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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 access to the top events from the ESPN family of networks, including:

* NBA Regular Season and Playoffs
* Major League Baseball
* The Masters, US Open and The Open Championships
* College Football and Basketball
* Barclay’s Premier League, Spanish Primera Division and Euro 2012 Soccer
* All 4 Grand Slam tennis events
...and thousands more live events airing on the ESPN networks

Up-to-the-minute news, highlights and analysis with live streaming access to your favorite ESPN shows, including:

* SportsCenter
* Mike & Mike
* SportsNation
* Baseball Tonight
...and every other ESPN original show

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 1.9.7

Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements


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Customer Reviews


Love this app! I am able to watch so many of my alma mater's sporting events when I'm not near a TV or if it's not available in my area. All this without having to pay extra for a streaming service as I've already paid through my internet / cable provider. It's also easy to find the events by scrolling through the sports listings. It was not always so user-friendly, and I did have trouble at first with my internet provider account, but it was worth the trouble-shooting and works really well now. Be advised though, you do have to set up an online account with your internet / cable provider in order to access.

"Streaming [and stuttering] on the ESPN app"

Enough has been said about the abundance of ads in this app. I want to focus on another perhaps bigger problem--the freezing and stuttering of the streaming broadcast.

At crucial times--like just before a field goal attempt or just before a receiver catches a long pass--the video will stutter, or even worse, freeze altogether. You won't know, as you wait for it to resume, if it will be seconds or minutes, or if you'll have to refresh or even RESTART the app.

I've been using this app for three years now. At first I thought the streaming difficulties were due to the speed of my home Internet connection; but I've also accessed it in cafes and hotel rooms, with a mix of cable, DSL, wired Internet and wireless networks; with a smartphone, tablet, PC and top-of-the-line MacBook Pro. There's little difference in any environment.

Other networks/apps can stream without these problems--why not "The Worldwide Leader In Sports"?

Nice app

Use this App with AppleTV on a Samsung 60" TV to watch sports. When the app is started and airplay is used the picture looks analog for 3-5 seconds until the buffer fills and then is very sharp. The only problem I've encountered is a signal loss if my iPad goes to sleep over time or I have closed the cover so disable sleep mode and do not close the cover so you will not encounter the problem.
Also use this on the road as well. While on the road you may run into picture freeze depending on the quality of WIFI connection.

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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Sports
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.9.7
  • Size: 23.5 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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