ESPN and its family of domestic networks (ESPN on ABC, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN+, ESPN Deportes and (to a lesser extent) ESPN Classic) have or previously had rights to the following sports and events:

Current properties

American football

NFL on ESPN

ESPN College Football

Other:

Association football

Soccer

Soccer on ESPN

National teams

Clubs

Futsal

Baseball

ESPN Major League Baseball

Little League World Series

Basketball

NBA on ESPN: 1982–1984, 2002–2025

WNBA on ESPN: 1997–2025

ESPN College Basketball

FIBA

The Basketball Tournament: 2014–present

Cricket

Ice Hockey

NHL on ESPN

NCAA Ice Hockey Tournament

World Cup of Hockey 2016-[6]

Tennis

Tennis on ESPN

Golf

Golf on ESPN

Canadian football

Canadian Football League

Motorsports

Rugby Union

College and high school sports

Combat Sports

Mixed Martial Arts

Boxing

Former properties

FIFA World Cup

Australian Football League

UEFA Champions League

Major Indoor Soccer League

Premier League

Lega Serie A[11] (2018-2021)

IndyCar Series

CART on ESPN

NASCAR on ESPN

NHRA

Global RallyCross Championship

American Le Mans Series

Thoroughbred Racing on ESPN

Premier Boxing Champions

AWA Championship Wrestling

Global Wrestling Federation

UWF Fury Hour

References

  1. ^ a b "ACC, ESPN agree to 20-year rights deal that will lead to 2019 launch of ACC Network". 19 July 2016.
  2. ^ "Sports Business Journal".
  3. ^ "Sun Belt & ESPN Expand Media Rights Partnership". 22 July 2021.
  4. ^ "Little League Chronology". Little League Online. Archived from the original on April 9, 2009. Retrieved April 7, 2007. ESPN2 broadcasts started in 1997.
  5. ^ "Frozen Four championship back on ESPN; semifinal games both to air on ESPN2 :: USCHO.com :: U.S. College Hockey Online". Archived from the original on 2012-11-09.
  6. ^ Gentille, Sean. "ESPN to broadcast World Cup of Hockey, report says". The Sporting News. Retrieved 5 February 2015.
  7. ^ a b "Indian Wells & Miami Tennis Return to ESPN - ESPN Press Room U.S." 14 March 2011.
  8. ^ a b "New ESPN, ATP World Tour TV Agreement - ESPN Press Room U.S." 18 September 2013.
  9. ^ "BREAKING: F1 moving to ESPN/ABC TV in 2018". 4 October 2017.
  10. ^ "Top Rank Boxing lands 7-year deal with ESPN". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2018-10-20.
  11. ^ "ESPN+ and ESPN Acquire Rights to Coppa Italia and Supercoppa Italiana - ESPN Press Room U.S." 2 October 2018.