Off The Board with Jimmy Traina

Sports Illustrated

Sports Illustrated's "Off The Board" podcast hosted by Jimmy Traina features a variety of guests from the worlds of sports, media, wrestling and more to talk about anything and everything.
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Drew Magary, Rohan Nadkarni, Matt Dollinger

45:21 | Feb 28th, 2018

Deadspin and GQ writer, Drew Magary discsusses what it's like to cover sports and politics in this day age, reflects on being part of one of the original and most popular sports blogs, Kissing Suzy Kolber and tries to figure out why NBA bloggers are ...Show More
Richard Deitsch, Arash Markazi

57:10 | Feb 15th, 2018 media reporter Richard Deitsch joins the show to talk a variety of topics including FOX airing the NFL Draft, Olympic broadcast controversies, what is going on with Boston's WEEI and more. Following Deitsch, ESPN writer, Arash Markazi joins "O...Show More
Tim Tebow, "The Office" Roundtable

40:52 | Feb 8th, 2018

Tim Tebow joins this edition of "Off The Board" to talk about his baseball career, the chances he'd play in the XFL, the Eagles win over the Patriots in Super Bowl 52, whether he could cut a WWE promo and much more. Following the Tebow interview, Jim...Show More
Travis Kelce, Super Bowl props

32:21 | Jan 31st, 2018

Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce joined the podcast hours after his QB, Alex Smith, was traded to Washington. Kelce talked about the deal and Smith's new whopping contract. He also took us though what it's been like to have a brother (Eagles offensive l...Show More
Al Michaels

53:57 | Jan 25th, 2018

Legendary NBC broadcaster, Al Michaels, joins the show to talk about calling his 10th Super Bowl, what his approach is to calling the big game and how long he's going to continue his career in the booth. Michaels also discusses the NFL ratings drop, ...Show More
Joe Buck, Kyle Rudolph

1:11:46 | Jan 17th, 2018

This edition of "Off The Board" hosted by Jimmy Traina on begins with an interview with FOX Sports play-by-play man Joe Buck, who tells us what went through his head as he called Stefon Diggs' shocking TD catch to give the Vikings a win agains...Show More
James Andrew Miller

48:01 | Jan 11th, 2018

Author, writer and podcast host, James Andrew Miller joins the show to give his theory on what really happened when John Skipper announced he was leaving as President of ESPN. Was Skipper fired? Why? How does Skipper's addiction factor into his depar...Show More
Dan Haren

1:05:16 | Dec 21st, 2017

Former Major League Baseball pitcher and outstanding Twitter follow, Dan Haren, joins the show to talk about what exactly he does as a Diamondbacks "pitching strategist," explain some of the more ridiculous things about being an athlete and riff on ...Show More
Mike Francesa Tribute Show

1:22:12 | Dec 13th, 2017

In honor of Mike Francesa wrapping up his 30-year WFAN career on Dec. 15, host Jimmy Traina spoke to the authority on all Mike Francesa news, Neil Best from Newsday and superfan Peter Schrager from the NFL Network to reminisce about MIke's career and...Show More
Richard Deitsch

1:28:46 | Dec 8th, 2017

Sports Illustrated media reporter, Richard Deitsch, joins the podcast to look back at the top media stories of 2017. From the emergence of Tony Romo to the NFL's declining ratings to ESPN's controversy-filled year to the rise of Barstool Sports, Jimm...Show More
Connor Barwin

59:34 | Nov 30th, 2017

Rams linebacker Connor Barwin joined the show to discuss Los Angeles' great season and young head coach, Sean McVey. Barwin also revealed some great stories about stupid things he got in trouble for as young player, talked about having an ankle injur...Show More
Scott Van Pelt

1:07:47 | Nov 16th, 2017

ESPN "SportsCenter" host, Scott Van Pelt, joins the show to talk about a wide array of topics, including his very strong feelings on people who think ESPN is "dying," why he has no interest in talking about LaVar Ball, his relationship with Barstool ...Show More
Julian Edelman

43:40 | Nov 8th, 2017

Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman joins the show to talk about a wide range of topics, including what Tom Brady is really like in the locker, whether Bill Belichick ever jokes around, which fast food burger is the best, his workout music, his fav...Show More
Sports Illustrated Managing Editor Chris Stone

50:23 | Nov 2nd, 2017

Jimmy Traina talks to one of his bosses, Sports Illustrated Managing Editor, Chris Stone, about the magazine correctly predicting the Astros World Series win three years ago. Stone also talks about the decision to make SI a bi-weekly magazine in 20...Show More
James Andrew Miller

1:02:33 | Oct 26th, 2017

Author Jim Miller goes in depth on the short-lived ESPN-Barstool Sports partnership. He gives the inside scoop on everything that took place in Bristol leading up to the cancellation of "Barstool Van Talk." Miller, who recently hosted a podcast about...Show More
Jimmy Kimmel, Erin Andrews

52:56 | Oct 18th, 2017

This episode starts with a chat with Erin Andrews, who talks about everything from botox to covering the NFL to what it was like to have Larry David at her wedding (and much more). Then we hear from Jimmy Kimmel about football in L.A., whether he'd h...Show More
Joseph Fauria and Daniel Rapaport

53:00 | Oct 12th, 2017

Jimmy explains what happened to the podcast he taped with Eagles' defensive end, Chris Long, before covering a variety of news topics with former Lions tight end, Joseph Fauria, who tells a must-hear story about his days with AOL AIM. SI's Daniel Ra...Show More
NFL Network's Kyle Brandt & Peter Schrager

1:06:44 | Oct 3rd, 2017

Two of the hosts of the NFL Network's "Good Morning Football," Kyle Brandt and Peter Schrager are in studio to hit on a wide variety of topics. In addition to talking about how their show came about and what it's like to work for the NFL, Brandt talk...Show More
Robert Seidman (@SportsTVRatings)

1:11:44 | Sep 29th, 2017

Jimmy opens the show by describing his night at the "Curb Enthusiasm" premiere and after party. Then, Robert Seidman, the man behind the @SportsTVRatings Twitter account, joins the show to talk about where the NFL's ratings stand after three weeks an...Show More
SI's Richard Deitsch

47:55 | Sep 25th, 2017

SI media reporter, Richard Deitsch joins Jimmy Traina to discuss how NFL pregame shows covered the widespread national anthem protests, where the league's ratings stand after three weeks, why Tony Romo is so good, Mike Francesa's future and more.
Andrew Perloff from the Dan Patrick Show

30:10 | Sep 21st, 2017

Andrew Perloff, one of the "Danette's" from The Dan Patrick show joins Jimmy to talk about all the latest doings in the NFL. Jimmy is then joined by colleague, Daniel Rapaport, to give Week 3 NFL picks.
Rays 3B Evan Longoria

44:05 | Sep 13th, 2017

Rays third baseman Evan Longoria joins Jimmy Traina to talk baseball (what is the home run record?; what's the deal with unwritten rules; how to fix length of games), being a foodie, "Game of Thrones," "Sopranos" and much more.
SI Media Reporter Richard Deitsch

43:52 | Sep 6th, 2017

SI Media Reporter, Richard Deitsch, joins Jimmy Traina to discuss the arrest of WFAN's Craig Carton, FS1's desperation for attention, the ESPN-FS1 PR battle, important NFL media storylines and much more. Plus, Jimmy gives his Week NFL Best Bets.
Brent Musburger

44:41 | Aug 30th, 2017

Brent Musburger joins Jimmy on this week's episode to talk about gambling, early NFL odds, and whether he knew of his Twitter infamy during his ESPN broadcasting career. Off The Board is produced by Alexander Abnos. Theme music is “Gravy” by Podin...Show More
Stone Cold Steve Austin

37:38 | Aug 24th, 2017

Stone Cold Steve Austin is one of wrestling's most beloved personalities. This week, he joins Jimmy on the podcast to talk about his favorite memories from years on the circuit, and what he's up to these days. Off The Board is produced by Alexander...Show More
Roman Reigns

27:33 | Aug 16th, 2017

WWE superstar Roman Reigns joins Jimmy on this week's edition of Off The Board, where the pair talk about SummerSlam, past fights, and Curb Your Enthusiasm. Off The Board is produced by Alexander Abnos. Theme music is “Gravy” by Podington Bear (f...Show More
James Andrew Miller on Curb Your Enthusiasm, SNL, and ESPN

42:19 | Aug 10th, 2017

Journalist James Andrew Miller joins Jimmy to talk about his new podcast about Curb Your Enthusiasm, his love for the show, and the latest happenings at SNL and ESPN. Off The Board is produced by Alexander Abnos. Theme music is “Gravy” by Podingto...Show More
Todd Fuhrman + Colin Kaepernick & NFL Ratings

44:26 | Aug 3rd, 2017

On this episode of "Off The Board," Jimmy responds to those who think Colin Kaepernick is hurting the NFL's TV ratings (spoiler alert: he isn't) and welcomes Bet The Board Podcasts' Todd Fuhrman to talk about what it's like to work as an oddsmaker an...Show More
Rich Eisen + Early NFL over/unders

41:10 | Jul 27th, 2017

On this episode of "Off The Board," Jimmy mulls over early NFL over/unders and welcomes NFL Network's Rich Eisen on to discuss all things football and beyond ahead of the new season Off The Board is produced by Alexander Abnos. Theme music is “Grav...Show More
Something To Wrestle With's Conrad Thompson + Getting laid off at Fox Sports

57:32 | Jul 20th, 2017

On this episode of "Off The Board," Jimmy shares his experience getting laid off at Fox Sports and subsequent unemployment. He also chats with Conrad Thompson, co-host of the popular wrestling podcast Something To Wrestle With. Thompson talks about...Show More
WWE's Seth Rollins + SI media reporter Richard Deitsch

48:31 | Jul 13th, 2017

On the first full episode of Off The Board, Jimmy makes a surprise call to SI media reporter Richard Deitsch, and interviews WWE star Seth Rollins. Off The Board is produced by Alexander Abnos. Theme music is “Gravy” by Podington Bear (freemusicar...Show More
Welcome to Off The Board

02:30 | Jul 11th, 2017

Welcome to Off The Board, a new podcast from and Jimmy Traina. Off The Board is produced by Alexander Abnos. Theme music is “Gravy” by Podington Bear (, provided under a Creative...Show More