ESPN2 viewers down for exciting MLS opener
Posted by Paul Kennedy on Mar. 8, 7:18 a.m.
The first game of the 2013 MLS season on ESPN2 was a showcase for all that is exciting about MLS. It's isn't every day that you have a 3-3 tie, and you can't beat the atmosphere at Jeld-Wen Field.
NHL sets high target for MLS
Posted by Paul Kennedy on Mar. 7, 2:03 a.m.
If there's one league Major League Soccer thinks can be a model for growing its national television audience, it's the National Hockey League.
Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber recently praised the NHL for taking what was a league with passionate local support but weak national following and turning it into a national brand with a rapidly ...
Soccer will be big part of new FOX sports network
Posted by Paul Kennedy on Mar. 6, 3:55 a.m.
FOX Sports Media Group made official Tuesday what many have known for a long time. It is launching a new all-sports network, FOX Sports 1, on Aug. 17 in 90 million homes, making it the biggest sports cable network launch in history.
MLS puts damper on Miami expansion talk
Posted by Paul Kennedy on Mar. 5, 1:27 a.m.
MLS downplayed talk surrounding its interest in returning to Miami. Sports Illustrated's Grant Wahl reported on Fox Soccer's Goals on Sunday that MLS Commissioner Don Garber was eyeing Miami as an expansion target and had talks with RSE Ventures chairman and Miami Dolphins owner Steve Ross putting a team in Sun Life ...
Garber addresses Chivas USA train wreck
Posted by Paul Kennedy on Mar. 4, 4:18 a.m.
Major League Soccer has perhaps its most serious club crisis since it had to fold two teams in 2001, but Commissioner Don Garber isn't yet ready to press the panic button.
MLS faces attendance challenge
Posted by Paul Kennedy on Mar. 1, 5:51 p.m.
Thanks to rising attendance, Major League Soccer has had a strong story to tell.