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MLS has lost its visibility due to Apple deal, says Alexi Lalas

MLS has lost its visibility due to Apple deal, says Alexi Lalas

The Major League Soccer deal with Apple brought the revolutionary MLS Season Pass to global audiences. In doing so, it largely lost its presence on more traditional TV. While MLS still broadcasts games on FOX or FS1 every week, the streaming nature of the league has changed the viewership landscape of the league. Alexi Lalas, […]

Alexi Lalas

/ 278 days ago

MLS has lost its visibility due to Apple deal, says Alexi Lalas

The Major League Soccer deal with Apple brought the revolutionary MLS Season Pass to global audiences. In doing so, it largely lost its presence on more traditional TV. While MLS still broadcasts games on FOX or FS1 every week, the streaming nature of the league has changed the viewership landscape of the league. Alexi Lalas, […]

Alexi Lalas

/ 2469 days ago

Alexi Lalas defends US Soccer status quo on FOX Sports

On Sunday's MLS broadcast that was televised live on FS1, leading US Men's National Team analyst Alexi Lalas gave a stirring two-minute speech that championed the status quo in US Soccer. Lalas defended Sunil Gulati and the US Soccer Federation. "No one person has the answers," said Lalas. "Sunil Gulati doesn't." He continued, "[The system […]

Alexi Lalas

/ 2471 days ago

Lalas and Twellman coverage shows stark contrast in analysis

Alexi Lalas and Taylor Twellman coverage following the USMNT's fateful evening in World Cup Qualifying differed drastically. In the wake of the disastrous World Cup qualifying campaign that culminated in a 2-1 loss Tuesday night against Trinidad and Tobago, it was surprising to see the differing approaches from the two most high-profile analysts of the […]

Alexi Lalas

/ 3486 days ago

FOX Soccer coverage needs vast improvement

After signing Alexi Lalas to a lucrative contract as the newest addition to FOX Sports, you would have hoped that the addition of the Hall of Famer would have boosted FOX's overall quality of its first soccer broadcast of 2015. Unfortunately, despite Lalas' positive debut, the remainder of the broadcast was classic FOX Sports with little […]
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Alexi Lalas

/ 3504 days ago

Soccer Analyst Alexi Lalas Joins FOX Sports From ESPN

Alexi Lalas, the soccer analyst that people either love or hate, will make his FOX Sports debut in January after leaving ESPN at the end of this month. As we reported in October (along with Awful Announcing), Lalas joins host Rob Stone, Warren Barton and former USMNT teammates Eric Wynalda and recently-added Brad Friedel as […]

Alexi Lalas

/ 3565 days ago

Alexi Lalas And Brad Friedel Close to Joining FOX Sports

UPDATE (December 9, 2014): FOX Sports has confirmed that Brad Friedel will join the broadcaster as an analyst in 2015. FOX Sports is close to finalizing deals to acquire Alexi Lalas and Brad Friedel as its newest soccer analysts, says a World Soccer Talk source. If finalized, the move to acquire the talents of Lalas and Friedel […]