MLS and Fox Soccer Channel extend deal for 1 year

Major League Soccer and Fox Soccer Channel have extended their

broadcasting deal for one year.

The league and the network said Friday that FSC will televise up

to 31 regular-season games and three playoff games, including a

conference final. The network will broadcast 15 Saturday night

games and 14 Friday night matches, and 20 of the 31 telecasts will

be exclusive.

MLS also has a national television contract with ESPN.