The National Lacrosse League has secured a major boost by striking a landmark domestic rights deal with ESPN, in which every NLL game will be carried on an ESPN network or platform.
ESPN has lost the rights to the Scripps National Spelling Bee, with organizers E.W. Scripps moving the competition to its own platforms ION and Bounce starting in 2022
Disney strikes supplemental rights deal for newly reslotted playoff contests
Subscription broadcaster beIN Sports has acquired rights in France to National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) events through an agreement with US sports broadcaster ESPN
ESPN has unveiled a series of initiatives to bolster its National Hockey League coverage, including on-ice camera operators, players microphoned during their warm-ups, locker room cameras, and puck and…
League sees robust audience growth to begin its postseason
ESPN's streaming service ESPN+ is expanding its ice hockey coverage by securing a deal to broadcast more than 130 Kontinental Hockey League games this season, including all playoff and Gagarin Cup championship…
The Asian Football Confederation has announced international sports broadcaster ESPN as its new rights-holder in Latin America, Central America, and non-exclusively in the Caribbean, for AFC competitions…
Strong word-of-mouth for new presentation manifests itself in rising viewership
NBC Sports faces a major battle to retain United States media rights to the English Premier League with ESPN, WarnerMedia, and CBS Sports all expected to bid for a new contract which will begin at the…
The German Bundesliga will be broadcast across nine South American countries by ESPN’s newly-launched Star+ streaming service under a five-year agreement announced this afternoon.
ESPN+ has become the new streaming home for Indian Premier League cricket in the United States in the wake of a Walt Disney Co
ESPN is reportedly seeking at least $3bn (€2.54bn) to license its brand to major United States sports betting companies, with talks already under way with gaming operators Caesars Entertainment and DraftKings.
Major League Soccer is enjoying healthy domestic television ratings at its midseason point in 2021, with audiences up across ABC/ESPN, Fox Sports, and Univision from the corresponding points in the calendar…
ViacomCBS-owned Australian broadcaster Network Ten has secured free-to-air rights to Australia’s National Basketball League (NBL) for the next three years.
Five-game holiday showcase set for 14th straight season
ESPN is eager to extend its United States media rights deal with Formula 1 beyond the 2022 season, according to John Suchenski, the network's director of programming and acquisitions