Thursday, November 26, 2015

Fox Sports 2015-16 Bundesliga television schedule

Wednesday, November 25, 2015, 11:11 PM
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

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

Wednesday, November 25, 2015, 10:43 PM
Here's more proof that time flies: We're already in the third season of NBC's 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 TV providers... Read more

2015-16 UEFA and CONCACAF tournaments TV schedule

Wednesday, November 25, 2015, 10:08 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

Sounders co-owner Joe Roth admits frustration with artificial turf

Sunday, November 22, 2015, 12:03 AM
SEATTLE - I originally intended to have this post up well before I left town Thursday night to embark on a two-sport swing through Cascadia. Alas, because of a big pile of non-soccer work I had to take care of after coming home from BlazerCon, I'm sitting in a downtown Seattle hotel room posting a... Read more

On the record: MLS commissioner Don Garber at BlazerCon

Saturday, November 21, 2015, 11:03 PM
As promised, here’s the transcript of Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber’s remarks at BlazerCon. He first spoke on stage in a conversation with “Men in Blazers” co-host Roger Bennett, then met with reporters to answer a few more questions afterward. I have edited things... Read more

Games to Watch: MLS conference finals, El Clásico, UEFA Champions League

Thursday, November 19, 2015, 3:16 PM
MLS Cup Playoffs E1. New York Red Bulls at E2. Columbus Crew 5:00 p.m. Sunday ESPN: Adrian Healey and Taylor Twellman call the game; Mónica González reports from the sideline ESPN Deportes: Richard Mendez and Giovanni Savarese After taking a break for last weekend’s FIFA international... Read more

Philadelphia confirmed as 2016 Copa América Centenario host venue

Thursday, November 19, 2015, 12:45 PM
After months of waiting, Philadelphia has finally been confirmed as a host city for next summer’s much-anticipated Copa América Centenario soccer tournament. Lincoln Financial Field will be one of 10 venues across the United States for the event, which will feature the top national teams... Read more

The social life of small soccer spaces: Field notes from BlazerCon

Sunday, November 15, 2015, 11:41 PM