As part of a multi-year deal, ESPN+ will also broadcast one regular-season football game per year (Sept. 10 vs. Kent State in 2022) and the annual spring football game. In addition to live game programming, SoonerVision on ESPN+ will also offer historical content (several options are already available, including the best games in OU history along with shows featuring Bud Wilkinson, Barry Switzer and Bob Stoops), the current coaches, pro days, pregame shows and more.
Content is available through a SoonerVision landing page on ESPN+, with live football and volleyball events beginning at the start of the fall athletic season. By subscribing to ESPN+, fans also have access to Big 12 Now on ESPN+, which includes hundreds of live events each year.
ESPN+ is the industry’s leading sports streaming service that offers fans in the US thousands of live sporting events, original programming not available on ESPN’s linear TV or digital networks, and exclusive editorial content from dozens of ESPN writers and reporters. Launched in April 2018, ESPN+ has grown to more than 22.3 million subscribers.
Fans sign up for ESPN+ for just $6.99 per month (or $69.99 per year) on ESPN.com, ESPNplus.com or the ESPN app (mobile and connected devices). It’s also available as part of the Disney Bundle that gives subscribers access to Disney+, ESPN+ and Hulu for $13.99 per month (Hulu with ads) or $19.99 per month (Hulu without ads). Hulu + Live TV subscribers also get ESPN+ at no additional cost.
Sooner Sports Network (Free)
The brand new Sooner Sports Network is also available by visiting www.soonersports.com/watch and features video-on-demand features, game reviews (after 72 hours), highlights, press conferences and more. Previous SoonerSports.tv subscribers are no longer being billed. While all of the Sooner Sports Network’s video content will be free, a specific random series or long-form video will require viewers to sign in with their free account (previous SoonerSports.tv subscribers can use same credentials to authenticate). Archived video from previous seasons marked “Premium” can also be accessed for free by logging in.
Former SoonerSports.tv customers who have questions about their accounts can submit a Fan Support ticket here.
Frequently asked questions
When will Oklahoma programming begin appearing on ESPN+?
SoonerVision on ESPN+ launched on August 1, 2022. OU programming is now available.
What will I get with my ESPN+ subscription?
- 1 Oklahoma regular season football game (previously accessible on pay-per-view)
- 25+ Oklahoma basketball games
- All other live Olympic sports game content for Oklahoma Athletics
- Thousands of events from MLB, NHL, MLS, LaLiga, Bundesliga, Top Rank Boxing, UFC Fight Nights, Grand Slam tennis and other college sports competitions
- ESPN+ Original
- The entire ’30 for 30′ library
Do I need a cable subscription for ESPN+?
ESPN+ does not require a cable subscription or long-term contract. Fans sign up for ESPN+ for just $6.99 per month (or $69.99 per year) on ESPN.com, ESPNplus.com or the ESPN app (mobile and connected devices). It’s also available as part of the Disney Bundle that gives subscribers access to Disney+, ESPN+ and Hulu for $13.99 per month (Hulu with ads) or $19.99 per month (Hulu without ads). Hulu + Live TV subscribers also get ESPN+ at no additional cost. Fans can subscribe and start streaming instantly on connected TVs, tablets, laptops, phones or other supported devices. ESPN’s linear channels (ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPNews) and ESPN3 still require TV Everywhere credentials (cable authentication) to view.
How can I stream?
+ Apple TV
+ Amazon FireTV
+ Xbox consoles (X/S, One)
+ Playstation consoles (PS4, PS5)
+ Tizen devices
+ ESPN.com, ESPNplus.com or on the ESPN app (mobile and connected devices)
How can I register?
1. Visit espnplus.com and click ‘Sign Up Now’
2. Create your ESPN+ account and click ‘Sign Up’ at the bottom of the form
3. Choose a monthly ($6.99/month) or annual ($69.99/year) plan
4. Enter your payment information and submit
5. Start watching!
In the ESPN app:
1. Open the ESPN app or install it from your device’s app store
2. Navigate to the ESPN+ tab within the app and press “Subscribe Now”
3. On the registration page, click ‘Subscribe Now’ again
4. Click confirm on the app store pop-up window (payment will be connected through the device’s app store)
5. Start watching!
Is ESPN+ part of the Disney Package?
Yes! Bundle subscribers can get the full ESPN+ experience, the best stories in the world
with Disney+ and your favorite TV episodes from Hulu (ad-supported) all for just $13.99 a month.
Are ESPN and ESPN+ the same?
No, both products live within the same app, but are authenticated differently. Events shown on ESPN’s linear channels (ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPNews) and ESPN3 require TV Everywhere credentials to view.
Can fans watch ESPN+ outside the US?
ESPN+ is not currently available outside the US.
Can fans watch multiple ESPN+ streams at the same time?
Yes, you can access three streams from ESPN+ at any one time.
Where can fans find more information about ESPN+?
I need help.
Fans can contact ESPN+ Customer Care with any questions:
+ Online: support.espn.com
+ Phone: 1-800-727-1800
+ Chat: support.espn.com
+ Email: [email protected]
+ ESPN+ Customer Support available: 9am-1am ET, 7 days a week
Does this mean all OU games will be on ESPN+?
No. Athletics events that have traditionally been shown on ESPN’s linear channels (ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPNEWS) OR FOX’s linear channels (FOX, FS1) will continue, as the television networks’ choices for first-tier rights and the second remain the same as they have been in recent years. ESPN and FOX Sports will make their selections of football, basketball and Olympic sports programming to appear on their linear channels, and OU events not selected in the first- or second-tier selection process will be placed on available to show on ESPN+.
Will I be able to watch Oklahoma programs on Bally Sports?
No. University of Oklahoma programming on Bally Sports ended June 30, 2022.