The USL announced this afternoon that it has landed a partnership with the sports broadcasting giant ESPN. The 2016 USL Championshops will be broadcast on the ESPN network. In addition an exclusive deal has been struck to broadcast 20 regular season matches. Pittsburgh vs Orlando will be the first broadcast under this new partnership. The game will air on ESPN 3 tonight at 7:00pm.
“We are thrilled to announce our new collaboration with ESPN. This relationship is another step forward for the League and its digital first philosophy. We will be announcing an exciting broad based media and digital content strategy shortly that will meet and exceed the demands of our-ever growing supporter base while positioning our clubs and the League for long-term success.”
-Jake Edwards, President of the USL