Top 10 soccer television stories of the year
Posted by Paul Kennedy on Dec. 31, 3:20 a.m.
It is almost impossible to go a day without finding live soccer somewhere on television. Most weekends offer dozens of matches available for viewing. The totality of live soccer programming over the course of the year surpasses that offered for any other sport on American television. It all makes for a soccer fan's dream but a huge challenge for any ...
U.S. Soccer renews Nike deal through 2022
Posted by Paul Kennedy on Dec. 23, 2:03 a.m.
Nike, a U.S. Soccer partner since 1995, will be providing men's and women's national team uniforms for nine more years.
Mizuno cleats hit U.S. market
Posted by Soccer America on Dec. 22, 12:19 a.m.
Mizuno, the century-old Japanese company that entered the U.S. market in 1961 and has specialized in several sports including golf, baseball, football and track & field, has launched a line of soccer cleats for the U.S. market.
Signs of progress on D.C. stadium plans
Posted by Paul Kennedy on Dec. 19, 4:17 a.m.
The proposal for the D.C. United stadium to be built in Washington's Buzzard Point neighborhood could be presented to the District of Columbus city council by Christmas, allowing council members to consider how they want to act on the plans early in 2014.
Miami 'giddy' about soccer, New York? Not so much
Posted by Paul Kennedy on Dec. 17, 6:52 p.m.
Miami-Dade County commissioners have demonstrated their support for soccer. Just what that gets David Beckham and his group seeking to find a home for a soccer stadium as part of the Miami bid to secure an MLS expansion team remains to seen.
NYCFC eyes Bronx stadium site; Miami Beckham United gets on agenda
Posted by Paul Kennedy on Dec. 11, 9:01 p.m.
It will take an Edwin Moses-type to cleanly clear all the hurdles that lie ahead for New York City FC and Miami Beckham United, the corporate name for David Beckham's Miami group (and hopefully not the name for the team itself), but there are signs of progress on the MLS stadium front in New York, where ...
MLS Cup viewers on UniMas surpass those on ESPN
Posted by Paul Kennedy on Dec. 10, 5:10 p.m.
Saturday's MLS Cup drew the fewest English-language viewers on record, so few in fact that the Spanish-language broadcast on UniMas outdrew drew the ESPN broadcast for the first time.