Thursday, April 2, 2015

Major League Soccer

2014-15 UEFA and CONCACAF tournament TV schedule

Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 6:37 PM
Here'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

2015 Major League Soccer national television schedule

Monday, March 30, 2015, 1:28 PM
Here's the full national television schedule for the 2015 Major League Soccer season. This year brings unprecedented national exposure for MLS. It's the start of the league's eight-year, $720 million rights deal with Univision, ESPN and Fox. Each network will get an exclusive national broadcast window... Read more

MLS Wrap: Dramatic wins for D.C., Vancouver, RSL

Monday, March 30, 2015, 2:26 AM
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. - If the only MLS action you watched this weekend was the Union's punchless (in more ways than one) shutout loss to the Fire, you missed some pretty good drama. Here's a look at the other around the league, most of whicn did not take place in windswept suburban parking lots. New England... Read more

Games to Watch: MLS, Euro qualifiers, international friendlies

Friday, March 27, 2015, 5:57 AM
El Salvador vs. Argentina 4:30 p.m. Saturday (beIN Sports, beIN Sports Español) Lionel Messi, Sergio Agüero and the rest of Argentina's stars have traveled to the United States for a pair of exhibition games. First up is a meeting with La Selecta at FedEx Field in Landover, Md. El Salvador... Read more

MLS Wrap: Red Bulls send message in win over D.C.

Sunday, March 22, 2015, 10:40 PM
HARRISON, N.J. - This week, I have a request to ask of you. I'm well aware that it may come across as a bit unconventional. Indeed, it's probably going to be rather difficult for quite a few readers - especially those who sat through the Union's dispiriting loss to FC Dallas on Saturday at PPL Park... Read more

A few details on Comcast, Univision Deportes and MLS

Saturday, March 21, 2015, 3:52 PM
A reminder: Today's @PhilaUnion vs. @FCDallas game is exclusively on Univision Deportes, which is not in HD in the Philadelphia market... — Jonathan Tannenwald (@thegoalkeeper) March 21, 2015 When Comcast finally was compelled to stop protecting Telemundo and strike a carriage deal for UDN... Read more

Union game vs. FC Dallas postponed due to snow

Friday, March 20, 2015, 1:28 PM
The Union's game against FC Dallas, originally scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday night, has been rescheduled to 4 p.m. Saturday because of the snowstorm currently hitting the Philadelphia region. "After careful review and consultation with the participating clubs and local authorities, Major League Soccer... Read more

Games to Watch: Rivalries in Europe and MLS

Friday, March 20, 2015, 9:53 AM
Manchester United at Liverpool 9:30 a.m. Sunday (NBCSN, NBC Universo) The latest edition of English soccer’s most famous rivalry comes with some bite. Wayne Rooney’s United and Steven Gerrard’s Liverpool are fourth and fifth in the Premier League standings. Expect the always-great... Read more

CONCACAF Wrap: Montréal Impact take lead on Alajuelense

Thursday, March 19, 2015, 10:43 AM
It took all of nine minutes for the Montréal Impact to get on the board against Alajuelense in the first leg of their CONCACAF Champions League semifinal. Just five minutes, the roar from the crowd of 33,675 at Olympic Stadium grew even louder, as Victor Cabrera doubled the Impact's lead. But... Read more

MLS Wrap: David Villa leads NYCFC to triumph at Yankee Stadium

Sunday, March 15, 2015, 11:56 PM
NEW YORK - Stop there for a moment. Yes, you've seen the dateline on here and on every other soccer websites many times before. Even within the narrower context of MLS, it has made regular appearances in stories on television events and interviews at MLS' Manhattan headquarters. But until Sunday... Read more
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