ALL POSTS TAGGED "fox-sports"

FIFA

/ 12 days ago

Did FOX pay bribes to win World Cup rights?

FOX is facing accusations of paying bribes to attain the World Cup rights. Originally, FOX acquired the World Cup rights to the 2018 and 2022 World Cup rights back in 2011. It later added the 2026 rights in 2015. However, a court appearance on Tuesday for two former FOX executives could implicate that FOX paid […]

World Cup 2022

/ 13 days ago

Most popular soccer websites in USA during World Cup 2022

Qatar 2022 may be over, but it was a huge tournament for the most popular soccer websites in USA during the first month of the World Cup. In the data below provided by Comscore, the industry standard for web measurement, the month of November 2022 saw FIFA.com climb into first place, understandably so. After all, […]

FOX Sports

/ 13 days ago

Qatar 2022 is most-streamed World Cup ever

Qatar 2022 was the most-streamed World Cup in the tournament's history. While streaming only came to a true forefront in 2014 and growing in 2018, data tabulated by World Soccer Talk shows that 2022 was a huge win for streaming. Each year, more and more people cut the cord and sign up for streaming services. […]

FOX Sports

/ 26 days ago

FOX Sports acquire Coupe de France rights in USA

Just weeks after FOX Sports signed a deal to broadcast MLS games for the next four years, FOX have signed yet another soccer rights deal. This time, FOX Sports have acquired Coupe de France rights in the United States to bring French Cup games to viewers. Coupe de France rights are marketed by the French […]

Apple TV

/ 36 days ago

How to watch MLS on US TV and streaming

MLS is the latest league to have some confusion over how to watch their games. For years, MLS games aired, in English, on ESPN and FOX's channels. Meanwhile, ESPN+ held the streaming rights to many of the games over the last several years. Almost all of that changes beginning with the 2023 MLS campaign. Major […]

FOX Sports

/ 38 days ago

World Cup Final second most-viewed game ever

The thrilling 2022 World Cup Final that saw Argentina triumph over France was a triumph for broadcasters as well. The match turned out to be the second most-watched soccer game in US television and streaming history. The game itself was one of the most exciting, memorable contests ever. A raucous France comeback from 2-0 down […]

FOX Sports

/ 39 days ago

2022 World Cup Final viewership watched by 26 million

The number is in for the 2022 World Cup Final viewership. And it's a massive one. Almost 26 million people watched the 2022 World Cup Final on US TV and streaming. The Argentina-France final is the second most-watched men's World Cup final in US television and streaming history. In total, 25.783 million watched one of […]

Apple TV

/ 46 days ago

MLS picks up linear TV deals with FOX and Univision

While Major League Soccer has a massive streaming deal, MLS has also acquired linear TV rights from both FOX and Univision. The entities announced a four-year deal, even though MLS's streaming deal with MLS Season Pass on Apple is a 10-year agreement. FOX Sports's channels, namely FOX, FS1 and FOX Deportes, have exclusive English- and […]

FOX Sports

/ 47 days ago

FOX Sports acquire MLS TV rights, says report

FOX Sports have acquired MLS TV rights beginning with the 2023 season, according to the New York Post. Reporter Andrew Marchand says that ESPN will no longer broadcast MLS games. Instead, FOX Sports have renewed its deal with Major League Soccer, and is set to broadcast a select number of games on television each year. […]

TV Ratings

/ 51 days ago

Most-watched World Cup 2022 games on US TV and streaming

The World Cup is always one of the top TV draws in the US, and 2022 is no different. Group stage matchups featuring the big teams and stars are among the most-watched World Cup 2022 games thru the round of 16. Most-watched World Cup games so far Four of the top six most-watched games in […]

ESPN

/ 52 days ago

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 […]