Thursday, November 26, 2015

Major League Soccer

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

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

Sunday, November 15, 2015, 11:41 PM
NEW YORK - Those of you who follow European soccer, and English soccer in particular, have likely heard of a podcast and NBCSN TV show called "Men in Blazers." It's hosted by two English expatriates, documentary filmmaker Roger Bennett and television producer Michael Davies. In the last few years,... Read more

Lessons from the Montréal Impact's growth in MLS

Wednesday, November 11, 2015, 11:32 PM
MONTRÉAL - On the surface, there aren’t many similarities between the Impact and the Union. The Impact are built to capture the imagination of a colorful, passionate and wildly diverse city. They don’t hesitate to spend big money on big stars, most recently goal-scoring phenom Didier... Read more

2015 Major League Soccer national television schedule

Tuesday, November 10, 2015, 5:33 PM