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Bitcoin Price: Down Over 20% for the Week | Fortune
Bitcoin has slumped more than 20% this week amid increased regulatory scrutiny in the U.S. and Japan. Bitcoin’s rough week looks set to end on a sour note.
The virtual currency fell 6.1% to $8,758.09 at 3:43 p.m. Hong Kong time on Friday, after earlier losing as much as 10%.
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ESPN Presents Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony Saturday
ESPN will present the Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony for the 23rd year, live from Canton, Ohio, on Saturday, Aug. 5, at 7 p.m. ET. NFL Live’s Trey Wingo will host the telecast with analyst Herm Edwards and senior NFL Insider Chris Mortensen, the 2016 Dick McCann Award for his “long and distinguished contribution to pro football through coverage.”  In addition, legendary ESPN NFL host Chris Berman will emcee the Enshrinement Ceremony for the 18th year. (The Ceremony will re-air in its entirety on Sunday, Aug. 6, at 5 a.m. ET on ESPN2)
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The Undefeated-SurveyMonkey Poll Unveils Michael Jordan as No. 1 in the 50 Greatest Black Athletes List
Basketball Hall of Famer Michael Jordan, the NBA legend and current owner of the Charlotte Hornets, was unveiled today as the No. 1 athlete in The Undefeated-SurveyMonkey Poll of the 50 Greatest Black Athletes. ESPN’s multiplatform content initiative on the intersections of sports, race and culture unveiled the top-10 list Tuesday online and on SportsCenter. The top-5 also features: No. 2 Jackie Robinson, No. 3 Muhammad Ali, No. 4 Willie Mays and No. 5 Jesse Owens.
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The Walt Disney Company to Acquire Majority Ownership of BAMTech
The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) today announced that it has agreed to acquire majority ownership of BAMTech, LLC and will launch its ESPN-branded multi-sport video streaming service in early 2018, followed by a new Disney-branded direct-to-consumer streaming service in 2019.
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ESPNLA 710AM to Air the #MarKeyRace 40-Yard Dash Between Keyshawn Johnson and Marcellus Wiley before Rams-Chargers Pre-Season Game
On Saturday, Aug. 26, ESPNLA 710AM will air the #MarKeyRace 40-yard dash at approximately 2 p.m. PT during the Rams Pregame show (2 – 5 p.m.). ESPNLA colleagues and former NFLers Marcellus Wiley and Keyshawn Johnson will go head-to-head at the Los Angeles Coliseum at the L.A. Rams Fan Fest prior to the Rams vs. the Los Angeles Chargers pre-season game (kicking off on ESPNLA 710AM at 5 p.m.).
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ESPN Films’ “World Beaters” on 2016 Little League World Series Champions to Premiere August 13 on ESPN
Documentary Directed by Jonathan Hock, Produced by Thomas Tull, and Narrated by Josh Brolin ESPN Films will debut the documentary “World Beaters” on Sunday, August 13 at 1 p.m. ET on ESPN. The film tells the enchanting history of the Little League Baseball World Series tournament in which Maine-Endwell, an undefeated team from the southern ... Read More
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ESPN Sunday Night Baseball: National League East-Leading Washington Nationals to Host New York Mets on August 27
ESPN today announced it has selected its exclusive, full-national Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell telecast for August 27: the National League East-leading Washington Nationals and Bryce Harper will host the New York Mets and Yoenis Céspedes at Nationals Park at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN.