Soccer League Inks Deals Worth $15 Million

Grossman, Ben
July 2006
Broadcasting & Cable;7/31/2006, Vol. 136 Issue 30, p30
This article reports on deals by Major League Soccer (MLS) with television networks in the U.S. Soccer United Marketing, the commercial arm of MLS, is in negotiation with Fox Soccer Channel (FSC) for a multi-year agreement. Other deals include contracts with HDNet and Univision. The agreement with FSC will allow it to take over the rights to the Mexican Interliga soccer tournament from Univision.


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