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[7 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
College Cheer and Dance Squads Competing to Win Six-Figure Grant from ESPN

A nationwide competition kicked off this week for college cheer and dance squads who are competing to win a six-figure grant from ESPN.
The “Cheer On Your Disney Side” competition is giving college cheer and dance squads the chance to show their Disney Side in 30-second videos of a routine using remixed Disney Park attraction music.
The videos can be submitted through November 11, and the final four squads will be announced on December 11 during the Home Depot College Football Awards show on ESPN. Fans will have a chance to vote …

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[16 Sep 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Nominations Being Accepted for the 2013 Disney Sports Spirit Award

Each year since 1996, the Disney Sports Spirit Award has been presented to the most inspirational student athlete, team, or figure in college football. Nominations are currently being accepted for the 2013 award.
Disney Sports created the award to honor college football’s most inspirational student athlete, team, or figure who has overcome extraordinary physical or emotional hardships, or other challenges, while continuing to exhibit good sportsmanship and a selfless nature.
In 2012, University of Texas player Nate Boyer was given the Disney Sports Spirit Award after earning a Bronze Star for his …

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[20 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]
ESPN Ending Its 3D Cable Channel This Year after Three Years of Broadcasts

It seems that while 3D movies are all the rage at the local theater, sports fans still want to watch college football the old fashioned way – in 2D.
Three years after launching 3D broadcasts of college football games, the Masters golf tournament, and other sporting events, ESPN has decided to end its 3D cable channel this year. While the cost of 3D televisions has been going down, consumers aren’t in any hurry to bring that sort of technology home.
Cable and satellite providers were paying ESPN a monthly fee of $2.79 …