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2014-15 UEFA Champions League, Europa League and CONCACAF Champions League TV schedule

Friday, August 29, 2014, 2:10 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

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

Friday, August 29, 2014, 10:00 AM
Houston Dynamo at Sporting Kansas City 8:00 p.m. Friday (NBCSN) Thanks to three straight years of clashes in Major League Soccer's Eastern Conference playoffs, these teams have developed a healthy dislike for each other. The streak could end this year, though, as Houston is struggling. But with new... Read more

Jurgen Klinsmann goes young with first post-World Cup U.S. national team squad

Thursday, August 28, 2014, 4:38 PM
The start of a new World Cup cycle is an ideal time to start bringing new players into any national team. For the United States' first game after coming home from Brazil, head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has done just that. Of the 22 men in Klinsmann's squad to face the Czech Republic next Tuesday in Prague... Read more

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

Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 1:44 PM
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

Games to Watch: MLS, NWSL playoffs, Spanish Super Cup, EPL

Friday, August 22, 2014, 8:57 AM
Real Madrid at Atlético Madrid 4:25 p.m. Friday (ESPN Deportes, ESPN3.com) The Spanish SuperCup is set for a wild finish after a 1-1 draw in the first leg at Real. Now the scene shifts across town. Real has the stars in Cristiano Ronaldo and James Rodridguez. Atlético has an electric... Read more

A photographic tour of the English Premier League

Monday, August 18, 2014, 11:44 AM
Back in March, I put together a post for the start of the Major League Soccer season that offered a photographic tour of its stadiums. Now that the European club season is upon us, I thought it would be cool to do the same for some of the big nations across the Old Continent. First up, not surprisingly... Read more

Games to Watch: Premier League opening weekend, MLS, NWSL

Friday, August 15, 2014, 7:34 AM
Swansea City at Manchester United 7:45 a.m. Saturday (NBCSN, mun2) The Premier League season kicks off in spectacular fashion, as new Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal takes charge of his first official game. United put together some impressive performances in an undefeated preseason, beating... Read more

Games to Watch: MLS, Capital One Cup, UEFA Super Cup, Ligue 1 kickoff

Friday, August 8, 2014, 12:28 PM
Paris Saint-Germain at Reims 2:25 p.m. Friday (beIN Sport) Zlatan Ibrahimović leads the two-time reigning French champions into their first game of the Ligue 1 season. It will also likely be the first game in Parisian colors for Brazilian defender David Luiz, who signed from Chelsea over the summer... Read more

Does the Major League Soccer All-Star Game really matter?

Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 2:06 AM
PORTLAND, Ore. - I bet that headline got your attention, didn't it. The Major League Soccer community seems to go run the same gauntlet of angst and excitement every summer when the All-Star Game comes around. It's a big game, but the result is meaningless; it's a chance to match wits with a big... Read more

AS Roma stirs a shot of American know-how into Italy's grand soccer tradition

Friday, August 1, 2014, 12:34 PM
On Saturday, two of Italy's most famous soccer teams will meet at Lincoln Financial Field. AS Roma and Inter Milan have long been among Serie A's powerhouses, and in doing so have been global representatives for two of the world's great cities. Even if you only follow Serie A on occasion, you surely... Read more
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