ESPN Gains Rights to Mountain West Football Championship Game
ESPN has worked out an agreement with the Mountain West Conference to take over TV rights to its championship football game.
The deal begins with the upcoming 2015 MW Football Championship game which will take place on December 5 at 5:30 p.m., Mountain Time. The game will air on either ESPN or ESPN2.
In a release from the conference office, Kurt Dargis, director, ESPN programming said, "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. We look forward to building on our relationship with the conference that has already delivered many memorable moments on our platforms."
The two previous conference title football games had aired on CBS.