Author: AJ Cabrera

ESPN+ is another smack in the face for soccer fans

ESPN recently revealed what will be included as part of their April 12 launch of ESPN+ and there is cause to be concerned Among the highlights: the price of $49.99 per year, out-of-market MLS broadcasts, UEFA Nations League, the Championship, the EFL Cup and a World Cup show called The Last Train to Russia that will be exclusive to the OTT (over-the-top) service. As great as this product seems, it reminds me of another $50 service launched in 2017. Every Premier League match was available for free using your cable provider authentication in the NBC Sports App as of 2016. ... Read more

Racism in Russian soccer continues to shame

The specter of a racism investigation by FIFA is becoming all too familiar After this last international break we witnessed another incident. French players were allegedly greeted with monkey chants during their friendly 3-1 win against 2018 World Cup host Russia. The friendly was being played at the Krestovsky Stadium in Saint Petersburg. This should not be happening, but, then again, this is not news There is a part of the Russian culture that has bred racism, especially in soccer. In the news report about one incident you will find a tidbit about another. Such as the recent disciplinary proceedings by ... Read more