Global sports provider ELEVEN SPORTS has today announced a partnership with Twitter to live stream Ivy League football games in 2017.
ELEVEN SPORTS will live stream seven games during October and November. The live streams can be found via @ElevenSportsUSA on Twitter.
The live streamed games will be available for free to logged-in and logged-out users on Twitter and connected devices globally.
“ELEVEN SPORTS aims to meet the demands of underserved fans everywhere and with this innovative partnership we are doing just that – making top college action available in a very accessible and engaging way,” said Marc Watson, Executive Chairman and Group CEO, ELEVEN SPORTS. “We are truly platform agnostic, we will go where the fans demand to consume their sports action and we are looking forward to working with Twitter and the Ivy League to grow this exciting partnership for the benefit of these dedicated fans.”
ELEVEN SPORTS will post further features such as game-in-progress clips (GiPS) during the live streams on Twitter.
The full schedule of the games to be streamed live on @ElevenSportsUSA can be seen in the Note to Editors section below.
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Note to Editors
The games to be live streamed on @ElevenSportsUSA include (all times = ET):
• October 7, 1:30pm – Harvard University vs Cornell University
• October 14, 1:30pm – University of Pennsylvania vs Columbia University
• October 21, 12:30pm – Columbia University vs Dartmouth College
• October 28, 12:30pm – University of Pennsylvania vs Brown University
• November 4, 1pm – Harvard University vs Columbia University
• November 11, 1pm – Yale University vs Princeton University
• November 18, 1:30pm – Cornell University vs University of Pennsylvania
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