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MLS, U.S. Soccer Partner With IMG On Global Media Rights

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 22 / 14

MLS and U.S. Soccer today will announce that they have partnered with IMG to market and distribute global media rights for the two soccer organizations for the next eight years. The agreement, which will run from '15-22, will include MLS; both men’s and women’s national team matches...

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