6 reasons why soccer is the sport of now, not the future
Leagues: MLS

6 reasons why soccer is the sport of now, not the future

"Soccer is the sport of the future." We've been hearing this sentiment in the United States for nearly five decades now. From the all-too-fleeting glory of the original North American Soccer League and the explosion of youth soccer in the 1970s, up to the present day, the sport has perpetually been perched on the edge […]

6 reasons why soccer is the sport of now, not the future

"Soccer is the sport of the future." We've been hearing this sentiment in the United States for nearly five decades now. From the all-too-fleeting glory of the original North American Soccer League and the explosion of youth soccer in the 1970s, up to the present day, the sport has perpetually been perched on the edge […]

ESPN

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ESPN unlikely to renew MLS TV deal, speculates industry analyst

Sports industry analyst Andrew Marchand believes that it's unlikely that ESPN will renew its MLS TV deal, which would be a huge blow to Major League Soccer. ESPN has had the rights to MLS in the United States since 1996 when the league launched. MLS TV deal: ESPN likely to take a pass, says expert […]

Leagues: MLS

/ 1 day ago

Why are there so few great American soccer commentators?

Out of the five lead commentators FOX Sports selected to announce World Cup games in Qatar, only two of them are American soccer commentators born in the US. FOX's selection of John Strong and JP Dellacamera make sense. The duo are logical hires for FOX Sports given their name recognition among viewers. However, why didn't […]

Don Garber

/ 13 days ago

MLS commissioner seeks time-wasting rule, more microphones

Major League Soccer, or MLS, commissioner Don Garber wants to make some interesting rule changes to the sport, including the addition of a time-wasting rule. The 65-year-old American recently spoke with The Times about a wide range of issues. That includes the aforementioned time wasting, as well as microphones on players and referee explanations for […]

Apple TV

/ 22 days ago

Apple, MLS announce 'Season Pass' for 2023 season

Apple and Major League Soccer have announced its MLS Season Pass streaming app to debut on February 1, 2023. As part of the 2023-2032 rights deal, this is the platform MLS fans will need for the next ten years to watch MLS games anywhere in the world. MLS Season Pass from Apple TV has coverage […]

Cristiano Ronaldo

/ 22 days ago

Beckham in talks to sign Ronaldo for Inter Miami, says report

Cristiano Ronaldo, much under the spectacle currently for Manchester United, could be on his way to MLS and Inter Miami. As of now, the Portuguese superstar is with his national side for the World Cup. However, he is making headlines due to a scathing interview with Piers Morgan. In that interview, which debuts Wednesday and […]

Gareth Bale

/ 29 days ago

Gareth Bale LAFC goal called by commentators worldwide

Gareth Bale scored a pivotal goal for LAFC in the MLS Cup Final this past weekend. His equalizer, in the 128th minute, sent LAFC into a penalty shootout against Philadelphia Union. Eventually, LAFC won the spot kicks, 3-0, clinching the side's first MLS Cup. Of course, Gareth Bale is an international star. His time at […]

Leagues: MLS

/ 32 days ago

US Soccer history: 150 years and counting

Another four years have passed and the FIFA World Cup is once again upon us. Like clockwork, the sport of soccer will see a sharp rise in overall interest in the United States during the tournament, with fans packing bars and public spaces all over the country to take in the matches. Even casual fans […]

Leagues: MLS

/ 32 days ago

LAFC win MLS Cup after epic battle with Philadelphia Union

Los Angeles Football Club win the Major League Soccer Championship with a dramatic penalty shootout victory over Philadelphia Union. A victory that secures the first championship in the club's history. After 130+ minutes, the match ended in a 3-3 draw. Ultimately, Los Angeles defeated Philadelphia 3-0 in a penalty shootout. A standing ovation of 50,000 […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 36 days ago

Most popular soccer websites in United States

With millions of soccer fans following the beautiful game in the United States, what are the most popular soccer websites? According to Comscore, the leading audience measurement company, the answers may surprise you. Yes, there are literally thousands of websites that focus on sports, but the majority of fans depend on an elite number of […]

LAFC

/ 38 days ago

LAFC reaches first MLS Cup Final with win over Austin FC

In the 2022 season, Austin outscored LAFC 6-2. Despite the Texas capital’s pair of victories over the black & gold, Los Verdes entered the Western Conference Final as overwhelming underdogs. LAFC and Austin went head-to-head with a spot in the MLS Cup Final on the line. On Sunday, former USMNT teammates Steve Cherundolo and Josh […]