Tuesday, September 23, 2014
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Union remove interim tag from manager Jim Curtin

Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 7:17 PM
Although Jim Curtin came up short in his first attempt to win a trophy for the Union, the Oreland native has clearly won over both partisan and neutral observers. On Tuesday, after three and a half months at the helm, Curtin won over the Union's front office. I've been told that Curtin has had the... Read more

2014-15 UEFA and CONCACAF tournament TV schedule

Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 1:44 PM
Here's your viewer's guide to UEFA Champions League, Europa League and CONCACAF Champions League TV broadcasts on the many networks which air them. Almost all UEFA tournament broadcast rights in English and Spanish are held by Fox Sports. The network has sub-licensed some Champions League and Europa... Read more

2014 MLS Cup Playoffs schedule

Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 12:36 PM
With just over a month to go in the regular season, Major League Soccer has announced the framework of dates for this year's playoffs. The big news is that for the first time in the current postseason format, both legs of the conference semifinals will be contested on weekends. This is something that... Read more

NBC Sports' 2014-15 English Premier League and MLS TV schedule

Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 11:58 AM
Here is NBC Sports' initial television schedule for English Premier League and Major League Soccer games from August through November. MLS games are in italics, and Union games are in bold. I will add in more information about this season's authenticated streaming and Extra Time TV channel providers... Read more

MLS roundup: New York's Bradley Wright-Phillips nears goal record

Monday, September 22, 2014, 1:46 AM
Major League Soccer is renowned for its relentless focus on the present and future instead of the past. But as the league's 19th season builds towards its climax, the spotlight is taking a rare turn towards the history books. One of MLS' signature records, the single-season scoring record, has stood... Read more

CONCACAF Champions League: Kansas City impresses in win over Saprissa

Friday, September 19, 2014, 5:34 PM
If you tuned in to Fox Sports 1 on Thursday evening, you saw a pretty impressive performance by Sporting Kansas City in the CONCACAF Champions League. Their 3-1 win over Deportivo Saprissa secured three big points, and provided a goal difference cushion ahead of the group stage-ending rematch in Costa... Read more

Games to Watch: MLS, CONCACAF Champions League, EPL giants clash

Thursday, September 18, 2014, 3:24 PM
Colorado Rapids at Real Salt Lake 10:00 p.m. Friday (NBCSN) The latest chapter of one of Major League Soccer’s most underrated rivalries is a must-win game for Dillon Powers and the Rapids, who are fading in the Western Conference playoff race. But Real Salt Lake is nearly unbeatable at their... Read more

CONCACAF Champions League: Montréal Impact beat New York Red Bulls

Thursday, September 18, 2014, 3:10 PM
Montréal's season in MLS has long since been left for dead, but the Impact are alive and well in the CONCACAF Champions League. And if you haven't yet watched Designated Player midfielder Ignacio Piatti, you might want to start paying attention. The Argentine playmaker had another fine performance... Read more

CONCACAF Champions League roundup: D.C., Portland keep rolling

Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 11:42 AM
While Philadelphia and Seattle were focusing on the U.S. Open Cup last night, D.C. and Portland were watching their teams in the CONCACAF Champions League. Both teams recorded important victories, with United taking a big step toward clinching a spot in the knockout rounds. Here are the video highlights... Read more

Seattle's stars, savvy shine in Open Cup final

Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 9:25 AM
For much of the night, the 101st U.S. Open Cup final was about the Union: their hustle, their determination, their incredible fans that had PPL Park literally shaking. But when the final whistle blew, the Sounders deservedly stood in the spotlight. Clint Dempsey and Obafemi Martins proved why they... Read more
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