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Games to Watch: MLS Cup, Liga MX playoffs, EPL, UEFA Champions League

Friday, December 6, 2013, 8:21 AM
Manchester City at Southampton 10:00 a.m. Saturday (NBCSN, mun2) Southampton has been the most surprising team in the Premier League this season, riding young stars like Jay Rodriguez to eighth place in the Premier League. Manchester City have charged into second place thanks to red-hot striker Sergio... Read more

Source: NBC Sports to bid on UEFA Champions League rights

Monday, December 2, 2013, 2:29 PM
Updated on Monday, December 2: World Soccer Talk reports that UEFA will split its Champions League and Europa League bidding into separate English and Spanish packages. This means that there will be four packages to be won, increasing the possibility that the packages will be spread across multiple... Read more

Games to Watch: Liga MX playoffs, EPL, Serie A, La Liga, German Cup

Saturday, November 30, 2013, 11:34 PM
This ran in Friday's Inquirer and I meant to post it that day, but because I was out of town for the long weekend I wasn't able to get it up here. Fortunately, most of the games still haven't taken place yet, so you haven't missed too much. Toluca at Cruz Azul 6:00 p.m. Saturday (Univision) Major... Read more

Games to Watch: MLS conference finals, EPL returns, UEFA Champions League

Friday, November 22, 2013, 10:43 AM
Liverpool at Everton 7:45 a.m. Saturday (NBCSN, mun2) U.S. national team goalkeeper Tim Howard will be in the spotlight as the latest chapter is written in one of England's signature rivalries. The two teams' stadiums are separated by just under a mile of park land in a soccer-mad metropolis. Howard... Read more

Games to Watch: U.S. national team, Big East tournament, World Cup playoffs

Friday, November 15, 2013, 9:39 AM
Portugal vs. Sweden 2:40 p.m. Friday (ESPN Deportes, 2:30 p.m. Tuesday (ESPN2, ESPN Deportes, The biggest matchup in the European World Cup playoffs features two of international soccer’s true superstars. Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal are the favorites, but they have... Read more

Games to Watch: MLS Cup conference finals, EPL, Mexico-New Zealand

Friday, November 8, 2013, 11:21 AM
Sporting Kansas City at Houston Dynamo 2:30 p.m. Saturday (NBC, Univision Deportes) Kansas City and Houston might not be the flashiest teams in Major League Soccer's Eastern Conference, but they're always among the most successful. So it's no surprise that Sporting and the Dynamo are meeting in the... Read more

Catching up with NBC's Arlo White

Thursday, November 7, 2013, 4:10 PM
I spent a few minutes Thursday afternoon chatting with Arlo White, NBC's lead soccer broadcaster, amid his busy schedule calling MLS and EPL games. He doesn't need any further introduction, so let's just get right to the conversation. How has it been being back in the United States for the MLS playoffs? It’s... Read more

Games to Watch: MLS Cup playoffs, UEFA Champions League

Friday, November 1, 2013, 8:16 AM
Sporting Kansas City vs. New England Revolution 8:00 p.m. Saturday at New England (NBCSN) 9:00 p.m. Wednesday at Kansas City ( This Eastern Conference semifinal playoff series will be a coming out party for two of Major League Soccer’s brightest young stars, New England’s... Read more

Games to Watch: MLS' wild finish, Barcelona-Real Madrid Clásico

Friday, October 25, 2013, 9:11 AM
Arsenal at Crystal Palace 7:45 a.m. Saturday (NBCSN) NBCSN kicks off 13 straight hours of soccer coverage with a clash of London rivals. You’ll see three Premier League games and two MLS games over the course of the day, including the Union’s must-win clash with Sporting Kansas City. If... Read more

By joining NBC's Premier League broadcast team, Tim Howard writes latest chapter in career of special moments

Monday, October 21, 2013, 10:45 AM
Late Sunday night, Sports Illustrated's Richard Deitsch broke some interesting news about NBC's Premier League coverage: U.S. national soccer team goaltender Tim Howard will serve as the analyst for the Chelsea-Manchester City match next Sunday at noon ET on NBCSN. Arlo White will call the game with... Read more
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