With NBC's colossal investment in covering the English Premier League and two new soccer-centric shows on ESPN and Fox Sports 1, are these really the salad days for soccer fans in the United States? That's what Sports Illustrated media writer Richard Deitsch thinks. He joins the guys to discuss if NBC has surged ahead of the pack, what's next for ESPN, if MLS ratings will get a bump and whether or not fans will stay loyal to the on-screen analysts they love the most.
The guys also rehash the US national team's dramatic win over Bosnia with a focus on which new players - if any - will get a call-up when the World Cup qualifiers resume next month in Costa Rica. And are Aron Johannsson and John Brooks really American enough to take a spot from other players?