Archives: ESPN

BSkyB Retains Majority of TV Rights to Premier League On UK TV For 2013-16

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Breaking news: Sky Sports has won the bidding for the majority TV rights to the Premier League for seasons 2013-16 on UK television. During a Premier League press conference today, the league announced that Sky Sports won the majority of the … Continue reading

Michael Ballack Makes ESPN’s Analysis Must-See TV

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As debates go, it wasn’t quite Lincoln versus Douglas, or even Frank the Tank versus James Carville, but Michael Ballack and Alexei Lalas went at it after England drew France on Monday. Like the match itself, it was a contrast of … Continue reading

Decide Which Of These Euro 2012 Opening Titles Is The Best [POLL]

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Which of the following Euro 2012 opening titles is the best? Watch each video and then vote in the poll below. Feel free to add your detailed opinions in the comments section below. (In alphabetical order): Al Jazeera BBC ESPN … Continue reading

Final Reminder: Play Euro Manager, the Free Euro 2012 Fantasy Game From ESPN

Posted on by Matt Hackenmiller

This is the last chance to experience Euro 2012 in a whole new way.  Head over to ESPN and play Euro Manager.  A group named Fans of EPLTalk.com has been created and can be accessed here: All that is required … Continue reading

Euro 2012 TV Schedule For US, UK and Canada

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With Euro 2012 kicking off, here’s the list of live TV coverage for all the matches of the tournament, for your convenience. With this amount of coverage, you may be better off than some of those heading to Eastern Europe … Continue reading

Behind-the-Scenes Look at ESPN’s Studio Set for its Euro 2012 Coverage [VIDEO]

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I love stuff like this. ESPN has wisely given us a behind-the-scenes look at their studio set for its coverage of Euro 2012, which kicks off this Friday. While ESPN made the decision to have the studio set stationed in … Continue reading

beIN Sport to Launch 2 New Soccer Channels This August In USA

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  Two months ago, EPL Talk exclusively revealed that Al Jazeera was getting into the US soccer TV market with the acquisition of rights to La Liga beginning with the 2012-13 season. We later revealed how they also picked up … Continue reading

FOX and ESPN’s Premier League Season Finale Coverage Tops 1.3 Million Viewers In US

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FOX’s historic live coverage of the final day of the 2011-12 Premier League season topped more than 1.3 million viewers across the English and Spanish-language properties that showed many of the final games of the season. Led by FX, FSMG … Continue reading

EPL Talk Announces Winners of 2012 EPL Awards

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More than 61,000 votes cast by soccer fans worldwide to recognize the best of the 2011-12 English Premier League (EPL) season We’re proud to announce today the winners of our 4th annual EPL Awards, sponsored by Football Media. The 2012 winners … Continue reading

Where to Watch the EPL Season Finale on US TV and Internet

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Sunday is going to be one of those days that will live in history. Either Manchester City will win their first top flight trophy in 44 years, or Manchester United will stage a surprise 20th league title. And those are … Continue reading

Wigan Manager Roberto Martinez to Join ESPN Euro 2012 Team As Studio Analyst

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EXCLUSIVE: Roberto Martinez will be spending part of his summer as a studio analyst for ESPN’s coverage of the UEFA Euro 2012 tournament, according to two sources who confirmed to EPL Talk that a deal will be announced soon. Just this … Continue reading

US TV Schedule Announced for Final Day of 2011-12 Premier League Season

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FOX Soccer has announced its lineup for the final day of the Premier League season, which kicks off at 10am ET on Sunday — with all games being played simultaneously. All matches kick off at 10am ET, and will be … Continue reading

ESPN’s Euro 2012 Lead Commentators Will Be Ian Darke, Derek Rae and Adrian Healey

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ESPN has announced the lead commentators for its coverage of Euro 2012. For the English-language broadcasts, the commentators will be Ian Darke, Derek Rae and Adrian Healey. Meanwhile, the lead commentators for ESPN Deportes’s Spanish-language telecasts will be Fernando Palomo, … Continue reading

EPL Is The Big Man On Campus This Week, Not MLS

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TV Sports Ratings shared some very eyeopening numbers yesterday regarding this past Monday’s derby between Manchester City and Manchester United, which was televised live on ESPN to a record-breaking audience of more than 1 million viewers. The most breathtaking stat … Continue reading

ESPN Breaks US Cable TV Record As More Than 1 Million Viewers Watch Manchester EPL Derby

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ESPN has broken the one million viewers barrier for its live coverage of the April 30, 2012 derby between Manchester City and Manchester United. The live broadcast of the Premier League match now ranks as the most-watched EPL game on … Continue reading

ESPN Moves Manchester City vs Man United From ESPN2 to ESPN For US Soccer Fans

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The most anticipated match of the 2011-12 Premier League season featuring Manchester City against Manchester United has been moved on television in the United States from ESPN2 to ESPN. Moving the Manchester derby, in a match which may decide who … Continue reading

News Corp. Considers Launching U.S. Sports Network to Rival ESPN, Says Report

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News Corp., the parent company of FOX Soccer, is considering an idea to launch a U.S. sports network to rival ESPN that could launch as early as 4Q 2012, according to reports in Bloomberg News. “News Corp. is assembling the required … Continue reading

Why EPL Games Shown on ESPN3 Should Be Available On Demand Too

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If you live in the United States and watch Premier League games on ESPN3.com, this has probably happened to you before. But this happened to me for the first time this season. I got caught in the trap of not … Continue reading