Image courtesy of the Los Angeles Sol and Women's Professional Soccer.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Nick Ammazzalorso
LOS ANGELES SOL – SKY BLUE FC MATCH THIS FRIDAY, MAY 15
TO BE TELEVISED BY UNIVERSAL SPORTS
CARSON, CALIF. – Thursday, May 14, 2009 –
The Los Angeles Sol (Women’s Professional Soccer) announced today that two of the club’s remaining matches this season will be broadcast live on Universal Sports.
Both Los Angeles Sol matches airing on Universal Sports will be against Sky Blue FC (NJ/NY). The first is a home game, this Friday, May 15 at 7:30 pm (PT) at The Home Depot Center and the second is a road contest on Sunday, June 13 at 1 pm from Yurcak Field in New Brunswick , New Jersey.
“The agreement with Universal Sports to broadcast two of our games will only serve to further the reach of the Los Angeles Sol brand,” said Scott Hanley , Vice President, AEG Sports. “This provides another avenue for any of our fans from across the country who are not able to get to our games to cheer on the team from the comfort of their own homes.”
Los Angeles area television listings for Universal Sports are as follows:
Time Warner 226
Verizon FIOS 464
NBC over-the-air 4.4
For national listings, please visit the following link:
ABOUT UNIVERSAL SPORTS
Universal Sports, formerly World Championship Sports Network (WCSN), a joint venture between NBC Sports and InterMedia Partners, serves as the preeminent multiplatform destination for Olympic and lifestyle sports programming. The Universal Sports Television Network and UniversalSports.com deliver an immersive experience via exclusive live and on-demand coverage of world-class competitions, interaction with top athletes and in-depth access to sports news and information year round.
Offering more than 1,000 live events and 7,000 hours of annual original event programming including an excess of 5,000 hours of archival programming, Universal Sports delivers the content sports fans want whenever, wherever they are on multiple platforms. Whether in front of the television, online, on a mobile device or listening to satellite radio, Universal Sports provides fans comprehensive coverage of more than 40 sports disciplines. Currently Universal Sports holds exclusive long-term programming agreements across a number of key International Federations and National Governing Bodies including the International Rowing Federation (FISA), International Swimming Federation (FINA), International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), International Ski Federation (FIS), the International Cycling Union (UCI) and the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG).