ESPN Looks To Sell X Games As It Deals With Streaming Pressure

When Jimmy Pitaro got the job of running ESPN in 2018, it was a dream come true for the lifelong sports fan. But the reality of running ESPN has been a far different story, as Pitaro has found himself presiding over a network in decline. ESPN last November laid off 300 people, about 6% of its workforce, a gut-wrenching move for what was once the profit engine of Walt Disney Co. Now ESPN is considering selling small parts of its business.