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Old 11-01-2011, 01:10 PM   #38
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Default Re: MLS Surpasses NBA In Attendance

Originally Posted by Sarcastic
Let's talk about MLS's TV contract vs NBA's TV contract, shall we?

Does MLS even have a TV contract?

Yep. It currently has national contracts with ESPN, Fox and (I believe) Galavision. Next year, the Fox deal expires and it will have a new contract with NBC, with 2 games on NBC proper and 6 on NBC Sports (the rebranded Versus).

But your point stands - in terms of TV viewership and rights, the NBA crushes MLS. Not even close.
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