Whip-Around Show MLS Breakaway Set to Return to NBC Sports Network Aug. 3
NBC Sports Group will present the second edition of MLS Breakaway on Saturday, August 3, at 9 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network.
The day’s soccer coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. ET with the Sporting Kansas City-New York Red Bulls match, followed by the unique NBC Sports Group presentation MLS Breakaway (9-10:30 p.m. ET), a special 90-minute “whip-around” show featuring multiple live look-ins to regional broadcasts of four games being played at that time.
NBC Sports Group’s new lead MLS play-by-play voice John Strong and analyst Kyle Martino will host MLS Breakaway coverage from NBC Sports Groups’ International Broadcast Center in Stamford, Conn.
“I’m excited to be a part of the next edition of MLS Breakaway,” says Strong. “I really enjoyed watching the first show in March and its high-energy, ‘center of the soccer universe’ feel as they whipped around from game to game.”
Full schedule of NBC Sports Network’s soccer coverage on Sat., August 3 (all times ET):
|Game 1||Sporting Kansas City||New York Red Bulls||6:30 p.m.|
|Game 2*||D.C. United||Montreal Impact||7:30 p.m.|
|Game 3*||Philadelphia Union||Chicago Fire||8 p.m.|
|Game 4*||Colorado Rapids||Real Salt Lake||8:30 p.m.|
|Game 5*||Houston Dynamo||Columbus Crew||9 p.m.|
^Note that some start times have been changed from the original MLS schedule.