BT buys ESPN UK after European exit | C2M : veille Digital Media |

BT Group is to acquire ESPN’s UK and Ireland channel businesses for the BT Sport portfolio. [...] Key to the deal is the rights portfolio ESPN has built up around the Premier League rights package it has effectively lost to its suitor from the start of the 2013/14 season. These include the FA Cup, Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier League, UEFA Europa League, and the German Bundesliga.