VIDEO: MLS Insider featuring Cascadia Cup, Mike Magee and Kekuta Manneh on NBCSN, Friday at 7:30 ET | THE SIDELINE

MLS Insider, the latest soccer culture television series on the NBC Sports Network, returns with its third episode on Friday night (NBCSN, 7:30 p.m. ET).

This week's show includes features on Chicago Fire forward Mike Magee, Vancouver Whitecaps forward Kakuta Manneh and the Cascadia Cup competition contested by Major League Soccer's three Pacific Northwest teams.

MLS Insider is the initial production of a new initiative called MLS+, the league announced in June.

MLS+ is "a new content and distribution group that brings together top storytellers, producers and digital media partners to create a broad range of soccer programming on multiple platforms," according to a statement released by the league.


MLS Summer Beat

This week, we're celebrating the connection between music and MLS in advance of the inaugural MLS Summer Beat, a concert series over Memorial Day weekend, coming this year to Atlanta, San Jose, and Seattle. Learn more on how to attend a Summer Beat concert.

MLS All-Star Game Tickets available now!

MLS All-Stars take on Spanish giants Real Madrid in star-studded clash on August 2 in Chicago, IL.

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