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Live Streaming

/ 5 days ago

Peacock, Paramount+ consider merger to fight ESPN/FOX/TNT

Comcast and Paramount have held discussions about potentially joining forces together. According to The Wall Street Journal, the potential joint venture would revolve around the streaming services of the two companies. The merger could eventually see Peacock and Paramount+ move under the same roof. Peacock is currently Comcast's over-the-top video streaming service. The app, according […]

United States

/ 5 days ago

USWNT captain apologizes after blasting American soccer fans

American women's soccer team captain Lindsey Horan has backtracked on previous comments that eventually forced an apology out of the star. Horan voiced her displeasure with the American fan base in an interview she gave to The Athletic earlier this year. She claimed that the majority of Americans "aren't that smart" when it comes to […]

Asian Cup

/ 6 days ago

Klinsmann fired by South Korea due to 'leadership' issues

Jurgen Klinsmann has officially been fired as head coach of the South Korea national team. The former USMNT manager was previously hired in February of 2023 and had a contract in place with the Asian nation until after the 2026 World Cup. Nevertheless, the German was sacked on Friday following a disappointing Asian Cup showing. […]

Apple TV

/ 6 days ago

MLS and Apple make MLS Season Pass budget cuts

Major League Soccer has reduced the number of commentators and analysts calling games on MLS Season Pass in 2024. The MLS Season Pass budget cuts are part of a business effort to reduce costs after spending on production costs exceeded expectations last year, sources told World Soccer Talk. In total, 18 people have been cut […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 7 days ago

Struggling United has the most expensive squad in soccer history

A new UEFA report claims that Manchester United has the most expensive squad in the history of soccer. Figures from the European Club Finance and Investment Landscape study show that the Red Devils paid about $1.5 billion in combined transfer fees on their players up until the end of the 2023 financial year. Headlining the […]

ESPN

/ 7 days ago

Relevent Sports to buy EFL media rights for North America

Relevent Sports, a media agency based in New York City, is lining up the EFL media rights in North America. The current rights deal for the EFL expires at the end of the 2023/24 season. Pitch International brokered the previous deal that sent the rights in the United States to ESPN. That includes the rights […]

fc copenhagen

/ 8 days ago

Champions League favorites open round of 16 with first-leg wins

Manchester City and Real Madrid, two of the betting favorites to win the UEFA Champions League, picked up road wins to open the round of 16. Manchester City picked up a 3-1 win in Denmark to defeat FC Copenhagen at the Parken Stadium. In the other game on Tuesday, Real Madrid used a second-half goal […]

EA Sports FC

/ 8 days ago

FIFA in talks with 2K to help create new soccer video game

FIFA is trying to partner with American video game publisher 2K to help create a new soccer game franchise. The governing body of the sport previously parted ways with Electronic Arts (EA Sports) last year. The two sides initially joined forces to create their first video game way back in 1993. Nevertheless, after 30 years, […]

Germany

/ 8 days ago

German fans put bike lock on goal to protest Bundesliga sale

Hannover 96 supporters went to new lengths to show their frustrations with German soccer's plans to sell 8% of the media rights. Protests have been common throughout the German soccer divisions over recent weeks. Yet, most of the time, fans throw fake money or tennis balls on the field. This also features banners in the […]

Argentina

/ 9 days ago

It's up to Messi to decide if he wants to play in the Olympics

The status of Lionel Messi in the Olympics is still unclear, but the boss of the Argentina U-23 side has informed the star that his presence is welcome. Javier Mascherano, a former teammate of Messi's at both Barcelona and Argentina, is the youth side's head coach. Messi would be eligible to play in the competition, […]

ESPN

/ 10 days ago

Get $20 off an annual ESPN+ subscription for limited time

ESPN+ is offering a discount that allows subscribers to get $20 off an annual subscription to the streaming service. The deal comes at a welcome time as the service's price continues to climb. As of February 2024, ESPN+ has a monthly cost of $10.99. The annual subscription to ESPN+ is $109.99, a stark contrast from […]