As champions of the 2018 Apertura, Club America will take on Tigres, champions of the 2019 Clausura, in the 2019 Campeon de Campeones on Sunday, July 14 in Carson, California.It is the fourth successive year the US venue, which is the home of the LA Galaxy, has played host to the event, with Tigres taking the honors in all of the previous three games, including a thumping 4-0 win over Santos Laguna last year.Meanwhile, America go chasing their fifth Campeon de Campeones crown, having last lifted the trophy in 2005. Article continues below Editors’ Picks ‘There is no creativity’ – Can Solskjaer get Man Utd scoring freely again? ‘Everyone legged it on to the pitch!’ – How Foden went from Man City superfan to future superstar Emery out of jail – for now – as brilliant Pepe papers over Arsenal’s cracks What is Manchester United’s ownership situation and how would Kevin Glazer’s sale of shares affect the club? It is an encounter that will go straight to penalty kicks if the score is tied after extra-time.The winner, meanwhile, will earn the right to tackle 2018 MLS champions Atlanta United on August 14 in the 2019 Campeones Cup, the second running of the annual competition, which Tigres won last in 2018 thanks to a fine 3-1 victory over Toronto in Canada.How to buy tickets for the Campeon de CampeonesThe Campeon de Campeones is part of a double-header that will also see Cruz Azul and Necaxa play out for the Super Copa MX at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California.Tickets went on sale on Friday, April 26 and are already sold out for the event but are available on re-sale sites and are typically going for between $38 and $400, depending on the location of the seat.When tickets initially went on sale, they were priced between $38 and $250.How to watch the Campeon de Campeones The Campeon de Campeones and Super Copa MX double feature will be broadcast in Spanish language on Univision and the Univision Deportes Network (UDN), the network that carries the majority of major Liga MX fixtures. The channels that the fixture will be shown on and the streaming packages it will be available via have not yet been clarified.There is not yet any confirmation if the match will be shown on English-language television.The Super Copa will begin at 6pm ET (3pm local time) while the Campeon de Campeones kicks off three hours later at 9pm.
NEW ORLEANS, LA – JANUARY 01: An Ohio State Buckeye helmet is seen on the sidelines prior to the start of the game during the All State Sugar Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 1, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)Retirement rumors were swirling for a top Ohio State football assistant coach this offseason. He addressed those rumors in a recent interview.Larry Johnson, a standout defensive line coach for the Buckeyes, heard his name mentioned in the retirement arena this past offseason.The veteran assistant coach, who’s developed arguably the nation’s top defensive line at Ohio State, addressed those rumors on the Big Ten Network.“You want to know when I’m going to retire? Might want to ask me,” Johnson said in an interview for BTN’s The Journey. “I kept hearing all these rumors, coach Johnson this, he’s gonna do this, he’s gonna retire – like, no one has asked me.”Johnson had to take to Twitter this past offseason when rumors were swirling on message boards.Apparently there is misinformation about my future. I want to make a bold statement that I am not going anywhere and I’m proud to be Buckeye. #Buckeyes #RushmenForLife— Larry A. Johnson (@R2X_Rushmen1) December 15, 2017Johnson is one of the top assistant coaches in college football. He would be a major loss from Urban Meyer’s staff, but it appears he’s not going anywhere anytime soon.You can watch his full interview below:
“He performed many sensitive missions with the utmost skill and judgment,” said Mr. Annan in a statement released in New York. “He was loved by those who knew him, and respected by all who came in contact with him.”The Secretary-General called Mr. Kittani, who was born in Madiya, Iraq, in 1929, “a consummate diplomat, combining the discretion of the international civil servant with an intimate knowledge of the intergovernmental process.””When he retired from the staff of the Organization, he said in his farewell remarks that no person is forced to work for the United Nations; that you do so because you believe in its goals,” Mr. Annan recalled. “Ismat Kittani was someone who helped us all sustain that belief, and who made our work here even more rewarding.”