Abdo, Dempsey Lead New CBS Soccer Studio

This week, CBS Sports Network and Paramount+ will broadcast the CONCACAF Nations League Finals, live from Denver. Before the U.S. men’s national soccer team plays Honduras and Mexico plays... See More

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This week, CBS Sports Network and Paramount+ will broadcast the CONCACAF Nations League Finals, live from Denver. Before the U.S. men’s national soccer team plays Honduras and Mexico plays Costa Rica in Thursday’s semifinal, former U.S. players Clint Dempsey, Charlie Davies, and Oguchi Onyewu will join host Kate Abdo for the pregame studio show. Hear from Abdo, who has anchored UEFA Champions League coverage on CBS, as she teams with these former U.S. stars for the first time. Dempsey, Davies, and Onyewu discuss their inspiration for analysis, including TNT’s “Inside the NBA.” CBS Sports’ Senior Creative Director and coordinating producer Pete Radovich explains his authentic approach that had Abdo live-translating Champions League news conferences.

This week, CBS Sports Network and Paramount+ will broadcast the CONCACAF Nations League Finals, live from Denver. Before the U.S. men’s national soccer team plays Honduras and Mexico plays Costa Rica in Thursday’s semifinal, former U.S. players Clint Dempsey, Charlie Davies, and Oguchi Onyewu will join host Kate Abdo for the pregame studio show. Hear from Abdo, who has anchored UEFA Champions League coverage on CBS, as she teams with these former U.S. stars for the first time. Dempsey, Davies, and Onyewu discuss their inspiration for analysis, including TNT’s “Inside the NBA.” CBS Sports’ Senior Creative Director and coordinating producer Pete Radovich explains his authentic approach that had Abdo live-translating Champions League news conferences.

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Stu Hothem

Stu Hothem has covered some of the biggest events in sports across TV, radio and the web. As a researcher with ABC, CBS and ESPN, he worked on the Super Bowl, Olympics, World Cup and X Games. At FOXSports.com, he integrated content and interactive features with FOX Sports broadcast and cable programming. He managed the editorial team at NASCAR.com and also worked in the sanctioning body’s integrated marketing communications department. His professional career began at WFAN, the nation’s first all-sports radio station, following his time at the Rutgers radio station as a play-by-play announcer, talk-show host and general manager.