Category Archives: Sports Media Podcast

LISTEN: Changes at ESPN’s Mike & Mike, declining TV bowl ratings, Chris Berman’s retirement and more

On this week’s sports & media podcast: Coverage of the College Football Playoff, Chris Berman’s retirement, which Mike does a better job on ESPN’s morning show, declining TV bowl ratings and much more. If you enjoy the show, please rate, … Continue reading

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Do Van Gundy’s and Belicheck’s public comments define how the NBA, NFL are viewed?

In our most recent podcast, I fought against a cold to join co-host Jeff Owens in addressing Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy’s negative public comments about  president-elect Donald Trump, comparing them to Patriots coach Bill Belichek’s letter in support of … Continue reading

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Sports & Media podcast: Coverage of World Series Game 7, A-Rod & more

We talk about the amazing TV ratings for Game 7 of the World Series between the Cubs and Indians, the emergence of A-Rod as a baseball analyst, postgame interviews and more.

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Joe Buck is obsessed with hair plugs, Jon Lester is attacked during the debates and MLB ratings are on the rise

In this fifth episode,  Jeff Owens and I talk about Joe Buck’s obsession with hair (plugs), how baseball’s TV ratings have dominated local markets and that the NFL’s viewership has declined, MLB playoff coverage – and how Cubs ace Jon Lester inadvertently got attacked on social … Continue reading

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The Presidential Debates trump Monday Night Football and why I now really like Stephen A. Smith

In this fourth episode, we discuss Monday Night Football, the Presidential Debates, the rumored split of Mike & Mike on ESPN’s long-running radio/TV show, the importance of reporting to landing a TV sports gig – and why I’m becoming a fan … Continue reading

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Episode 2: NCAA sanctions, Dilfer’s hypocrisy, NFL coverage & much more

In our new weekly sports media podcast, we address the NCAA pulling seven championships from the state of North Carolina during this academic year for failing to rescind House Bill 2, ESPN’s coverage of the NFL, more Colin Kaepernick backlash and much more. Check out episode … Continue reading

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Episode 1 of our new, weekly podcast about sports media

In this first edition of our sports media podcast, Jeff Owens (WEIU-FM’s director) and I address coverage surrounding Colin Kaepernick, cite our favorite journalists and broadcasters and discuss other sports media news from the past week. In addition, we plan to interview professional … Continue reading

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