London Guardian gives high marks to ESPN, and Andy Gray in particular, for Euro 2008 coverage.
The headline: “How America learned to love soccer
“ESPN’s savvy, Brit-inflected coverage of Euro 2008 did much to improve the sport’s image in the US”
That’s all real nice. But is it just me, or does anyone else find this treatment just a tad … tiresome? As if the underlying issue with every bit of coverage has to be about whether the game will ever catch on here?
And that we have to have guys with British (or Scottish…