In the NEW episode, number 1423, Christopher Harris is joined by co-host Kartik Krishnaiyer. They discuss:

• The relief of MLS finalizing its new media rights deal (well, almost),
• What the new MLS media deal means for soccer fans and the league,
• Why Major League Soccer announced the deal now, and what it tells us,
• Our thoughts and insight about the 16 cities named to host the 2026 World Cup,
• Peacock is ready to spring a new surprise to fans of Premier League clubs,
• Whether Arlo White is employable by future broadcasters in the US,
• Does Concacaf deserve more credit compared to UEFA and CONMEBOL,
• England’s woes under head coach Gareth Southgate,
• And we answer the questions from you, the listeners.

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Includes every MLS match, MLS Cup, Leagues Cup, select MLS NEXT Pro games + exclusive content
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