This week on OTB Kevin, Grayle and Sam are thrilled to be joined by Jon Champion, a true soccer commentating legend who has covered the game for more than 35 years at the highest level internationally and here in the US. Jon shares his thoughts on this week's MLS boycott, what covering the league for ESPN has been like and how he views the future of soccer broadcasting in America, and tells us the story of how his illustrious cricket career landed him his first job in the business.
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.