Blizzard has entered a deal with Disney to bring the Overwatch League to the mainstream. The Overwatch League playoffs, including the first Grand Finals, will be broadcast on ESPN and Disney XD, with a highlight show on ABC.
Video Games July 12, 2018
The Twitter account of ESPN tried to ride the 'Fortnite' bandwagon through one of its tweets, but it failed miserably. Players of the massive popular multiplayer shooter are now ridiculing ESPN for its attempt.
Video Games April 2, 2018
A video of James Harden posted by ESPN on Twitter possibly revealed Activision's next game. 'Call of Duty: Black Ops 4' gets its official logo.
Video Games March 9, 2018
The ESPN App for the Apple TV now allows users to watch up to four livestreaming games at a time. The feature sounds like something we don't need, but it will help once college football season rolls around.
Apple August 17, 2017
Hulu is making progress with its upcoming live TV service: it just signed Disney and 21st Century Fox. This means that Fox, ESPN, Disney and ABC networks are now in the mix, adding to the treats from the earlier Time Warner deal.
Business Tech November 1, 2016
Gatorade has launched its first in-app Snapchat game to celebrate the career of Serena Williams for the start of the U.S. Open.
Apps/Software August 29, 2016
Disney is acquiring a 33 percent stake in BAMTech, which is licensed to stream National Hockey League (NHL) and Major League Baseball (MLB) games. The deal is worth $1 billion, which Disney will pay in two installments.
Business Tech August 10, 2016
YouTube has been developing an online TV service, to be named 'Unplugged,' which will cost $35 per month. Progress on the service is being made, with ESPN, ABC and CBS expected to be available upon its launch.
Internet July 10, 2016
Disney is close to a deal to acquire a 33 percent stake in the video streaming division of Major League Baseball Advanced Media. Why would Disney be interested in purchasing a stake in the MLB unit?
Business Tech July 4, 2016
As the Skip Bayless era comes to a merciful end over at ESPN, his now-former Bristol battery mates had some parting shots for the Hot Take artist.
Movies/TV Shows June 20, 2016
To the makers of 'OJ: Made in America,' OJ Simpson’s case was more than just a murder trial. It was a story about race, one that needed to be told.
Movies/TV Shows June 11, 2016
The contrarian's debate about Tim Tebow was especially blasphemous.
Movies/TV Shows April 27, 2016
Skip Bayless becomes the latest staple voice to be leaving the Worldwide Leader in Sports. Who's next?
Movies/TV Shows April 26, 2016
Drone racing is coming to TV this fall. The International Drone Racing League and ESPN have come to terms on a three-year deal.
Sports April 14, 2016
The WWE Universe will be more than pleased by the Worldwide Leader in Sports' rollout for the 'Show of Shows' this Sunday.
Movies/TV Shows March 30, 2016
The SportsCenter anchor and former WWE announcer talks about his job at ESPN and how the network covers professional wrestling.
Movies/TV Shows March 16, 2016
Of course, the Worldwide Leader in Sports highlighted Mr. WrestleMania's victory over Bret Hart in 'WrestleMania XXII.'
Movies/TV Shows March 9, 2016
The network's president, John Skipper, didn't specifically mention plans to bring the Worldwide Leader in Sports to Apple TV, although he mentioned that Apple's Eddy Cue is a friend of his.
Apps/Software February 18, 2016
The announcement for the new website comes less than a year since ESPN fired the sports personality and four months after it shuttered the Grantland website that he founded.
Internet Culture February 17, 2016
Could this pave the way for the Worldwide Leader in Sports to become a stand-alone, direct-to-customer service sooner rather than later? Quite possibly.
Movies/TV Shows January 14, 2016
Sling TV will soon roll out a new, more personalized user interface with improvements, along with the ability to stream ESPN 3 content direct from the service.
Televisions January 5, 2016
'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' may be Disney's glorious way of closing 2016 but even its box office earnings isn't enough to pull up Disney's stock price. Find out why The Force is not enough to help Disney out of its stock price predicament.
Business December 30, 2015
Super versions of athletes and influencers like Serena Williams, Misty Copeland, Carli Lloyd, Ronda Rousey and Becky Hammon are featured.
Geek December 8, 2015
Could the announcement pave the way for the Worldwide Leader in Sports to introduce a standalone direct-to-consumer service sooner rather than later?
Movies/TV Shows November 30, 2015
From a total number of 99 million subscribers in 2013, ESPN subscriptions have dropped to 92 million as of Oct. 3. Analysts believe this is caused by an increasing number of viewers switching to newer and cheaper platforms for sports coverage.
Business November 26, 2015
Another way for the sports personality to stick it to his former employer.
Movies/TV Shows November 19, 2015
The head of the Worldwide Leader in Sports says it had to be done with a full divorce of his feelings about the site's founder, Bill Simmons, who was fired by ESPN in May.
Movies/TV Shows November 9, 2015
The lineup includes ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPNews and ESPN Classic.
Geek November 5, 2015
The longtime host and co-creator explains how the team has added scientific facts to over 1,200 sports highlights for nearly a decade.
Feature November 2, 2015
The move also came two weeks after four Grantland staffers resigned to join Simmons, presumably at HBO.
Movies/TV Shows October 30, 2015
ESPN's channels on YouTube disappeared, and it's apparently because of the video streaming site's new paid subscription model. It looks like it'll be a while until we see ESPN back on YouTube.
Internet October 24, 2015
ESPN prepares to announce job cuts, which can affect as much as 4.3 percent of its total workforce worldwide. While the cable network’s operating income rose 7 percent to $2.1 billion, its advertising revenue has dropped.
Business October 21, 2015
If you didn't know by now, the UFC phenom is a Pokemon fanatic. This ESPN SportsCenter video of her training as Pikachu is further proof.
Movies/TV Shows October 15, 2015
The debut segment had former WWE commentator, turned SportsCenter host rolling out the top moments from Monday Night Raw and interviewing World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins.
Movies/TV Shows October 14, 2015
Sticking it to his former employer ESPN, the sports personality was able to lure four staffers from the website he started to rejoin him, presumably at HBO.
Movies/TV Shows October 12, 2015
Kobe Bryant's new low NBA ranking follows ESPN placing him in 40th on its annual list before last season. Will the 37-year-old future Hall-of-Famer prove the Worldwide Leader in Sports wrong?
Movies/TV Shows October 8, 2015
The longtime sports personality and columnist promises to break down what went wrong and led to his firing by the Worldwide Leader in Sports via his Explanation 2.0.
Movies/TV Shows October 6, 2015
Outspoken sports personality Bill Simmons criticized ESPN's coverage of NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's handling of Deflategate.
Movies/TV Shows October 1, 2015
After expressing little interest in e-sports last September, ESPN has changed its tune to the point of wanting to hire a full-time editor to cover 'League of Legends,' 'Dota 2,' 'Hearthstone,' 'Call of Duty,' 'Counterstrike: Global Offensive,' 'StarCraft 2' and others.
Movies/TV Shows September 7, 2015
E:60 documents then-13-year-old Nick LeGrande who threw the ceremonial first pitch from Kansas City to Oakland in June 2013 using a telerobotic pitching machine. LeGrande has a rare blood disorder called severe aplastic anemia.
Movies/TV Shows August 18, 2015
For season-long fantasy football, Tech Times found CBS Sportsline, ESPN, Fleaflicker, NFL.com and Yahoo Sports to be the best available fantasy football hosting websites around.
Movies/TV Shows July 31, 2015
Robert Iger told CNBC's 'Squawk Box' that ESPN could cut the cable chord and be sold as a stand-alone service - but that the prospect isn't likely for the next five years.
Movies/TV Shows July 27, 2015
Two months after being fired by ESPN, the outspoken sports personality has landed a deal with HBO to host his own talk show, produce content for its digital platforms and even consult the network.
Movies/TV Shows July 22, 2015
ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter speaks with Tech Times about using social media to break news, his average Sunday-Monday during football season, and shockingly admits to not being a very tech-savvy guy.
Movies/TV Shows July 22, 2015
After firing Bill Simmons in May and parting ways with Keith Olbermann last week, ESPN has announced that longtime radio voice Colin Cowherd is leaving the network too. Reports indicate that he'll be joining Fox Sports.
Movies/TV Shows July 16, 2015