What is ESPN.com?

Last updated: December 7, 2015 - 1:44pm EST

ESPN.com (www.espn.go.com) is the website companion to the ESPN family of sports radio and television channels.  It contains sports statistics and stories, video and radio feeds of live sporting events or highlight and analysis shows, and fantasy sports leagues where you can assemble virtual teams and compete to win prizes.

How does ESPN.com work?  Top 5 ESPN.com features

1. Crunch the numbers with scores, stats, and standings

Whether you're just looking for the outcome of last night's match or are tracking the performance of your favourite teams and athletes, ESPN.com has you covered.  From box scores to division standings, league leaders to individual player numbers, you can find the essential numbers behind the games on ESPN.com.

ESPN.com statistics and standings

2. Expert analysis from journalists and other insiders

Since numbers don't always tell the whole story, ESPN.com also has the news that happens when athletes aren't on the playing field.  Who's heating up, and who's cooling down?  Who's in the market for some new talent?  How long will that injury keep your favourite athlete sidelined?  Which athletes or teams are getting a change in management?  ESPN.com has the answers for you, brought to you by people who have their fingers on the collective pulse of the sports world.

ESPN.com insider stories

3. Get game stories in brief with recaps, highlights, and athlete reactions

Get the choicest clips and sound bites from the sports and athletes that you follow.  Watch recaps and highlights from games and events that you missed, or just watch them again if you couldn't believe what you saw the first time!  Plus, get interviews of athletes and coaches inside the locker room for their commentary on how their latest match went, or how they see the exploits of their team as a whole.

ESPN.com match recaps

4. Watch with WatchESPN or listen with ESPN Audio and never miss the action

Can't get to a TV or radio to watch or listen to your favourite athlete or team's next match?  Don't sweat it!  Stay tuned into the sports that you follow on the go with WatchESPN or ESPN Audio.  Log in using credentials from your telecom provider, pick what program you want to watch or listen to, and enjoy!

Watch ESPN.com video

5. Compete in fantasy leagues against your fellow sports fans

Can't get enough competition?  Why not get in on the action yourself?  Assemble a virtual dream team of your favourite players, and rack up points as those athletes play and pad their stats in the real world.  If you choose your squads wisely, you could win some cool prizes, such as a brand-new car or truck!

ESPN.com fantasy sports games


Do we have your adrenaline pumping, sports fan?  Then head on over to our review of ESPN.com to see which features of the website are worthy of doing a touchdown celebration dance over, and which ones draw out a penalty flag.


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