Slacker Radio signs new deal with ESPN, will stream live sporting events

Slacker Radio Slacker Radio announced this morning that they have signed a new deal with ESPN that will allow them to stream live sporting events in addition to the ESPN Radio shows already offered. The live coverage will kick off tonight with the BCS Championship title available to all Slacker listeners via the web player. Future live programming will be available to Slacker Radio Plus and Slacker Premium Radio subscribers.

“Since offering customizable ESPN Audio content, the response has been overwhelmingly positive, but many listeners have requested live sports,” said Jonathan Sasse, senior vice president of marketing at Slacker. “This new feature is yet another example of how Slacker is combining the best elements of traditional radio with our listeners’ demand for personalization of music, news, sports and more.”

ESPN Audio live shows and sporting events are available today on the web, with mobile integration coming soon. ESPN Radio station is free for all listeners, while Slacker Radio Plus and Slacker Premium Radio subscribers have access to the full ESPN experience, including two highly customizable myESPN Radio sports stations, live shows and select sporting events. Slacker Radio Plus is available for $3.99 per month and Slacker Premium Radio for $9.99 per month.

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Slacker is hands down the best music app for the iPhone and iPad! Happy to see this happening, even ESPN's own radio app doesn't always have the game I want to listen to.

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