Major League Soccer's new national broadcasting partner NBC Sports Network will show the 2012 season opener between FC Dallas and New York Red Bulls live.

The March 11 fixture will be held at Frisco's Pizza Hut Park and will be the very first MLS game broadcast by NBC.

The Dallas-New York showdown is one of four nationally-televised MLS First Kick games that will take place during the opening week of the 2012 season.

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