This week on OTB Kevin, Grayle and Sam are joined once again by ESPN writer Jeff Carlisle who is in Cincinnati following the buildup to the USMNT–Mexico showdown to get his take on the big game (as well as the Jamaica match next week) and the future of CONCACAF qualifying in general with an expanded World Cup in 2026. Jeff also shares his thoughts on the upcoming MLS postseason, players to watch and which clubs he thinks could be primed for a run.
What is Over The Ball with Kevin Flynn and Chris Chamides?
A podcast dedicated to everything soccer - from an American perspective. NCAA to MLS, Premier league to World Cup, our expert hosts and analysts dig into the latest news, the biggest controversies, the most spectacular plays, and the strategies that drive today's game of soccer. Both ex-professional soccer players turned obsessive fans, Kevin Flynn is a celebrated stand-up comedian, and Chris Chamides is the head coach for the LMU NCAA Women's soccer team. Even to this day, they eat, sleep, and drink the game of soccer. Join their conversation, or simply sit back and enjoy the dialogue, as they opine on the game, the leagues, the players, the coaches, and the passion that defines the world's game. Nobody and no topic is off-limits. So step onto the pitch weekly with OTB.