Major League Lacrosse scores MSG Networks extension

US competition Major League Lacrosse has agreed an extension to its regional rights partnership with MSG Networks, the pay-television channel owned by New York sports venue Madison Square Gardens.

The extended deal will run through the 2014 season.

MSG Networks will broadcast 18 regular season matches via its MSG Plus channel. Eight of these games will feature local team New York Lizards.

The 2014 MLL season is scheduled to begin on April 26.