Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
SA's Woitalla on SiriusXM's 'Over the Ball'
March 17th, 2014 3:58PM

MOST READ
TAGS:  mls

MOST COMMENTED

[ON THE AIR] Soccer America executive editor Mike Woitalla will be a regular Tuesday morning guest on SiriusXM FC's "Over The Ball with Kevin Flynn," which airs Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 9-11 am ET.

Over The Ball,” which launched Jan. 15 on the satellite radio network’s 24/7 soccer station, SiriusXM FC, combines comedy, entertainment and soccer. Flynn, a stand-up comedian whose film and television credits include “The Heartbreak Kid” with Ben Stiller, “Me, Myself and Irene,” with Jim Carrey and HBO’s “Sex and the City,” captained the UMass soccer team before a stint in the Major Indoor Soccer League.

“This show brings together, in a fun and exciting way, the two great passions of my life: soccer and comedy,” said Flynn. “My girlfriend is not happy to hear that but it’s true.”

Flynn has covered World Cups for Fox Sports, ESPN and ABC. During the 1994 World Cup he was known as the “Half-Time Guy” when he hosted a feature for the U.S. Soccer Federation that was shown in all the U.S. venues.

“There are many different ways to tell the story of soccer in America and our aim is to add an entertaining layer to that,” said “Over The Ball” producer Matthew Hall, who has worked in soccer media around the world. “Soccer is not just about tactics and statistics. It has history, characters and very funny stories from people who are in love with the game. ‘Over The Ball’ is the place where all that comes together.”

Also appearing on this Tuesday’s show is former MLS and SUM Senior Executive Russell Sargeant.

Other programs in SiriusXM FC’s lineup include "Counter Attack" with John Harkes and Tony Meola, "The Football Show" with Charlie Stillitano & Ray Hudson, "Men in Blazers" with Michael Davies and Roger Bennett, and "Beyond the Pitch" with Phil Brown and Anto Bianco.

SiriusXM also offers live radio coverage of the 2014 MLS season, featuring an “MLS Game of the Week.”


No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Gallardo shines as U.S. U-17s rout Cuba     
Joe Gallardo, who suffered a broken shinbone last August, scored a hat trick as the USA ...
Garber: 'Nobody's looking for a work stoppage'    
Speaking at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference in Boston on Friday, MLS commissioner Don Garber ...
What They're Saying: Univision's Juan Carlos Rodriguez    
"If the rights are already fixed, there's little incentive to FIFA to award 2026 to the ...
2015 MLS Preseason Action    
The MLS preseason wraps up on Saturday with 18 of 20 teams in action, all but ...
MLS issues record fine to owner Dell Loy Hansen    
One MLS owner, Real Salt Salt's Dell Loy Hansen, has not been shy about expressing his ...
id2 tour kicks off Monday in Argentina    
The id2 National Selection will kick off its tour of Argentina with the first of four ...
Concacaf Under-17 Championship television schedule    
The USA kicks off play in the Concacaf Under-17 Championship Friday against Cuba in San Pedro ...
USA enjoys long history of U-17 regional success    
The U.S. U-17s will get a chance at the 2015 Concacaf Under-17 Championship to avenge the ...
D.C. United sadly outclassed in Costa Rica    
Alajuelense jumped on top early and pounded D.C. United, 5-2, in the first leg of their ...
What They're Saying: Luis Suarez    
"I do not understand why they [the English media] want to do this. They want to ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives