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Discover Orange Bowl Game - January 1, 2013

Posted by Michael Humes on August 19, 2014

ESPN and Mid-American Conference Extend Exclusive, Multi-Platform Agreement through 2026-27

• ESPN Acquires Rights to Every MAC Football Game and Men’s Basketball Game • Significant Increase in Basketball and Olympic Sports Coverage on ESPN3 ESPN and the Mid-American Conference (MAC) have announced an extension of their exclusive rights agreement that will deliver record coverage of the conference across multiple ESPN platforms through 2026-27. Highlights of [...]

BCS National Championship - January 7, 2014

Posted by Michael Humes on August 15, 2014

College Football Lives at ESPN: From the Season’s First Games to National Championships

More than 450 Games including Teams from All 10 FBS Conferences 55 Games in Six Days During Seventh Annual Kickoff Week More than 45 Games on New SEC Network Exclusive Coverage of New College Football Playoff and Football Championship Subdivision Playoffs Downloadable images ESPN’s 2014 college football schedule – more than 450 games across ESPN, [...]

Todd Blackledge, Holly Rowe and Brad Nessler - August 7, 2013

Posted by Michael Humes on July 31, 2014

College Football: ESPN’s Game and Studio Roster includes more than 100 On-Air Commentators

Downloadable Images Chris Fowler Joins Saturday Night Football with returning Kirk Herbstreit & Heather Cox SEC Network Lineup includes Brent Musburger, Jesse Palmer & Maria Taylor as Lead Game Team Mack Brown & Butch Davis Join ESPN Todd McShay Moves to Sideline Analyst Role New Play-by-Play Partners for Rod Gilmore, Danny Kanell, Matt Millen, Brock [...]

2011 -- Longhorn Network Launch

Posted by Michael Humes on July 24, 2014

Mack Brown and Butch Davis Join ESPN College Football Coverage

Former college football coaches Mack Brown and Butch Davis have joined ESPN as college football analysts, primarily working on the network’s Saturday studio programming, it was announced today by Mark Gross, ESPN senior vice president, production and remote events. Additionally, both will contribute college football commentary across multiple ESPN platforms throughout the year, including SportsCenter, [...]

FIFA World Cup - July 13, 2014

Posted by Michael Humes on July 14, 2014

2014 World Cup Final on ABC: Most-Watched Men’s World Cup Championship Ever

Germany vs. Argentina: Averages 17,324,000 Viewers and 9.1 Rating; 1,800,000 Unique Viewers and 112,100,000 Minutes Viewed on WatchESPN 2014 World Cup ESPN’s Most-Viewed and Highest-Rated Ever Nine Most-Viewed World Cup Matches Ever on ESPN or ESPN2 2014 Event Delivers Most Streamed Sporting Event Ever on WatchESPN 36 of 56 Metered Markets Set Record Rating for [...]

Category: Soccer, World Cup

U.S. Men's National Soccer Team - June 7, 2014

Posted by Michael Humes on July 2, 2014

USA-Belgium: Second Most-Viewed Men’s Soccer Telecast Ever in U.S.

Combined TV, Digital and Audio Coverage Posts Average Minute Audience of Nearly 18 Million ESPN Telecast Averages 16,491,000 Viewers and 9.8 HH US Rating Match Generates WatchESPN Viewership Records ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC Telecasts Reach Nearly 100 Million People Significant Viewership Growth Over 2010 and 2006, including in All Key Demos Match Sets Rating Record [...]

Category: Soccer, World Cup