Reese Witherspoon Becomes Part-Owner Of Nashville MLS Team

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Actor Reese Witherspoon and Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry have joined the ownership group of Major League Soccer’s Nashville team ahead of the opening Sunday of Geodis Park, its 30,000-seat stadium. Witherspoon’s husband, agent and investor Jim Toth, also has joined the ownership group, the Nashville Soccer Club said Tuesday. […]

MLS, Players Reach Deal, Clearing Way For Summer Return

MLS Season Suspended

Major League Soccer games across the U.S. and Canada will be postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak. The suspension will be for 30 days.

MLS Cup Returning To ABC

The league announced Wednesday that this year’s MLS Cup will be shown on the network for the 14th time in 24 seasons. The final on Nov. 10 will start at 3 p.m. ET. It also will air on Univision in Spanish.

Fox Scores With MLS Cup Final Ratings

Fox’s broadcast of the 2018 MLS Cup final between Atlanta United and the Portland Timbers drew 1.56 million total viewers in primetime Saturday night, making it the most-watched MLS title game since 1997, the U.S. pro soccer league’s second year of existence.

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WRDQ To Carry Orlando Lions Soccer

Major League Soccer’s Orlando City Lions today announced a multi-year local broadcast partnership with Cox Media’s independent WRDQ. The station will become the team’s exclusive English-language broadcast home. Financial terms have not been disclosed. Cox Media Group and the team are also working together to create a TV broadcast network to air Lions matches in […]

MLS Poised To Make Big Rights Play

A watershed moment in Major League Soccer’s 18-year history will occur this week, as the league is poised to announce new media rights deals that will bring in far more revenue and lead to a consistent, streamlined television schedule. 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.

‘Ref Cam’ To Be Featured In MLS All-Star Game