ESPN Deportes to televise Europa League in US
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — ESPN Deportes will televise the Europa League in the U.S. this season with Spanish-language commentary under a sublicense from Fox.
Fox gained Europa League rights under a three-year deal with the Union of European Football Associations, taking over from GolTV.
ESPN Deportes said Wednesday it will have 29 live telecasts of Europe's No. 2 club tournament and 60 overall. The group stage of the Europa League starts Thursday with live coverage of Hapoel Tel-Aviv vs. Atletico Madrid and Inter Milan vs. Ruben Kazan.
ESPN is owned by The Walt Disney Co.; Fox is a unit of News Corp.