Thursday, December 18, 2014

Major League Soccer

2014-15 UEFA and CONCACAF tournament TV schedule

Monday, December 15, 2014, 2:41 PM
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

Union lose Pedro Ribeiro to Orlando in expansion draft

Wednesday, December 10, 2014, 2:41 PM
The Union only lost one player in Wednesday's expansion draft, but it was a player for whom many observers had high hopes. Brazilian forward/midfielder hybrid Pedro Ribeiro is headed to Orlando City. Ribeiro made nine appearances for the Union in 2014, his rookie season. He scored two goals in nine... Read more

Union put Zac MacMath, Rais Mbolhi in expansion draft pool

Monday, December 8, 2014, 8:13 PM
Here's the list of players that the Union have made available for Orlando City and New York City FC to take in the Expansion Draft, which will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, December 10: Goalkeepers: Zac MacMath, Rais Mbolhi Defenders: Austin Berry, Richard Marquez Midfielders: Corben Bone, Brian... Read more

Union trade Amobi Okugo to Orlando, acquire C.J. Sapong

Monday, December 8, 2014, 5:11 PM
Major League Soccer's half-day trading window ahead of the December 10 expansion draft included two significant deals by the Union. The first move sent midfielder Amobi Okugo, the last remaining player from the team's inaugural season in 2010, to expansion club Orlando City. In exchange, the Union... Read more

Games to Watch: Serie A, MLS Cup, Women's World Cup draw

Friday, December 5, 2014, 7:38 AM
Juventus at Fiorentina 2:30 p.m. Friday (beIN Sports, beIN Sports Español) One of Italy’s legendary rivalries takes center stage as Andrea Pirlo and Paul Pogba lead first-place Juventus on a road trip to Florence. German forward Mario Gómez and Colombian wing wizard Juan Cuadrado... Read more

2014 MLS Cup Playoffs schedule

Sunday, November 30, 2014, 1:11 AM
Here's the full schedule for this year's Major League Soccer playoffs. For the first time in the current postseason format, both legs of the conference semifinals are being contested on weekends. This is something that fans have wanted for a long time, and the league finally has built enough space... Read more

Games to Watch: MLS playoffs, EPL, La Liga

Friday, November 28, 2014, 2:29 PM
New York Red Bulls at New England Revolution 3:00 p.m. Saturday (NBCSN, Univision Deportes) After a rousing 2-1 win in the first leg of the Eastern Conference final, Lee Ngyuen and the Revs come home in pole position to reach Major League Soccer’s title game for the fifth time in club history... Read more

MLS Cup Playoffs: New England beats New York in Eastern Conference final first leg

Sunday, November 23, 2014, 8:57 PM
HARRISON, N.J. - At some point this year, you might have heard of the New England Revolution. Maybe you've seen them at PPL Park, or at other venues around Major League Soccer. Maybe you've heard about the dynamic creativity of Lee Nguyen, Kelyn Rowe, Teal Bunbury and Diego Fagundez, the revival... Read more

Games to Watch: MLS conference finals, Milan derby, UEFA Champions League

Friday, November 21, 2014, 8:36 AM
Real Madrid at Eibar 11:55 a.m. Saturday (beIN Sports, beIN Sports Español) There isn't much to be surprised by with regard to Real Madrid anymore. Gareth Bale, Cristiano Ronaldo, James Rodriguez and Toni Kroos are just part of the blindingly bright constellation of galacticos that call the... Read more

MLS Cup Playoffs Wrap: New England, Los Angeles storm into Conference Finals

Sunday, November 9, 2014, 11:05 PM
Sunday's twinbill of conference semiifinal second legs in the MLS Cup Playoffs produced two of the most imperious postseason performances we've seen in a long time. New England and Los Angeles simply steamrolled their opponents, Columbus and Salt Lake respectively, to book places in the Conference... Read more
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