ABC, ESPN to broadcast all World Cup games live

March 15, 2006
BRISTOL, Conn. -- ABC will televise 12 of the 64 games at this year's World Cup, including the final on July 9 and the first-round matchup between the United States and Italy on June 17.

All of ABC's broadcasts from the tournament in Germany will be on Saturdays and Sundays. ESPN will broadcast 21 games and ESPN2 will televise 31 at the tournament, which starts on June 9.

Because of the six-hour time difference between Germany and ET, games start at 9 a.m., 10 a.m., ...

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