John Papanek, editor in chief of ESPN the Magazine
, New York, is adding the title of senior VP. Mr. Papanek, 48, will continue in his current post while beginning to develop magazine-branded content for ESPN.com and the ESPN cable network. He had earlier received a job offer from the Web site Athletes Direct (athletesdirect.com). Through a spokeswoman at the magazine, Mr. Papanek wouldn't confirm or deny that he had been in talks with the site.
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