"We’ve been telling people for six months now, I think, that we’re on the precipice of getting a deal, and we are on the precipice of getting a deal. It’s the longest I’ve ever
been on a precipice, but we expect to be partners with Major League Soccer going forward."
-- ESPN president John Skipper
, speaking at an ESPN
World Cup media event, on negotiations with MLS for a new media contract. (Philly.com