Kansas City vs. New York on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. ET
New MLS 36 Featuring Diego Fagundez at 6 p.m. ET
STAMFORD, Conn. – August 1, 2013 – NBC Sports Group presents the second edition of MLS Breakaway this Saturday, August 3, at 9 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network. Saturday’s live soccer coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. ET with the Sporting Kansas City-New York Red Bulls match, followed by the unique NBC Sports Group presentation MLS Breakaway (9-10:30 p.m. ET), a special 90-minute “whip-around” show featuring multiple live look-ins to regional broadcasts of five games being played at that time.
In addition, NBC Sports Network will air a new MLS 36 at 6 p.m. ET featuring 18-year old New England Revolution forward Diego Fagundez, the Revolution’s first-ever homegrown player.
COMMENTATORS: Announcer Steve Cangialosi will handle play-by-play for Kansas City-New York alongside analyst Robbie Earle and host Russ Thaler from Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kan.
NBC Sports Group’s lead MLS play-by-play voice John Strong and analysts Kyle Martino and Robbie Mustoe will host MLS Breakaway coverage from NBC Sports Group’s International Broadcast Center in Stamford, Conn.
Full schedule of NBC Sports Network’s soccer coverage on Sat., August 3 (all times ET):
|MLS 36: Diego Fagundez||6 p.m.|
|Game 1||Sporting Kansas City||New York Red Bulls||6:30 p.m.|
|Game 2*||D.C. United||Montreal Impact||7:30 p.m.|
|Game 3*||Philadelphia Union||Chicago Fire||8 p.m.|
|Game 4*||Colorado Rapids||Real Salt Lake||8:30 p.m.|
|Game 5*||Houston Dynamo||Columbus Crew||9 p.m.|
|Game 6*||San Jose Earthquakes||Chivas USA||10 p.m.|
NBC SPORTS LIVE EXTRA
NBC Sports Live Extra — NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, and tablets — will live stream NBC Sports Network’s coverage of Kansas City-New York and MLS Breakaway. Coverage will be streamed via “TV Everywhere,” the media industry’s effort to make quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms.
For desktops, NBC Sports Live Extra can be accessed at NBCSports.com/liveextra. The NBC Sports Live Extra app for mobile devices and tablets is available at the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, and on select Android handset and tablet devices within Google Play.
Coverage airing on NBC Sports Network and CNBC will live stream to PCs, mobile devices and tablets through NBC Sports Live Extra, and to the digital platforms of participating cable, satellite, and telco services, via “TV Everywhere.” “TV Everywhere” is available on an authenticated basis to subscribers of participating MVPDs.
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About MLS 36: NBC Sports Group’s original, behind-the-scenes 36 Series gives viewers an all-access pass into the life of world-class athletes. For each episode, cameras will follow a soccer player for 36 hours, providing a behind-the-scenes look at their on- and off-field activities. MLS 36 is produced by 441 Productions.
The all-access 36 series also includes NHL 36, Fight Night 36, F1 36, and IndyCar 36.
About NBC Sports Group’s Soccer Coverage
NBC Sports Group’s networks and platforms are leading destinations for soccer fans in the U.S. Its soccer portfolio includes Major League Soccer (MLS), U.S. Men’s and Women’s National Team matches, the men’s and women’s Olympic soccer tournaments, and, beginning in August 2013, the Premier League. NBCUniversal, via the NBC Sports Group, will be the home for all 380 Premier League matches, as well as comprehensive shoulder programming. NBCUniversal’s Telemundo and mun2 also provide comprehensive Spanish-language soccer coverage. Both channels will air Premier League matches, as well as serve as the U.S. Spanish-language home for the FIFA World Cup from 2015 through 2022. Online, ProSoccerTalk on NBCSports.com provides comprehensive coverage of the sport, from the Premier League to MLS to the U.S. National Team and other key international soccer stories.
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