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EPL commentator assignments on NBC, Gameweek 36

3 minutes agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Leicester City continue their “Cinderella” title contention this Sunday, May 1, at 9:05 am ET against Manchester United on NBCSN and TELEMUNDO, highlighting NBC Sports Group’s Premier League coverage this weekend. In the simplest of scenarios, the Foxes can clinch the title with a win against the Red Devils on Sunday. Show More Summary

MLS TV viewing numbers have increased 15% so far this season

3 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

TV viewing numbers for MLS have increased 15% so far this season compared to the regular season averages from last year. With ESPN, FOX Sports and Univision establishing a set schedule of broadcasts each weekend as well as improved coverage,...Show More Summary

Top 5 must-see soccer games on US TV this weekend

3 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

The top of La Liga takes center stage this weekend, as three teams continue their tussle to be crowned Spanish champions. But it’s not the only division in European soccer where an extremely tight battle is set to pan out at the summit. Show More Summary

Leicester go from sex-tape to tickertape after Bangkok orgy

13 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Bangkok (AFP) – A sex-tape of a racially charged orgy in a Bangkok hotel was a public relations catastrophe for Thai-owned Leicester City — but it proved an unlikely turning point in their journey to the top of the English Premier League. Show More Summary

It’s red Leicester thanks to China’s number one fan

13 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Beijing (AFP) – He has never seen a Premier League match live or even set foot outside China, but Leicester City’s fairytale season has made Zhang Tianbo, 16, their most high-profile fan in the country. For the last two years Zhang has...Show More Summary

Griffiths bemoans ‘disappointing’ season as title nears

14 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Glasgow (AFP) – Leigh Griffiths says it has been a disappointing season for Celtic, despite the Hoops closing in on the Scottish Premiership title.  The Scotland striker has been in the form of his career and is the country’s top scorer...Show More Summary

Bayern poised to make history despite Atletico distraction

14 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Berlin (AFP) – Pep Guardiola’s Bayern Munich can become the first club to win a fourth consecutive Bundesliga title by beating Borussia Moenchengladbach on Saturday, amidst the distraction of their Champions League semi-final. Bayern...Show More Summary

Barca await Real, Atletico Champions League hangover

14 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Madrid (AFP) – Barcelona hold the slightest of advantages in a thrilling three-way La Liga title race with just three games remaining ahead of their trip to Real Betis on Saturday. The Catalans lead Atletico Madrid solely thanks to their better head-to-head record with Real Madrid just a point behind the leaders in third. Show More Summary

No hard feelings for Pardew on Newcastle return

14 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Newcastle (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew insists he has no hard feelings towards Newcastle United as he prepares to return to his struggling former club for the first time on Saturday. Pardew claims he would...Show More Summary

Quartet scrapping for Champions League berths in France

14 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Paris (AFP) – While Paris Saint-Germain have long since had the Ligue 1 title wrapped up, the battle for Champions League qualification beneath them is only intensifying in the final weeks of the French season. Just two points separate...Show More Summary

Fresh Arsenal fan backlash lies in wait for Wenger

14 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

London (AFP) – Arsene Wenger will be forced to confront renewed supporter protests at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday as he attempts to stop Arsenal’s troubled season imploding in the final weeks. A number of fans’ groups are planning...Show More Summary

Gameiro penalty gives Sevilla edge against Shakhtar

14 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Lviv (Ukraine) (AFP) – Holders Sevilla remain on course to reach yet another Europa League final after escaping from Ukraine with a 2-2 draw against Shakhtar Donetsk in their semi-final first leg on Thursday. Marlos and Taras Stepanenko...Show More Summary

Villarreal strike late to dent Liverpool Europa hopes

14 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Vila-real (Spain) (AFP) – Adrian Lopez’s stoppage-time winner put Villarreal on the verge of reaching their first ever Cup final with a 1-0 win over Liverpool in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final on Thursday. A game ofShow More Summary

Vardy absence won’t stop Leicester title coronation, says Simpson

14 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

London (AFP) – Leicester City defender Danny Simpson insists the prolonged absence of star striker Jamie Vardy won’t stop the Premier League leaders clinching the most incredible title triumph in English football history at Manchester United on Sunday. Show More Summary

Platini prepares for make-or-break CAS hearing

14 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Paris (AFP) – Michel Platini appears before the Court of Arbitration for Sport to appeal his six-year FIFA ban for ethics violations, with his future in football hanging on the outcome. The stakes could not be higher for the suspended head of European football. Show More Summary

Liverpool told to pay Burnley £6.5m for Danny Ings

18 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Liverpool have been ordered to pay English second-tier club Burnley £6.5 million ($9.5 million, 8.4 million euros) for striker Danny Ings following a tribunal on Thursday. Ings joined Liverpool last year after his Burnley contract expired,...Show More Summary

The turf battle for Qatar’s 2022 World Cup

18 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Watching grass grow is not usually considered exciting but there’s currently a buzz of anticipation among Qatar’s World Cup organizers about 12 different types of turf gently sprouting on former Doha farmland. If all goes well, one of...Show More Summary

Three-game ban ends Spurs star Dele Alli’s season

18 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli will not play again this season after he was given a three-game ban for violent conduct by the Football Association on Thursday. The 20-year-old, elected England’s Young Player of the Year lastShow More Summary

Highlights of combined Copa America and Euro 2016 TV schedules

21 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

The cross-section of Copa America Centenario and Euro 2016 tournaments this summer will bring a combination of 83 live games into homes across the United States. That’s 32 Copa America matches and 51 Euro 2016 games between June 3-26 (Copa America) and June 10-July 10 (Euro 2016). Show More Summary

Most-watched live soccer games on US TV for weekend of April 22-25, 2016

21 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

It was a more interesting weekend than usual in terms of soccer TV ratings as the FA Cup returned to the airwaves as Everton-Manchester United and Crystal Palace-Watford battled to try to win their way to the final. Unfortunately for...Show More Summary

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