The Disney-owned ESPN says an a la carte subscription plan would violate contracts.
The move is further evidence of a potentially dramatic shift in the way television programming is being offered to customers.
Verizon pins down rights for content from the parent of MTV and Comedy Central, after its CEO said the company plans to launch a wireless TV service next year.
The goal is to appeal to customers who need to upload videos, photos, and other bandwidth-consuming content.
A Verizon executive says the company has the legal right to repackage Disney's ESPN sports channel as part of its new initiative to offer consumers programming at reduced prices.
Like its Xbox 360 companion app, the FiOS app for Xbox One allows users with Verizon's cable and Internet service to stream 74 live channels.
Sling TV is a new $20-per-month live TV package with 16 channels, including ESPN, AMC, TNT, CNN, History, HDTV and the Disney Channel. How does it work, how can you get it -- and will it let you quit cable?
The deal will allow customers subscribing to both Verizon Wireless and a triple-play Fios service to get $20 off their monthly bills.
Verizon reaches a deal with the chipmaker, Amazon may ship items before you even order them, and HP brings back Windows 7.
Don't miss any of the action when the hit show returns on April 12.