Now in the fifth year of the broadcast agreement, Comcast SportsNet is the regional television home of the New England Revolution, with every match on CSN is broadcast in high definition.
In addition to the Revs' matches on CSN, three matches will be broadcast nationally: April 19 at Chicago on NBC Sports Network, Sept. 26 at Sporting Kansas City on NBC Sports Network and Oct. 16 at Houston on ESPN2.
Again this season, Kraft Sports Productions will produce all non-nationally televised Revolution games under the guidance of Executive Producer Matt Smith, KSP Director Dave Mondillo and Brad Feldman. Producer Russ Whinnem returns for his third season, while Shawn Jensen is the television package’s regular game day director.
The Revolution is also committed to the best in live game radio coverage. For the fourth season, the Revolution has partnered with 98.5 The Sports Hub, which is the primary carrier for Revs radio.
98.5 The Sports Hub is an exciting, fast-paced FM Sports radio station with a distinct rock edge to it. In less than four years, 98.5 The Sports Hub has changed the entire Boston radio landscape and is the market’s leader in sports programming.
All 34 Revolution regular-season games will again be broadcast on radio and on the web. Kevin Collins produces all Revolution radio content.
Brad Feldman, the veteran play-by-play announcer who has called more than 450 matches involving the Revolution, returns for his 14th season. The 2014 season marks his 10th as the primary play-by-play announcer for the club’s broadcasts, both on television and on radio. He is also the supervising producer for all Revolution telecasts, heading content, operations and production.
Feldman joined the Revs organization in 2001 as a TV and radio announcer. He broadcast all four of the Revs' MLS Cup appearances and was an announcer for the club's 2007 U.S. Open Cup and SuperLiga 2008 championship-winning matches. Feldman’s resume includes play-by-play commentary for top European competitions on ESPN International and Setanta Sports and announcing MLS, USL and college matches on FOX Soccer. He began his MLS broadcasting career as a sideline reporter for the Kansas City Wizards telecasts in 1999. Feldman is a frequent guest on New England and national radio and TV talk programs on the subject of soccer.
Paul Mariner, the former England international striker and assistant coach of the Revolution, joins Feldman in the booth as the team’s lead color analyst. Now retired from coaching, Mariner is a regular analyst and contributor to ESPN’s daily soccer program, ESPN FC. He also provides analysis on various international soccer matches on ESPN. Mariner was an assistant coach with the Revolution from 2004 through 2009 before accepting the head coach position – and later manager position – at Plymouth Argyle FC in England. He returned to North America in 2011, joining Toronto FC as the club’s director of player development and later taking the head coach position for the second half of the 2012 season.
Mariner is remembered by world soccer fans as one of the top center forwards in English football in the late 1970s and early 1980s. He earned 35 international caps playing for his country, and led the England attack in the 1982 FIFA World Cup. After starting his professional club career with Plymouth Argyle, Mariner scored 97 goals in eight seasons for Ipswich Town from 1976-84, before playing three seasons with Arsenal FC in London and finishing his English Leagues career with Portsmouth. He helped Ipswich Town win the 1978 FA Cup and 1981 UEFA Cup.
For select broadcasts, Jeff Causey will return to the booth as color analyst. Causey, a former Revolution goalkeeper, was the team’s primary analyst the last two seasons. Causey joined the Revolution 1997, and made 89 appearances in goal during his six-year stint with the club. In 2000, he started a career-high 21 of the 22 matches in which he played, posting a 1.55 goals against average with three shutouts while stopping 4-of-5 penalty kicks he faced. In New England, Causey went 34-44-8 in goal with a 1.80 career goals against average. He began his MLS career in 1996 with D.C. United, helping the club win the inaugural MLS Cup and the 1996 U.S. Open Cup.
Following his retirement from soccer at the end of the 2002 season, Causey entered coaching full-time and joined the staff at Maryland in 2002. He then returned to Boston and served as an assistant coach with the Boston Breakers of WUSA under current U.S. Women’s National Team head coach Pia Sundhage in 2003. Before his MLS career, he was on Bruce Arena’s coaching staff at his alma mater, Virginia, in 1995. While a player for the Cavaliers from 1990-93, Causey helped win three NCAA championship and earned All-America honors in 1993 as a senior. He was also Principle of Jeff Causey Soccer from 1995 to 2004, and he holds a USSF “B” License.
The Revolution has partnered with WMVX1570, “Nossa Radio USA,” which is the primary carrier for Revs radio in the Portuguese language. At WMVX, Brazilians, Portuguese, Cape Verdeans and Azoreans now have a vibrant radio to follow Revs matches in Boston or nationwide via Android & Apple apps.
This pioneering initiative between the Revs and Nossa Radio USA seeks to pave the way for 1.3 Million Portuguese speaking in Massachusetts and Florida to the world of professional soccer in the United States and the MLS. ICGG Group is managed by VP, Glauber Morare and Commercial Director, J.R. DeOliveira. WMXV1570 is a radio network owned by ICGG Group, an international organization that owns 17FM radio stations and 182 television channels; it also operates WFLL1400AM in Florida.