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Major League Soccer Expands Footprint Through International TV Deals

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 03 / 31 / 15

After signing four-year multimedia deals with Sky Sports and Eurosport in recent weeks, Major League Soccer "is eyeing additional deals around the globe, including in Latin and South America, Africa, and Asia," according to Ian Thomas of SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL. MLS Business Ventures President/Managi...

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