According to ESPN's proposal, the linear channels would still be offered through a standard cable package but also as a stand-alone streaming option.
On Tuesday, ESPN revealed that it had reached an agreement with Pat McAfee to move his self-titled show to the ESPN network family.
"The Pat McAfee Show" will begin airing every day this fall on ESPN, ESPN+, the ESPN app, and ESPN's YouTube channel.
FanDuel had previously carried McAfee's show, which has become well-known in recent years for its interviews with athletes like Aaron Rodgers.
Last week, NBC revealed that during the 2016 Olympics, its broadcast network would air live coverage of swimming, gymnastics, and track and field events outside of its customary primetime slot.
When taking place outside of primetime, live coverage of those major events had historically only been available online.