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ESPN Deportes Highlights — Jan. 4 – 11, 2012


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LIVE on ESPN Deportes TV  / ESPN Deportes Radio /  ESPN Deportes+
(all times Eastern)

NCAA Football

2013 Discover BCS National Championship
Notre Dame vs. Alabama
Monday, Jan. 7, 8:25 p.m.
ESPN Deportes TV

The nation’s top two college teams take to the field in Miami to determine which program will end the 2012-13 season as the best team in the nation.  No. 1 Notre Dame and Heisman Trophy finalist Manti Te’o will face off against No. 2 Alabama and quarterback AJ McCarron in the primetime Championship.

Date Time (ET) Match Platform(s)
Mon, Jan 7 12:55 p.m. 2013 Discover BCS National Championship:
Notre Dame vs. Alabama
ESPN Deportes TV
Thu, Jan 10 8:25 p.m. PAC-12 Conference Play:
Oregon vs. Arizona
ESPN Deportes+

Liga MX
Jaguares vs. América
Friday, Jan. 11, 8:25 p.m.
ESPN Deportes and ESPN Deportes Radio 

América and Jaguares clash in Chiapas as Mexico’s first division kicks off this week. The teams play their first matches January 5, and look to start the season on a high note. América, a semifinalist in the 2012 Apertura Liguilla, lost to eventual runners-up Toluca 3-2. Jaguares finished eleventh in the standings, and will look to make a push for the Clausura Liguilla.

Date Time (ET) Match Platform(s)
Thu, Jan 6 12:55 p.m. Puebla vs. Tijuana ESPN Deportes TV
Fri, Jan 11 8:25 p.m. Jaguares vs. América ESPN Deportes TV /
ESPN Deportes Radio

Soccer on Other ESPN Deportes Platforms

Portuguese League

Date Time (ET) Match Platform(s)
Sat, Jan 5 3:30 p.m. FC Porto vs. Nacional ESPN Deportes+
Sun, Jan 6 3:15 p.m. Benfica vs. Estoril ESPN Deportes+


Los Angeles Lakers vs. Los Angeles Clippers
Wednesday, Dec. 19, 7 p.m.
ESPN Deportes TV

The Los Angeles rivalry takes center stage as the Lakers try to stop the Clippers’ momentum.  The Clips had been on a roll, notching a historic winning streak (17 games), before losing earlier this week against the Denver Nuggets.

Date Time (ET) Game Platform(s)
Sat, Jan 5 2 a.m. ** Los Angeles Clippers vs. Los Angeles Lakers ESPN Deportes TV
Wed, Jan 9 8 p.m. Los Angeles Lakers vs. San Antonio Spurs ESPN Deportes TV


Viernes de Combates:
Rances Barthelemy vs. Arash Usmanee
Friday, Jan. 4, 10 p.m.
ESPN Deportes TV and ESPN Deportes+

ESPN’s Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra will kick off a new season January 4 at 10 p.m. The season premiere will match undefeated Junior Lightweights Rances “Kid Blast” Barthelemy (17-0, 11 KOs) and Arash Usmanee (20-0, 10 KOs) in the 12-round main event.

Date Time (ET) Match Platform(s)
Fri, Jan 4 10 p.m. Rances Barthelemy vs. Arash Usmanee ESPN Deportes TV / ESPN Deportes+
Fri, Jan 11 9 p.m. ** John Molina vs. Dannie Williams ESPN Deportes TV / ESPN Deportes +

Dominican Baseball

ESPN Deportes+, the programming extension of ESPN Deportes and ESPN3, continues its exclusive coverage of Dominican Baseball with the playoffs.

Date Time (ET) Match Platform(s)
Sat, Jan 5 6:30 p.m. Aguilas Cibaeñas vs. Toros del Este ESPN Deportes+
Thu, Jan 10 6:30 p.m. Aguilas Cibaeñas vs. Leones del Escogido ESPN Deportes+


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