ESPN ‘This is SportsCenter’ ad features USWNT stars devouring orange slices

With the USWNT just months away from defending its World Cup title out in Australia and New Zealand, it's only fitting that some of the team's stars should feature in ESPN's first ‘This is SportsCenter’ ad since 2019.

The beloved campaign returns this week with spots being shown throughout college football bowl games on ESPN. This one — featuring Megan Rapinoe, Becky Sauerbrunn, Sophia Smith, SportsCenter anchor Nicole Briscoe and Syracuse mascot Otto the Orange — debuts Friday night during the Capital One Orange Bowl between Tennessee and Clemson.

Detrás de la sobredosis de sponsors hay un jersey del Necaxa en tributo a Don Ramón

El Necaxa reveló su tercer jersey para la temporada 2022-23 y sorprendió a seguidores y aficionados neutrales con la linda intención de rendir tributo a Don Ramón, el legendario personaje del Chavo del 8 interpretado por el no menos icónico actor Ramón Valdés.

La playera tiene un diseño simple y en el que se estampan una serie de frases clásicas del personaje que alimentan la nostalgia. Sin embargo, el diseño no convence a todos, debido a una serie de factores, pero principalmente por el abusivo número de sponsors que suele manchar las camisetas de la Liga MX.

Ooops! TV reporter says the World Cup third-place game will be played at the Mia Khalifa stadium

A Mexican TV reporter covering the 2022 World Cup has become viral after a funny slip of the tongue involving influencer and former adult entertainer Mia Khalifa.

Roberto Lopez Olvera from Grupo Imagen was on live TV talking about the third-place game between Croatia and Morocco when he mistakenly rebranded the Khalifa International Stadium – the venue of the match – as the Mia Khalifa Stadium.

This is the Khalifa Stadium.

When is the 2022 World Cup final? Date and kick-off time in the USA

When is the World Cup 2022 final? The 22nd edition of the FIFA World Cup is in full swing in Qatar. Here's what you need to know before the final on Sunday, Dec. 18.


The World Cup final will be held on Sunday, Dec. 18 which is Qatar National Day. The match will kick off at 6 p.m. local time, which is 10 a.m. ET in the United States. The match will be broadcast on FOX, Telemundo and UNIVERSO. 

Should Berhalter be coach in 2026? Clint Dempsey gives a must-watch verdict

Tuesday's FIFA World Cup Tonight show put Clint Dempsey, Stu Holden, Maurice Edu and Chad Ochocinco Johnson on the spot by asking if Gregg Berhalter should be USMNT manager at the 2026 World Cup.

Berhalter's contract is over at the end of the year, but negotiations on an extension have begun between U.S. Soccer and the 49-year-old after the team reached the Round of 16 in Qatar. 

Hora de olvidar el papelón del Tri: Todo lo que debes saber sobre la Copa por México

Con la selección eliminada y el inicio del Clausura 2023 fijado recién para el próximo 6 de enero, las próximas semanas parecen ser un desierto inhóspito para los aficionados del fútbol mexicano. Sin embargo, no hay necesidad de llorar ni de vegetar en tu sofá con la mirada perdida, ya que entre el próximo 12 y 30 de diciembre, diez equipos de la Liga MX animarán la Copa por México.

Complete calendar for all the biggest soccer events in 2023

Soccer fans have a different circadian rhythm than others. They're up early to see what's going on in Europe, they're in bed late to follow along with MLS and Liga MX, they reach an emotional peak on Wednesday afternoons and frequently block off entire month-long periods in the summer for international festivals of footie. It's a delicate balance, but the 2023 soccer tournaments calendar is packed with both a Women's World Cup and Concacaf Gold Cup to look forward to.

El llanto de Vanessa Huppenkothen tras la eliminación de México

Antes del Mundial, la opinión generalizada en la afición era que México se devolvería a casa sin poder pasar la fase de grupos. Y si bien la realidad cumplió con ese pesimismo, esto no evitó que la gente se sintiera con el corazón roto una vez sellada la eliminación. 

Sobre todo por la forma con la que el equipo se despidió, jugando su mejor partido y peleando hasta el pitazo final.

FOX World Cup commentary teams, ranked

We've been plugged into the World Cup for well over a week now with the knockout rounds in sight. The tournament's group stage was at its busiest with four games a day, beginning at 5 a.m. ET and commencing with the 2 p.m. match — through it all, The18 stayed glued to their televisions and became close as kin with the FOX World Cup commentary teams.

Having spent all those hours listening to the broadcasters wax lyrical about semi-automated offside technology and air-conditioned stadiums, we're ready to provide a definitive ranking of the commentary teams.

Our boys are ready to run through a wall after hearing Charles Barkley's rallying cry

There's no stopping the United States now after a nerve-racking 1-0 win over Iran. With millions of their countryfolk rallying around the U.S. Soccer crest, Tyler Adams and company are ready to teach the purveyors of Total Football a harsh lesson in Berhalter Ball.