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Paramount+ Becomes Major Force in Soccer Broadcasting

Paramount+ Becomes Major Force in Soccer Broadcasting

February 25, 2021

In the latest episode, Paramount+ gobbles up more soccer rights, our review of the new Pele documentary from Netflix, NBC finally pays attention to Leicester this season, find out how to win a $100 gift certificate to World Soccer Shop, plus more in episode 212.

Why do soccer fans and leagues love ESPN+ so much?

Why do soccer fans and leagues love ESPN+ so much?

February 18, 2021

Why do soccer fans and leagues love ESPN+? Plus news on a big change at NBC that gives them an advantage with Premier League rights, Belgium football is back in the United States, and ESPN+ scores again with a fantastic short film. All this and more in episode 211.

Soccer Streaming Wars of 2021

Soccer Streaming Wars of 2021

February 11, 2021

We discuss why 2021 will be the year of soccer streaming wars, details on Serie B and Serie C available again in the U.S., what ESPN+ has in store for 2021, why Taylor Twellman gets under my skin plus letters from you, the listeners, in our mailbag section of episode 210.

Impact of a potential MLS lockout on TV

Impact of a potential MLS lockout on TV

February 4, 2021

We discuss the impact of a potential MLS lockout on TV, CBS & ESPN bidding for U.S. rights to Serie A, Americans heading to Europe in droves, news about ESPN+ adding a new soccer documentary, Premier League matches in 4K, and more in episode 209.

Could ESPN, CBS and FOX partner to overthrow NBC’s Premier League bid?

Could ESPN, CBS and FOX partner to overthrow NBC’s Premier League bid?

January 28, 2021

We debate who the next Premier League rights will go to, could LaLiga be heading to ESPN, NBC confirms the pending shutdown of NBCSN. Plus we have letters from you the listeners in our Mailbag Section. All this and more in episode 208.

Top soccer networks on TV ranked from best to worst

Top soccer networks on TV ranked from best to worst

January 21, 2021

We rank the best soccer networks on US TV from best to worst Paramount+ gets a launch date for Champions League fans, our thoughts on Sirius XM FC’s soccer coverage, step by step instructions on how to get ESPN’s Multicast working, and more in episode 207.

Watching soccer in person or on TV. Which is better?

Watching soccer in person or on TV. Which is better?

January 14, 2021

In the new episode, we debate which is better -- seeing games in person or on TV, Peacock makes U-turn and adds a feature back for soccer fans, we discuss the magic of the FA Cup, Univision gets into the streaming business, and much more in episode 206.

Watching soccer on Apple TV devices, Premier League on talkSPORT and ESPN+’s price increase

Watching soccer on Apple TV devices, Premier League on talkSPORT and ESPN+’s price increase

January 7, 2021

We discuss first impressions of Apple TV device in 4K, why Apple TV is a dream come true for ESPN+ subscribers, major streaming service announces price increase, latest update about talksport’s Premier League radio commentaries, and more in episode 205.

2020 End of the Year Special Episode

2020 End of the Year Special Episode

December 27, 2020

We look back at 2020 memorable moments, as well as what to look out for in 2021, Peacock announces news about popularity of the Premier League games, news about a brand-new soccer TV schedules app, talkSport pulls the plug on EPL radio broadcasts, the peculiar dislike among some people about Sam Allardyce plus letters from you, the listeners, in our mailbag section.

Future of NBCSN, MLS TV ratings, changes to Peacock and EPL TV deal

Future of NBCSN, MLS TV ratings, changes to Peacock and EPL TV deal

December 17, 2020

We discuss news about the possible final days of our favorite soccer TV channel, Peacock tightens the grip on Premier League fans once again, we debate how the MLS Cup Final TV ratings did, how streaming numbers are going through the roof, perceived London bias against managers David Moyes and Sam Allardyce, and more in episode 203.

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