Discovery en Español and the National Football League (NFL) join forces for AVENTURA NFL, an action-packed half-hour special that takes a 360-degree look at the culture and passion found in the NFL gameday experience.

In anticipation of the Final Draw to be broadcast on Telemundo and Universo this Friday, December 1 at 9:30 a.m. ET, Telemundo Deportes unveils its coverage plans for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ taking place next June 14 - July 15.

Univision Deportes announced that it has finalized a three-year sublicensing deal with FOX Deportes for Spanish-language rights to matches from Germany’s top soccer league, Bundesliga. 

Telemundo Deportes announced seven exclusive Spanish-language live NFL game telecasts on Universo beginning this Thursday, November 9 with Seahawks at Cardinals on “Thursday Night Football presented by Bud Light”, and culminating with Super Bowl LII live on Universo on Sunday, February 4, 2018, from U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Millennials enjoy sports just as much as members of other generations. It’s the way they consume sports that matters.

Univision Deportes has officially secured broadcast rights to all 18 of Liga MX’s soccer teams in competition through 2017/18.

FOX Deportes has acquired long-term exclusive Spanish-language rights in the United States for Mexico-based teams, Club Tijuana Xoloitzcuintles de Caliente (Xolos) and Club Santos Laguna (Santos)

Simmons Research announced the release of its Sports Fan Engagement Study, a trusted solution that provides in-depth insights into sports fandom in the United States.

According to a series of recent online surveys conducted in the U.S., Mexico, and Canada by Ipsos on behalf of the United Bid Committee, just over half (55%) of all adults report having watched the men’s international soccer/ football tournament known as the ('FIFA' in Canada) World Cup in the past. However, viewership in Mexico (83%) is nearly twice as high compared to the U.S. (45%) and Canada (47%) – including a significantly greater proportion of adults in Mexico who say that they are avid watchers of past World Cup matches (33% vs. 17% U.S. and 11% Canada).

MKTG's Decoding 2.0 Study uncovers the vast differences in how fans in the US receive sponsor messaging around sport and lifestyle properties.

The United States soccer team’s shocking elimination from the 2018 FIFA World Cup tournament hasn’t dampened NBCUniversal’s projections for a record-breaking tournament performance on Telemundo, according to company executives.  By: R. Thomas Umsteadf / Courtesy of MultiChannel News and Broadcasting & Cable

The failure of the U.S. Men’s National Team (USMNT) to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals is without question a tremendous setback for U.S. soccer. Millions of disappointed U.S. soccer fans are scratching their heads wondering who is to blame for this catastrophe.  By Jaime Cardenas - CEO, AC&M Group

NBCUniversal/Telemundo and América Móvil jointly submitted to the Mexican Football Federation bids for the Mexico National Team media rights, one for the United States, and the other for the rest of the world, for two World Cup cycles. The bids include rights to all men’s and women’s Mexico National Team divisions.

ESPN Deportes will present live coverage of 17 regular season Monday Night Football games, a Wild Card playoff game and the Pro Bowl.

Club Deportivo Guadalajara, the current Mexican soccer champion, faces off against the “Colombian king of cups,” Club Atlético Nacional, in what has been called the super cup of champions: “Supercopa de Campeones.” 

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