Sporting KC vs. FC Dallas - Matt Besler - Jan. 5, 2018

One of the most exciting days on the offseason calendar came and went Thursday when Major League Soccer unveiled the 2018 regular season schedules for all 23 clubs. Anticipation transformed into palpable excitement as Sporting Kansas City fans were finally able to mark their calendars with 34 league fixtures from March to October.



As part of Thursday’s announcement, Sporting KC learned that the club will make seven national television appearances throughout the year. That includes their highly anticipated season opener against New York City FC on March 4 at Children’s Mercy Park, which will air live on FS1. Five of the seven nationally televised matches will take place in Kansas City, home to a 104-game MLS sellout streak dating back to 2012.


In addition to watching all Sporting KC matches live — FOX Sports Kansas City will 27 regionally televised contests — supporters will have the opportunity to catch more MLS action than ever before on national networks. FOX Sports will broadcast 33 games, ESPN will air 28, and Spanish networks Univision and UniMas will collectively televise 25. The ESPN app and FOX Sports GO app will also come in handy, streaming dozens of matches over the course of the season.


Major League Soccer’s 2018 national TV schedule is below.


FOX & FS1

<em><strong>Sun, Mar 4, 6:30 PM CT</strong></em>
<em><strong>Sporting Kansas City vs. New York City FC</strong></em>
FS1
Sun, Mar 4, 9 PM CT
LA Galaxy vs. Portland Timbers
FS1
Sat, Mar 31, 2 PM CT
LA Galaxy vs. LAFC
FOX
<strong><em>Sun, Apr 8, 8 PM CT</em></strong>
<strong><em>LA Galaxy vs. Sporting Kansas City</em></strong>
<strong><em>FS1</em></strong>
Sun, Apr 15, 5 PM CT
Atlanta United vs. New York City FC
FS1
Sun, Apr 22, 5 PM CT
Portland Timbers vs. New York City FC
FS1
Sun, Apr 29, 8 PM CT
LAFC vs. Seattle Sounders
FS1
Wed, May 9, 6:30 PM CT
Toronto FC vs. Seattle Sounders
FS1
Sun, May 13, 5 PM CT
Orlando City SC vs. Atlanta United
FS1
Sun, May 13, 7:30 PM CT
LAFC vs. New York City FC
FS1
Sat, May 19, 2 PM CT
Portland Timbers vs. LAFC
FOX
Sun, May 20, 6 PM CT
Atlanta United vs. New York Red Bulls
FS1
<strong><em>Sun, May 27, 5 PM CT</em></strong>
<strong><em>Sporting Kansas City vs. Columbus Crew SC</em></strong>
<strong><em>FS1</em></strong>
<strong><em>Sun, Jun 3, 7:30 PM CT</em></strong>
<strong><em>Sporting Kansas City vs. Minnesota United FC</em></strong>
<strong><em>FS1</em></strong>
Sun, Jun 24, 3:30 PM CT
Atlanta United vs. Portland Timbers
FOX
Sat, Jun 30, 3:30 PM CT
Seattle Sounders vs. Portland Timbers
FOX
Sun, Jul 1, 3:30 PM CT
Toronto FC vs. New York Red Bulls
FOX
Sat, Jul 7, 3:30 PM CT
LAFC vs. Orlando City SC
FOX
Sun, Jul 8, 6 PM CT
New York City FC vs. New York Red Bulls
FS1
Sun, Jul 15, 1 PM CT
Atlanta United vs. Seattle Sounders
FOX
Sun, Jul 29, 8:30 PM CT
LA Galaxy vs. Orlando City SC
FS1
Sun, Aug 5, 5 PM CT
New York Red Bulls vs. LAFC
FS1
Sun, Aug 12, 5 PM CT
D.C. United vs. Orlando City SC
FS1
Sun, Aug 12, 7 PM CT
Seattle Sounders vs. FC Dallas
FS1
Sun, Aug 19, 5 PM CT
D.C. United vs. New England Revolution
FS1
Wed, Aug 22, 6 PM CT
New York City FC vs. New York Red Bulls
FS1
Sun, Aug 26, 6 PM CT
New York Red Bulls vs. D.C. United
FS1
Sun, Aug 26, 8:30 PM CT
Portland Timbers vs. Seattle Sounders
FS1
Sun, Sep 2, 4:30 PM CT
D.C. United vs. Atlanta United
FS1
Sun, Sep 16, 4 PM CT
Chicago Fire vs. Orlando City SC
FS1
Sun, Sep 23, 6 PM CT
LA Galaxy vs. Seattle Sounders
FS1
<strong><em>Sun, Sep 30, 4 PM CT</em></strong>
<strong><em>Sporting Kansas City vs. Real Salt Lake</em></strong>
<strong><em>FS1</em></strong>

ESPN & ESPN2

Sun, Mar 4, 4 PM CT
Seattle Sounders vs. LAFC
ESPN
Sun, Mar 11, 2 PM CT
Atlanta United vs. D.C. United
ESPN
Sat, Mar 31, 8 PM CT
San Jose Earthquakes vs. New York City FC
ESPN2
Sat, Apr 7, 4 PM CT
Atlanta United vs. LAFC
ESPN
Sun, Apr 8, 3 PM CT
Orlando City SC vs. Portland Timbers
ESPN
Fri, Apr 13, 7 PM CT
Philadelphia Union vs. Orlando City SC
ESPN
<strong><em>Sun, Apr 15, 3 PM CT</em></strong>
<strong><em>Sporting Kansas City vs. Seattle Sounders</em></strong>
<strong><em>ESPN</em></strong>
Sun, Apr 22, 3 PM CT
Seattle Sounders vs. Minnesota United FC
ESPN
Sun, Apr 29, 3 PM CT
Colorado Rapids vs. Orlando City SC
ESPN
Sat, May 5, 1 PM CT
New York Red Bulls vs. New York City FC
ESPN
Sun, May 13, 3 PM CT
Portland Timbers vs. Seattle Sounders
ESPN
Mon, May 28, 7 PM CT
LAFC vs. D.C. United
ESPN2
Sat, Jun 2, 4 PM CT
Portland Timbers vs. LA Galaxy
ESPN2
Sat, Jun 9, TBD
Columbus Crew SC vs. New York Red Bulls
ESPN
Sat, Jun 30, 6 PM CT
Atlanta United vs. Orlando City SC
ESPN
Sun, Jul 15, 5 PM CT
LAFC vs. Portland Timbers
ESPN
Thu, Jul 26, 7 PM CT
Orlando City SC vs. New York City FC
ESPN
Thu, Jul 26, 9:30 PM CT
LAFC vs. LA Galaxy
ESPN
Sat, Jul 28, 8 PM CT
Portland Timbers vs. Houston Dynamo
ESPN
Sun, Jul 29, 4 PM CT
Seattle Sounders vs. New York City FC
ESPN
Sat, Aug 4, 3 PM CT
Atlanta United vs. Toronto FC
ESPN
Sun, Aug 12, 3 PM CT
Toronto FC vs. New York City FC
ESPN
Sat, Aug 18, 2:30 PM CT
Seattle Sounders vs. LA Galaxy
ESPN
Fri, Aug 24, 7 PM CT
Orlando City SC vs. Atlanta United
ESPN
Fri, Aug 24, 9:30 PM CT
LA Galaxy vs. LAFC
ESPN
Sun, Sep 16, 12 PM CT
D.C. United vs. New York Red Bulls
ESPN
<strong><em>Sun, Sep 23, 12 PM CT</em></strong>
<strong><em>Philadelphia Union vs. Sporting Kansas City</em></strong>
<strong><em>ESPN</em></strong>
Sun, Sep 30, 12 PM CT
New York Red Bulls vs. Atlanta United
ESPN
Sun, Oct 7, 12 PM CT
D.C. United vs. Chicago Fire
ESPN

Univision & UniMás

Sat, Mar 3, 2:30 PM CT
Houston Dynamo vs. Atlanta United
Univision
Sat, Mar 10, 2:30 PM CT
Real Salt Lake vs. LAFC
Univision
Sat, Mar 17, 2:30 PM CT
New York City FC vs. Orlando City SC
Univision
Sat, Mar 24, 2:30 PM CT
FC Dallas vs. Portland Timbers
Univision
Sat, Mar 31, 12 PM CT
Orlando City SC vs. New York Red Bulls
UniMás
Sat, Apr 7, 2 PM CT
New York Red Bulls vs. Houston Dynamo
Univision
Sat, Apr 14, 2:30 PM CT
Chicago Fire vs. LA Galaxy
Univision
Sat, Apr 21, 1 PM CT
New York Red Bulls vs. Chicago Fire
Univision
Sat, Apr 28, 2:30 PM CT
Philadelphia Union vs. D.C. United
UniMás
Sat, May 5, 3 PM CT
LAFC vs. FC Dallas
Univision
Sat, May 12, 2:30 PM CT
FC Dallas vs. LA Galaxy
UniMás
Sun, May 20, 3 PM CT
Chicago Fire vs. Houston Dynamo
UniMás
Fri, May 25, 8 PM CT
Houston Dynamo vs. New York City FC
UniMás
Fri, May 25, 10 PM CT
LA Galaxy vs. San Jose Earthquakes
UniMás
Sat, Jun 2, 2 PM CT
Chicago Fire vs. San Jose Earthquakes
Univision
Sat, Jun 23, 5 PM CT
New York Red Bulls vs. FC Dallas
UniMás
Sat, Jun 30, 9 PM CT
San Jose Earthquakes vs. LA Galaxy
UniMás
Sat, Jul 21, 2:30 PM CT
Atlanta United vs. D.C. United
Univision
Thu, Aug 23, 8 PM CT
Houston Dynamo vs. FC Dallas
UniMás
Sat, Sep 8, 2:30 PM CT
New York City FC vs. D.C. United
UniMás
Sat, Sep 15, 2:30 PM CT
Colorado Rapids vs. Atlanta United
UniMás
Sat, Sep 22, 2:30 PM CT
LAFC vs. San Jose Earthquakes
Univision
Sat, Sep 29, 2:30 PM CT
Chicago Fire vs. LAFC
Univision
Sat, Oct 6, 2:30 PM CT
Atlanta United vs. New England Revolution
Univision
Sat, Oct 13, 2:30 PM CT
D.C. United vs. FC Dallas
Univision