Florida sports fans can now access ESPN360.com
Published: Thursday, October 1, 2009 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, September 30, 2009 at 3:15 p.m.
Just as college football gets into full swing, Cox and ESPN announced that Cox High Speed Internet and Cox Business Internet customers in Gainesville and Ocala will have access to ESPN360.com. ESPN360.com is ESPN's 24/7 broadband sports network, which offers more than 3,500 live, global sports events annually. It will be available at no cost to fans who receive their high-speed Internet service from Cox.
"This season, not only can Cox customers view more than 400 football games, including tons of free high-definition action with digital cable, but with the addition of ESPN360, fans will have access to even more football games," said Mike Giampietro, VP of public affairs and operations. "Making ESPN360.com available for free to our high-speed Internet customers is just one more way Cox is committed to providing the best value to our customers."
ESPN360.com features live online sports coverage from a broad array of global events including (but not limited to):
Basketball: NBA, Euroleague, FIBA, NCAA Men's and Women's basketball, WNBA.
Football: NCAA College Football, AFL.
Global Soccer: FIFA World Cup events and global qualifiers, Confederations Cup, Football League (UK), Carling Cup (UK), La Liga (Spain), Italian Serie A, Portuguese Liga Sagres, MLS, US National team, international "friendlies" and more.
Global Baseball: MLB, World Baseball Classic, College World Series, Little League World Series.
Tennis: multi-court coverage of all four "grand slam" events and select other tennis events.
Golf: extensive coverage of the US Open, The Masters, The Open Championship.
Lacrosse: Major League Lacrosse, NCAA College Lacrosse.
Misc. Sports: X Games and Winter X Games, NCAA Hockey and Softball, Open-wheel Racing, Professional Racquetball, International Polo.
Local highlights for Florida include:
College Football: Florida A&M vs Miami, Florida State vs North Carolina, the exclusive broadcast of Florida Gulf Coast vs Michigan State.
Basketball: Orlando Magic vs Cleveland Cavaliers, Orlando Magic vs Miami Heat, Orlando Magic vs Boston Celtics.
Cox customers can visit www.cox.com/espn360 from their home computer or a computer served by Cox Business Internet service to learn more and link to the ESPN360 content.
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