Quote of the Day

"I've watched with envy what NBC has done for the NHL. We hope NBC can do for soccer what they've been able to do for hockey."
-- MLS Commissioner Don Garber, on the league's new three-year deal with NBC. (THE DAILY)
Wednesday August 10, 2011 Vol. 17 — No. 230 Print This Issue

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  • Receiving A Transfer

    Sources say MLS-NBC agreement worth $10M per year

    MLS signed a three-year deal with NBC that will see regular-season MLS games return to English-language broadcast television for the first time since '08. NBC and MLS did not reveal financial terms of the deal, but sources say is worth $10M per year. The deal takes effect with the '12 MLS season. NBC picked up the package that currently is with Fox Soccer. Deal terms have 45 MLS games and four U.S. men's national soccer team games carried live on NBC and Versus, which will be renamed NBC Sports Network in January. "This is clearly another great moment for the sport of American soccer," MLS Commissioner Don Garber told THE DAILY. "NBC has a larger audience and a greater variety of platforms, with network, cable and digital." The deal ru ...

  • Financial Backing

    With key city approval, AEG now sets out to secure a team for L.A.

  • Back Home Again

    The home of the Indianapolis 500 has been secured, as it will stay on ABC through '18.

  • This Is The Time

    Emmert stresses NCAA changes need to happen soon.

  • No European Vacation

    Euroleague wary of signing NBA players with contracts.

  • Drawing Card

    Lazarus: Some Notre Dame games could head to Versus in coming years.

  • To Play Or Not To Play

    The London riots could impact this weekend's scheduled start of the EPL season.

  • Kickin' It Old School

    Dwight Howard, Josh Smith star in adidas' latest ad campaign for Originals shoe styles.

  • Rebel Yell

    Ole Miss launches $150M campaign for facility upgrades.

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