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How to watch ESPN's Esports Day

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Will an NBA players-only 2K tourney be popular? (3:53)

Around the Horn discusses if a players-only NBA 2K tournament will be popular with the fans during the NBA hiatus. (3:53)

Sports fans, do not despair. ESPN has turned April 5 into an epic Esports Day, including 12 consecutive hours of programming on ESPN2. Here are the details:


How to watch:

Noon ET: The marathon will kick off with three hours of competitive Madden NFL20, including recaps of the Madden Classic, the Club Championship and the Challenge. You'll get to see the best Madden players in the world.

3 p.m.: ESPN2 will switch to live coverage of the F1 Esports Virtual Grand Prix. This will be the second installment of the virtual racing series, and current Formula 1 drivers Charles Leclerc, Alex Albon, George Russell, Lando Norris and Nicholas Latifi will be participating, as will England cricket star Ben Stokes.

4:30 p.m.: Rocket League (a game that combines soccer with rocket-powered cars) will make its debut on ESPN television. You can watch the Season 8 World Championship Grand Final, featuring teams from North America and Europe, in front of a huge crowd in Madrid, Spain.

6 p.m.: The NBA 2K20 Players Tournament will resume, with four first-round matchups (seedings in parentheses): Montrezl Harrell (8) vs. Domantas Sabonis (9), Donovan Mitchell (4) vs. Rui Hachimura (13), Devin Booker (5) vs. Michael Porter Jr. (12), and Andre Drummond (6) vs. DeMarcus Cousins (11).

10 p.m.: Watch the inaugural ESPN EXP Pro-Am, featuring athletes, celebrities and streamers competing in battle-royale game Apex Legends. Enjoy!