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Josh Carpenter is assiatant editor for SportsBusiness Daily.

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ESPN's Skipper Confident New ACC Network Will Have Full Distribution By '19 Launch Date

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 21 / 16

ACC and ESPN officials this morning officially announced the creation of the conference’s digital and linear networks, with ESPN President John Skipper saying the company is confident it will be fully distributed by ‘19. The announcement was made during the ACC’s football kickoff ...

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