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May 17, 2022

Professor Steven Bank

In a landmark labor agreement that guarantees equal pay, U.S. Soccer, and top players agree that the men’s and women’s national teams will receive the same pay when competing in international tournaments. Join Kevin and Chris as they speak to UCLA’s Professor Steve Bank to get the legal lowdown.

May 17, 2022

Paul Gardner

Kevin and Chris help celebrate the 92nd birthday of a true living soccer legend, Soccer America’s Paul Gardner. Having covered eight FIFA World Cups, ten FIFA Under-17 World Cups, and interviewed the game’s greatest players like Pele, Carlos Veja, Franz Beckenbauer, and Diego Maradona, Paul has also overseen the transformation of the game inside the U.S.A. from the late ’60’s to today. Don’t miss this legendary OTB episode.

May 9, 2022

The Douglas Brothers

Some call him the happiest player of all time. Others call him the most agile. But nearly everyone calls him the greatest ball-handler the game has ever seen. Join Kevin and Chris as they speak to the Douglas Brothers about the making of their new documentary “Ronaldinho: The Happiest Man in the World” – streaming exclusively on the new FIFA+ streaming platform app.

May 3, 2022

Sasho Cirovski

In this episode of Over The Ball, Kevin and Chris discuss Kevin’s locker room antics, this week’s games, and the Premiere players that make them feel old. The boys think they’ve gotten stood up by NCAA coach Sasho Cirovski, only to grab him off the golf course to discuss the latest negotiations with the NCAA about scheduling and a switch to the “21st Century Model”.

April 26, 2022

PHD. Jonathan Scheiman (FitBiomics) and MLS Defender, Tim Parker (Houston Dynamo FC)

Athletes in every sport are exploring the performance-enhancing benefits of vitamins, supplements, and nutraceuticals as a way of fighting fatigue, increasing muscle performance and increasing human metabolism. So this week OTB sits down with PhD. Jonathan Scheiman, co-founder & CEO of biotechnology company FitBiomics, and MLS Defender Tim Parker of the Houston Dynamo FC, to discuss their use of next-generation probiotics to increase overall gut health as a way of optimizing athletic performance and propel athletes to their highest potential.

April 5, 2022

Mike Woitalla & Paul Carr

On this episode of OTB, Kevin and Chris welcome TWO guests to the show, Soccer America Senior Editor Mike Woitalla and TruMedia Sports Director of Content Paul Carr. They all talk about the 2022 World Cup Final Draw, and the level of competition the US will face in Group B.

March 30, 2022

Paul Carr

On this episode of OTB, Kevin and Chris talk about the debacle at the Oscars, the tactics employed by the USMNT in their 5-1 route of Panama. They’re then joined by TruMedia Sports Director of Content Paul Carr, who brings his statistical insights on everything from individual aerial duels to the FIFA rankings that determine the World Cup draw as the national team goes into its final qualifier.

March 25, 2022

Mike Woitalla

On this special edition of OTB, Kevin welcomes Soccer America’s Senior Editor Mike Woitalla for some quick analysis of the USMNT draw vs Mexico at Estadio Azteca.

March 22, 2022

Jim Piddock

On this episode of OTB, Kevin and Chris talk FA Cup, El Clasico between, and the mounting injuries plaguing the USMNT as their final CONCACAF qualifiers. They are then joined by actor, writer, and producer Jim Piddock to talk about his love of Crystal Palace FC, his new book Caught With My Pants Down, not recognizing Rudi Völler, and other stories from his long and varied career.

March 15, 2022

Chris Chamides

On this episode of OTB, Kevin and Chris talk Ronaldo’s record-breaking hat trick and his legendary work ethic, Jesse Marsch’s first Premier League win and the difficulties that American coaches face in the United Kingdom. Then they dig into the growth mode mindset that Chris has taken through the game, from his beginnings on dirt fields in Brooklyn to playing and coaching Division I soccer.