Tag Archives: ESPN

Is the 2022 World Cup Worth MLS Selling Out?

Posted on by Robert Hay

As part of his second state of the union at halftime of the MLS Cup, Don Garber revealed that MLS would be considering shifting the season from spring-to-fall to the FIFA-endorsed fall-to-spring schedule.  While this is not the first time … Continue reading

2010 MLS Cup Preview – Canadian Style

Posted on by Robert Hay

To kick off our MLS Cup 2010 Preview, I am pleased to share that we will be live blogging the match on this site Sunday night beginning at 8:30 PM Eastern.  For those of us not in Toronto, please visit … Continue reading

How to Improve The MLS TV Playoff Experience

Posted on by Robert Hay

I want to begin by stating that I am a fan of the current MLS playoffs and in general I enjoy the way Major League Soccer organizes them.  Like all MLS fans, I have things I love and things I … Continue reading

Why Today's World Cup Final is Vital to Soccer Growth In USA

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Today’s World Cup Final between Netherlands and Spain will have an immense impact on the growth of soccer in the United States. While soccer continues to thrive among the die-hard fans who play the sport and/or watch it on television, … Continue reading

Landon Donovan ESPN SportsCenter Commercial: Video

Posted on by Christopher Harris

What do you do if you’re Landon Donovan and you’re trying to make a photocopy but you’re not having much luck? That’s the premise of this cheeky new TV commercial from ESPN SportsCenter. Enjoy.

Alexi Lalas Discusses USMNT On Jim Rome Show: Video

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Last week, Alexi Lalas appeared on the Jim Rome Show to discuss several World Cup topics including his concerns about the striking options for the U.S. men’s national team, Landon Donovan’s role in the team, what it’ll mean to the … Continue reading

Jozy Altidore: This Is SportsCenter ESPN Commercial

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Jozy Altidore announced the release of an ESPN SportsCenter TV commercial on Twitter Thursday night. “OK I got a special treat for you guys tonight,” said Altidore on Twitter. “This is for all my fans who continue to show me … Continue reading

What Can North American Soccer Do To Beat Euro-Centric US TV?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Before ESPN or Fox Soccer Channel begins the live broadcast of a Major League Soccer game on a Saturday evening, many soccer fans are burned out. They’re burned out from watching a smorgasbord of European soccer that has been on … Continue reading

How Major League Soccer Is Losing The TV War in the United States

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The last few weeks should have been some worrying times for Major League Soccer. First, the protracted labor disputes are still unresolved and there remains a lot of uncertainty regarding what may happen in the next few weeks. Second, ESPN … Continue reading

Why ESPN Needs a US Commentator For Its World Cup TV Coverage

Posted on by Christopher Harris

ESPN generated controversy Thursday when it named its four lead commentators for US TV coverage of the 2010 World Cup. All four are British born, but not one US-born commentator was selected. Of the four chosen by ESPN, three of … Continue reading