ALL POSTS TAGGED "major-league-soccer"

Apple TV

/ 5 days ago

Apple wants Eredivisie rights, says report

A huge battle for domestic rights to the Eredivisie is about to kick off in the Netherlands. Indications are that US-based tech giant Apple is entering the fight for Eredivisie rights, according to a report. By the looks of it, expect a battle royal between traditional TV outlets and streaming services that could change the […]

Don Garber

/ 9 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

/ 18 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 […]

Leagues: MLS

/ 28 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: MLS

/ 39 days ago

MLS eyes new playoff format for 2023

Major League Soccer is supposedly looking into ways to change the playoff structure for next season. The Athletic reports the league wants to add more teams, and thus significantly more games, to the playoff picture. The current MLS playoff format consists of 14 teams. As the league has 28 total clubs at the moment, half […]

DC United

/ 144 days ago

Wayne Rooney meets with DC United supporters as new boss

Wayne Rooney signed on as the new manager of DC United. The same day the club made it public, the Manchester United made his presence known among supporters. Of course, most of these fans recognize the Englishman's name, face and illustrious career. After lighting up the Premier League with Manchester United and Everton, Rooney switched […]

ESPN

/ 180 days ago

Soccer games coming to ESPN+ in June

ESPN+ has a hefty number of soccer games coming in June. For most of the world, the summer months are time for friendlies and international competitions. Of course, with the World Cup scheduled for November of this year rather than the summer, there might seem like even more of a void than usual. However, this […]

LA Galaxy

/ 297 days ago

Jonathan Bond ready for sophomore season with LA Galaxy

In 2021, Jonathan Bond debuted with the LA Galaxy with seven wins in the club's first 10 games. At the halfway point in the season, Bond started in each of Galaxy's 17 games. Back then, Galaxy sat on 31 points. Additionally, that was without the extended absence of Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez. The Mexican international missed […]

Bleacher Report Live

/ 325 days ago

WarnerMedia, Turner a quiet candidate for next MLS rights

AT&T's media entity WarnerMedia is in the mix for at least a piece of the MLS rights. In fact, WarnerMedia showed interest in acquiring the U.S. rights to the English Premier League. However, NBC extended its deal with the EPL in November through the 2027/28 season. Since then, MLS appeared as the next big media […]
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Attendance

/ 333 days ago

Breaking down the biggest soccer crowds in the US in 2021

After a COVID-19 hiatus, the biggest soccer crowds in the U.S. in 2021 returned to some normalcy. Generally speaking, attendance is the principal metric to gauge the popularity of the sport in the country. However, we look beyond national teams to see how well the sport fits in. After all, the diversity and sheer size […]

Leagues: MLS

/ 360 days ago

How parity in MLS grows the game, but develops limitations

Leicester City winning the Premier League in 2016 is the most glaring instance of parity in soccer providing greatness. At 5000-1 odds, every soccer fan had a soft spot for the Foxes, with the exception of title-challengers Tottenham. The achievement rekindled the idea that any team can win any competition. After all, Leicester looked doom […]