The KickAround debuted in the summer of 2014 on The Ticket as a nightly recap show for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. That series culminated with a live broadcast from the Victory Plaza watching party, with thousands of listeners, of the US/Belgium quarterfinal.  From there the show returned later that year as a weekly, two-hour show focusing on the Premier League, MLS, and the global game at large.  If you’re interested, here’s a 2014 D Magazine article that focused on the origins of the show.