Microsoft May Start Streaming ESPN On Xbox 360

Microsoft is in talks to stream ESPN programming through the Xbox 360, the New York Times reports.

Reporter Brian Stelter writes:

For a per-subscriber fee, ESPN could provide live streams of sporting events, similar to the ones available through ESPN 360, a service that is available from some high-speed Internet providers. Microsoft could also create some interactive games in association with ESPN, the people said. One of the people said the deal was not imminent. The companies declined to comment.

If you’re a sports nut with a 360, would this deal make you consider dropping cable?

Xbox Takes On Cable, Streaming TV Shows and Movies [New York Times]