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[23 Jul 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Disney’s ESPN The Weekend Event Cancelled

Disney announced the disappointing news yesterday that the annual Walt Disney World event ESPN: The Weekend is no more. The event, which has been held annually at Disney’s Hollywood Studios since 2004, featured appearances by top athletes, ESPN telecasts, special events and activities for sports fans, and more. Despite the fact that the 2012 dates for ESPN The Weekend had already been announced for March 2-4, 2012, the event’s cancellation is effective immediately.
Disney has explained that the event’s cancellation comes as a way for Disney to focus more fully on …

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[7 Mar 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Star Sightings:  Sports Stars Meet and Mingle During Disney’s ESPN the Weekend

The fun is over for another year, but the pictures speak to the success of the weekend, and the great time that was had by athletes and fans alike.
We’re talking about Disney’s ESPN the Weekend, held March 3-6, and we thought you’d like to see a few more pictures of the athletes in action.  We especially like the shot of Denver Broncos (and Florida Gator) Tim Tebow taking on his former coach, Urban Meyer.  And a few lucky fans got even more of a thrill, when Mia Hamm joined them …

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[5 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]
Star Sighting:  Tim Tebow Comes Home to Florida During ESPN the Weekend

We just love this pic from the Disney Parks Blog of former Florida Gator and current Denver Bronco Tim Tebow!  Tebow was on hand Friday to meet and mingle with fans during Disney’s ESPN the Weekend at Hollywood Studios.
Tebow, who plays quarterback and  just completed his rookie season with the Broncos, won the Heisman Trophy while at the University of Florida, and was also awarded the Disney Spirit Award, which is awarded annually to college football’s most inspirational player.
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[2 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]
‘NBA on ESPN’ RV to Make Appearance at Walt Disney World’s ESPN: The Weekend

If you love the NBA, and you love Disney, then you’ll want to be in Orlando this weekend for sure!  Already, events for Walt Disney World’s “ESPN:  The Weekend” were promising to be extra special for sports fans.  Now, we’re happy to announce that, in addition to forums, parades, Q&As, live telecasts and radio broadcasts, and a whole slew of sports and ESPN personalities, NBA fans will get an extra-special opportunity to experience their favorite sport up close and personal.
To promote ABC’s and ESPN’s NBA coverage, the company has created the NBA on ESPN RV.  Fans get …

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[21 Feb 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
ESPN The Weekend Coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios March 3-6

If you are a sports enthusiast, circle March 3-6 on your calendar.  You do NOT want to miss Disney’s ESPN The Weekend at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, because there is something here for everyone!
The four-day event, which is sponsored by Dick’s Sporting Goods, will feature more than 35 sports celebrities, including both athletes and ESPN notables.  Some of the events include ESPN live telecasts and radio broadcasts, an interactive Sports Zone where you can test your skills (maybe even against a star athlete!), daily motorcades featuring your favorite players, and even celebrity …