2009 MLS Cup to air on ESPN during prime time

2009 MLS Cup to air on ESPN during prime time

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2009 MLS Cup to air on ESPN during prime time

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The 2009 MLS Cup will air on prime time on ESPN, rather than ABC, which had been the home for the event in year's past. The move marks the first time in the league's history that the MLS Cup final won't air on network television.

This year's MLS Cup final is being played in Seattle on Sunday, Nov. 22, and the West Coast start time of 5:30pm Pacific, 8:30pm Eastern, means the final had to be moved to ESPN in order to accommodate a later kick-off.

What do you think of this development? Like the idea of the MLS Cup final going up against NFL Football and prime time Network TV? Prefer the game be played during the daytime like year's past? Plan to make the trip out to Seattle?

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