Posts Tagged ‘soccer’

How to Prepare for Your First Premier League Season

Did you fall in love with the beautiful game this summer during the 2014 World Cup? If you did your next step to crave the soccer yearnings for the next four years is to choose a league to watch club soccer. The English Premier League is the most followed and powerful league in the world and is your next stop to serve your soccer fix. Unlike other leagues, every single EPL game is shown on American television on the NBC Sports family of networks. You can also live stream every match on your laptop, tablet, or phone through the NBC Sports Live Extra app. After downloading the app here’s how you can prepare for your first premier league season.

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Top Five Sports in the World: Popularity Wise

soccerAs much as most Americans would like to think that Football (American football, that is) or baseball make a huge dent in what the world considers to be a popular sport, upon doing some research, they will find that they are very much mistaken. Although baseball does rank in the top five, American football isn’t even on the list at all. So then, what are the top five sports in the entire world? Brace yourself. You may be a little surprised.

1. Football (aka, Soccer)
Not to be confused with football in the United States, soccer is the number one sport worldwide. Although it lacks popularity in the U.S. today, it thrives greatly in other nations.

2. Cricket
I know what you’re thinking, “Seriously?” Yes, I’m serious. In the past few years, it has gained more popularity than it has ever held before; therefore, making it highly competitive with soccer for popularity.

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