• 1. THE DEAL: ESPN commits to MLS through 2014
    ESPN Inc.'s deal with MLS for rights to MLS from 2007 through 2014 includes: * ESPN2 will televise 26 regular-season MLS matches, primarily on Thursday nights. * ESPN2 will televise three MLS playoff matches on Thursday nights * ABC will broadcast three marquee MLS matches, the season-opening match, MLS All-Star Game and The MLS Cup * Televised coverage of the first round of the MLS Draft ESPN also has rights to FIFA World Cup events through 2014: * Men's World Cup (2010 and '14) * Women's World Cup (2007 and '11) * Confederations Cup (2009 and '13) * ...
  • 2. HIGHLIGHT, MAGAZINE SHOWS & SPECIAL BROADCASTS: A Sampling
    WORLD CUP 2006 ESPNU is in the midst of re-broadcasting all the games from the 2006 World Cup. Games are aired primarily at 1 pm ET and 10 pm ET daily and are aired in the order in which they originally occurred. The USA-Czech Republic game airs Saturday at 10 pm ET. For complete schedule of World Cup 2006 rebroadcasts: http://media.espn.com/ESPNToday/2006/July_06/WCreair.htm HIGHLIGHT SHOWS VW Gol (Most complete soccer highlight show in USA.) Gol TV Sunday, 11:30 pm ET Monday, 9 pm ET. Fox Sports Report Fox Soccer Channel ...
  • 1. GAMES: Live and same-day delay games on national TV
    (All times Eastern unless noted. TV programming is always subject to change. Check your local listings and http://www.soccerTV.com) FRIDAY, Aug. 4 FOX SOCCER CHANNEL USL CHARLOTTE-OTTAWA W-League, Semifinal (live), 8 pm. USL VANCOUVER-SEATTLE W-League, Semifinal (live), 10:30 pm. SATURDAY, Aug. 5 ESPN MLS MLS ALL-STARS-FC CHELSEA (live), 6:30 pm. AZTECA AMERICA Mexico CHIAPAS-NECAXA (live), 4 pm. Mexico VERACRUZ-QUERETARO (live), 6 pm. Mexico PACHUCA-CRUZ AZUL (live), 8 pm. GALAVISION Mexico ATLANTE-MORELIA (live), 6 pm. Mexico TIGRES-UAG (live), 8 pm. Mexico ATLAS-UNAM (delay), 10 pm. GOL TV Germany WERDER BREMEN-BAYERN ...