WATCH: Full 2014 TV schedule for Major League Soccer on NBC Sports

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Okay folks, we are just a few days away from the 2014 Major League Soccer season getting underway, as North America’s top domestic league is ready to roll.

NBC Sports Group, in its third season of its partnership with Major League Soccer, will air 41 regular-season games across NBC and NBCSN in the 2014 season. NBC will present three regular-season games, and NBCSN will air 38.

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The 2014 MLS season kicks off this Saturday, March 8, on NBCSN with a monster matchup between the Seattle Sounders and the 2013 MLS Sporting Kansas City at CenturyLink Field, Seattle.

Below is the full list for every single live MLS game we will be showing across NBC’s platforms, so make sure you bookmark this link to keep up to date with which games are live each weekend.

MLS on NBC is almost here. Get Excited.

FULL TV SCHEDULE – MLS 2014 SEASON

Sat., March 8, Seattle Sounders FC vs. Sporting Kansas City, NBCSN, 3 p.m. ET*

Sat., March 15, New York  Red Bulls vs. Colorado Rapids, NBCSN, 4 p.m. ET*

Sat., March 22, Real Salt Lake vs. LA Galaxy, NBCSN, 4 p.m. ET*

Sat., March 29, D.C. United vs. Chicago Fire, NBCSN, 4 p.m. ET*

Sat., April 5, Portland Timbers vs. Seattle Sounders FC, NBCSN, 3 p.m. ET*

Sat., April 12, D.C. United vs. New York Red Bulls, NBCSN, 2 p.m. ET*

Sat., April 19, Chicago Fire vs. New England Revolution, NBCSN, 4 p.m. ET*

Sun., May 4, Sporting Kansas City vs. Columbus Crew, NBCSN, 4 p.m.

Sun., May 11, Portland Timbers vs. LA Galaxy, NBCSN, 2:30 p.m. ET*

Fri., June 27, Portland Timbers vs. Sporting Kansas City, NBCSN, 11 p.m. ET

Sat., June 28, San Jose Earthquakes vs. LA Galaxy, NBCSN, TBD

Fri., July 4, Houston Dynamo vs. New York Red Bulls, NBCSN, 8:30 p.m. ET

Fri., July 4, LA Galaxy vs. Portland Timbers, NBCSN, 11 p.m. ET

Fri., July 11, San Jose Earthquakes vs. D.C. United, NBCSN, 11 p.m. ET

Fri., July 18, Portland Timbers vs. Colorado Rapids, NBCSN, 11 p.m. ET

Wed., July 23, San Jose Earthquakes vs. Chicago Fire, NBCSN, 11 p.m. ET

Fri., Aug. 1, Sporting Kansas City vs. Philadelphia Union, NBCSN, 8 p.m. ET

Sat., Aug. 2, Portland Timbers vs. LA Galaxy, NBC, 2:30 p.m. ET*

Sat., Aug. 2, MLS Breakaway, NBCSN, TBD

Sat., Aug. 2, San Jose Earthquakes vs. Seattle Sounders FC, NBCSN, 10:30 p.m. ET

Fri., Aug. 8, LA Galaxy vs. San Jose Earthquakes, NBCSN, 10:30 p.m. ET

Fri., Aug. 15, Houston Dynamo vs. Philadelphia Union, NBCSN, 9 p.m. ET

Sat., Aug. 16, Real Salt Lake vs. Seattle Sounders FC, NBCSN, 2:30 p.m. ET*

Fri., Aug. 22, FC Dallas vs. Real Salt Lake, NBCSN, 9 p.m. ET

Fri., Aug. 29, Sporting Kansas City vs. Houston Dynamo, NBCSN, 8 p.m. ET

Sun., Aug. 31, D.C. United vs. New York Red Bulls, NBCSN, 2:30 p.m. ET*

Fri., Sept. 5, LA Galaxy vs. Colorado Rapids, NBCSN, 10:30 p.m. ET

Fri., Sept. 12, Seattle Sounders FC vs. Real Salt Lake, NBCSN, 10:30 p.m. ET

Sat., Sept. 13, Philadelphia Union vs. New York Red Bulls, NBCSN, 3 p.m. ET*

Fri., Sept. 19, Real Salt Lake vs. Colorado Rapids, NBCSN, 10 p.m. ET

Sat., Sept. 20, New York Red Bulls vs. Seattle Sounders FC, NBC, 2:30 p.m. ET*

Sat., Sept. 20, MLS Breakaway, NBCSN, TBD

Sat., Sept. 20, Portland Timbers vs. Vancouver Whitecaps, NBCSN, 5 p.m. ET

Fri., Sept. 26, Sporting Kansas City vs. New England Revolution, NBCSN, 8 p.m. ET

Sat., Sept. 27, D.C. United vs. Philadelphia Union, NBCSN, 3 p.m. ET*

Fri., Oct. 3, D.C. United vs. Sporting Kansas City, NBCSN, 8 p.m. ET

Sat., Oct. 4, New York Red Bulls vs. Houston Dynamo, NBCSN, 6 p.m. ET

Fri., Oct. 10, Seattle Sounders FC vs. Vancouver Whitecaps, NBCSN, 10 p.m. ET

Fri., Oct. 17, Portland Timbers vs. Real Salt Lake, NBCSN, 10 p.m. ET

Sat., Oct. 18, Colorado Rapids vs. FC Dallas, NBCSN, 3 p.m. ET*

Fri., Oct. 24, Chicago Fire vs. Houston Dynamo, NBCSN, 8 p.m. ET

Sat., Oct. 25, Seattle Sounders FC vs. LA Galaxy, NBC, 2:30 p.m. ET*

*Indicates tentative

2-year doping ban upheld for Finland, CSKA Moscow player

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) The Court of Arbitration for Sport has upheld a two-year ban for CSKA Moscow midfielder Roman Eremenko for a positive test for cocaine.

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CAS says the ban imposed by UEFA was “appropriate” and dismissed the Finland international’s appeal.

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The ban will expire on Oct. 5, 2018, when Eremenko will be 31.

Eremenko tested positive after playing in a Champions League game for CSKA Moscow against Bayer Leverkusen last September. The 2-2 result was not affected despite Eremenko scoring CSKA’s second goal.

Born in Moscow, Eremenko grew up in Finland and has represented its national team 73 times.

Webb says De Jong would have been sent off with video review

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NEW YORK (AP) Howard Webb says he would have given Dutch midfielder Nigel De Jong a red card in the 2010 World Cup final if a video assistant referee had been in place.

The retired English referee showed De Jong a yellow card in the 28th minute for his karate kick into the chest of Spain’s Xabi Alonso. Hired in March to oversee video technology for professional soccer in the U.S. and Canada, Webb held a media seminar Friday ahead of its Aug. 5 launch in Major League Soccer.

Webb says: “Yes, it was a clear red card. It was a clear and obvious error on my part not to send the player off, and VAR would have been able to recommend a review to me, and I would have been able to make the right call.”

Now 46, Webb was a Premier League referee from 2003-14. He worked the Champions League and World Cup finals in 2010, became director of referees at the Saudi Arabian Football Federation, and started in March as manager of video assistant referee operations for the Professional Referee Organization.

MLS Snapshot: Orlando City 0-1 Atlanta United (video)

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The game in 100 words (or less): Friday night’s effort at Orlando City Stadium wasn’t the prettiest for either side but Atlanta United will gladly take three points from the fixture as the Central Florida venue proved to be a fortress once more. The Lions were far superior in their attacking threats throughout the match, testing USMNT and Atlanta goalkeeper Brad Guzan on multiple occasions. However, it was Hector Villalba that proved to be the difference when he blasted a long-distance effort to beat Joe Bendik in the 86th minute. Atlanta extends its unbeaten streak to four matches with Friday’s decision, keeping Tata Martino’s side in fourth place in the Eastern Conference, while Orlando City moves into fifth.

Three moments that mattered

36′ — Guzan stands tall, denies Rivas — Carlos Rivas thought he scorched this one (and he did…), but Brad Guzan acted like it was nothing as he held his ground to make the stop.

39′ — Spector gets ripped off by Guzan — The U.S. goalkeeper is at it again… What a save!

86′ — Villalba unleashes stunner to propel Atlanta — Sometimes it just takes one good hit as a striker.

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Man of the match: Brad Guzan

Goalscorers: Hector Villalba (86′)

Report: Man City adding Mendy to continue backline restoration

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Fresh off of completing a record deal to help bolster the club’s back line this summer, Manchester City is back at it with the Premier League season looming.

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The Citizens are reportedly on the brink of signing Monaco left back Benjamin Mendy to yet another world-record fee — which will total over $67 million.

Confirmation of the deal has yet to be announced by either team, but L’Equipe is reporting that the Citizens are hot on the 23-year-old’s trail in adding to their pricy back four.

Manager Pep Guardiola and Man City have not been shy readjusting their defensive unit over the past year, adding expensive first-team choices John Stones and Kyle Walker.