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ESPN "Fan Rant Challenge" – Who is the World Cup's Best Player So Far?

Posted on by Jake Islas

ESPN’s proclaimed “footy fanatic”, Josh Elliot has called out all World Cup fans. Sportscenter wants to know who you think is the best player in the 2010 World Cup so far. The ESPN anchor picks Gonzalo Higuain, the convenient choice … Continue reading

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Watch "The Two Escobars," June 22 on ESPN

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Next week on ESPN, the sports TV network, will debut its brand new documentary entitled “The Two Escobars,” the story of Andres Escobar, the talented Colombian soccer player who was tragically murdered after he scored an own goal in the … Continue reading

England v USA Viewing Audience Beats First 4 Games Of NBA Finals

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Sunday we reported that ESPN’s viewing numbers for the first five games of the tournament were double the number from four years ago. And now there’s more good news as the TV ratings and updated audience numbers for Saturday and … Continue reading

Roberto Martinez Shines For ESPN In World Cup Coverage

Posted on by Christopher Harris

There has been a lot to be thankful to ESPN for during their 2010 World Cup coverage this summer, but the most significant contribution – by far – has been the rise of Roberto Martinez in the role of ESPN … Continue reading

USA v England World Cup Game Draws Big Ratings On ABC: Updated

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The 2010 World Cup clash between USA and England drew the fifth-best rating ever for a World Cup game. In addition to ranking behind the 1994 Romania-U.S. game (9.2), it trails only the 1994 Brazil-Italy final (12.8), the 1994 Brazil-U.S. game … Continue reading

FIFA's TV Coverage of World Cup Underwhelms

Posted on by Christopher Harris

FIFA, what are you doing? With a global population that is so used to the quality of the Premier League coverage on television, it’s ridiculous that FIFA’s TV replays are so poor. How many times in this tournament have we … Continue reading

ESPN Impress with World Cup Coverage Thus Far

Posted on by Jesse Chula

The first few days of the 2010 FIFA World Cup have come and gone like Robert Green’s stint as England’s #1 and ESPN (so far) have impressed with their fantastic coverage here in the States. It seems like ITV is … Continue reading

South Africa v Mexico, 2010 World Cup: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Finally. It. Is. Here. The 2010 World Cup kicks off today with the first match up between South Africa and Mexico. I’m picking South Africa and Mexico to draw in this one. Mexico should win, but buoyed by the incredible … Continue reading

Where to Watch the World Cup On TV, Online, Radio And Mobile Devices

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Where can you watch the World Cup if you’re in the United States this summer? During previous tournaments, the answer was pretty simple. But for the 2010 World Cup, the number of options to follow the tournament is enormous and … Continue reading

ESPN Digital Offerings to Bring Unprecedented Coverage of 2010 FIFA World Cup

Posted on by Jesse Chula

The folks at ESPN are holding good on their promises to bring unrivaled coverage stateside this summer as the World Cup descends upon an eager nation. With HD television broadcasts on the ESPN family of networks set to cover every … Continue reading

ESPN Unveils England v USA TV Commercial: Video

Posted on by Christopher Harris

ESPN has unveiled their TV commercial for the England versus USA game which will be televised live on ABC to an audience of millions in the United States. Not surprisingly, the video features sounds and images that are very patriotic. … Continue reading

FLO TV Personal Television: Product Review

Posted on by Christopher Harris

In time for the World Cup which kicks off on June 11, EPL Talk got its hands on a brand-new FLO TV Personal Television. Our goal was to see whether it would be worthwhile for you, the readers, especially for … Continue reading

Landon Donovan ESPN SportsCenter Commercial: Video

Posted on by Christopher Harris

What do you do if you’re Landon Donovan and you’re trying to make a photocopy but you’re not having much luck? That’s the premise of this cheeky new TV commercial from ESPN SportsCenter. Enjoy.

ESPN Announces Commentator Assignments for 2010 World Cup Coverage

Posted on by Christopher Harris

ESPN has revealed the commentator assignments for its coverage of the 2010 World Cup. The big one, the match that everyone is talking about featuring England against the United States of America, will include Martin Tyler as the lead commentator … Continue reading

Alexi Lalas Discusses USMNT On Jim Rome Show: Video

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Last week, Alexi Lalas appeared on the Jim Rome Show to discuss several World Cup topics including his concerns about the striking options for the U.S. men’s national team, Landon Donovan’s role in the team, what it’ll mean to the … Continue reading

Prediction: Soccer Will Become a Mainstream Sport in U.S. This Summer

Posted on by Christopher Harris

I’m ready to make a bold prediction. It’s a simple one, but it has gigantic implications. It’s this: Soccer will finally break into the mainstream and will  evolve from a niche sport to a mainstream sport in America this summer … Continue reading

World Cup Fans: Win a FLO TV Personal Television

Posted on by Christopher Harris

We have a FLO TV Personal Television to give away to a lucky winner, courtesy of FLO TV and EPL Talk. The FLO TV Personal Television is a personal hand-held TV that features tons of programming including ESPN’s mobile coverage … Continue reading

Jozy Altidore: This Is SportsCenter ESPN Commercial

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Jozy Altidore announced the release of an ESPN SportsCenter TV commercial on Twitter Thursday night. “OK I got a special treat for you guys tonight,” said Altidore on Twitter. “This is for all my fans who continue to show me … Continue reading