Jack Jewsbury has experienced a lot of opening days.
He spent eight years of opening days with the Kansas City Wizards. And as a veteran he worn the captain’s armband as he walked up from under the stands to the loud singing of the Timber’s Army at the Portland Timbers first home game as an MLS Franchise.
But with each passing year, those opening days become more and more meaningful for the 11-year MLS veteran.
Game time Saturday is 9:30PM CST (turn your clocks forward afterwards) and can be seen on MLS Live. Get the annual subscription for $65, its a great value for the season especially if you have to fight for TV time at home. I watch most games on my Nexus 7 tablet (you can also use your iPhone, iPad or Android device).
The 2013 MLS All-Star game didn’t just affirm that for one night, anyway, Kansas City was the “soccer capital of the world,” as proclaimed on a downtown billboard.
“It was a great, great opportunity for us to showcase Sporting and Kansas City,” MLS and Sporting coach Peter Vermes said after the All-Star team’s 3-1 loss to AS Roma. “It’s not just the game on Wednesday night; it’s everything that goes along with it.”
The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) announced the 2013 national TV schedule with FOX Sports Media Group to offer exclusive live coverage of nine matches, featuring six regular-season matches and all three playoff matches, which include the two semifinal games on August 24 and the championship game on August 31.
FOX Soccer is set to televise one game per week over the final six weeks of the season with each club appearing at least once on national television, leading up to the NWSL Playoffs.
Beginning on July 14 at 7:30 p.m. CT, FOX Soccer launches its national coverage with an East vs. West matchup between the Seattle Reign FC and Washington Spirit. Megan Rapinoe and Hope Solo look to propel the Reign up the standings as they take on Canadian international Diana Matheson and fellow U.S. teammates Lori Lindsey, Ali Krieger and Ashlyn Harris at Starfire Stadium. The two teams square-off again in a rematch on August 10 at the Maryland SoccerPlex, also live on FOX Soccer at 6 p.m. CT. Continue reading “NWSL Announces TV Schedule”