Howard Megdal

Sports biz report: What the NWSL lost; Cosmos setback:

The news finally came down on Tuesday afternoon, with a press release that caught even some teams by surprise: months after telling the press that a deal was imminent, the National Women's Soccer League finally announced a national television deal with Fox Sports.

Bio: Howard Megdal is Writer At Large for Capital New York, and currently contributes to USA Today Sports Weekly, Sports Illustrated and Vice Sports. His books include The Baseball Talmud, Taking the Field and Wilpon's Folly. His book on the Cardinals will be published by St. Martin's Press in October 2015. Follow Howard on Twitter @HowardMegdal.

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