and co-hosting a Celebrity Golf Tournament.

Former ESPN chief Bodenheimer joins Iona College faculty

The former longtime ESPN and Disney Co. executive will teach a leadership and management course at Hagan School of Business next fall.

Malloy: First Five Plus has created nearly 3,800 jobs

The jobs program's participating companies have invested nearly $1.3 billion in new infrastructure and human capital.

Iona College partners with ESPN for game broadcasts

Beginning in February, fans will be able to watch the school's men's and women's basketball teams on the ESPN3 and WatchESPN platforms.

USTA ups prize money for the Open

The USTA, which owns and operates the US Open, has approved a multimillion increase in prize money as well as a schedule that will give the final four men and women a respite between the semifinals and the finals.

WWE wants to be in ‘Next Five’

WWE became the first company to publicly lobby for tax incentives under Connecticut’s “Next Five” program.

Connecticut unfurls new ad campaign

After focusing the initial phase of Connecticut’s new “Still Revolutionary” advertising campaign on tourism, the next phase features cutting-edge companies here.