ASN Morning Read: MLS Makes Its Millions
That right, Mr. Commissioner. You are allowed the sly smile of a job well done. Make money money make money money. Etc. Etc. Etc. Welcome to another Monday edition of ASN Morning News.
While the world eagerly awaits Jurgen Klinsmann's 30-man roster announcement, MLS has news about its new television contract. The juiciest bits from the good folks at SBJ: "The eight-year deals with ESPN, Fox and Univision are priced five times higher than the average annual value of the league’s current media deals. ESPN and Fox will share the English-language rights to MLS and U.S. Soccer matches over the next eight years. The two networks are paying a combined $75 million per year on average for those rights. MLS also signed a Spanish-language deal with Univision for an average of $15 million per year."
This video of Alejandro Bedoya leading the Nantes fans in the "I Believe" chant is both awesome and absolutely freaking terrifying:
Sad Danny Williams: "With his knee showing no real signs of improvement, Williams admits that his prospects of making it to Brazil look bleak."
Here's a fun Gatorade ad. Arsenal would pass a bunch:
I don't even know what to do with this:
May 12, 2014
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