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ESPN conversations ongoing with potential partners, says Chairman Jimmy Pitaro

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ESPN conversations ongoing with potential partners, says Chairman Jimmy Pitaro

ESPN and its parent company Disney  have been in discussions with potential strategic partners, ESPN Chairman Jimmy Pitaro said Tuesday. Pitaro said Tuesday he and Disney CEO Bob Iger had started the discussions with potential partners in light of accelerated cord cutting from the traditional cable TV bundle.  Last week, CNBC reported ESPN had talks with professional sports leagues including MLB, NFL and NBA. Pitaro wouldn’t comment on potential partners and discussions.
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