City of Angelic Soccer Ratings

MLS (that’s soccer, for the pro-American Americans out there) hit the TV ratings jackpot this weekend, when the league’s most decorated team, LA Galaxy, secured a place in the quarterfinals against the phenomenon known as LAFC. (Full disclosure: the Reader holds front row season tickets to the LA newbies.) The Gals and the Laffs (theContinue reading “City of Angelic Soccer Ratings”

The Lucky Fox Enters a Rough Patch

Fox Sports has lived a charmed life so far this fall; that’s about to change. “You make your own luck,” so the expression goes. Or maybe you don’t. Whatever one’s opinion of the role of fate in one’s place in the world, the fortunes of Fox Sports have gone up as the autumn leaves haveContinue reading “The Lucky Fox Enters a Rough Patch”

Night Owls (and Seahawks and Chargers and Rams)

Why the NFL’s future may include west coast primetime games. In a tradition as banal as butter on toast, Roger Goodell held a press conference today at the NFL owner’s meetings in Fort Lauderdale. There wasn’t a whole lot of news for the league’s semi-beloved Commissioner to chat about. The league’s finances are great. TheContinue reading “Night Owls (and Seahawks and Chargers and Rams)”