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Fox Scores a “Gol” in its First World Cup Effort

When Fox landed the rights to the FIFA World Cup in 2011, there were fears and worries that the network would not provide the gravitas that ESPN had given soccer especially after the 2010 men’s and 2011 Women’s World Cups. But now after the 2015 Women’s World Cup, we see that Fox can treat the event with respect and not patronize fans. Fox brought in former NBC Sports executive...
Via Fang's Bites
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Nickelodeon launches search for best teen female soccer star as Team USA wins Women's World Cup

NICKELODEON PRESENTS SOCCER SUPERSTAR, DEBUTING WEDNESDAY, JULY 8, AT 9PM ON NICKTOONS’ NICKSPORTS BLOCK Olympic Gold Medalist Heather Mitts Hosts Search for Best Teen Female Soccer Player in Special Four-Night TV Event All-Star Judges Include Marcelo Balboa, Angela Hucles and Dan Metcalfe Following Team USA’s win of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, Nickelodeon presents...
Via Bob's Blitz
28 days ago  |  Discuss

The Best of Fox’s FIFA Women’s World Cup Coverage

As the FIFA women’s World Cup draws to a close with the United States getting another crack at winning the title, Fox got exactly what they wanted this summer. Had the United States been eliminated in the quarterfinals to China or semifinals to Germany, the ratings for the World Cup final would be disastrous for Fox. Now, with semifinals viewership near eight figures, Fox can ride...
Via Awful Announcing
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

FOX’s soccer coverage has improved but is still below bar set by NBC and ESPN

FOX’s coverage of the Women’s World Cup has been a mixture of positives and negatives. On the positive, the match commentators have generally been good, especially the standout team of Justin Kutcher and Aly Wagner. Jenn Hildreth, who is a familiar face to college sports fans in the south as well as to those who watch the Atlanta Braves, has been outstanding in play-by-play...
Via World Soccer Talk
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Heather Mitts, Ex-U.S. Player, Shining As Women’s World Cup Analyst (Photos)

Heather Mitts is a woman of many talents. The Cincinnati native now is serving as a Women’s World Cup analyst for FOX Sports 1, voicing her opinion on the U.S. women’s national team and more. Mitts certainly is qualified for the role, as she played for Team USA as defender from 1999 to 2013 and earned three Olympic gold medals in the process. Mitts also has stayed busy off the...
Via NESN.com
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Fox’s Coverage of U.S. Women’s World Cup Win Was Solid, Patriotic and Noticeably Wynalda-less

At times during Fox’s hour-long pregame show in advance of the U.S. Soccer 3-1 victory over Australia in the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, the five-person studio crew showed all the reasons why the network put this group together. At other times, in going from the news desk set with its scenic “we’re in Vancouver check out those mountains and water” background to the ...
Via Awful Announcing
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Heather Mitts, “I don’t care what you do off the field” in describing Hope Solo

Amid new information about Hope Solo’s alleged domestic violence troubles coming from ESPN’s Outside the Lines, the FOX Soccer panel talked about the news in the kind of way that you have to talk about it but you don’t really want to. While discussing whether or not the Hope Solo news is a story that should be talked about, former USWNT player and teammate of Hope Solo for...
Via 32 Flags
June 07, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Heather Mitts, “I don’t care what you do off the field” in describing Hope Solo

Amid new information about Hope Solo’s alleged domestic violence troubles coming from ESPN’s Outside the Lines, the FOX Soccer panel talked about the news in the kind of way that you have to talk about it but you don’t really want to. While discussing whether or not the Hope Solo news is a story that should be talked about, former USWNT player and teammate of Hope Solo for...
Via Bloguin Best
June 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Catch on up Heather Mitts and Alexi Lalas' Facebook Q&A with fans

Catch on up Heather Mitts and Alexi Lalas' Facebook Q&A with fans
Via Fox Sports
June 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Fox begins its Women’s World Cup coverage on a decent note

Saturday was the day that Fox was pointing toward ever since it was awarded the FIFA World Cup contract in 2011. A lot of planning went into Fox’s coverage of the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada including a very impressive set in Vancouver complete with a scenic view and a new graphics package. But even with a nice set and crisp graphics, it all comes down to the on-air talent...
Via Awful Announcing
June 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Your 2015 Women’s World Cup television schedule

2015 Women’s World Cup FOX Sports (United States) Announcers: JP Dellacamera, Cat Whitehill, Tony DiCicco (United States National Team); Glenn Davis, Christine Latham; Jenn Hildreth, Kyndra de St. Aubin; Justin Kutcher, Aly Wagner; John Strong, Danielle Slaton Studio: Hosts – Rob Stone, Kate Abdo; Analysts – Monica Gonzalez, Ariane Hingst, Angela Hucles, Alexi Lalas, Christine...
Via Awful Announcing
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

FOX Sports announces FIFA Women’s World Cup broadcast team

With less than 30 days until the FIFA Women’s World Cup this summer in Canada, FOX Sports has announced the team that will be covering all the action beginning on June 4th. The group selected to provide play-by-play and in-studio coverage of FOX’s first major soccer tournament for the United States is a mixture of former players and well recognized voices. The list released...
Via World Soccer Talk
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Fox announces broadcast pairings for Women’s World Cup

We’re less than a month away from the Women’s World Cup in Canada, and Fox has announced their stable of broadcasters that will be covering the action. Five teams will be calling the matches, including one made up of three broadcasters for the United States matches. That team will be JP Dellacamera, Cat Whitehill, and Tony DiCicco. None of these three voices are new for soccer...
Via Awful Announcing
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

FOX Sports announces broadcast teams for Women's World Cup

FOX Sports unveiled the five broadcast teams set to call game action during the network's coverage of the FIFA Women's World cup in Canada, which begins on Saturday, June 6. The broadcast teams mix many of the top play-by-play voices in American soccer with former standout players on the international stage. Below are the teams listed in alphabetical order by play-by-play announcer...
Via Fox Sports
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Fox fills out its Women’s World Cup studio roster

Earlier this year, Fox announced that Rob Stone and Sky Sports’ Kate Abdo would be studio hosts for the FIFA Women’s World Cup which begins next month in Vancouver. We now know who will join Stone and Abdo next month. Fox recently unveiled its studio analysts who we will see throughout the month-long tournament in Canada. Here are the names who will be part of the studio crew...
Via Awful Announcing
May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

FOX Sports stocks FIFA Women's World Cup studio coverage with multi-national firepower

Los Angeles – The start of FIFA WOMEN'S WORLD CUP 2015, just over a month away, is coming with great anticipation, and today FOX Sports continues to unveil its unprecedented coverage plans, announcing its studio analysts for live pre-match, halftime and post-match commentary.  The announcement was made by David Neal, FIFA Women's World Cup on FOX Executive Producer. The personalities...
Via Fox Sports
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Fox Sports 1 to air the FIFA Women’s World Cup Draw next month

Fox is making a big deal out of next month’s FIFA Women’s World Cup Draw. Promoting it as “the first time since 1999 that the Official Draw of FIFA Women’s World Cup™ is being televised in English in the United States,” Fox is pulling out all the stops for the draw which will take place at the hallowed Canadian Museum of History in Ottawa. When the draw airs on Fox Sports...
Via Awful Announcing
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Cameron Joins NBCSN, McBride Leaving FOX, ESPN Renews Twellman Contract & FOX Announces WWC Draw Details

It’s been a busy week in the world of soccer broadcasting in the United States with several important announcements that will impact the viewing experience Stateside. Geoff Cameron Joins NBCSN U.S. Men’s National Team and Stoke City defender Geoff Cameron makes his NBC Sports Group debut on Sunday, Nov. 23, joining Arlo White in the booth to call the Crystal Palace v. Liverpool...
Via World Soccer Talk
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

2015 Women's World Cup draw to be televised on FOX Sports 1

The official draw of FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 will be televised live for the first time in 16 years. The television program, called The Draw Show, will air Saturday, Dec. 6 at 12 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1. The draw, which will determine the 24 team assignments for the group stage of the tournament, is being held at the Canadian Museum of History in Ottawa. This is the first...
Via Fox Sports
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

College football on television: Nov. 15

Just so you know, the SEC Network team for the Kentucky-Tennessee game consists of Tom Hart, Matt Stinchcomb and Heather Mitts. Now here’s a list of all the college football games on television today and tonight: Noon: Army at Western Kentucky (CBS … Continue reading →
Via John Clay's Sidelines
November 15, 2014

Fox Unveils Announcers for Women’s World Cup Qualifying Tournament

In what will be Fox’s first test as it leads up to the Women’s World Cup in Canada next year, the network has named the play-by-play announcers and analysts for the CONCACAF Qualifying Tournament. As you’re well aware by now, Gus Johnson has resigned as Fox’s main voice for soccer. In his place, Fox will rely on experienced voices such as MLS on NBC lead man John Strong and...
Via Fang's Bites
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Our first look at Fox Soccer post-Gus Johnson

The Gus Johnson experiment is over, ending in a messy lab explosion that left chemical goo all over the place.  Now it’s time for Fox Sports to clean up the mess, go back to the drawing board, and start over. Gus is gone from Fox’s soccer coverage and the network now has to begin again in their search for a lead announcer for World Cup coverage that begins next summer in Canada...
Via Awful Announcing
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Kentucky vs. UT Martin: Online Stream, TV Schedule, Radio, Weather and more

Who: UT Martin Skyhawks at Kentucky Wildcats When: August 30, 2014 at 1:00 pm ET Where: Commonwealth Stadium Lexington, KY TV Schedule: SEC Network (Tom Hart, Matt Stinchcomb and Heather Mitts) Online Stream: Watch ESPN Radio: WHAS 840 AM, Sirius/XM (Tom Leach, Jeff Piecoro and Dick Gabriel) Betting Line (via VegasInsider.com): UK -21 Gametime Weather: 87° Partly Cloudy […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

FOX Sports Delivers Cheap Tricks In Coverage of Liverpool-Manchester City Game

FOX Sports has been using the International Champions Cup as a testing ground for a whole host of changes in its soccer coverage during the past week. Most of them, so far, have been poor. But tonight’s coverage of the Liverpool-Manchester City game featured several cheap tricks that — yet again — give soccer viewers more evidence that FOX Sports (1) doesn’t know how to cover...
Via World Soccer Talk
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Where are they now: Former Eagles quarterbacks

Our week of quarterback analysis is done. We’ve talked about the quarterbacks in the draft, spoke towards how the Eagles could solve their backup issue, and reviewed the best and worst quarterbacks the Eagles ever drafted. Now, let’s take a quick look at how some former signal-callers who donned Eagles’ green are now spending their days. Ron Jaworski (’77-’86) Jaworkski...
Via cover32 - Eagles
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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