Former ESPN, CapCities/ABC Exec Jim Allegro Dies At 88

James J. Allegro, executive VP and CFO of ESPN from 1990 to 1995 died New Years Eve in St. Augustine, Fla. Before joining ESPN, Allegro held a variety of senior finance and operations posts at Capital Cities/ABC, which was acquired by The Walt Disney Co. Allegro helped create ESPN2, The ESPYs, and ESPN Radio, extending the ESPN brand.