ESPN and Fox’s commentator plans for this summer’s international tournaments show ESPN is still ahead of Fox

Tuesday was a big day for American soccer fans who are anticipating the plethora of international matches that are going to be coming their way this summer as both ESPN and Fox announced their commentary teams for their coverage of Euro 2016 and the Copa America respectively. Unsurprisingly to American fans, ESPN’s announcement was met […]

NBC retains English Premier League rights for the next six years

Rich Sandomir of the New York Times reports and NBC has confirmed that NBC has retained English Premier League rights for six more years that will last until after the 2021-2022 season. This comes after reporting record ratings for an opening EPL on NBC weekend as well as announcing that they will be showing 40 […]

EPL’s upcoming TV rights requirements pave the way for NBC

Sports Business Daily outlined the EPL TV bidding rights whereas bids are expected to be due by August 8. As expected, the networks who have or have had EPL TV rights, NBC (current rights holder), ESPN and Fox (previous rights holders) are expected to bid. The Premier League outlined some rules for anyone bidding for […]

What Does Getting WatchESPN Mean to Soccer Fans Who Have DirecTV?

In some long-awaited news, John Ourand of Sports Business Journal tweeted that ESPN and DirecTV agreed to a long-term deal which includes DirecTV subscribers to finally receive WatchESPN, an online service that allows ESPN subscribers access to watch live streams of ESPN stations as well as other events. The obvious question is, what does this […]