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ESPN to kick off select Mexican Soccer coverage


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#1 OFFLINE   espnjason

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Posted 04 March 2013 - 05:48 PM

Summary from article.
  • ESPN2 and ESPNEWS will broadcast select matches in English for the remainder of the 2013 Liga MX Clausura (January-May) with more to follow the following season.
  • Starting next season, ESPN Deportes will air 34 Liga MX matches (once a week).
  • ESPN Deportes will have exclusive access to at least 56 regular season Copa MX matches and non-exclusive rights to the elimination rounds.
  • The new agreement is through 2015.
  • This deal follows a new alliance with Univision Deportes which enables ESPN to televise the Mexican National team matches in English through 2014.

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#2 OFFLINE   larryharry59

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Posted 05 March 2013 - 07:54 PM

Good for Mexican Americans who actually don't speak spanish.

#3 OFFLINE   lwilli201

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Posted 10 March 2013 - 06:59 PM

Good for Mexican Americans who actually don't speak spanish.


They would be out of luck if they expected to watch the baseball game on ESPN now that is only in spanish. (Sunday 6:30 to 9:30)
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#4 OFFLINE   larryharry59

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Posted 12 March 2013 - 04:38 PM

They would be out of luck if they expected to watch the baseball game on ESPN now that is only in spanish. (Sunday 6:30 to 9:30)


Yea ESPN is just trying to work a way around the WBC rights because they only have the rights to broadcast in Spanish. I admit spanish announcers calling the game were nice imo. Don't speak spanish but the way they call homeruns is with the same energy and enthusiasm as spanish soccer announcers.




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