2018 World Cup
Posted 16 November 2017 - 10:08 AM
Posted 16 November 2017 - 10:35 AM
Wait...the Netherlands are missing the WC too?
Yep, there's a reason the US is trying to organize an NIT.
Posted 01 December 2017 - 09:22 AM
Posted 03 March 2018 - 04:52 PM
The FIFA rules committee just voted across the board to add Video Assistant Referee (VAR) to the Laws of the Game. Expect a decision on whether or not it will get used this summer in Russia sometime by the end of this month.
Simply put - there is no reason not to.
Posted 11 May 2018 - 04:57 PM
Posted 15 May 2018 - 09:40 PM
Fox Sports has teamed up with the genome testing company 23andMe and launched the "Root for Your Roots" campaign to encourage fans to find new countries to watch and root for in this World Cup.
I gotta give them credit for being clever with this idea....but oh man, FOX is so screwed with this World Cup deal they made. You can cut the desperation with a saw.
Posted 15 May 2018 - 10:26 PM
Dont usually watch FS1...did a fair amount today. They were pushing hard. Lots of promos, etc. The time difference, and lack of USA obviously hurts...but I think the WC will still get a fair amount of attention here.
I doubt I will watch much, if any at all. Every group stage match starts before noon out here, and many of them 6am or earlier, and I imagine it'll be the same for the knockout round. I'll either be too busy or have no inclination to get up in the middle of the night to watch, especially with no rooting interest.
One thing going for them is that other than the middle of MLB season there is nothing at all to compete for attention sports-wise. I think even MLS pares its schedule back some while the WC is going on.
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