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Games to Watch: NWSL title game, MLS, EPL, Serie A

Friday, August 30, 2013, 7:32 AM
Portland Timbers at Real Salt Lake 10:00 p.m. Friday (NBCSN) Portland and Salt Lake City aren’t Major League Soccer’s biggest markets, but they’re the homes of the league’s most entertaining teams. Argentine playmakers Diego Valeri (Portland) and Javier Morales (RSL) are worth... Read more

Behind the scenes of ESPN’s new daily soccer TV show

Friday, August 23, 2013, 3:26 PM
BRISTO­L, Conn. - So I was at ESPN on Wednesday and I was hanging out with a half-dozen or so of their soccer pundits, and we were watching Chelsea-Aston Villa and Fehnerbaçe-Arsenal on two big-screen TVs and - Okay, we get it, you're friends with Taylor Twellman and Alexi Lalas and the... Read more

Games to Watch: EPL, Serie A, Cascadia Cup

Friday, August 23, 2013, 7:34 AM
Sporting Kansas City at Chicago Fire 8:53 p.m. Friday (NBCSN at 8:30) Chicago’s Mike Magee is the hottest scorer in Major League Soccer right now, having bagged eight goals in his last 12 games. He’ll lead the Fire against a Sporting squad that sits atop the Eastern Conference with nine... Read more

More from Comcast on NBC's Premier League Extra Time

Thursday, August 22, 2013, 2:19 PM
I got a call Thursday afternoon from a source at Comcast who wanted to pass along more information about watching NBC's Premier League Extra Time coverage via Xfinity On Demand. Comcast is working on adding the ability to join games live in progress instead of starting from zero every time you tune... Read more

Comcast responds to criticism over Premier League Extra Time problems

Monday, August 19, 2013, 1:19 PM
I received some new information from Comcast on August 22 about their issues with Extra Time. Click here to read that post. For the most part, NBC Sports’ inaugural day of Premier League coverage went extremely well. The television broadcasts were smooth, the online streaming was high-quality... Read more

NBC Sports president of programming Jon Miller on the network's Premier League debut

Sunday, August 18, 2013, 11:12 PM
Heads up: this one's long. Not as long as the main story, but this one gets pretty deep. STAMFORD, Conn. - I consider myself quite fortunate to have gotten to know NBC Sports president of programming Jon Miller fairly well over the last few years. He talks honestly and in detail, and doesn't hide... Read more

NBC Sports soccer producer Pierre Moossa on the network's Premier League debut

Sunday, August 18, 2013, 11:11 PM
STAMFORD, Conn. - There were enough people involved in NBC Sports' opening day of Premier League coverage that the cast could have matched numbers with the Philadelphia Orchestra. And just as Yannick Nézet-Séguin sets the tone at the Kimmel Center, Pierre Moossa had the proverbial baton... Read more

Q&A with NBC Sports Premier League studio host Rebecca Lowe

Sunday, August 18, 2013, 11:11 PM
STAMFORD, Conn. - When NBC Sports' first Premier League broadcast concluded on Saturday, studio host Rebecca Lowe had been on the set for seven and a half hours. She wasn't on air the whole time, but she was in charge of bringing viewers through all seven games that were played between 7:00 a.m. and... Read more

Q&A with NBC Sports Premier League studio analyst Robbie Mustoe

Sunday, August 18, 2013, 11:11 PM
STAMFORD, Conn. - Though he has lived in the United States for some time now, until recently Robbie Mustoe was better known in the rest of the world than he was here. The former Middlesbrough, Charlton Athletic and Sheffield Wednesday midfielder worked for ESPN's international channel from 2008 until... Read more

Q&A with NBC Sports Premier League studio analyst Robbie Earle

Sunday, August 18, 2013, 11:11 PM
STAMFORD, Conn. - Arlo White isn't the only member of NBC's Premier League broadcast crew who moved from calling MLS games to the bigger stage. Indeed, White isn't the only member of NBC's team who moved from working the Premier League to MLS and then back to the Premier League. Studio analyst Robbie... Read more
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