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BUSINESS BEAT : ESPN to trim its on-air talent roster

ESPN, the sports media giant grappling with a continued decline in cable subscribers, confirmed Monday that it will make cuts to its roster of on-air talent this year.

The Walt Disney Co. unit said there will be an unspecified reduction in the 1,000 employees who currently perform on TV, radio and podcasts as the sports broadcaster adapts to changing consumer habits. The size of the reduction, which is expected in June, has yet to be determined.

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