Big South, ESPN announce 7-year extension

Published 2:06 am Friday, July 27, 2018

The Big South Conference and ESPN have reached a seven-year extension to its media rights deal that will see close to 1,000 conference events carried on ESPN networks — including a minimum 900 events each year on ESPN+, the first multi-sport, direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service from The Walt Disney Company Direct-to-Consumer & International segment and ESPN which launched in April. The agreement runs through 2024-25.

The comprehensive new deal makes ESPN+ the exclusive streaming home of Big South Network productions and features exclusive regular-season and Big South Championship broadcasts, including softball and basketball.

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