United States movie theaters to show live Premier League matches

Wednesday July 23rd, 2014

A deal for movie theaters to show live English Premier League matches was announced by Fathom Events and NBC Sports Group, The Associated Press reported Wednesday.

The showings will start with the opening of the Premier League season on Aug. 16.

33 theaters in 14 states (California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia and Washington) are scheduled to participate.

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