Sunday, January 14, 2007

ESPN Coverage: 8 More Years + Additional Games

Little League Inc. announced this month an extension to the agreement with cable sports giant ESPN for broadcasting of LL World Series games for the next eight years.

In addition, more division championships within the Little League structure will be telecast to ESPN's worldwide audiences. This is great news for the LL Softball World Series in Portland, where the semifinals and championship games will again be televised. But also check your listings for the championship games of the following tournaments to be televised on ESPN or ESPN2:

Junior League Softball (13-14-year-old girls), at Kirkland, Wash., Aug. 12-18

Senior League Softball (14-16-year-old girls), at Lower Sussex, Del., Aug. 5-11
Big League Softball (16-18-year-old girls), at Kalamazoo, Mich., Aug. 13-18

Junior League Baseball (13-14-year-olds), at Taylor, Mich., Aug. 12-18
Senior League Baseball (14-16-year-olds), at Bangor, Maine, Aug. 12-18
Big League Baseball (16-18-year-olds), at Easley, S.C., July 28-Aug. 4

Congratulations to Little Leaguers and the volunteers who spend the summer preparing for a great tournament atmosphere, that is obviously popular with television audiences!

No comments: