Sunday, August 30, 2015

2015-16 NBC English Premier League and Fox FA Cup TV schedule

Saturday, August 29, 2015, 10:33 AM
Here's more proof that time flies: the countdown is already on to the third and final season of NBC's first ever rights deal with the English Premier League. Here is the network's schedule for the start of the 2015-16 campaign. NBC's Live Extra streaming platform is free with authentication through... Read more

Games to Watch: MLS rivalries, Serie A, EPL

Friday, August 28, 2015, 5:31 PM
Los Angeles Galaxy at San Jose Earthquakes 11 p.m. Friday (UniMas) The Galaxy are on a hot streak the likes of which has rarely ever been seen in Major League Soccer. With the superstar trio of Giovani dos Santos, Robbie Keane and Steven Gerrard firing on all cylinders - and with clutch contributions... Read more

2015-16 UEFA and CONCACAF tournaments TV schedule

Friday, August 28, 2015, 5:28 PM
Here's your viewer's guide to this season's TV coverage of the UEFA Champions League and Europa League, the CONCACAF Champions League and national team games from those confederations. Last season's preamble was really long. I'd like to keep this season's shorter. Fox owns rights to every UEFA tournament... Read more

Fox Sports 2015-16 Bundesliga television schedule

Tuesday, August 25, 2015, 8:42 AM
Here's your viewer's guide to TV coverage of Germany's Bundesliga. This season marks the long-awaited debut of Fox's multi-year rights deal that finally brings one of the world's best and most popular soccer leagues into mainstream American homes. For some years now, the Bundesliga has drawn the biggest... Read more

2015 Major League Soccer national television schedule

Tuesday, August 25, 2015, 8:34 AM
Here's the full national television schedule for the 2015 Major League Soccer season. This year brings unprecedented national exposure for MLS. It's the start of the league's eight-year, $720 million rights deal with Univision, ESPN and Fox. Each network will get an exclusive national broadcast window... Read more

Games to Watch: Stars take stage in NWSL, MLS and Europe

Friday, August 21, 2015, 7:20 AM
Seattle Reign at Houston Dash 8 p.m. Friday (Fox Sports 1) Just two days after leading the U.S. women against Costa Rica, Houston’s Carli Lloyd and Morgan Brian and Seattle’s Megan Rapinoe and Hope Solo are back with their club teams. But how much will they play in what’s a huge... Read more

MLS and CCL Wrap: San Jose smashes Kansas City

Thursday, August 20, 2015, 12:05 PM
The phrase "Peak MLS" gets used a lot these days, to the point where it's sometimes hard to avoid wondering just what the peak really is anymore. But Wednesday night's action planted a flag pretty high up the mountain. San Jose walked into Sporting Park last night, squared up to a Kansas City team... Read more

Catching up with former Independence owner David Halstead

Wednesday, August 19, 2015, 8:28 PM
Former Philadelphia Independence owner David Halstead has kept a low public profile since the team and Women’s Professional Soccer as a whole went under in January of 2012. But he hasn’t lost his interest in the sport, and just as importantly, he hasn’t forgotten the experiences... Read more

Union to launch their own USL team in Bethlehem

Wednesday, August 19, 2015, 5:55 PM
Updated Friday, August 19 after the official press conference. The Union are taking a major step in growing their player development structure by launching their own team in the lower-division United Soccer League. Union CEO Nick Sakiewicz joined Lehigh University president John Simon and USL CEO... Read more

CONCACAF Wrap: L.A. romps past Comunicaciones

Wednesday, August 19, 2015, 8:34 AM
Tuesday night's CONCACAF games were played out of the spotlight, but they ended up being pretty newsworthy. Mexican powerhouse Tigres almost got upset at home by El Salvador's Isidro Metapán, the L.A. Galaxy blew out Guatemala's Comunicaciones, and Verdes FC of Belize held Mexican big spenders... Read more
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