Men's Update: Volleyball on TV and Online

By BJ Evans | May 19, 2015, 5:32 p.m. (ET)

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 19, 2015) – If you can’t make it to the 2015 FIVB World League matches in person, the next best thing is to watch them on TV.

The TV schedules for the U.S. Men’s home and away World League matches have been released. Matches played in the United States will be shown on NBC Sports Channel. Matches outside of the U.S. will be aired on Universal Sports.

NBC Sports Channel           
Air Date     Opponent     Time (ET)   Date match originally played  
May 31     Iran     7 p.m.   May 30  
May 31     Iran     9 p.m.   May 31  
June 9     Russia     8 p.m.   June 5  
June 9     Russia
  10 p.m.   June 6   
June 14     Poland     8 p.m.   June 12
June 14     Poland     10 p.m.   June 13  
                   
Universal Sports             
Air Date     Opponent     Time (ET)   Date match originally played  
June 27      Iran     4 p.m.    June 19  
June 28     Iran     4 p.m.    June 21  
July 4     Russia     4 p.m.   June 26  
July 5     Russia     4 p.m.   June 27  
July 11     Poland     4 p.m.   July 3  
July 12     Poland     4 p.m.   July 4  
July 25     Final from Brazil     4 p.m.   July 15-19  

The upcoming NORCECA Champions Cup matches on May 21-23 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit will be live streamed on the USAV web site at bit.ly/NORCECACC.

The schedule for the matches (all times ET)
May 21
4 p.m.: Cuba vs. Canada
6 p.m.: USA vs. Mexico

May 22
4 p.m.: Mexico vs. Canada
6 p.m.: USA vs. Cuba

May 23
4 p.m.: Cuba vs. Mexico
6 p.m.: USA vs. Canada

FRANCE

The last of the current U.S. Men’s National Team players competing overseas finished on May 9 when middle blockers David Smith (Saugus, Calif.) and Dan McDonnell (Glendale, Ariz.) and their French team Tours won the league final, defeating Paris 19-25, 33-35, 25-15, 31-29, 15-6.

McDonnell scored 10 points on five kills and a match-high five blocks. Smith added nine points in the match on six kills, two blocks and one ace.

WORLD LEAGUE TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE

World League Tickets Page | USAV World League Page | FIVB World League Page

The U.S. Men will begin World League when they host Iran at the Galen Center on May 30 and 31 in Los Angeles.

On June 5 and 6, the U.S. Men will play Russia at the Walter Pyramid at Long Beach State. Tickets are also still available for the Vol-B-Que pre-party on June 6.

On June 12 and 13, the United States will host Poland at the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Ill.

For more information and to purchase tickets, CLICK HERE.