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PODCAST: Colleges join ESPN

David Brancaccio Sep 5, 2014
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Mid-day Update

PODCAST: Colleges join ESPN

David Brancaccio Sep 5, 2014
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Just 142,000 jobs were added to American payrolls last month. That amounts to an unpleasant surprise. More on the disappointing numbers for August. And nearly a quarter of a million newly-naturalized American citizens or immigrants may lose their health insurance coverage under the federal reform law at the end of the month. The government is trying to verify people’s identities and immigration status. Plus, ESPN3, the online streaming channel of the sports media giant is the place for less mass-market sports in America like cricket or volleyball. But it’s growing it’s share of college sports, including football. Schools eager for the exposure are finding creative ways to join the network. 

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