CONCACAF revealed Wednesday the preliminary draw for the 35 North and Central and Caribbean countries vying for a ticket to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Athletic Bilbao Forward Inaki Williams admitted on Wednesday that he was one of six positive coronavirus cases recorded at the La Liga club. Williams, 26, had returned to pre-season training with the Basque side this week ahead of the new La Liga campaign which begins in mid-September. Williams' fellow squad members Oihan Sancet, Unai Lopez and Gaizka Larrazabal also said they were among those to have contracted COVID-19.
Jason Sudeikis was a huge sports fan growing up in Kansas, especially basketball. Sudeikis artfully mines his ignorance of the sport in the new Apple TV+ series ''Ted Lasso,'' in which he plays an American football coach who takes charge of an elite British soccer team despite having little knowledge of the game they also call football. Sudeikis and executive producer Bill Lawrence (''Scrubs'' and ''Spin City'') fleshed out a three-dimensional Lasso from the character first created for NBC Sports to sell Americans on coverage of English Premier League soccer.