NASN soccer radio network expands with 'MLS Tonight'
Posted by Paul Kennedy on Feb. 27, 7:38 p.m.
So what do you want to do when you grow up?
MLS Direct Kick kicks off with free previews
Posted by Paul Kennedy on Feb. 27, 4:29 p.m.
Major League Soccer's Direct Kick television package will be available March 2-9 for free on its three providers -- DirecTV, Dish and In Demand -- covering the first 15 games of the 2013 season.<
Timbers fans vote on ... food carts
Posted by Paul Kennedy on Feb. 26, 2:27 p.m.
Most MLS clubs must devote all their energy trying to fill their seats. The Portland Timbers are trying to figure out what food carts will serve food at home games at Jeld-Wen Field. Do you want bao or reindeer sausage or a gyro with your Widmer?
MLSSoccer.com undergoes redesign
Posted by Paul Kennedy on Feb. 25, 4:00 p.m.
The launch of a new MLS season means a new look for MLSsoccer.com.
The first thing you'll notice will be that content -- and news -- has been pushed to the top of the home page and the scoreboard -- with a new uniform color scheme -- has been dropped to the bottom of the first fold.
Algarve Cup available for first time on (PPV) television
Posted by Paul Kennedy on Feb. 22, 7:06 p.m.
For the first time, U.S. women's soccer fans will be able to watch the Algarve Cup live from Portugal on television.
Messi's signature adizero F50 unveiled
Posted by Paul Kennedy on Feb. 21, 7:24 p.m.
Lionel Messiwill debut his signature adizero F50 this spring -- the four-time Ballon d'Or winner's first signature cleat.
Gus Johnson debut sets Fox Soccer afternoon viewing record
Posted by Paul Kennedy on Feb. 20, 6:55 p.m.
Gus Johnson's much-hyped soccer debut on Fox Soccer was the most-watched weekday afternoon telecast in the network's history.
New Brazilian owner has big plans for Orlando
Posted by Soccer America on Feb. 18, 11:08 p.m.
Brazilian Flavio Augusto da Silva, who was introduced as the new owner of Orlando City, has big plans for the USL PRO club. He hopes to make it a destination for Brazilian tourists and says he already knows the Brazilian star he wants to sign. All this would assume a move to MLS, which would require a new ...
Good timing and savvy made Blazer most influential American ever within FIFA
Posted by Paul Kennedy on Feb. 16, 7:48 p.m.
Chuck Blazer won't seek re-election for a fifth term on the FIFA executive committee, and his departure means American soccer loses its most influential advocate ever in the world of international soccer.
Manchester United's profits up -- and down
Posted by Paul Kennedy on Feb. 15, 5:42 p.m.
Manchester United's strength as one of the world's premier soccer brands helped boost pre-tax profits almost 48 percent with a record second quarter, but a tax charge of almost $19 million -- compared with a tax credit of more than $35 million for the same period last year -- caused profits to drop 62 percent.
MLS's national TV ad sales jump, Gus Johnson experiment reaction
Posted by Paul Kennedy on Feb. 13, 7:07 p.m.
With its television deals with ESPN (eight-year agreement) and NBC (three-year agreement) set to expire after the 2014 season, Major League Soccer enters a critical period on the television front.
'Beckham 32' jersey sales to top $20 million
Posted by Paul Kennedy, Ridge Mahoney on Feb. 13, 3:32 a.m.
David Beckham will be donating his salary from his five-month contract with French club Paris St. Germain to a French children's charity, but don't worry about the Englishman going poor during his stay in Ligue 1.
MLS to launch 'Jersey Week' promotion
Posted by Paul Kennedy on Feb. 11, 11:17 p.m.
By Paul Kennedy
Major League Soccer will launch its first "Jersey Week" with a national launch event Feb. 25 at Pier 59 Studios in conjunction with the New York Red Bulls.
U.S. Soccer launches digital magazine
Posted by Soccer America on Feb. 8, 1:27 a.m.
By Paul Kennedy
U.S. Soccer has gone digital with a new magazine and Facebook app to provide fans with content and interactive features on the men's national team as it plays in the Hexagonal.
Gus Johnson steps up to big-time soccer
Posted by Paul Kennedy, Ridge Mahoney on Feb. 5, 5:00 p.m.
Not many American broadcasters have shown they can cross-over from other sports to soccer, but FOX Sports is giving Gus Johnsona big shot.<