Sport1 extends US sports deal with ESPN

Monday 16 November 2015 | 17:28 CET | News
German sports broadcaster Sport1 has extended a rights package for Sport1 US with ESPN Media Distribution. The agreement runs until the end of the 2017/2018 season and covers NCAA College Football and College Basketball, as well as the Verizon IndyCar Series. Sport1 US will also show the 'Big Four' leagues - NBA, NFL, NHL and MLB, targeting US sports fans in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: ESPN / Verizon
Countries: Austria / Germany / Switzerland
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