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Walt Disney World Resort Announces Changes in Management Structure

The Walt Disney World Resort has announced changes to its management structure at the resort that resulted in a reorganization of roles. The changes were effective as of January 21 but did not include any layoffs.

USTA Collegiate Clay Court Invitational to be Held at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

The third annual USTA Collegiate Clay Court Invitational happens October 30 through November 2 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.

The event is hosted by the Florida State men's tennis program and is expected to include more than 40 teams (men and women) from around the United States.

Florida State's men's team is ranked number 37 and will be joined No. 15 Florida, No. 23 USF, No. 55 Miami, and No. 69 UCF. Defending national champion Southern California is also scheduled for the event.

runDisney Announces the D23 Fun Run to Kick Off D23 Expo

Always full of surprises, runDisney has just announced the first ever D2.3 Fun Run at the D23 Expo on Friday, August 9.

In this fun run, a limited number of D23 members will have a chance to take part in the 2.3-mile run that will feature Disney characters and an opportunity to run through Disney California Adventure. Runners will receive a shirt for participating and might even experience some extra pixie dust during the race.

Disney Cancels ESPN: The Weekend

Disney recently announced the cancellation of the annual ESPN: The Weekend event.

The yearly event began in 2004 to help celebrate the 25th anniversary of ESPN. Since then, Disney's partnership with ESPN has grown to include opportunities for many athletes through the Wide World of Sports Complex.

Though the event is cancelled, ESPN and Disney will continue to partner together and move forward. Events such the ESPN RISE Games and ESPN RISE Girls Showcase will be a focus. The duo will also continue to encourage and provide ways for fans to become involved in sports' events.

Atlanta Braves Training Schedule at WDW Announced

Did you know that the Atlanta Braves conduct their Spring Training in Disney World?

ESPN's Wide World of Sports hosts the team each Spring for baseball season preparations, and dates for training have been announced for 2011 -- running from the end of February through late March.

Head over to see the Braves take on the New York Yankees on March 8th; play the Cardinals on March 9th and 10th; and the Red Sox on March 16th!

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The ESPN Wide World of Sports 2019 Pro Bowl Experience

For the third consecutive year the darlings of professional football will make their way to Orlando for a week-long festival of fun at Walt Disney World's ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. The interactive festival of all things football and fandom culminates in the 2019 Pro Bowl presented by Verizon on Sunday, January 27, at Orlando's Camping World Stadium.