Kyle Fansler

Kyle Fansler is a writer and editor from St. Petersburg, FL. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Telecommunication from the University of Florida. While being a fan of the global game, Kyle supports FC Barcelona. In his time away from writing, Kyle plays in two soccer leagues with friends from his area.

STORIES BY Kyle Fansler


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Barcelona could face Champions League ban over ref scandal

As Barcelona continues to battle through legal issues with its referee payment scandal, there could be a ban on the cards in the UEFA Champions League. The current LaLiga leaders could face a one-season suspension in European competition. According to UEFA rules, any team associated with match fixing is subject to a ban. Barcelona's millions […]

Apple TV

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Apple considers bidding for Premier League and EFL rights in UK

Apple is pondering entering the race to land the Premier League and EFL rights for broadcasts in the United Kingdom. Right now, Premier League rights belong to Sky, BT Sport and Amazon. That deal started in 2022 and runs through 2025. Those three companies paid a combined $6.3 billion for the three-year deal. Now, though, […]

Premier League offers EFL $154 million/year in additional funding

The Premier League has made an offer of over $150 million per year in additional funding towards the EFL, according to Sports Pro Media. The money would go towards distribution, cost controls, calendar issues and work permits. At the same time, it may quell some of the monetary frustration between the top flight and the […]


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Playmaker to represent Argentina national team in North America

Playmaker Capital’s Futbol Sites brand has become the Argentine Football Association’s official digital agency and commercial partner in North America. In its role, Futbol Sites will oversee the Argentina national team presence in North America by boosting the national team's social media presence in English-language. The centerpiece of that is the launch of new social […]

Leagues: EPL

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English referee abuse fines hit $1.5 million in 2022/23

Referee abuse in English is at an all-time high. Players and coaches have been giving both officials an earful as they go against calls. That could include reaction to VAR decisions, missed calls or just general grievances. According to multiple reports, the total fines associated referee slander within English is now past $1.5 million for […]

Apple TV

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Ted Lasso season three sets records for show's premiere

Ted Lasso season three began this past Wednesday, and the premiere set records in terms of the hit show's viewership. Granted, this is largely compared to the show's second season, which truly garnered hit status with millions following the show. Samba TV is an audience analytics company that measures three million US households weighted against […]


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Chelsea could use Fulham stadium in Stamford Bridge update

If Chelsea stadium Stamford Bridge is to undergo renovation, Fulham ground Craven Cottage could be the temporary home of the Blues. Chelsea has been looking at revamping its storied ground. However, with limitations on expansion possibilities in a tight area of London, the club would have to move away for up to four years. According […]


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fuboTV rebrands as Fubo, launches sports ad campaign

fuboTV, the sports-first streaming service, is rebranding to Fubo. In fact, Fubo announced the simplified name change on Tuesday while rolling out a new ad campaign. To specify that the streaming service is centralized around sports, NBA Hall of Famer Kevin Garnett and former NFL quarterback Mark Sanchez feature in the campaign. The producer of […]

UEFA European Championship TV schedule

The UEFA European Championship TV schedule regularly features the top teams in the world battling it out for a major international trophy. Commonly referred to as just the Euros, many see the European Championship as the best international trophy available after the World Cup. In the United States, coverage of the European Championship belongs to […]

Apple TV

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Ted Lasso cast visits White House to discuss mental health

On Monday, the actors of hit Apple TV+ show Ted Lasso made an appearance at the White House. Jason Sudeikis, Hannah Waddingham, Brett Goldstein, Brendan Hunt and Toheeb Jimoh all had a White House press briefing. The focus for their visit was not just as their characters. Instead, the crew was there to discuss mental […]


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Las Vegas to host 2023 CONCACAF Nations League Finals

The semifinal and final of the 2023 CONCACAF Nations League is headed to Las Vegas. On Monday, CONCACAF, the governing body for North American soccer, announced Las Vegas's Allegiant Stadium will host the three-game mini-tournament. Las Vegas is not new to hosting meaningful and major matches. Last summer, Allegiant Stadium saw Real Madrid battle Barcelona […]

football kits

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USA 2023 kits feature wavy and splatter designs

The leaked kits for the USA in 2023 feature some different designs. No, the striped 'Where's Waldo' kit is still not there, despite calls for it from many US fans. Still, these two kits, expected to be worn in the 2023 Women's World Cup, are unique in their own way. Starting with the supposed home […]


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NY Cosmos owner Rocco Commisso profiled on 60 Minutes

Rocco Commisso, owner of both the New York Cosmos and Serie A side Fiorentina, had an entire segment on CBS's 60 Minutes this week. The Italian immigrant to the United States purchased both clubs after amassing a net worth over $8 billion. Commisso, as detailed in the profile, is one of the most famous American […]


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Fanatiz to broadcast first Argentina friendlies since World Cup

Argentina is playing in a pair of friendlies to commemorate its World Cup success, and both games are exclusively available on Fanatiz for viewers in the US and Canada. As part of the March international break, Argentina is playing against Panama on Thursday, March 23, at the Monumental in Buenos Aires. Then, on Tuesday, March […]


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Arsenal traveling to USA to play in 2023 MLS All-Star Game

As part of its preseason tour ahead of the 2023/24 season, Arsenal is making a trip to the United States and will feature in the 2023 MLS All-Star Game. This is a move back to the MLS vs Europe style of All-Star Game in years prior. Over the last two years, the MLS All Stars […]

CBS Sports

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NWSL reveals streaming information and talent for 2023 season

The eleventh season of the National Women's Soccer League, or NWSL, kicks off Saturday, March 25, with all 12 teams in action that day and the following one. Fans of the top women's soccer division in the United States already knew the NWSL schedule. Now, the league revealed where those games will be available. Fortunately, […]


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Soccer players have higher chance at dementia, says study

Soccer players are more likely to develop dementia over time, according to a study out of Sweden. The Lancet, an international weekly general medicine journal, published the findings from the Karolinska Institutet. Researchers reviewed the health records of over 6,000 players in the Swedish top division from 1924 to 2019. That was compared against over […]

Patrick Vieira

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Vieira, not Henry, is the sensible pick for USMNT job

Patrick Vieira and Thierry Henry are two of the latest names to circle for the head coaching position with the USMNT. Crystal Palace sacked the former on Friday after a run of 12 matches without a win. The latter is a pundit for CBS, but he previously worked under Roberto Martinez on the Belgium National […]

EPL commentators on NBC: March 17 to 19

Unfortunately, there are only seven games in the Premier League this weekend. With the FA Cup quarterfinals taking place, there are four teams partaking in the last eight from the Premier League. Those are the two Manchester clubs, Brighton and Fulham. On the bright side, Manchester United was meant to play Brighton. So, there are […]


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Arsenal and Sporting go the distance in Europa League classic

After a thrilling 2-2 draw in the first leg of their Europa League round of 16 tie, Arsenal and Sporting faced off again at the Emirates on Thursday. This game, much like the first, was end to end throughout, with both sides playing aggressive. For much of the game, Sporting looked the two more likely […]