The 2017 NASL schedule kicks off this weekend with an abbreviated schedule of matches. There are many changes to this years broadcast slate.
1) One World Sports is gone. As a result the Cosmos have entered into a regional deal and will be streamed on ESPN3.
2) Miami FC has changed their national broadcast partner. Gone is GolTV. They are replaced by Eleven Sports Network. Eleven Sports Network is the company that bought One World Sports, but it is considered to be a new station.
3) New squad San Francisco Deltas will stream their entire home schedule on Twitter.
4) beIN returns as the network for the NASL Game of the Week.
5) Regional partners for the spring are as follows:
FC Edmonton: TBA
Indy Eleven: WNDY (19 matches), WISH (1 match)- 16 home, 4 road
Jacksonville Armada FC: WJXT (Sat home only)
Miami FC: WSFL & Eleven Sports Network
New York Cosmos: MSG (13 matches), WPIX (1 match)
North Carolina FC (formerly the Carolina RailHawks): SPEC CAR & WRAL-DT2 (24 matches) or WRAZ (June 4 match)
Puerto Rico FC: WAPA-2 (English & Spanish)
San Francisco Deltas: Twitter (English, Spanish, & Portuguese- Home matches only)
Now onto the Matchday 1 schedule.
Saturday, March 25
7:30 PM- North Carolina FC vs. Miami FC (ESPN3) Dean Linke, Jason Garey(ELVN) Bruce Silverman, Juan Arango
8:20 PM- Puerto Rico FC vs. New York Cosmos (beIN) Chris Wittyngham, Matteo Bonetti
Match delayed 50 minutes due to stadium power outage
10 PM- San Francisco Deltas vs. Indy Eleven (Twitter) Jason Neil, Stephen Davies