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Game Day with MLS on NBC
Published March 25, 2013, Page 28-29
As part of Major League Soccer’s inaugural Rivalry Weekend, NBC Sports produced one game on its flagship network, plus two more matches and a whip-around show called “MLS Breakaway” with live look-ins and analysis of four other games on NBC Sports Network on March 17. SportsBusiness Journal soccer reporter Christopher Botta shadowed NBC broadcasters and production executives throughout the day, starting at Red Bull Arena in New Jersey and ending at NBC Sports Group’s studios in Stamford, Conn.
Text and photos by Christopher Botta