Monday, July 27, 2015

World Cup

Notebook: Fox Sports sets Women's World Cup TV record

Tuesday, June 9, 2015, 9:24 PM
WINNIPEG, Manitoba - The United States' World Cup-opening 3-1 win over Australia drew a combined audience of over 3.5 million viewers on Fox Sports 1 and NBC Universo, according to Nielsen data published Tuesday afternoon. That easily beat the previous record for any Women's World Cup group stage game:... Read more

Women's World Cup Journal: Nigeria throws a party to remember

Monday, June 8, 2015, 6:52 PM
Throughout my travels at the the Women's World Cup, I'll be chronicling the color and atmosphere of the tournament on the blog and in the pages of the Inquirer. For more photos, videos and anecdotes, follow me on Twitter (@thegoalkeeper) and Snapchat (jtannenwald). WINNIPEG, Manitoba – As game... Read more

Notebook: Turf talk heats up again

Monday, June 8, 2015, 1:05 AM
WINNIPEG, Manitoba - My main story for Monday's editions of the Inquirer and Daily News is about the U.S. team having to deal with another uproar around Hope Solo. Here are a few other tidbits from around the Women's World Cup: Artificial turf becomes a talking point again By now, everyone involved... Read more

Women's World Cup Journal: A Forks in the road

Sunday, June 7, 2015, 5:50 PM
Throughout my travels at the the Women's World Cup, I'll be chronicling the color and atmosphere of the tournament on the blog and in the pages of the Inquirer. For more photos, videos and anecdotes, follow me on Twitter (@thegoalkeeper) and Snapchat (jtannenwald). WINNIPEG, Manitoba - With the U... Read more

Women's World Cup Journal: American fans invade Winnipeg

Saturday, June 6, 2015, 9:09 PM
Throughout my travels at the the Women's World Cup, I'll be chronicling the color and atmosphere of the tournament on the blog and in the pages of the Inquirer. For more photos, videos and anecdotes, follow me on Twitter (@thegoalkeeper) and Snapchat (jtannenwald). WINNIPEG, Manitoba – Many... Read more

Games to Watch: U.S. national teams, UEFA Champions League final, MLS

Friday, June 5, 2015, 7:43 AM
This intentionally does not include the Women's World Cup. You can get everything you need to know about the tournament in our special section. The TV schedule is here. Also, Games to Watch will be on hiatus during the World Cup. It will return in early July to set the stage for the CONCACAF Gold... Read more

Full text: FIFA president Sepp Blatter statement on resignation

Tuesday, June 2, 2015, 1:11 PM
Here is the official statement from FIFA president Sepp Blatter announcing his resignation. If you watched Blatter's remarks on TV, you saw Blatter speak in French. This is FIFA's translation to English of those remarks. Blatter's speech was followed by a statement from Domenico Scala, the independent... Read more

Full text: U.S. Department of Justice statement on FIFA investigation

Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 8:49 AM
Here is the full text of the United States Department of Justice's statement on its investigation into corruption at FIFA, CONCACAF, Traffic Sports and other international soccer entities. In addition, here are links to the five indictments published by the government relating to the case: 1. Jeffrey... Read more

Full text: Swiss government statement on FIFA investigation

Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 7:58 AM
Here is the full text from the office of the Swiss government's attorney general's office on its investigation into corruption at FIFA: Bern, 27.05.2015 - The Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland (OAG) has opened criminal proceedings against persons unknown on suspicion of criminal mismanagement... Read more

Can Telemundo grow women's soccer in America's Hispanic communities?

Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 2:19 PM
Updated June 1 with some new information on Telemundo's on-air talent. You don't have to speak a word of Spanish to know about the popularity of soccer within America's Hispanic population. But for as much cultural resonance as the sport has in that community, it has not always been spread around... Read more
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