Kartik Krishnaiyer

STORIES BY Kartik Krishnaiyer

FOX Sports

/ 113 days ago

Media giants battle for Women's World Cup 2027 US TV rights

This summer’s edition of the FIFA Women’s World Cup is the last in the current US TV rights deal. FOX Sports picked up the rights to the 2015 tournament, airing both that and 2019. There is growing speculation that the 2027 tournament will be in North America. That tournament will not be in a bundle […]

Leagues: NWSL

/ 134 days ago

Recapping the key takeaways from NWSL gameweek 7

Gameweek 7 in the NWSL brought more stout efforts across the league. Ashley Hatch scored again for league-leading Washington. North Carolina put on a masterclass of midfield play, Marta again wowed and defenses stepped up with more stout efforts in NWSL gameweek 7.  Each fixture in NWSL gameweek 7 Racing Louisville 3-0 Chicago Red Stars […]

Leagues: NWSL

/ 141 days ago

NWSL weekend wrap-up: What we learned from gameweek 6

Another short week to prepare for league action due to midweek NWSL Challenge Cup matches was highlighted by a national CBS broadcast on Saturday afternoon for gameweek 6. Trinity Rodman moved further along in the USWNT conversation with her performance against San Diego in that game. She showed a national television audience why she is […]

Leagues: NWSL

/ 148 days ago

NWSL weekend wrap-up: Close games galore in gameweek 5

Bella Bixby’s dramatic equalizer for Portland, Debinha’s two-goal masterclass and Orlando’s shock win against San Diego highlighted the results of gameweek 5 in NWSL. As we approach the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, NWSL play is becoming more open and aggressive. Many players are vying to impress their respective national team managers to get a […]

Leagues: NWSL

/ 155 days ago

NWSL weekend wrap-up: Return to action in gameweek 4

After midweek Challenge Cup action, the NWSL returned this weekend with some fireworks in gameweek 4. Megan Rapinoe reminded us of her quality over dead balls, and Lynn Williams scored her third goal in a week, reminding us how effective she potentially could be for the USWNT. Portland won again and San Diego showed its […]

Leagues: NWSL

/ 163 days ago

NWSL weekend wrap-up: What we learned from gameweek 3

The National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) fired back into action this weekend following a two-week international break. San Diego dropped its first match of the season, while Houston surprisingly held Portland at home.  Portland Thorns 1-1 Houston Dash Houston held the Thorns at Providence Park, extending the Dash’s unbeaten streak to three when visiting Portland […]

Leagues: NWSL

/ 176 days ago

NWSL weekend wrap-up: High-scoring gameweek 2

NWSL enjoyed a prime placement match on CBS over-the-air this weekend and Sophia Smith of Portland took full advantage in gameweek 2, recording a hat-trick. That, as well as how VAR is impacting the games and everything else, in this weekend’s NWSL gameweek 2 wrap-up. NWSL gameweek 2 brings goal fest KC Current 1-4 Portland […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 188 days ago

Why Premier League success in USA is partly due to Anglophiles

The Premier League continues to be the most watched and discussed soccer league in the United States among English-language audiences. This is the case even as other European leagues make dedicated efforts to corner the US market. Much of the credit goes to the Premier League’s head-start in the US. Also, the work with NBC […]

Leagues: MLS

/ 195 days ago

Lower divisions shed light on chaotic nature of US Soccer

This month, in the United States men's club soccer scene, three different professional third divisions kick off 2023 campaigns. USL League One kicks off this weekend. Then, MLS Next Pro the following weekend. Finally, NISA the weekend after. What exactly is a third division in a system with no promotion and relegation? Well, It’s a […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 245 days ago

Tim Howard on his role as America's Premier League voice

NBC Sports Premier League studio analyst Tim Howard wears big shoes. The United States Men's National Team legend is the primary American-accented studio voice analyzing the English top flight for a US audience. Howard is currently in his third season in NBC’s Premier League Live studio. That follows a playing career as the most-capped goalkeeper […]

FOX Sports

/ 307 days ago

Good and bad from FOX and Telemundo's World Cup coverage

The first several days of Group Stage action at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar has been engulfed in controversy off-the-pitch but has also delivered some incredibly compelling action on-the-pitch. When it comes to FOX and Telemundo's World Cup coverage, it's been a mix of good and bad so far. US rights-holders FOX Sports […]


/ 495 days ago

How Frank Lampard rescued Everton to Premier League safety

Everton's 3-2 win over Crystal Palace at Goodison Park on Thursday clinched Premier League safety. The club's almost 70-year run in England's top flight continues into the 2022/23 season. Quite frankly, it would likely be over without Frank Lampard being appointed as manager. Lampard faced constant critiques for his job performance at Chelsea. At Everton, […]
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Leagues: EPL

/ 495 days ago

Pep Guardiola’s title-decider selections a major challenge for City

Pep Guardiola's title-decider selections are causing the Spaniard headaches. Manchester City hosts Aston Villa at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday. For the home side, it could decide the Premier League title, which would be City's fourth in the last five seasons. Despite sitting atop the Premier League after 37 rounds, Guardiola's usual selection second-guessing reappeared […]

History of the UEFA Champions League on US TV

Learn more about the history of the UEFA Champions League on US TV. The UEFA Champions League has in recent years become a hot television property in the United States. The new television rights cycle that begins for the 2021-22 competition reportedly is worth $150 million a year in the US. CBS Sports and Univision […]