Wednesday, March 4, 2015


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

Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 6:19 PM
Here is NBC Sports' television schedule for English Premier League and Major League Soccer games. MLS games are in italics, and Union games are in bold. This season's providers of authenticated streaming and Extra Time TV channels are the same as last season's. You'll see broadcast teams added to... Read more

Games to Watch: EPL, Algarve Cup, CONCACAF Champions League

Friday, February 27, 2015, 8:18 AM
Sunderland at Manchester United 10:00 a.m. Saturday (NBCSN) For all the rancor that has surrounded Louis van Gaal in his first season as Manchester United manager, the team is nonetheless in fourth place in the Premier League. Robin van Persie’s goals and Ángel Dí María’s... Read more

2014-15 UEFA and CONCACAF tournament TV schedule

Thursday, February 26, 2015, 8:48 AM
kHere's your viewer's guide to this season's TV coverage of the UEFA Champions League and Europa League, and the CONCACAF Champions League. 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 League... Read more

Games to Watch: MLS preseason, UEFA and CONCACAF Champions Leagues

Friday, February 20, 2015, 8:44 AM
New York City FC vs. Orlando City 7:30 p.m. Saturday (live video streaming here on the blog - check back Saturday morning) Yes, it’s just a preseason Major League Soccer game, but as preseason games go, they don’t get much bigger. This year’s two expansion teams meet for the first... Read more

Games to Watch: USWNT, UEFA Champions League, Europa League

Friday, February 13, 2015, 11:00 AM
United States women at England 2:30 p.m. Friday (Fox Sports 1, Univision Deportes) Last weekend's shutout loss in France exposed some big flaws in the U.S. women's national team - most notably its inability to control possession despite a glittering array of attacking stars. With just a few months... Read more

Games to Watch: U.S. men and women, African Nations Cup final, Madrid and London derbies

Friday, February 6, 2015, 7:35 AM
Arsenal at Tottenham Hotspur 7:45 a.m. Saturday (NBCSN) The North London Derby is always a big game, but this time it's really worth making the effort to get out of bed early. Arsenal and Tottenham are separated by just two points in the Premier League standings. If Spurs win, they could jump over... Read more

Games to Watch: Celtic and Rangers renew "Old Firm" rivalry

Friday, January 30, 2015, 7:50 AM
Rennes at Paris Saint-Germain 2:25 p.m. Friday (beIN Sports) Paris Saint-Germain has all the money in the world, but money can’t buy them happiness. Manager Laurent Blanc benched star attackers Edinson Cavani and Ezequiel Lavezzi for three games after they came back late from France’s... Read more

Games to Watch: U.S. national teams face big tests

Friday, January 23, 2015, 9:09 AM
Ghana vs. Algeria 10:55 a.m. Friday (beIN Sports, beIN Sports Español) The African Cup of Nations, which began last weekend, is always entertaining. This time around, Philadelphia soccer fans have a particular reason to watch, as Union goalkeeper Rais Mbolhi is leading Algeria’s attempt... Read more

Bayern Munich legend Paul Breitner analyzes Jurgen Klinsmann's effect on American soccer

Friday, January 16, 2015, 10:39 PM
A few days before the NSCAA Convention, I got an email from a PR rep who works with Bayern Munich's New York office asking if I wanted a one-on-one interview with former Bayern and German national team star Paul Breitner. Sometimes, I'm wary of soliciations for interviews, because they often come... Read more

Games to Watch: U.S. U-20s in trouble, Liga MX, England's Championship

Friday, January 16, 2015, 4:34 PM
Club América at Tijuana 10:25 p.m. Friday (ESPN Deportes, Azteca America, WZPA-33.7) One of this weekend's marquee matches in Mexico's Liga MX features quite a few Americans. Tijuana's squad includes U.S. national team veterans Joe Corona and Greg Garza. América, the reigning Mexican... Read more
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