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Fox Sports has announced that its broadcast coverage of the MLS Is Back Tournament in Orlando, Florida, will feature artificial crowd noise

ESPN has entered into a multi-year agreement with independent artist distribution platform UnitedMasters

The Walt Disney Company has announced a wide-ranging production deal with former National Football League quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s production arm Ra Vision Media.

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

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 cost of a subscription to ESPN's direct-to-consumer streaming platform ESPN+ is rising by $1 per month to $5.99 beginning in August, according to The Verge, citing internal documents

FuboTV has reached a multiyear distribution deal with Disney Media Networks that will place a wide range of channels on the US sports-focused streaming service

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.

Formula One Management, the commercial rights-holder of Formula One, has rounded out a successful North American rights cycle by increasing its fees in Canada by roughly a fifth, while also earning a healthy rights fee in the US.

Pay-television broadcaster StarTimes’s one-season deal for Formula E motor racing rights in sub-Saharan Africa has seen the per-race fee grow almost 20 per cent.
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US sports broadcaster ESPN has reaffirmed its strategic commitment to football by paying a substantial sum for exclusive rights to the Spanish Copa del Rey knock-out competition.
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Competition to create effective digital offerings in the US drove a hike in value for Uefa’s club competitions for the 2021-22 to 2023-24 cycle. CBS overcame strong opposition to surprise the market in acquiring English-language rights, while Univision renewed its high-performing Spanish-language rights.

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

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

Major League Baseball, making its public-facing re-entry from the Covid-19 pandemic with its First-Year Player Draft this week, continued the sports industry’s run of strong ratings increases among a c…

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

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 …

Global sports broadcaster ESPN has added coverage in 130 international territories to its existing US rights deal with the Korean Baseball Organisation

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

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

ESPN+ subscribers have largely leveled off after a period of marked acceleration, providing a window into how the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has battered many parts of the business of corporate parent The…

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

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 strong US television ratings in Week 3, as Episodes 5 and 6 averaged 5.5 million viewers across ESPN and ESPN2

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.

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

US sports broadcaster ESPN is said to have approached the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) on the possibility of transmitting South Korean baseball games to its American audience

A veteran ESPN producer says the upcoming National Football League Draft, being conducted in a virtual format for the first time due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, is the most complex event he’s ev…

US sports broadcaster ESPN has asked approximately 100 of its top on-air commentators to take temporary pay cuts amid the ongoing sports competition shutdown enforced by the global Covid-19 pandemic

The National Basketball Association and US sports network ESPN are reportedly planning to put on a H-O-R-S-E competition involving several high-profile players

The United Soccer League has secured ESPN distribution for the new Rocket League esports competition it has created to help fill the void during the sports shutdown enforced by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Brazilian pay-television broadcaster ESPN has ceased all live programming amid the Covid-19 pandemic, stating the wellbeing of its employees is behind the decision