Mountain West changes channels on championship

ESPN locked in a deal with the Mountain West to bring the conference’s annual football championship game to its channels through the 2019-20 season. The addition supplements current ties between the conference and ESPN which includes exclusive worldwide rights to televise up to 16 Mountain West football games, plus every Boise State home game, as well as up to 31 conference-controlled men’s basketball games annually. The MW Championship Game will be televised on ESPN or ESPN2 every season, beginning with the 2015 matchup on Saturday, Dec. 5, at 7:30p on ESPN2. “With the addition of the Mountain West football title game, fans can follow the conference’s games and developing storylines from the opening week to the crowing of the champion on ESPN,” said Kurt Dargis, director, ESPN programming. “We look forward to building on our relationship with the conference that has already delivered many memorable moments on our platforms.”

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