Fox renews Champs League rights through 2017-18
Fox Sports has renewed U.S. and Caribbean media rights to the
European Champions League for three seasons through 2017-18.
Fox took over as the U.S. broadcaster for Europe’s top club
competition in 2009-10 from ESPN, which had held the rights since
Fox also said Monday it had renewed rights to the second-tier
Europa League for three seasons through 2017-18. It replaced
DirecTV starting with the 2012-13 season.
The deal includes broadcast and digital rights for 146 Champions
League games per season from the playoff round through the
Fox lost U.S. rights to the English Premier League to NBC
starting with the 2013-14 season.