ESPN Deportes Radio Rings in the New Year with the Most Comprehensive Offering of Live Sports Available on all U.S. Spanish-Language Media

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ESPN Deportes Radio Rings in the New Year with the Most Comprehensive Offering of Live Sports Available on all U.S. Spanish-Language Media

More than 300 LIVE sports events scheduled for 2012 including exclusive broadcast of the CONCACAF Olympic Qualifiers, Euro 2012 and Spain’s La Liga

ESPN Deportes Radio kicks off the New Year with an impressive line-up of programming. The radio network will offer live coverage of more than 300 sports events including the exclusive broadcast of the CONCACAF Olympic Qualifiers 2012, Mexican soccer, Copa Santander Libertadores, Euro 2012, Spain’s La Liga, MLB and MLS.

ESPN Deportes Radio 2012 Programming Highlights:

  • CONCACAF Olympic Qualifiers 2012 – ESPN Deportes Radio recently acquired exclusive audio rights to the CONCACAF Olympic qualifiers 2012, tournament to qualify two representatives for London 2012. The radio network will broadcast 15 games featuring Mexico, USA, El Salvador, Honduras, Canada, Cuba, Panamá and Trinidad & Tobago, starting March 22.
  • Mexican Soccer –Mexican soccer will be part of the programing throughout the year featuring some of the league’s favorite teams.
  • Copa Santander Libertadores 2012 The international club soccer competition kicks off January 24 through July 2. ESPN Deportes Radio will broadcast live about 25 games featuring three Mexican favorites Chivas, Cruz Azul and Tigres. 
  • 2012 UEFA European Football Championship – ESPN Deportes Radio has exclusive rights to all 31 games. The 14th European Championship for national football teams include Czech Republic, Denmark,  England,  France,  Germany,  Greece,  Italy,   Netherlands,  Poland (co-hosts),  Portugal,  Republic of Ireland,  Russia,  Spain (title holders),  Sweden,  Ukraine (co-hosts, first appearance). The final tournament will be hosted by Poland and Ukraine between June 8 and July 1.
  • LFP La Liga – The network will offer 64 games throughout the season, including the El Clasico matches. All Real Madrid and Barcelona games will also be broadcast each weekend.
  • US National Team – ESPN Deportes Radio will air all major friendlies and the home FIFA World Cup 2014 qualifying games.
  • CONMEBOL South American World Cup Qualifiers – Qualifying tournament for Brasil 2014 on ESPN Deportes Radio will include full coverage of Round 5-10 taking place June-October.
  • CONCACAF Champions League 2011-2012 – This year, ESPN Deportes Radio will provide coverage of 10 games including Quarterfinals, Semifinals and Finals (March-April).
  • Major League Soccer 2012 – Coverage will include more than 28 games, including the MLS All Start Game, select playoff games and the MLS Cup.
  • Major League Baseball 2012 – 25 games of the regular season will be part of the programming content including Sunday Night Baseball games, starting Sunday, April 8. The coverage will also include coverage of the League Championship Series, a special program for the Home Run Derby, coverage of the 83rd All-Star Game and the World Series. 
  • Copa Sudamericana – this year’s coverage of one of the most prestigious club competition in South American soccer includes more than 25 games.  Clubs qualify for the competition based on their performance in their national leagues and cup competitions. The current champion is the Chilean club Universidad de Chile.

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Gabriela Nuñez

Gaby Nuñez is manager of communications for ESPN Deportes and ESPN Latin American. She joined ESPN in October 2010 and is based in the company’s New York City offices. In this role, Gaby is responsible for the creative development, strategy and overall publicity efforts for ESPN Deportes and ESPN Latin America. Gaby grew up in Caracas, Venezuela and later moved to the U.S. Prior to joining ESPN, Gaby worked a various PR agencies in Miami and Los Angeles. She holds a B.A. from Florida International University.
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