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Liga MX Apertura 2015: U.S. TV coverage

Liga MX Apertura 2015: U.S. TV coverage

Univision networks, Telemundo and NBC Universo will have coverage of Liga MX Apertura 2015 in the United States, beginning tonight, July 24. On  Univision, Puebla and Queretaro are added as teams to the roster list of 11 teams the experts on those networks will track. The roster welcomes back Veracruz, Tigres UANL, Monterrey, Jaguares de Chiapas, Toluca, and the most popular teams of the league America, Cruz Azul, UNAM, and Guadalajara. For the first time, fans can enjoy the action on Friday nights on the various Univision networks. Univision coverage will also be available on the Univision Deportes app. On the Telemundo … Continue reading

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SuperCopa MX 2015 and Campeon de Campeones 2015: U.S. TV coverage

SuperCopa MX 2015 and Campeon de Campeones 2015: U.S. TV coverage

Univision Deportes (UDN) will air 10 hours of live coverage of the SuperCopa MX 2015 and Liga MX Campeón de Campeones 2015 matches on July 20, starting at 4pm ET. More from Univision: “On Monday, UDN coverage starts at 4pm ET with a special Fiestón show. Univision Deportes’ reporters Alejandro Berry, Jorge Calvo and Aly Villegas will have a preview of the teams facing off. They will be joined by soccer legend Enrique Borja. Morelia and Puebla will fight for the SuperCopa MX title at 6:25pm ET from Toyota Stadium near Dallas. Then Contacto Deportivo will offer analysis and reactions, featuring … Continue reading

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NFL Network covers Brett Favre’s induction into Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame

NFL Network covers Brett Favre's induction into Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame

Legendary quarterback Brett Favre is being inducted into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame on Saturday, July 18, at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and NFL Network will be on hand to cover the event. (According to the Packers’ website, the induction is a private ceremony taking place in the Lambeau Field Atrium, and it will be aired on “TundraVision” for the fans in the seating bowl; not sure if NFL Network will be airing what the fans see, or if the network has direct access to the ceremony.) Leading up to the induction itself at 9pm ET, NFL Network will … Continue reading

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Caitlyn Jenner receives the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at The 2015 ESPYS on ABC

The 2015 ESPYS

Joel McHale hosts The 2015 ESPYS Wednesday, July 15, which air on ABC (8pm ET) for the first time. Celebrities from sports and entertainment gather at the Microsoft Theater (formerly Nokia Theatre) in Los Angeles to honor the major sports achievements of the past year. The Cincinnati Bengals’ Devon Still and his daughter Leah receive the Jimmy V Perseverance Award for their fight against cancer. Former Notre Dame basketball player and wounded Iraq war veteran Danielle Green receives the Pat Tillman Award for Service. Caitlyn (formerly Bruce) Jenner receives the Arthur Ashe Courage Award. Jenner’s honor has sparked some controversy and skepticism, and … Continue reading

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The Open Championship: British Open 2015 TV Schedule on ESPN

British Open 2015 TV schedule

UPDATE: Due to weather delays, the final round of The Open Championship will be played Monday on ESPN. On Sunday, ESPN’s coverage of the third round begins at 7am ET. Final round coverage begins Monday at 6am ET on ESPN. A rebroadcast of the final round airs Monday at 7pm ET on ESPN2. Golf’s third major of the year, The Open Championship (or “British Open”) tees off early Thursday, July 16, on the hallowed ground of the Old Course at St. Andrews in Scotland. Defending champion Rory McIlroy will miss the tournament after suffering an ankle injury while playing a … Continue reading

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MLB All-Star Game 2015 TV coverage on FOX

MLB All-Star Game 2015

Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati is the site of Major League Baseball’s 86th All-Star Game, featuring the best of the American League against the best of the National League on Tuesday, July 14, with coverage on FOX beginning at 7pm ET. The AL won last year’s Midsummer Classic 5-3 over the NL. FOX’s Joe Buck handles play-by-play with analysts Harold Reynolds and Tom Verducci. Ken Rosenthal and Erin Andrews report. MLB All-Star Game 2015 Starting Lineups American League All-Stars Starting Lineup 1. Mike Trout, CF, Angels 2. Josh Donaldson, 3B, Blue Jays 3. Albert Pujols, 1B, Angels 4. Nelson … Continue reading

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2015 MLB Home Run Derby on ESPN Monday

2015 MLB Home Run Derby on ESPN

The biggest sluggers in Major League Baseball blast away in the annual All-Star break Home Run Derby exhibition on Monday, July 13, beginning at 8pm ET on ESPN and WatchESPN. This year’s All-Star festivities take place at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati. Last year, Oakland A’s outfielder Yoenis Cespedes won the derby for the second year in a row. The Home Run Derby this year will have a different format that will hopefully speed things up and increase competition with a single elimination bracket and players seeded by the number of home runs they’ve hit so far in the … Continue reading

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HBO serves up “7 Days in Hell” tennis mockumentary

HBO 7 Days in Hell

7 Days in Hell: Trailer 2   It’s the mockumentary with something for everyone — tennis fans, Saturday Night Live fans, Brooklyn Nine-Nine fans, Game of Thrones fans, This Is Spinal Tap fans and most of all, people who like laughing at the earnestness of televised sports. 7 Days in Hell (on HBO Saturday, July 11, at 10pm ET/PT; available now on HBO GO), features Andy Samberg and GoT’s Kit Harington as Andre Agassi-esque hotshot Aaron Williams (Samberg) and man-bunned dumbbell Charles Poole (Harington) locked in a tennis match that simply will not end. The star-packed comedy also features cameos by … Continue reading

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2015 Wimbledon finals TV schedule July 11-12

2015 Wimbledon TV schedule

The 2015 Wimbledon ladies and gentleman’s singles finals take place Saturday, July 11, and Sunday, July 12, at the All England Club. On Saturday, Serena Williams faces Spain’s Garbine Muguruza at 9am ET on ESPN. A Wimbledon win would give Williams the “Serena Slam,” holding all four Grand Slam titles concurrently. The gentleman’s final between Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer is Sunday at 9am ET on ESPN. ABC airs encore presentations at 3pm ET on both Saturday and Sunday. 2015 Wimbledon finals TV schedule On ESPN Networks Date Time (ET) Event Network   Fri, July 10 – Sun, July 12 6:30 … Continue reading

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CONCACAF Gold Cup 2015: U.S. TV coverage

CONCACAF Gold Cup 2015: U.S. TV coverage

In the United States, Univision, UniMás and UDN (Univision Deportes Network) will feature comprehensive live Spanish-language coverage of every game of the CONCACAF Gold Cup 2015 (Copa Oro), while Fox Sports 1 and Fox Sports 2 will feature English-language coverage. Every two years, the Gold Cup features soccer teams from across the Americas vying for glory. Participating countries include Haiti, Honduras, Panama and the United States in Group A; Canada, Costa Rica, El Salvador and Jamaica in Group B; Cuba, Guatemala, Mexico, and Trinidad & Tobago in Group C. This year’s tournament runs July 7-26. In addition to live broadcasts, Univision’s game … Continue reading

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