by Paul Kennedy on Dec 31, 3:20 AM
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 marketer trying to break through the clutter. Paying a steep price, NBC Sports has done just that with its coverage of the English Premier League, but MLS still struggles after many years on ESPN, and now NBC Sports. Here's our …
by Paul Kennedy on Dec 23, 2:03 AM
Nike, a U.S. Soccer partner since 1995, will be providing men's and women's national team uniforms for nine more years.
by Soccer America on Dec 22, 12:19 AM
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.
by Paul Kennedy on Dec 19, 4:17 AM
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.
by Paul Kennedy on Dec 17, 6:52 PM
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.
by Paul Kennedy on Dec 11, 9:01 PM
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 NYCFC will join MLS as its 21st team in 2015, and Miami, where Beckham hopes to land MLS's 22nd team with his expansion option.
by Paul Kennedy on Dec 10, 5:10 PM
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.