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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

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

Thursday, August 21, 2014, 12:58 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

CONCACAF Champions League video highlights: D.C., Montréal post wins

Thursday, August 21, 2014, 6:20 AM
Here's your daily CONCACAF Champions League video highlights roundup. D.C. United (United States) 1, Waterhouse (Jamaica) 0 D.C. United: Eddie Johnson 5' FAS (El Salvador) 2, Montréal Impact (Canada) 3 FAS: Jorge Moran 33', Marcio Teruel (PK) 51' Montréal Impact: Andrés... Read more

Union to keep Bimbo logo with new sponsorship deal

Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 5:01 PM
The Union announced Wednesday that they have agreed to an extension of their jersey sponsorship with Horsham-based Bimbo Bakeries USA. Bimbo first signed on with the Union in 2011, when it agreed to a four-year, $12 million deal with the club and Major League Soccer as a whole. According to the Philadelphia... Read more

Video highlights: Portland Timbers win, Sporting Kansas City ties in CONCACAF Champions League

Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 9:11 AM
It isn't easy to follow the CONCACAF Champions League. Games are often broadcast on out-of-the-way TV channels, or via Fox Soccer 2 Go's less-than-stellar online streaming. The major international wire services don't even pay attention, rarely filing stories or photos from on-site. But CONCACAF does... Read more

A lasting legacy of America's soccer summer

Friday, August 15, 2014, 11:36 PM
I spent the early part of Saturday afternoon with a few friends commemorating the unofficial beginning of the end of summer. Though the English Premier League isn't the first European league of consequence to kick off its season, its opening weekend heralds the true start of the time of year when... 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

Catching up with former Union midfielder Shea Salinas

Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 2:10 PM
SANTA CLARA, Calif. - So much has happened in the Union's still-short history that four years seems like a long time ago. But it really hasn't been that long since Shea Salinas roamed the left wing at PPL Park in 2010, the Union's inaugural season. He was one of the team's expansion draft picks,... Read more
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