NBC networks to air 41 regular-season matches in 2012

NEW YORK — Major League Soccer is going mainstream in 2012.

In the first year of a three-year deal, the NBC networks will broadcast 41 regular-season MLS matches. NBC's coverage of MLS kicks off with a rematch between 2011 MLS Cup Playoffs Wild Card opponents FC Dallas and New York Red Bulls on the NBC Sports Network, and will include scintillating tilts such as the rematch between 2011 MLS Cup finalists LA Galaxy and Houston Dynamo, the Dynamo's inaugural match of their new BBVA Compass Stadium, a pair of Cascadia Cup matches and a series of I-95 clashes.

In total, NBC will broadcast three regular-season games nationally, while NBC Sports Network will televise 38.

Date Time (ET) Match (home team listed first) Network
Sun, March 11 3:00 pm FC Dallas vs. New York Red Bulls NBC Sports Network
Sun, March 18 4:00 pm Philadelphia Union vs. Colorado Rapids NBC Sports Network
Fri, March 23 10:00 pm Seattle Sounders vs. Houston Dynamo NBC Sports Network
Fri, March 30 7:30 pm D.C. United vs. FC Dallas NBC Sports Network
Sat, March 31 11:00 pm  LA Galaxy vs. New England Revolution NBC Sports Network
Sat, April 14 3:30 pm Philadelphia Union vs. Columbus Crew NBC Sports Network
Sat, April 21 3:30 pm Toronto FC vs. Chicago Fire NBC Sports Network
Sat, April 28 3:30 pm New York Red Bulls vs. New England Revolution NBC Sports Network
Sat, May 5 4:00 pm Seattle Sounders vs. Philadelphia Union NBC Sports Network
Sat, May 12 4:30 pm Houston Dynamo vs. D.C. United NBC Sports Network
Sat, May 26 2:30 pm Houston Dynamo vs. LA Galaxy NBC Sports Network
Sun, May 27 4:30 pm Sporting Kansas City vs. San Jose Earthquakes NBC Sports Network
Sun, June 17 5:00 pm Chicago Fire vs. New York Red Bulls NBC Sports Network
Sun, June 24 7:00 pm New York Red Bulls vs. D.C. United NBC Sports Network
Fri, June 29 8:00 pm Sporting Kansas City vs. Chicago Fire NBC Sports Network
Sat, July 7 11:00 pm Seattle Sounders vs. Colorado Rapids NBC Sports Network
Sat, July 14 11:00 pm Portland Timbers vs. LA Galaxy NBC Sports Network
Wed, July 18 11:00 pm Seattle Sounders vs. Real Salt Lake NBC Sports Network
Sat, July 28 8:00 pm FC Dallas vs. LA Galaxy NBC Sports Network
Sun, July 29 7:00 pm Philadelphia Union vs. New England Revolution NBC Sports Network
Fri, August 3 8:00 pm Houston Dynamo vs. New York Red Bulls NBC Sports Network
Sun, August 5 7:00 pm Portland Timbers vs. FC Dallas NBC Sports Network
Fri, August 10 8:00 pm New York Red Bulls vs. Houston Dynamo NBC Sports Network
Wed, August 15 7:00 pm Columbus Crew vs. LA Galaxy NBC Sports Network
Sun, August 19 5:00 pm D.C. United vs. Philadelphia Union NBC Sports Network
Fri, August 24 7:30 pm Philadelphia Union vs. Real Salt Lake NBC Sports Network
Sun, August 26 7:00 pm LA Galaxy vs. FC Dallas NBC Sports Network
Fri, August 31 10:30 pm Portland Timbers vs. Colorado Rapids NBC Sports Network
Sun, September 2 9:00 pm San Jose Earthquakes vs. Chivas USA NBC Sports Network
Wed, September 5 9:00 pm Colorado Rapids vs. Portland Timbers NBC Sports Network
Fri, September 14 8:30 pm Sporting Kansas City vs. Houston Dynamo NBC Sports Network
Sat, September 15 3:30 pm Portland Timbers vs. Seattle Sounders NBC
Sat, September 22 8:00 pm Real Salt Lake vs. Portland Timbers NBC Sports Network
Fri, September 28 8:30 pm Sporting Kansas City vs. Chicago Fire NBC Sports Network
Sat, September 29 9:00 pm Vancouver Whitecaps vs. Seattle Sounders NBC Sports Network
Sat, October 6 3:30 pm New York Red Bulls vs. Chicago Fire NBC
Sat, October 6 9:00 pm LA Galaxy vs. Real Salt Lake NBC Sports Network
Sat, October 20 7:30 pm Houston Dynamo vs. Philadelphia Union NBC Sports Network
Sat, October 27 1:30 pm Philadelphia Union vs. New York Red Bulls NBC
Sat, October 27 4:00 pm Chicago Fire vs. D.C. United NBC Sports Network
Sat, October 27 6:30 pm Portland Timbers vs. San Jose Earthquakes NBC Sports Network

 


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