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Stay connected to live sports and shows from ESPN - wherever and whenever you want them. Download the FREE WatchESPN app to your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch and get 24/7 access to live streaming feeds from ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3, ESPNU, ESPNews, ESPN Deportes, SEC Network, SEC Network +, Longhorn Network, ACC Network Extra, ESPN Goal Line, ESPN Buzzer Beater, and ESPN Bases Loaded.

Access to WatchESPN live video is determined by your TV provider and, in some instances, your Internet service provider. ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3, ESPNU, ESPNews, ESPN Deportes, SEC Network, SEC Network +, Longhorn Network, ACC Network Extra, ESPN Goal Line, ESPN Buzzer Beater, and ESPN Bases Loaded are available to fans who receive ESPN as part of their TV package. The providers below are currently offering full access to WatchESPN live video:

* AT&T U-verse
* Bright House Networks
* Charter
* Comcast XFINITY
* Cox
* DirecTV
* Google Fiber
* Midcontinent Communications
* Optimum
* Time Warner Cable
* Verizon FiOS TV

Please check back regularly as new TV providers are added.

The WatchESPN app features:

Live streaming through WatchESPN brings you the live sports and shows you care most about, as well as on demand news, highlights and analysis you can't miss. Download now to stream thousands of live events and shows, including:

* NFL – Monday Night Football
* College Football – including regular season, Bowl Games, and the College Football Playoffs
* Basketball – NBA regular season, Playoffs & The NBA Finals, as well as NCAAM and NCAAW
* Baseball – MLB regular season, NCAA Men’s Baseball,
* NCAA Women’s Softball
* Golf – The Masters
* Soccer – EURO and MLS
* Tennis – Wimbledon, US Open & Australian Open
* ESports
* ESPN Shows – SportsCenter, PTI, Mike and Mike, SportsNation, Baseball Tonight, and so many more!

Easy-to-use search functionality for locating your favorite teams, shows and events.

AirPlay is now supported for all networks.


Before you download this app, please consider that it includes advertising, some of which may be targeted to your interests. You may choose to control targeted advertising within mobile applications by using your mobile device settings (for example, by re-setting your device’s advertising identifier and/or opting out of interest based ads).


Please note: This app features Nielsen’s proprietary measurement software which will allow you to contribute to market research, like Nielsen’s TV Ratings. Please see for more information. You may also visit Settings in the app to opt out of Nielsen measurement.

What's New in Version 1.10.1

Bug fixes and performance improvements


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Customer Reviews

Glitchy with too little functionality

It's great to be able to access all games on espn, live and replay, and to be able to rewind and fast forward without constraints imposed by other streaming services. That said, the app is buggy. It freezes a lot. Many times it just doesn't respond when I select a game..and it takes multiple close outs and restarts of the app to get it to work. Been this way for years now. Second, the functionality ought to have improved in the years this has been in operation. It doesn't save your place, so when you close the app or it freezes, you have to hunt it back down. It doesn't seem to easily offer to save certain preferred channels/sports/etc. I'm always having to dive into menus to look for soccer games. Probably a lot of user interface/function could be improved. Also would be great if this app were to be launch able from my DIRECTV app rather than forcing manual open of this app.

Centurylink Prism Customer

This app is absolutely horrible to authenticate. Keeps telling me that I am not authorized to watch. Also, ACC extra channel is missing. Used to be there but today is not. What's up with ESPN? On tv you are encouraged to use ESPN Watch but it could not be made harder to use if ABC/Disney/ESPN tried!
Why can Centurylink and ESPN NOT work out their differences. ESPN3 and ACC Network are not allowed to be viewed by Centurylink Prism customers. How does Centurylink expect to sell their premium Prism tv service to the public without these channels. I previously had Comcast and they included it with their Infinity tv service. ESPN, how do you expect to get top advertising revenue when many tv customers are blocked from watching your tv content. How about the two of you getting together in a room and don't come out until you resolve this.


In this day of technology, I should not have to pay exorbitant fees for nonsense I do not watch, just to have access to live streaming (or even delayed) programming. I would pay a-la-cart, or monthly for the programming I ACTUALLY WATCH. That said, the app is a great addition to the sports menu. As a tennis fan, espn3 is a great option to have access to. I wonder which network will be the first hero to cut ties w/rip-off providers & allow online access at an affordable, reasonable price so you can pay for what you actually watch? I will $upport $such bravery.

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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Sports
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  • Version: 1.10.1
  • Size: 35.0 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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