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Pros and Cons of the Exclusive Apple MLS Streaming Deal

Apple just locked up the next ten years of MLS streaming rights. The US soccer league should net roughly $250 million per year from the exclusive streaming deal. While some matches will still likely air on television, Apple will offer all every single MLS match. There are some obvious advantages […]

Deila kept his promise to strip off his clothes to celebrate NYCFC winning their first MLS Cup title last year. (Image: mlssoccer.com)
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NYCFC Boss Deila Leaves to Take Over Standard Liege in Belgium

New York City FC is changing its head coach midseason. Norwegian manager Ronny Deila is leaving for Liege in Belgium, with Nick Cushing taking his role on an interim basis. Deila, 46, will have a tough mission in Liege. Standard finished in 14th place last season. The club plans a […]

Giorgio Chiellini left Juventus at the end of the season after 18 years in Turin. (Image: twitter/sportbible)
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LAFC Pens 18-Month Deal With Italy and Juventus Legend Chiellini

Giorgio Chiellini has signed an 18-month contract with LAFC in the MLS. Chiellini announced his deal with the LA club after his contract with Juventus was terminated. The central defender also retired from the Italian national team this month. Chiellini was a target for the MLS last year, but opted […]

Aurelien Tchouameni made it clear to Monaco that he wanted to play for Real Madrid next season, ignoring interest from PSG, Liverpool and Manchester United. (Image: Twitter/matchday365)
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Real Madrid, AS Monaco Agree on $110+ Million for Aurelien Tchouameni

Aurelien Tchouameni is set to join Real Madrid in a deal that will exceed $110 million. According to The Athletic‘s sources, Tchouameni’s move is imminent, as the clubs are working to finalize paperwork before making a formal announcement regarding the transfer. The 22-year-old has been a target for many of […]

DraftKings Reignmakers will feature NFTs of players like Josh Allen, which holders can use in weekly fantasy football contests. (Image: Getty)

DraftKings Drops First Packs for Upcoming Reignmakers NFT Fantasy Football Game

DraftKings is increasingly throwing itself into the sports NFT landscape through its marketplace, which lives alongside its sportsbook, casino, and daily fantasy sports offerings. On Tuesday, the site took its next step toward innovation in this sphere by dropping NFTs for its upcoming Reignmakers fantasy football game. On Tuesday, users […]

Sorare has announced an MLB partnership which will lead to an NFT-based fantasy game launching this summer. (Image: Geoff Burke/USA Today Sports)

Sorare Forges Partnership with MLB to Create NFT-Based Fantasy Game

Sorare became the first big name in sports NFTs when it launched its fantasy soccer game in 2019. Now, the company will expand its reach thanks to a new deal with Major League Baseball. MLB and Sorare have announced the launch of an NFT-based fantasy game sometime this summer, though […]

The cover of FIFA 22 featured Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappe. (Image: ea.com)
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EA Sports to Rename Iconic FIFA Video Game Series Starting 2023

EA Sports failed to reach an agreement with the world football governing body over an extension of their naming license. As a result, FIFA will now be called EA Sports FC from 2023. “After nearly 30 years of creating genre-defining interactive football experiences, we will soon begin an exciting new […]

Erling Haaland agreed a five-year contract with Manchester City starting 1 July. (Image: Twitter/fabrizioromano)
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Manchester City to Sign Erling Haaland

Erling Haaland will join Manchester City on July 1. The English Premier League leaders confirmed the deal through an official statement. According to The Athletic, City will only pay a fee of $65 million for his services, almost a third of what Chelsea was planning to bid in 2021 to […]

Maradona's famous "Hand of God" shirt was sold for nearly $9 million at an auction on Wednesday. (Image: thenationalnews.com)
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Maradona Branded $9 Million Shirt a ‘Joke’ Because of Poor Quality

Diego Maradona’s match-worn “Hand of God” shirt from the game against England at the 1986 World Cup was sold for $8.93 million on Wednesday, making it the most expensive piece of sports memorabilia on record. Maradona scored two of the most iconic goals in the history of football while wearing […]

Gareth Bale joined Real Madrid for a fee of $140 million in 2013. (Image: Twitter/wyn_real_madrid)
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DC United Looking to Sign Gareth Bale from Real Madrid

Gareth Bale runs out of contract at Real Madrid this summer and the 32-year-old won’t be offered another deal at Santiago Bernabeu. Bale enjoys life in Spain and could end up staying with another La Liga club. Several sources also claim he’s spent time thinking about retirement, but the player […]

Manchester United's hierarchy hopes Erik ten Hag will lead the club to glory. (Image: Twitter/theeuropeanlad)
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Ajax Boss Ten Hag on Verge of Being Appointed Man. United Manager

Manchester United found its man. Erik Ten Hag is set to be appointed manager at Old Trafford, sources close to the deal told ESPN. The 52-year old was interviewed in March. United also had Paris Saint-Germain’s Mauricio Pochettino, Spain’s Luis Enrique, and Sevilla’s Julen Lopetegui among their options. Chelsea’s Thomas […]

The USMNT will play at the World Cup in Qatar, after missing out on the final tournament in Russia four years ago. (Image: Twitter/si_soccer)
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USMNT Qualifies for World Cup Despite 2-0 Defeat in Costa Rica

The US men’s national team has qualified for the 2022 World Cup despite losing 2-0 in their last preliminary round match against Costa Rica. Canada also lost 1-0 away to Panama, but finished atop the CONCACAF group. The Canadians secured a place in Pot Three at the Friday World Cup […]

The Chicago Cubs aren't allowed to play home games on Friday nights. Maybe that will change with Apple TV's new "Friday Night Baseball" coverage. (Image: Patrick Gorski/USA Today)

Apple Scores First Sports Deal with $85 Million Friday Night MLB Package

Apple has a new deal to stream MLB games on Friday nights. The exclusive $85 million, multi-year, contract marks Apple’s first foray into live sports coverage. Meanwhile, the news could give MLB players a bit more leverage in their ongoing CBA negotiations. There were rumors that Apple was in the […]

Bruce Arena is one of the most respected names in US soccer history. (Image: Twitter/espnstatsinfo)

Revs Coach Bruce Arena Breaks MLS Record for Most Wins

New England Revolution head coach Bruce Arena recorded his 241st MLS win when his team beat FC Dallas 1-0 on Saturday. The number sets a new record in the history of the league, surpassing Sigi Schmid’s total. Arena began his MLS coaching career in 1996 at DC United, where he […]