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MLS pushing "The Beautiful Game" on HDNet


In case you didn't have your fill of high definition round-ball football action during the World Cup on ABC & ESPN, Major League Soccer wants you to remember we play some soccer in HD over here too. They've scheduled 10 of the remaining 15 HDNet broadcast games, 7 of which will be exclusive to the network. All are broadcast in 1080i and 5.1 surround, the list of games scheduled so far follows.

Date / Teams / Time
Sunday, Aug. 6th / New England vs Chivas USA / 7:00pm ET
Sunday, Aug. 6th / Chivas-Guadalajara vs FC Barcelona / 9:30pm ET
Saturday, Aug. 12th / FC Barcelona @ New York / 7:30pm ET
Saturday, Aug. 19th / Houston @ Real Salt Lake / 9:00pm ET*
Saturday, Aug. 26th / Los Angeles @ D.C. United / 7:30pm ET*
Saturday, Sept. 2nd / Houston @ FC Dallas / 8:30pm ET*
Saturday, Sept. 9th / New York @ New England / 7:30pm ET*
Saturday, Sept. 16th / FC Dallas @ Real Salt Lake / 9:00pm ET*
Saturday, Sept. 23rd / Los Angeles @ Chicago / 8:30pm ET*
Saturday, Sept. 30th / Chicago @ New York / 7:30pm ET*

* indicates HDNet exclusive

Is it possible the World Cup drummed up enough interest in the beautiful game so that it might one day challenge our football for favorite HD sport? No, we didn't think so either.

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