The USFL Poses a Problem for MLR

Today, the United State Football League debuts (or returns, depending on who you ask). That could prove less than ideal for Major League Rugby. The latest attempt at spring gridiron football will be broadcast by the networks/platforms of both NBC and FOX. FOX is the linear broadcast partner of Major League Rugby. That creates an … Continue reading The USFL Poses a Problem for MLR

MLR, EPL, and the Importance of Broadcast Deals

Nice screen ya got here! Every watch rugby on it? Major League Rugby is expected to announce new broadcast deals before the end of the year. With the original deals wrapped at the end of the 2021 season, it's worth thinking about the value of broadcast deals. Last week, the English Premier League signed a … Continue reading MLR, EPL, and the Importance of Broadcast Deals

MLR Kick Off Adds to Crowded Sports Calendar

If you weren't using The Rugby Network to watch Major League Rugby on demand, you'll want to sign up before February. Major League Rugby's return to a February kick off creates a tough situation in an overcrowded calendar. Round 1 starts the day after the Opening Ceremonies of the Winter Olympics. The Games continue through … Continue reading MLR Kick Off Adds to Crowded Sports Calendar