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An 18-year-old Mexican-American soccer player may have saved his coach’s job just weeks after choosing to play for the US

Ricardo Pepi celebrates after scoring a goal against Honduras.

Ricardo Pepi came up big for the USMNT. Brad Smith/ISI Photos/Getty Images

  • Ricardo Pepi scored and had 2 assists in the USMNT’s 4-1 win over Honduras in World Cup qualifiers.

  • Taylor Twellman said the win may have saved manager Gregg Berhalter’s job.

  • It was the 18-year-old Pepi’s international debut after committing to the US over Mexico in August.

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Ricardo Pepi helped save the US Men’s National Team from a lot of pain on Wednesday.

The 18-year-old striker played a big role in his squad’s 4-1 win over Honduras on Wednesday in a World Cup Qualifier in his international debut. Pepi scored one goal and assisted two others, becoming the second-youngest US player after Christian Pulisic to play in a World Cup qualifier.

The win moved the US ahead of Panama in goal differential and into third place in the qualifying standings. The top

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‘SportsCenter’ host Steve Levy gives an apology, not opinion, on coach’s comment | Buckler’s Airtime

Post-game press conferences no longer have limited attendance, they have world-wide audiences.

Almost everything that is said by a public figure is captured on video and that video is usually available all over the country. All you need is a cell phone and you can look in on press conferences that only reporters were privy to in the past.

The benefits of that video availability is that viewers can make their own conclusions over what was said. We don’t need TV hosts to tell us what we’ve already heard.

ESPN’s “SportsCenter” host Steve Levy, however, felt the need to soften the blow from post-game quotes by Baylor women’s basketball coach Kim Mulkey following Monday’s UConn-Baylor battle in the NCAA tournament.

Mulkey said the NCAA should drop COVID-19 testing for both the women’s and men’s Final Four. She felt it wouldn’t be fair for an athlete to miss the opportunity

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“SportsCenter” host Steve Levy gives an apology, not opinion, on coach’s comment | Buckler’s Airtime

Post-game press conferences no longer have limited attendance, they have world-wide audiences.

Almost everything that is said by a public figure is captured on video and that video is usually available all over the country. All you need is a cell phone and you can look in on press conferences that only reporters were privy to in the past.

The benefits of that video availability is that viewers can make their own conclusions over what was said. We don’t need TV hosts to tell us what we’ve already heard.

ESPN’s “SportsCenter” host Steve Levy, however, felt the need to soften the blow from post-game quotes by Baylor women’s basketball coach Kim Mulkey following Monday’s UConn-Baylor battle in the NCAA tournament.

Mulkey said the NCAA should drop COVID-19 testing for both the women’s and men’s Final Four. She felt it wouldn’t be fair for an athlete to miss the opportunity

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