Both MLS and Apple are attempting to renew subscribers for the upcoming MLS season, which commences on Wednesday, Feb. 21.
"I think for everybody, whether you are a Patriots fan, whether you hate the Patriots or you couldn't care less about football, it's a fun thing...
"It's got everybody you wish you understood how they felt about specific things and they are all on the same show discussing it."
Apple TV does not subscribe to Nielsen ratings, so there is no way to publicly confirm any figures about the streaming platform's TV ratings.
"While there are some big players involved in this alliance, heavy hitters like Apple, Amazon, YouTube and Roku are absent."
“My role is to really bring the viewers down to that level of the dugout and into the clubhouse.”
"I do think if I was FOX and ESPN, I’m not sure I want Apple in the marketplace, frankly. I don’t want somebody with pockets that...
"If all hell breaks loose it might pick up Oregon, Washington, Cal and Stanford under its the Big Ten contract at a hefty discount."
"This isn’t 'Hey, I’ve got an opening from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. tonight, and I’m going to put this game on.'"
"Jim DeLorenzo will be promoted to pick up the baton on the sports side at the company. Apple is splitting Distad's responsibilities."