World Cup & Team USA
MLB on FOX Sports 1 & FOX Sports Features Four Thrilling Matchups This Saturday Night
Golden Boy Boxing Event on FOX Sports 1 Headlined by IBF Flyweight Title Elimination Bout Thursday From Puerto Rico
#ICYMI: Does Alex Rodriguez shave his legs? Carlos Beltran had the story on last week’s BACK OF THE SHOP: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kDTQLU_YF4M
FOX SPORTS LIVE – NIGHTLY WORLD CUP WRAPS AND TEAM USA REPORTS LEAD THE WAY
- Network/When: FOX Sports 1, nightly (11:00 PM ET)
- Talent: Jay Onrait, Dan O’Toole, Charissa Thompson, Ryan Field, Cole Wright, Gabe Kapler, Bill Reiter, Andy Roddick, Cobi Jones, Warren Barton, Mario Melchiot, Eric Wynalda, Grant Wahl.
- This Week: In the wake of both the NBA and NHL Finals’ series being clinched last weekend, FOX SPORTS LIVE’S focus shifts to the World Cup this week, with both on-site and in-studio coverage of soccer’s global event. Warren Barton, Mario Melchiot and Eric Wynalda join the crew in-studio, while Sports Illustrated senior soccer writer and Fox Sports 1 contributor Grant Wahl files daily reports from the United States’ team camp in Brazil.
AMERICA’S PREGAME – WORLD CUP BAR TOUR, CROMARTIE IN-STUDIO, SPECIAL GUEST HOSTS FRIDAY
- Network/When: FOX Sports 1, weekdays (6:00 PM ET)
- Talent: Mike Hill, Molly McGrath, Jay Onrait, Dan O’Toole, Jenny Taft, Ronde Barber, Royce Clayton, Mario Melchiot, Frank Thomas, Eric Wynalda
- This Week: Each night’s show features a new installment from FOX Sports 1 reporter Peter Schrager’s New York City World Cup Bar Tour. Throughout the week, Schrager scours different establishments accompanied by a camera crew, finding the most festive fans for the day’s biggest games, providing a unique perspective on the tournament. On Thursday, Arizona Cardinals’ three-time Pro Bowl cornerback Antonio Cromartie comes to the studio in advance of the team’s minicamp, previewing his first season with the club and a secondary that is now considered among the league’s elite. With Mike and Molly traveling to officiate the closing ceremonies of the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games in New Jersey, hosting duties on Friday’s show belong to FOX SPORTS LIVE’S regular anchor duo of Jay Onrait and Dan O’Toole.
NASCAR ON FOX SPORTS 1 FROM SONOMA RACEWAY
NASCAR, a sport that spends all its time turning left, cranks the wheel in both directions this weekend when the NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES descends on picturesque Sonoma Raceway in northern California, site of one of only two road-course races each season. FOX Sports 1 offers live practice and qualifying coverage from the 2.52-mile course, in addition to shoulder programming throughout the weekend.
FOX Sports GO, the app that provides live streaming video of FOX Sports content, offers live streaming of all NASCAR races, as well as all practice and qualifying sessions and shoulder programming telecast on FOX Sports 1. Customers of participating video providers may access the live streams through the FOX Sports GO app for iOS devices, as well as on desktops through FOXSportsGO.com.
In addition, FOX Sports 1 continues exclusive, live coverage of the entire 2014 NASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES next week with a rare Thursday night race on June 26 from Kentucky Speedway (7:30 PM ET).
NASCAR RACE HUB
- Network/When: FOX Sports 1 & FOX Sports GO, Monday through Thursdays (5:00 PM ET)
- Talent: Co-hosts Steve Byrnes, Danielle Trotta and Adam Alexander; Matt Clark, Bob Dillner, Jeff Hammond and Larry McReynolds
- This Week: Part 2 of Danielle Trotta’s exclusive sit-down interview with NASCAR President Mike Helton regarding hot topics affecting the sport in 2015, a Marcos Ambrose interview regarding Sonoma, “Crunching the Numbers” and “Let it Ride” odds segment on Thursday, June 19
NASCAR RACEDAY FROM SONOMA RACEWAY
Network/When: FOX Sports 1 & FOX Sports GO, Sunday, June 22 (1:00 PM ET)
- Talent: John Roberts, Jeff Hammond, Kenny Wallace, Bob Dillner and Rutledge Wood
- This Week:NASCAR RACEDAY examines five surprise winners at Sonoma, as well as the nine different winners thus far in 2014
FOX SPORTS 1 CAPS SATURDAY NIGHT WITH THE TEXAS RANGERS TAKING ON THE LOS ANGELES ANGELS OF ANAHEIM
- Network: FOX Sports 1, Saturday, June 21 (10:00 PM ET)
o Texas Rangers at Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim: Justin Kutcher & Eric Karros
- Network/When: FOX Broadcast Network, Saturday, June 21 (7:00 PM ET).
o Atlanta Braves at Washington Nationals:Joe Buck, Tom Verducci, Harold Reynolds & Ken Rosenthal
o Detroit Tigers at Cleveland Indians: Kenny Albert & Cliff Floyd
o Pittsburgh Pirates at Chicago Cubs: Len Kasper & C.J. Nitkowski
MLB WHIPAROUND CONTINUES ON FOX SPORTS 1
- Network/When/On-air Talent: FOX Sports 1, Weekdays
o Thursday, June 19 (10:00 PM ET) – Ryan Field, Frank Thomas & C.J. Nitkowski
o Friday, June 20 (12:00 AM ET) – Ryan Field & Frank Thomas
o Monday, June 23 (10:00 PM ET) – TBD
o Tuesday, June 24 (10:00 PM ET) – TBD
o Wednesday, June 25 (12:00 AM ET) – TBD
- What: This nightly program expands FOX Sports 1’s commitment to baseball coverage with quick-turnaround highlights of in-progress games, MLB news and analysis. The hour-long program originates from Los Angeles.
UFC TONIGHT – CORMIER, ROCKHOLD AND PEARSON INTERVIEWS
- Network/When: FOX Sports 1, Wednesday, June 18 (8:00 PM ET)
- Talent: Kenny Florian, Chael Sonnen, Karyn Bryant and Ariel Helwani
- This Week: On UFC TONIGHT, Florian and Sonnen interview light heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier, middleweight Luke Rockhold and lightweight Ross Pearson. They are also joined by Dr. Robert Klapper, who discusses recent injuries. Plus, Helwani and Bryant add reports.
THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER – PENDRED AND GORDON BATTLE IN SEMIFINALS
- Network/When: FOX Sports 1, Wednesday, June 4 (10:00 PM ET)
- Talent: BJ Penn, Frankie Edgar
- This Week:On this episode of THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER, the semifinals kick off with a middleweight battle between the highly touted Irishman Cathal Pendred and the underdog from New York, Eddie Gordon. But first, UFC president Dana White brings the semifinalists to the MGM Grand, delivering an inspiring speech to those still in the tournament.
UFC ULTIMATE INSIDER: ALBUQUERQUE, UFC 100, EA SPORTS UFC
- Network/When: FOX Sports 1, Sunday, June 22 (7:30 PM ET)
- Talent: Jon Anik
- This Week: Albuquerque’s finest weigh in on how fighting has put the city at the forefront of the MMA revolution, as the Duke City hosts its first ever UFC event. Then, UFC stars honor the five-year anniversary of UFC 100 by looking back on what was billed as the biggest, baddest event in UFC history. Finally, get an inside account of how the UFC and EA Sports teamed up to make the most realistic fighting game the world has ever seen.
UFC PRESENTS MANA: BJ PENN
- Network/When: FOX Sports 1, Sunday, June 22 (8:00 PM ET)
- Talent: BJ Penn
- This Week: UFC PRESENTS MANA: BJ PENN is an in-depth portrait of one of the greatest mixed martial artists of all time. Through candid new interviews and extensive archive footage, this program will tell the story of BJ Penn’s journey from MMA “Prodigy” to UFC legend.
UFC FIGHTER’S CUT: GILBERT MELENDEZ
- Network/When: FOX Sports 1, Monday, June 23 (7:30 PM ET)
- Talent: Gilbert Melendez
- This Week: UFC lightweight contender Gilbert Melendez relives his epic, three-round slugfest with Diego Sanchez, an instant classic and one of the best fights in UFC history.
UFC FROM ALL ANGLES: CAIN VELASQUEZ
- Network/When: FOX Sports 1, Wednesday, June 25 (7:00 PM ET)
- Talent: Karyn Bryant, Cain Velasquez
- This Week:Cain Velasquez has established himself as the greatest heavyweight champion in UFC history. From humble beginnings to the pinnacle of mixed martial arts, he remains true to his values despite soaring fame and adoration. Now, UFC FROM ALL ANGLES provides a candid and enlightening look at one of the most iconic fighters in UFC history.
OLYMPIC EXPERIENCE AND HOMETOWN ADVANTAGE FAVOR ARROYO IN TITLE ELIMINATOR AT GOLDEN BOY BOXING
- Network/When: FOX Sports 1, Thursday, June 19 (8:00 PM ET)
- Talent: Beto Duran, Daniel Jacobs and Jessica Rosales
- This Week: GOLDEN BOY BOXING is headlined by the 12-round IBF Flyweight Title elimination bout between Puerto Rican rising star McWilliams Arroyo (14-1, 12 KOs) and unbeaten Filipino Froilan “The Sniper” Saludar (19-0-1, 12 KOs). FOX Sports boxing analyst Daniel Jacobs believes experience and the hometown crowd favor Arroyo. “A title fight is on the line with Arroyo and Saludar, and while Saludar is a great talent, Arroyo’s amateur experience as an Olympian, plus his home advantage in Puerto Rico may make the difference in that fight,” he says. Plus, in the 10-round super bantamweight co-main event, Puerto Rican favorite, Cesar Seda (25-2, 17 KOs), faces Alex Rangel (15-2-2, 9 KOs). “As far as the Seda vs. Rangel co-main event goes, we all know that when Puerto Rico takes on Mexico, it’s always a great fight,” adds Jacobs.
MLB AND NBA MIX IN THIS WEEK’S BACK OF THE SHOP
- Network/When: FOX Sports 1, Tuesday, June 24 (8:30 PM ET)
- Talent: Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Dee Gordon, NBA Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins, New York Mets closer Jenrry Mejia, Mets legend Dwight Gooden, and Houston Rockets forward Chandler Parsons all take their turn with Jordan the barber.
- This Week: A new series from FOX Sports Originals and Relativity Media, BACK OF THE SHOP showcases some of the biggest names in sports and entertainment as they talk smack, let their opinions fly and share hilarious stories. In this week’s episode, top stars from the MLB and NBA, past and present, come together.