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Walt Disney Co.’s John Skipper resigned on Monday as president of ESPN, the company’s most important network, due to a problem with addiction.

“I have struggled for many years with a substance addiction,” Skipper, who was also Disney Media Networks co-chairman, said in a statement. “I have decided that the most important thing I can do right now is to take care of my problem.” (es.pn/2kgmnCb)

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