If we’re being honest with ourselves Fox Sports kinda sucks. They do baseball and football fine, but everything else is pretty much garbage. Maybe I'm reaching but if I’m watching anything on FS1 or listening to Fox Sports Radio, I'm hate-watching. The curiosity to what kinda diarrhea comes out of the mouth of Skip Bayless or Colin Cowherd gets the better of my judgment and I hate-watch.
I was somewhat curious to see how Fox would handle the upcoming World Cup though.
The World Cup or any major soccer championship during the summer is a breath of fresh air to the sports world. Fox Sports certainly agrees and spent $400 million for rights to the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.
Now it turns out the USMNT doesn’t qualify because of Trinidad & Tobago. I’ll let ESPN soccer analyst Taylor Twellman explain how disgraceful that is.
I love a good rant.
Fox Sports must be crushed, not only by the loss of revenue, that place has reportedly been losing mountains of cash since day one, but this was supposed to be a chance for them to make gains on ESPN. That will become much more difficult without the casual fans tuning in to cheer for the red, white and blue.
On the bright side, the internet had some jokes for us.
Live look in at the USMNT lineup pic.twitter.com/4zAjvOUle8
— Fake SportsCenter (@FakeSportsCentr) October 11, 2017
USA right now pic.twitter.com/cQj0QhnI96
— Meninist (@MeninistTweet) October 11, 2017
— RobDaRuler (@RobDaRuler) October 11, 2017
— Tjsoccer5 (@_tylerjohnson5) October 11, 2017
Way to make America proud USMNT! pic.twitter.com/xK6LAPtJta
— Crying Jordan (@CryingJordan) October 11, 2017
U.S. Soccer spending, 2009-2016
USWNT: $ 73.5M
World Cups Won:
Failures to qualify:
USMNT: 1 pic.twitter.com/mdLXDwNE9L
— Walter Hickey (@WaltHickey) October 11, 2017
When I die, I want the #USMNT to lower me into my grave so they can let me down one last time.
— Jake Thorley (@jake_thorley) October 11, 2017
— BLACK ADAM SCHEFTER (@B1ackSchefter) October 11, 2017
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