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ESPN is confident that the early kickoffs during Major League Soccer's MLS Is Back Tournament will lead to significant domestic television ratings during the mornings for the sports network this summer.

The United Soccer League will not utilize artificial crowd noise during its ESPN broadcasts when the organization returns to action this month in the wake of the global Covid-19 pandemic

YouTube TV, fuboTV also set to hike monthly rates

Women's sports league developer Athletes Unlimited has secured broadcast agreements with CBS Sports and ESPN for its inaugural softball season, which is due to take place at Parkway Bank Sports Complex…

The National Basketball Association is planning to restart its 2019-20 season with a high-profile showdown between crosstown rivals the Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers

US sports broadcaster ESPN has added to its live programming during Covid-19 by agreeing a rights deal with New Zealand’s National Basketball League.

Australian rules football league the AFL has returned to the screens of ESPN in the United States, with the sports broadcaster agreeing a deal to cover the remainder of its 2020 season

Two-hour primetime special to outline leagues' efforts to restart play

The PGA Tour and ESPN have reached an agreement for direct-to-consumer platform ESPN+ to stream live, featured-hole coverage from 12 Tour events this season

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic helped lead to a dramatic reduction in the number of rounds for the MLB Draft. But the league and its media partners are still hoping for lift among a competition-starved fan base

Individual shooting competition was a bold and innovative attempt to stage a rare non-esports competition to keep fans engaged amid the hiatus but various weather and WiFi issues prove problematic. Bob Williams reports.

Christian Sylt takes a look inside the NBA Experience, the new immersive basketball venue at Walt Disney World in Florida.

Last year, broadcasters and promoters announced a series of big-money deals that promised much and have so far delivered very little. Callum McCarthy examines why boxing’s stakeholders aren’t yet on the same page.

Social media platform deepens ties across sports, news, and entertainment

Reformatted event continues strong US ratings run for any original or live sports content

The Basketball Tournament (TBT) will be held exclusively at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio, from July 4-14 and broadcast on ESPN, it has been announced.

International sports broadcaster ESPN and Discovery-owned sports broadcaster Eurosport lead a cohort of broadcasters who will broadcast the first-ever virtual 24 Hours of Le Mans race

Super featherweight bout headlines first Las Vegas card in more than three months

Brazilian pay-television broadcaster Fox Sports Brasil is said to have amassed a R$120m ($22.3m/€20m) deficit between 2016 and 2019.

The 2020 Major League Baseball Draft will be held remotely on June 10-11 and carried on multiple networks for the first time, it has been announced

ESPN is partnering with US exercise equipment and media company Peloton to stage a virtual indoor cycling race featuring athletes and celebrities from across the sports landscape to benefit Covid-19 relief …

After weeks of speculation, the National Basketball Association has confirmed it is officially in exploratory talks with the Walt Disney Company about resuming its season at the ESPN Wide World of Sports…

Following the historic success of The Last Dance, ESPN has announced a new nine-part documentary series about legendary New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, which will be released in 2021

ESPN Deportes will broadcast some games in Costa Rica's top-flight Liga FPD, which has become the first professional soccer league in the Americas to resume action amid the global Covid-19 pandemic

ESPN's highly-acclaimed Michael Jordan-based documentary series The Last Dance ended on a strong note for the sports network over the weekend. Episodes nine and 10 averaged 5

Audiences continuing to double when including data from re-airs, on-demand viewership

The proposed merger of the Brazilian arms of international sports broadcasters Fox Sports and ESPN has been given provisional approval by the Administrative Council for Economic Defence (Cade), the competition…

Disney deals with widespread business impacts from ongoing Covid-19 pandemic

Following the huge success of the multi-part Michael Jordan-themed series The Last Dance, ESPN has decided to push forward the release dates of three new "30 for 30" sports documentaries

The NBA 2K League has signed a multifaceted rights deal with ESPN, which includes the first linear broadcasts of the National Basketball Association’s esports property in the US.

ESPN's highly acclaimed Michael Jordan-themed documentary series The Last Dance maintained strong US television ratings in Week 3, as Episodes 5 and 6 averaged 5.5m viewers across ESPN and ESPN2

Live baseball is returning to US audiences following the completion of a new media rights deal between ESPN and the Eclat Media Group for rights to South Korea’s KBO League. 

ESPN's highly acclaimed Michael Jordan-themed documentary series The Last Dance maintained its impressive US television ratings for a second successive week, with Episodes 3 and 4 averaging 5.

Average US viewership rises 35 per cent from prior high set a year ago

ESPN's plans to acquire rights to the Korean Baseball Organisation's domestic league are reported to have stalled after the US-based sports broadcaster is said to have attempted to acquire the rights free…

ESPN's highly anticipated multi-part Michael Jordan documentary series The Last Dance proved an immediate ratings hit for the sports network, with the first two episodes averaging 6

Production to cover three separate networks, roughly 180 different video feeds