Tuesday, October 6, 2015

U.S. women's soccer stars charm Forbes Under-30 Summit

Tuesday, October 6, 2015, 8:01 PM
Almost every time players from the U.S. women's national team make public appearances, they get received like rock stars. When they're at events with youth soccer players, they're swamped by are screams of delight from start to finish. When they're amid crowds of grown-up soccer fans, they're revered... Read more

2015-16 UEFA and CONCACAF tournaments TV schedule

Tuesday, October 6, 2015, 6:18 PM
Here's your viewer's guide to this season's TV coverage of the UEFA Champions League and Europa League, the CONCACAF Champions League and national team games from those confederations. Last season's preamble was really long. I'd like to keep this season's shorter. Fox owns rights to every UEFA tournament... Read more

2015 Major League Soccer national television schedule

Tuesday, October 6, 2015, 5:12 PM
Here's the full national television schedule for the 2015 Major League Soccer season. This year brings unprecedented national exposure for MLS. It's the start of the league's eight-year, $720 million rights deal with Univision, ESPN and Fox. Each network will get an exclusive national broadcast window... Read more

2015-16 NBC English Premier League and Fox FA Cup TV schedule

Saturday, October 3, 2015, 9:23 AM
Here's more proof that time flies: We're already in the third and final season of NBC's first ever rights deal with the English Premier League. Below, you'll find the network's schedule for the start of the 2015-16 campaign. NBC's Live Extra streaming platform is free with authentication through participating... Read more

Games to Watch: Bonanza across MLS and Europe

Friday, October 2, 2015, 9:00 AM
New York City FC at D.C. United 7:00 p.m. Friday (UniMás) A few weeks ago, New York City FC looked buried in the Major League Soccer playoff race. Yet they've suddenly risen into contention thanks to timely goals from formerly-vilified midfielder Frank Lampard. D.C., meanwhile, seems in the... Read more

Report: Union CEO Nick Sakiewicz to be relieved of duties

Thursday, October 1, 2015, 9:05 PM
On Thursday, I got to sit in as guest host of Soccer Morning. I had Kevin Kinkead of KYW on as a guest analyst, and we spent much of our discussion focusing on the ramifications of the Union's U.S. Open Cup final loss to Sporting Kansas City. You can watch a rebroadcast of the show above; Kevin comes... Read more

Video: Union suffer U.S. Open Cup heartbreak

Thursday, October 1, 2015, 7:00 PM
After the Union lost to Sporting Kansas City in the U.S. Open Cup final at PPL Park, I got together with the Inquirer's Marc Narducci to look back on the game and look ahead to what might come next for the team. Read more

A historical look at MLS salary data

Thursday, October 1, 2015, 9:18 AM
Over the last few weeks I've been playing with some data visualization platforms as a way of presenting a historical look at how Major League Soccer salaries have changed over the years. Last week's release of a new set of salary data provides an opportunity to put those tools to use. The MLS Players... Read more

Fox Sports 2015-16 Bundesliga television schedule

Saturday, September 26, 2015, 9:54 AM
Here's your viewer's guide to TV coverage of Germany's Bundesliga. This season marks the long-awaited debut of Fox's multi-year rights deal that finally brings one of the world's best and most popular soccer leagues into mainstream American homes. For some years now, the Bundesliga has drawn the biggest... Read more

Philadelphia Union 2015 player salaries as of September 15

Friday, September 25, 2015, 5:44 PM
The closing of Major League Soccer's summer transfer window and the leaguewide roster freeze a few days later meant it was time for another round of leaguewide salary data. Earlier this week, the MLS Players Union released those numbers, and here's my analysis of what they mean. Philadelphia Union... Read more
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