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Local lower-division teams drawn in U.S. Open Cup

Thursday, May 8, 2014, 11:20 AM
UPDATED May 8: The first round is complete. Instead of writing up a new post for the second round, I've just updated the matchups at the bottom. Congratulaions to FC Lehigh Valley United Sonic, which will host the Harrisburg City Islanders on May 14 at Whitehall High School in Whitehall, Pa. If you... Read more

Major League Soccer, ESPN “on the precipice” of a new rights deal

Monday, May 5, 2014, 10:09 AM
NEW YORK - The main focus of ESPN’s big gathering this past Friday was to preview the network’s coverage of next month’s World Cup. But a lot of the people who are headed from Bristol to Brazil are also closely involved with Major League Soccer. So it was no surprise to hear a lot... Read more

Games to Watch: EPL, MLS, NASL, U.S. women's national team

Friday, May 2, 2014, 4:47 AM
Sunderland at Manchester United 10:00 a.m. Saturday (NBCSN) Sunderland has endured a dreadful season, but they’ve have finally pulled themselves out of the Premier League’s relegation zone. Unfortunately, they’ve done so just in time for a matchup with Wayne Rooney and powerhouse... Read more

Live updates: Philadelphia Union at Montréal Impact

Saturday, April 26, 2014, 9:08 AM
Time: 4:00 p.m. EDT Venue: Stade Saputo, Montréal, Que. TV: The Comcast Network/J.P. Dellacamera and Peter Pappas Starting Lineups Montréal Impact (4-2-3-1, left to right) Goalkeeper: Troy Perkins Defenders: Jeb Brovsky, Matteo Ferrari, Karl Ouimette, Hassoun Camara Midfielders: Patrice... Read more

Games to Watch: Premier League title race, MLS, UEFA Champions League

Thursday, April 24, 2014, 11:47 PM
Norwich City at Manchester United 12:30 p.m. Saturday (NBC, mun2) Throughout Ryan Giggs' long career as a Manchester United player, the club has been defined by its stability and refusal to act on short-term impulses. But this season has been so bad that manager David Moyes was fired Tuesday after... Read more

Univision's World Cup plan: U.S., Mexico equally important

Friday, April 18, 2014, 12:57 PM
NEW YORK - Imagine, just for a moment, the notion that you couldn’t watch just about any soccer game you could dream of on television or online. It’s not that far-fetched a concept, because our lives were that way not all that long ago. Only over the last 10 years or so has soccer on TV... Read more

Games to Watch: La Liga, MLS, EPL, UEFA and CONCACAF Champions Leagues

Friday, April 18, 2014, 12:39 PM
Elche at Atlético Madrid 2:25 p.m. Friday (beIN Sport) Another ride on the Spanish league’s roller coaster begins with La Liga’s leaders. Atlético leads rival Real Madrid by three points and Barcelona by four. They’ll need everything they can get out of star striker... Read more

Live updates: Philadelphia Union at New York Red Bulls

Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 3:35 PM
Time: 7:30 p.m. EDT Venue: Red Bull Arena, Harrison, N.J. TV: WACP-4 and The Comcast Network (J.P. Dellacamera and Tony Limarzi) Starting Lineups New York Red Bulls (4-1-2-1-2, left to right) Goalkeeper: Luis Robles Defenders: Roy Miller, Ibrahim Sekagaya, Jamison Olave, Kosuke Kimura Midfielders:... Read more

Live updates: Philadelphia Union vs. Real Salt Lake

Saturday, April 12, 2014, 3:56 PM
Time: 4:00 p.m. EDT Venue: PPL Park, Chester, Pa. TV: WPVI-6 (J.P. Dellacamera, Peter Pappas, Heather Mitts, Tony Limarzi and Kristian Dyer) and Univision Deportes (Luis Omar Tapia and Diego Balado) Austin Berry returns to the starting lineup and Andrew Wenger makes his Union debut this afternoon... Read more

Games to Watch: EPL, MLS, La Liga, Ligue 1

Friday, April 11, 2014, 5:05 PM
(No, I didn't include Arsenal-Wigan in the FA Cup, because it's on Fox Sports 2, and not enough people get the channel. When it has more distribution, I'll start including games broadcast there again.) Manchester City at Liverpool 11:00 a.m. Sunday (NBCSN) It's time for yet another Game of the... Read more
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