ESPNU is owned by ESPN Inc. The channel is a joint venture between ABC Television Group which controls 80% stake and Hearst Corporation with 20% stake. ESPNU was launched in 2005, with the first broadcast originating from Gallagher-Iba Arena which is Oklahoma State University’s campus. The channel mainly covers college athletics and at times used as an outlet for regular ESPN programming.

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Streaming via the ESPNU app Online

ESPNU does not have a dedicated app just yet. However, ESPN’s app, in general, allows subscribers to ESPNU to access much of the content including live streaming. Some cable services have live streaming apps of their own which too will enable access to ESPNU in addition to other channels you’ve subscribed to.

Sports Streamed on ESPNU

ESPNU mainly focuses on college sports broadcast live from campuses. The channel has the rights to broadcast the following college sports conferences:  American Athletic Conference,  Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC), Big 12 Conference, Big Ten Conference, Mid-American Conference (MAC),    Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC), Missouri Valley Conference, Missouri Valley Football Conference, Pac-12 Conference, Southeastern Conference (SEC), Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC), Sun Belt Conference, Western Athletic Conference (WAC), West Coast Conference (WCC).