ESPN’s YouTube channels are going private tonight, victims of a change in the way YouTube operates because of its new subscription service, YouTube Red.
The big trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens isn’t due until tomorrow, but ESPN is now running teasers for the main event. Here’s one snippet that has some new footage.
If you're watching the X Games on ESPN this weekend you'll get to see the new GoPro POV system in action. I'm at the Games now and got a peek at the hardware, and it's clear that while it's early days yet, this represents a gigantic leap forward in live sports broadcasting.
And lo, a hero emerges.
A new deal announced today between DirecTV and Disney will make live and on-demand ESPN content available to subscribers of the satellite service, finally extending WatchESPN and ESPN3 to its 20 million subscribers.
The Wall Street Journal reckons that ESPN is about to launch a service that will allow you to stream live NBA games without needing a TV service. Which, if true, would be pretty neat!
ESPN is bringing all the sports to your wrist with a new Pebble smartwatch app. Pair your Android or iPhone, pick your pro or college teams, and your Pebble will vibrate whenever the score changes in any of the games you're tracking. No way that'll get annoying during playoffs. Nope. [Variety via Techmeme]
The FCC is proposing a fine of nearly $2 million for cable channels that aired a trailer for Olympus Has Fallen, which uses the tones from the Emergency Alert System.
Apple TV just plugged two very big holes in its streaming content: HBO and ESPN. The streaming box will now play content from the HBO Go and WatchESPN apps. And that's good news for just about everyone involved.
That was it. That was 3DTV's best chance. ESPN just decided to discontinue its push for 3DTV sporting events, deciding its time would be better spent focusing on traditional high resolution broadcasts and Tim Tebow daguerreotypes. And that, in a nutshell, effectively kills 3DTV's chances of ever going mainstream.
ESPN will kill ESPN 3D by the end of the year. The ill-fated 3D sports channel that started as an experiment in 2010 won't be broadcast in any dimensions soon. This is huge news considering the significant investment that TV manufacturers and broadcasters have put forth in an effort to bolster the struggling tech.
Because data caps are the terrible reality to owning a smartphone, even giant companies want to help us poor saps who've signed our life away to carriers one 2-year contract at a time. ESPN is trying to make a deal with carriers to subsidize our data plans. Seriously.
ESPN on the Xbox just got a helluva lot better. Instead of being an awkward, half-featured sports channel, Xbox Live is now getting the real deal: a WatchESPN app. That means you can watch ALL of ESPN's channels: ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3, ESPNU and more.
From the players to the coaches to the administrators to the boosters, University of Miami football in the '90s was dirty, underhanded, morally and ethically suspect. It was also the best. But unlike the other schools which almost certainly went out of their way to project a squeaky clean image, the U was downright…
Already on the iPhone and iPad, WatchESPN is a wonderful app that lets users well, watch ESPN on their er, iPhone and iPads. It's wonderful though! And it'll be even more wonderful once it hits Apple TV.
If you're watching Monday Night Football tonight, you'll probably see a flawless production that balances highlights, game footage, stats, commentary and so much more. How do they do it! A huge team of people, cutting edge technology, some note cards and a whole mess of wires, apparently.
The brand spanking new, gorgeously stats heavy, live-thumbs-in-the-mini-guide having ESPN update on Xbox 360 is now available. Go get it! It's still only offered for participating cable companies that offer ESPN3 though. [Major Nelson]
If you use ESPN.com for fantasy football and use an Android phone, you now have an app to manage your teams. Unlike last year, when ESPN charged 5 bucks for the app, the 2011 version is free.