Outlook for the sports market in North America through 2023

Entravision Communications Corporation announced t has entered into an agreement with Univision Communication Corporation to broadcast its 2019-2020 NFL season radio coverage to Univision’s TUDN stations in Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Miami and New York markets.

Telemundo Deportes, in an exclusive partnership with Turnkey Intelligence – MarketCast, today released a brand study that evaluates the latest trends, popularity, and perception of sports among Hispanic fans. The study confirms that Hispanic sports fans continue to be a driving force in the consumption of live sports programming and have strong recall and affinity for sponsors associated with the sports they follow.

There are millions of youths playing soccer in the United States. So why is the men’s national team so terrible?

Although Hispanic Heritage Month is officially over, TV viewing is a year-round sport and Hispanics are some of the biggest sports watchers, especially in October which, debatably, is the best month to be a sports fan.

Telemundo Deportes deployed a robust lineup of exclusive digital content to serve its digital fans with sports content customized for each platform and available 24/7.

In a world where consumers are no longer tied to broadcast and cable schedules to catch their favorite shows, live sports are the exception. Sports is one of the few remaining content types/genres that fans will go out of their way to watch live.

UNANIMO Deportes will be the National Spanish language home for the entire MLB 2019 Post-Season

beIN SPORTS announced a content licensing agreement with U.S.-based Spanish-language broadcast network Azteca America. The licensing deal gives Azteca America the broadcast rights to the upcoming and highly-coveted 2019/2020 LaLiga Smartbank soccer season. Azteca America will also gain access to additional high-quality sports content produced specifically for the US Hispanic audience.

New seasons of the First Division Apertura Tournaments for Costa Rica, El Salvador and Honduras can currently be seen on CentroAméricaTV.

Women are actually the fastest growing segment of gamers (and 55 percent of League of Legends fans are women, according to MasterCard) — illustrating the opportunity in this space to empower and segment women, especially as gaming is also a gateway to sports and tech.

 

According to “La Ola de la FIFA” study that was commissioned by NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises in a partnership with Horowitz Research, women’s soccer fandom is mainly driven by Hispanics, with more than half (58%) describing themselves as fans of women’s soccer compared to 39% of non-Hispanics. One quarter (24%) of Hispanics consider themselves as die-hard fans compared to just 6% of non-Hispanics.

Fan interest and commercial investments in women’s football, or soccer, are growing leading into the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. According to Nielsen Sports, 40% of the people in countries with a team competing in this year’s tournament are interested in women’s football.

With the not so lofty goal of 1 billion viewers for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France, this year’s tournament is poised to be the most exciting to date for a few reasons.

After the giant success of the FIFA Men’s World Cup in 2018, Telemundo Deportes, the exclusive Spanish-language home of the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ and 2019 Copa America, revealed more details around its digital coverage plans for both tournaments.

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