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First impressions of CBS’ UEFA coverage

First impressions of CBS’ UEFA coverage

August 6, 2020

Our first impressions of CBS’ UEFA coverage, the innovations we love from the MLS Is Back tournament, Nicolas Anelka comes to Netflix, Brazilian league returns to the United States and more on episode 183.

US media’s bias against soccer, MLS Is Back TV coverage and CBS’ Champions League plans

US media’s bias against soccer, MLS Is Back TV coverage and CBS’ Champions League plans

July 30, 2020

CBS scores a home run with NWSL, how MLS TV ratings did in the Knockout Stage, our take on CBS’s Champions League schedule, latest update from the Scottish Premiership, what we thought of the Premier League's Championship Sunday and more. Episode 182.

Our love for soccer grows stronger even when US media ignores it

Our love for soccer grows stronger even when US media ignores it

July 23, 2020

In episode 181, we dive into the wacky world of the English Championship final day, what MLS TV ratings tell us about soccer in the U.S., news about the future of the Scottish Premiership on US TV, Liga MX makes its return this weekend, and more.

American sports fans dislike soccer and why we’re OK with that

American sports fans dislike soccer and why we’re OK with that

July 16, 2020

In episode 180, we discuss why the best soccer leagues are not the most popular, what MLS Is Back TV ratings tell us about soccer on US TV, how Peacock did on its first major day of Prem coverage, and why CBS Sports are heading in the right direction.

First impressions of MLS Is Back TV coverage

First impressions of MLS Is Back TV coverage

July 9, 2020

In episode 179, we share our first impressions of MLS Is Back on ESPN, news about Peacock going all in on the Premier League, and CBS gobbling up the Champions League rights.

Making sense of changes to streaming services

Making sense of changes to streaming services

July 2, 2020

In episode 178, we discuss price changes to soccer streaming services, NBC’s coverage of Liverpool winning the Premier League title, our thoughts about CBS’s first weekend of soccer TV coverage, news about Mexico’s new cup competition that starts this weekend and more.

Turner says goodbye to the Champions League

Turner says goodbye to the Champions League

June 25, 2020

In episode 177, we discuss Turner quitting the Champions League, FOX laying off soccer producers in cost-cutting measures, MLS tournament to play during Florida’s rising COVID numbers, first impressions of NBC’s new Peacock streaming service and beIN SPORTS blacking out Serie A broadcasts in 35 countries.

Highs and lows of soccer’s virtual extravaganza

Highs and lows of soccer’s virtual extravaganza

June 18, 2020

In episode 176, we reveal news about FA Cup games moving to ESPN, Italian soccer sells out to a soft drinks maker, MLS broadcasters squabble over TV costs, NWSL announces their CBS TV plans and Premier League wobbles on opening day of restart.

Welcome to Summer Of Soccer

Welcome to Summer Of Soccer

June 11, 2020

In episode 175, we discuss NBC releasing more details about its coverage of the Premier League, Serie A coming home to ESPN, our thoughts on LaLiga’s virtual fans experiment and MLS changes Orlando tournament to try to make it entertaining.

MLS Tournament: Orlando Or Bust

MLS Tournament: Orlando Or Bust

June 4, 2020

In episode 174, we discuss ESPN giving German soccer a boost, insight into the MLS Orlando tournament and what it means for the league's future, Fanatiz launches a free version of their streaming service, Amazon adds a new highly-recommended soccer documentary, and more.