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Brian Berger

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Sports Business Radio focuses on the issues and people directly impacting the world of sports business. Guests on the show offering an insider's perspective include pro sports league executives, agents, college athletics administrators, sports appare...Show More
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NBA & NHL Playoffs/NFL Draft Recap Edition of Sports Business Radio

40:14 | May 1st

We dive into the NBA and NHL Playoffs TV ratings as well as tell you what the local TV ratings were for NBA and NHL teams for the 2018-19 season on this week's edition of Sports Business Radio. Which teams saw the biggest increase and decrease in TV ...Show More
Jeff Levick, CEO - The Players' Tribune

51:07 | Apr 23rd

Jeff Levick (@JeffLevick), CEO of The Players' Tribune (@PlayersTribune) joins us for an in-depth conversation to discuss Derek Jeter's digital publishing company. From The Players' Tribune's various content platforms, to their distribution and monet...Show More
Inside the Business of Tiger Woods' win at The Masters

44:39 | Apr 16th

Sports Illustrated golf writer Daniel Rapaport (@Daniel_Rapaport) joins us to discuss Tiger Woods' historic and emotional win at The Masters - Woods' 5th green jacket and his 15th major. From the record-setting TV ratings for CBS to the sponsors t...Show More
Celebrating 15 Years of Sports Business Radio - BONUS podcast

38:06 | Apr 12th

BONUS podcast to celebrate 15 years of Sports Business Radio. Our show launched on April 11, 2004.  During this podcast, Sports Business Radio host Brian Berger and Executive Producer Bryan Griggs reflect on the 15 year history of the show. We ...Show More
Brian Windhorst, ESPN NBA Insider and Author of the book LeBron Inc.

57:46 | Apr 11th

Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN) joins us to discuss his new book LeBron Inc., which takes a look at the inner workings of the business empire that LeBron James and his team have built. Windhorst discusses how James has scored big with equity deals i...Show More
Jeanie Buss - Los Angeles Lakers owner at the Sports Business Radio Road Show presented by Boingo

1:16:53 | Apr 3rd

The Sports Business Radio Road Show presented by Boingo with Los Angeles Lakers owner Jeanie Buss (@JeanieBuss). The wide-ranging conversation took place on the campus of Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles before a studio audience of students...Show More
Blake Lawrence, Co-Founder & CEO - Opendorse

51:21 | Mar 26th

Blake Lawrence (@Blake_Lawrence), Co-Founder & CEO of Opendorse (@opendorse) joins us on this week's edition of Sports Business Radio. Lawrence, a former football player at the University of Nebraska, launched Opendorse in 2012\. Since then, Opendors...Show More
JoAn Scott, Managing Director of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championships

54:44 | Mar 19th

Step inside March Madness with JoAn Scott - Managing Director of the Men’s Basketball Championships for the NCAA joins us to take us behind the scenes for this year's NCAA Tournament. Scott discusses how she oversees the operations for one of America...Show More
Kara Lynn Joyce (@KaraLynnJoyce) - Olympian & Founder of LEAD Sports Summit

25:43 | Mar 11th

Kara Lynn Joyce (@KaraLynnJoyce), 4-time Olympic medalist & 3-time Olympic swimmer, 18-time NCAA champion and Founder & CEO of the LEAD Sports Summit (@leadsportssummit) joins us to discuss her annual event that connects young female athletes with ac...Show More
Kevin Lavelle (@KevinSLavelle) - Founder & CEO of Mizzen and Main

53:47 | Mar 5th

Kevin Lavelle (@KevinSLavelle), Founder & CEO of men's dress shirt company Mizzen and Main (@MizzenandMain) joins us to discuss how the company is cleverly parlaying relationships with high profile athletes like Phil Mickelson and JJ Watt into increa...Show More
Jeff Attinella (@Jeff_Attinella1) - Portland Timbers Goalkeeper

44:50 | Feb 27th

Jeff Attinella (@Jeff_Attinella1) - Goalkeeper for @MLS Western Conference Champion Portland Timbers (@TimbersFC) joins us to discuss the mindset of a goalkeeper, the Timbers' magical run to the MLS Cup last season, the state of Major League Soccer a...Show More
Why NOW is the time for James Dolan to Sell the New York Knicks

45:31 | Feb 19th

Sports Business Radio host Brian Berger and Executive Producer Bryan Griggs discuss a variety of topics including why NOW is the time for James Dolan to sell the New York Knicks. Berger and Griggs also recap the 2019 NBA All-Star weekend and the Dayt...Show More
NASCAR star Kevin Harvick (@KevinHarvick) Daytona 500 winner & Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Champion

31:11 | Feb 13th

NASCAR star Kevin Harvick (@KevinHarvick) - 2007 Daytona 500 winner & 2014 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Champion joins us to discuss this Sunday's Daytona 500 as well as his diverse business interests, which include an athlete management company,...Show More
The Current State of the NBA with Ric Bucher (@RicBucher)

1:02:25 | Feb 6th

Sports Business Radio Host Brian Berger (former Portland Trail Blazers executive) and longtime NBA Insider Ric Bucher (@RicBucher) combine their deep network of NBA contacts and vast knowledge of the league to do the deep dive into the current landsc...Show More
Super Bowl LIII Primer

1:05:00 | Jan 29th

Sports Business Radio Host Brian Berger and Executive Producer Bryan Griggs preview all aspects of Super Bowl LIII between the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. From sports gambling (overall money wag...Show More
Peter O’Reilly (@ploreilly) - NFL SVP of Events & Club Business Development

38:11 | Jan 23rd

Peter O’Reilly (@ploreilly) - Senior Vice President of Events and Club Business Development for the NFL takes us behind the scenes for the planning and production for Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta, including the game itself, the Pepsi Super Bowl Halftim...Show More
Lauri Markkanen (@MarkkanenLauri) - Chicago Bulls Power Forward

32:25 | Jan 15th

Lauri Markkanen (@MarkkanenLauri), Chicago Bulls power forward and one of the bright young stars in the NBA, joins us to discuss his NBA career thus far, growing up in his native Finland, his love for Hockey and his partnership with Neste (@NesteGlob...Show More
Pete McPartland - Chairman, President & CEO of Sentry

45:38 | Jan 8th

Pete McPartland, Chairman, President & CEO of Sentry, the Title Sponsor of the Sentry Tournament of Champions PGA TOUR event at Kapalua Golf Course in Maui joins Brian Berger to discuss why his company made the decision to enter into a 5-year sponsor...Show More
Sports Business Radio's Top 10 Sports Business Stories of 2018

1:01:53 | Dec 18th, 2018

Sports Business Radio host Brian Berger and Executive Producer Bryan Griggs count down Sports Business Radio's Top 10 Sports Business stories of 2018. They also reflect on some of their favorite interviews on Sports Business Radio in 2018 and they...Show More
Oliver Luck, XFL Commissioner at Sports Business Radio Road Show presented by Boingo

1:10:33 | Dec 13th, 2018

Oliver Luck (@OliverLuckXFL), Commissioner of the XFL (@XFL2020) sits down with Brian Berger at the Sports Business Radio Road Show presented by Boingo (@Boingo) at The Players' Tribune in New York City in front of a studio audience of students from ...Show More
Matt Higgins (@MHiggins) - Shark on ABC's "Shark Tank" & Co-Founder of RSE Ventures

41:43 | Dec 4th, 2018

Matt Higgins (@MHiggins) - CEO and Co-Founder of RSE Ventures, Vice Chairman of the Miami Dolphins and a Shark on ABC's hit TV show "Shark Tank". Higgins takes us behind the scenes and into the "Shark Tank". He shares whether he's investing his ow...Show More
TJ Adeshola (@TJay) - Head of US Sports Partnerships @Twitter

47:07 | Nov 27th, 2018

TJ Adeshola (@TJay) - Head of U.S. Sports Partnerships @Twitter joins us to discuss the growth of the social media platform and his role negotiating partnerships with U.S sports league, athletes and properties. TJ discusses the factors Twitter takes ...Show More
Thanksgiving Edition of Sports Business Radio

25:07 | Nov 19th, 2018

Karen Osborn (@KarenOsborn22), Founder of the non-profit organization Kusewera (@Kusewera) joins us for a special Thanksgiving edition of Sports Business Radio. Kusewera’s mission is to empower and educate children in Malawi, Africa through active an...Show More
The Problems that MLB is Facing Going Forward

49:09 | Nov 13th, 2018

Sports Business Radio Host Brian Berger and Executive Producer Bryan Griggs discuss the Sports Business Radio podcast winning a Cynopsis Media Award for Best Podcast at the recent Cynopsis Media Awards in New York City. Berger outlines the problem...Show More
Jordi Bertomeu - President, Chairman and CEO of Euroleague Basketball

21:11 | Nov 6th, 2018

Jordi Bertomeu - President, Chairman and CEO of Euroleague Basketball (@Euroleague) joins us for a wide-ranging conversation on the growth of the league, the league's partnership with IMG, having NBA legend Tony Parker on board as an owner of their c...Show More
Erik Spoelstra - Miami Heat Head Coach

41:49 | Oct 30th, 2018

Erik Spoelstra, Miami Heat Head Coach joins Brian Berger for a candid, wide-ranging conversation. Spoelstra discusses being a new father, coping with the stresses that come with being an NBA coach, dealing with the 24/7 news cycle, the responsibility...Show More
Tom Garfinkel - President, Miami Dolphins at Sports Business Radio Road Show presented by Boingo

1:08:09 | Oct 22nd, 2018

The Sports Business Radio Road Show presented by Boingo features an in-depth conversation with Miami Dolphins and Hard Rock Stadium President and CEO Tom Garfinkel (@TomGarfinkel) live before a studio audience from Hard Rock Stadium in Miami. Berger ...Show More
Paul Allen (late owner of Portland Trail Blazers & Seattle Seahawks) & Marshall Glickman (Former Trail Blazers President)

1:07:49 | Oct 16th, 2018

We look back on the life and legacy of the late Paul Allen (@PaulGAllen), billionaire owner of the Portland Trail Blazers and Seattle Seahawks who died this week at age 65. Paul Allen joined Sports Business Radio for a rare interview and we bring th...Show More
Ian O'Connor (@Ian_OConnor) - Author of the Book "Belichick"

40:19 | Oct 9th, 2018

Ian O'Connor (@Ian_OConnor), Author of the new book "Belichick" joins us to discuss his book, that takes a comprehensive look at one of the most polarizing and successful head coaches in U.S. sports history. O'Connor spoke with over 350 people to com...Show More
Rick Mirer (@RickMirer) - Owner, Mirror Wine Company, Former NFL and Notre Dame QB

45:56 | Oct 2nd, 2018

Rick Mirer (@RickMirer) - Owner of Mirror Wine Company in Napa Valley (@MirrorWine) and former NFL and Notre Dame QB joins us to discuss his football career at Notre Dame and the NFL, his successful wine company, his transition from being an athlete ...Show More
C.J. O'Donnell (@CJAODonnell), IndyCar Series - Chief Marketing Officer

39:05 | Sep 26th, 2018

C.J. O'Donnell (@CJAODonnell), IndyCar Series, Chief Marketing Officer joins us to discuss IndyCar Series racing. A great look inside the business of IndyCar racing. IndyCar recently signed a deal with NBC/NBCSN as the series' exclusive broadcast par...Show More
Jill McBride Baxter - Sports Agent representing coaches, athletes & media

1:00:07 | Sep 18th, 2018

Jill McBride Baxter (@J_McBrideBaxter), sports agent to coaches, athletes and media, joins us to discuss the overall landscape of the sports agent industry & what skills are needed to be a successful sports agent; her dealings with her coach and athl...Show More
9/11 anniversary, Start to NFL Season, Berger's IndyCar experience, Jeff Rubin CEO of SportsMe app

46:18 | Sep 11th, 2018

Brian Berger and Sports Business Radio Executive Producer Bryan Griggs discuss the 17th anniversary of 9/11, the start of the NFL regular season and the contenders and pretenders, the Khalil Mack trade from the Oakland Raiders to the Chicago Bears, S...Show More
Kerri Walsh Jennings (@KerriLeeWalsh) - Olympic Volleyball star & Founder of p1440

30:48 | Aug 31st, 2018

Kerri Walsh Jennings (@KerriLeeWalsh), 5-time Olympic Volleyball star, 3-time gold medalist, 1-time bronze medalist and Founder of the new p1440 event series joins us on Sports Business Radio. Kerri discusses p1440 (@platform1440) and how the new ...Show More
Rudy Cline-Thomas, Mastry Inc., Andre Iguodala Business Partner

41:32 | Aug 21st, 2018

Rudy Cline-Thomas, business partner of Golden State Warriors star Andre Iguodala and one of the Founding Partners of the Bloomberg Players' Tech Summit, joins Brian Berger to discuss #investing, #startups, #sportstech, #SiliconValley, his partnership...Show More
Bloomberg Players' Tech Summit Recap

44:25 | Aug 17th, 2018

Sports Business Radio host Brian Berger recaps his experience after attending the exclusive Players' Tech Summit at Bloomberg in San Francisco. Athletes who attended the event included Kevin Durant, Andre Iguodala, Jaylen Brown, Kerri Walsh Jennings,...Show More
Stacy Lewis, LPGA Golfer & Former Player of the Year

32:06 | Aug 7th, 2018

Stacy Lewis (@Stacy_Lewis), LPGA Golfer and former LPGA Player of the Year discusses golf, women's sports, her sponsor KPMG's groundbreaking decision to pay her during her current maternity leave and donating her prize money from winning last year's ...Show More
Declan Bolger (@DecBolger), SVP & CMO of Kroenke Sports & Entertainment

37:13 | Jul 31st, 2018

Declan Bolger (@DecBolger), SVP & CMO of Kroenke Sports & Entertainment joins us to discuss his role overseeing the sports marketing for the Denver Nuggets (NBA), Colorado Avalanche (NHL), Colorado Rapids (MLS), Colorado Mammoth (NLL), Pepsi Center a...Show More
Athlete Interviews from the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Sports Awards

42:14 | Jul 24th, 2018

Sophia Berger interviews Olympian Lindsey Vonn, New York Knicks Rookie Kevin Knox and MMA star Rose Namajunas on the Orange Carpet at the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Sports Awards in Los Angeles.  We also recap the British Open with Tiger Woods' big imp...Show More
Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN), ESPN NBA Reporter

45:44 | Jul 17th, 2018

Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN), ESPN NBA reporter, joins us to discuss LeBron James' move to the Los Angeles Lakers, whether or not this is the last season the current NBA champion Golden State Warriors team will stay intact and how an "integrity f...Show More
Andre Iguodala (@Andre) - Golden State Warriors 3-Time Champion & NBA Finals MVP

47:19 | Jul 9th, 2018

Andre Iguodala (@Andre), Golden State Warriors 3-Time NBA Champion & NBA Finals MVP and also a partner in the venture capital firm F9 Strategies, joins Brian Berger for a wide-ranging conversation. Iguodala discusses his investment strategies and wha...Show More
Ralph Greene, Former Nike Football & Basketball Sports Marketing Director

53:23 | Jul 3rd, 2018

Ralph Greene, who spent 21 years at Nike overseeing sports marketing, discusses working on deals for the company with Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Dirk Nowitzki and Michael Vick. Greene also discusses how endorsement deals ...Show More
Mike Nakajima - Former Nike Director of Tennis for U.S. Sports Marketing

51:16 | Jun 26th, 2018

Mike Nakajima (@mnakaj), former Nike Director of Tennis, discusses his work over 30 years with tennis icons John McEnroe, Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras, Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. Nakajima shares never before heard...Show More
Wayne Sieve - EVP, Thuuz

52:45 | Jun 19th, 2018

Wayne Sieve, EVP for Thuuz (@Thuuz) joins us to discuss the digital media space and how how his company has partnered with Fox Sports and IBM to create the Fox Sports FIFA World Cup Highlight Machine, which utilizes AI to customize highlights of your...Show More
Michael Vick (@MichaelVick), Former NFL QB, Current Fox Sports NFL Analyst

49:10 | Jun 13th, 2018

Former @NFL QB Michael Vick (@MichaelVick) discusses his career, 554 nights in prison, his work as a TV analyst for Fox Sports & making the most of his 2nd chance. He’s candid, reflective & insightful in a wide-ranging conversation with Brian Berger....Show More
Peter Murray - CEO Professional Fighters League (PFL)

42:49 | Jun 5th, 2018

Peter Murray, CEO of the Professional Fighters League (@ProFightLeague ), joins us to discuss the launch of the new league on June 7 on NBCSN & Facebook Watch. Murray is a former senior executive with the NFL and Under Armour. The Professional Fight...Show More
Sports Business Radio in NYC at Sports PR Summit & MKTG Offices

1:15:37 | May 30th, 2018

Sports Business Radio brings you conversations from the Blinder VIP Green Room at the 2018 Sports PR Summit (@SportsPRSummit) in New York City. This week's show also features an in-depth conversation from the NYC MKTG offices with Athletes First Part...Show More
Luc Robitaille - President, Los Angeles Kings (@LAKings)

46:35 | May 16th, 2018

Luc Robitaille, President of the Los Angeles Kings (@LAKings) of the NHL, joins us to discuss his franchise, the NHL playoffs, his 19-year playing career (highest scoring left wing in NHL history) and a big announcement of a joint venture between AEG...Show More
Jaymee Messler (@Jmessler), President & Co-Founder of The Players' Tribune

52:24 | May 11th, 2018

Jaymee Messler (@Jmessler), President & Co-Founder of The Players' Tribune (@PlayersTribune) joins us to discuss the explosive growth of the new media company she co-founded with former New York Yankees great Derek Jeter. Messler also tells us what t...Show More
Ric Bucher - SiriusXM Radio & Bleacher Report

57:46 | May 2nd, 2018

Ric Bucher (@RicBucher), longtime NBA Insider with SiriusXM Radio and Bleacher Report, joins us to discuss NBA topics including the fractured relationship between the San Antonio Spurs and their superstar player Kawhi Leonard, the future of the Oklah...Show More
Tina Thompson (@IAmTinaThompson), WNBA Legend, Basketball Hall of Famer

59:54 | Apr 16th, 2018

Tina Thompson (@IAmTinaThompson), who played 17 years in the WNBA and won 4 WNBA titles with the Houston Comets, joins Brian Berger to discuss her remarkable career, her upcoming Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame induction, equal pay for women, her cu...Show More
Mark Bartelstein - CEO - Priority Sports

55:31 | Mar 28th, 2018

Mark Bartelstein, Founder & CEO of Priority Sports (@PrioritySports) joins us to discuss his work with clients that range from NBA stars Gordon Hayward and Bradley Beal to NFL star Kirk Cousins (who just signed a landmark fully guaranteed FA deal wit...Show More
Nick Cicero (@NickCicero), Founder & CEO, Delmondo

59:06 | Mar 12th, 2018

Nick Cicero (@NickCicero), Founder & CEO of Delmondo (@Delmondo) joins us to discuss how his company is assisting clients like NASCAR & the Miami Dolphins with providing analytics around their social media and ultimately helping their clients monetiz...Show More
Bonnie Bernstein (@BonnieBernstein), Longtime Sportscaster & Journalist

1:03:43 | Mar 7th, 2018

Bonnie Bernstein (@BonnieBernstein), longtime sportscaster & journalist who has worked for ESPN/ABC, CBS and Campus Insiders and is also the Founder of Walk Swiftly Productions, joins Brian Berger to discuss her career, being a trailblazer for women ...Show More
Jon Wertheim, Sports Illustrated Executive Editor & 60 Minutes Reporter

45:53 | Feb 26th, 2018

Jon Wertheim (@Jon_Wertheim), Sports Illustrated Executive Editor and 60 Minutes Reporter joins Brian Berger on Sports Business Radio to discuss his latest investigative piece for Sports Illustrated -"Inside the Corrosive Workplace Culture of the Dal...Show More
Nick Sakiewicz (@NLLCommish) Commissioner National Lacrosse League

46:01 | Feb 12th, 2018

Nick Sakiewicz (@NLLCommish), Commissioner of the National Lacrosse League joins Brian Berger to discuss the NLL's growth including franchise values, player salaries, influx of influential team owners, focus on digital media to reach the league's tar...Show More
Super Bowl LII Recap

39:23 | Feb 5th, 2018

Sports Business Radio host Brian Berger and Executive Producer Bryan Griggs recap Super Bowl LII. We discuss the game itself, our top Super Bowl commercials, the Pepsi halftime show with Justin Timberlake, the big winners and losers in Las Vegas and ...Show More
Justin Forsett (@JForsett), NFL Pro Bowl RB, Co-Founder, Shower Pill

35:59 | Jan 30th, 2018

Justin Forsett (@JForsett), NFL Pro Bowl RB with the Baltimore Ravens and several other teams over a 9-year NFL career joins us to discuss the company he co-founded, Shower Pill (@ShowerPill), and his big pitch on ABC's Shark Tank. Forsett discusses ...Show More
Peter O'Reilly (@Ploreilly) - NFL Senior Vice President of Events

36:58 | Jan 22nd, 2018

Peter O'Reilly (@Ploreilly), Senior Vice President of Events for the NFL joins us to discuss the planning and logistics around the Super Bowl. O'Reilly is responsible for the execution of all NFL events run by the league office, including the Super B...Show More
Jeremy Darlow (@JeremyDarlow), Author of "Athletes Are Brands Too"

49:23 | Jan 16th, 2018

Jeremy Darlow (@JeremyDarlow), Author of the book "Athletes Are Brands Too" (follow-up book to "Brands Win Championships") and former Director of Marketing for adidas football and baseball, joins Brian Berger to discuss his new book. Darlow discusses...Show More
Rich Kleiman (@RichKleiman) Co-founder and Partner in The Durant Company and Thirty Five Media

41:07 | Jan 10th, 2018

Rich Kleiman (@RichKleiman) Co-founder and Partner in The Durant Company and Thirty Five Media joins Brian Berger to discuss the business of NBA superstar Kevin Durant. Kleiman also discusses his personal career path, helping to launch Roc Nation Spo...Show More
Sports Business Radio Top 10 Sports Business Stories of 2017

1:21:07 | Dec 19th, 2017

Sports Business Radio counts down the Top 10 Sports Business stories of 2017. Happy Holidays from the team at Sports Business Radio.
Sports Business Radio Road Show presented by Boingo with NCAA Mark Emmert

1:29:22 | Dec 7th, 2017

Sports Business Radio Road Show presented by Boingo with NCAA President Mark Emmert recorded on 12/7/17 at The Players' Tribune in New York City. The interview was conducted in front of a studio audience comprised of VIP's and students from Columbia ...Show More
Sports Business Radio Road Show presented by Boingo with NCAA President Mark Emmert

1:29:22 | Dec 7th, 2017

Sports Business Radio Road Show presented by Boingo with NCAA President Mark Emmert at The Players' Tribune in NYC on 12/7/17. The show was conducted in front of a studio audience made up of VIP's and students from Columbia University, Marist Univers...Show More
Roger Goodell vs Jerry Jones - ESPN Sr. Writer Don Van Natta Jr. on Sports Business Radio

44:29 | Nov 20th, 2017

Don Van Natta Jr. (@DVNJr), Sr. Writer for ESPN, joins Brian Berger to discuss the battle between NFL Commissioner and Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones & how the battle could impact how the league & its owners operate moving forward & if Goodell will...Show More
Richard Deitsch, Sports Media Reporter/Podcaster for Sports Illustrated & Julie Zdziarski of MKTG/SRi

1:09:47 | Oct 25th, 2017

Richard Deitsch (@RichardDeitsch), Sports Media Reporter/Podcaster for Sports Illustrated and Julie Zdziarski (@JulieZDZ) of @SRI_Insights and @MKTG are guests on this week's edition of Sports Business Radio. Deitsch discusses the politically charged...Show More
Ken Shropshire - Co-Author, The Miseducation of the Student Athlete: How to Fix College Sports

35:38 | Oct 18th, 2017

Ken Shropshire (@KenShropshire), Co-Author of the book The Miseducation of the Student Athlete: How to Fix College Sports and also CEO of the Global Sport Institute and the adidas Distinguished Professor of Global Sport at Arizona State University, j...Show More
Rod Strickland on the Culture Surrounding NCAA and Youth Basketball

42:45 | Oct 5th, 2017

Rod Strickland (@Rod_Strickland), NYC prep legend, DePaul University standout, 17-year NBA vet and assistant college basketball coach shares his unique perspective on the culture surrounding NCAA and youth basketball and whether or not college basket...Show More
Brian Windhorst of ESPN on the current economic divide in the NBA

53:00 | Sep 26th, 2017

Brian Windhorst of ESPN joins us to discuss the current economic divide in the NBA based on team market size, revenue sharing and TV money. Windhorst also discusses the Oklahoma City Thunder's acquisition of Carmelo Anthony and how that may affect OK...Show More
Houston Rebuilds After Hurricane Harvey

47:37 | Sep 7th, 2017

Joel Blank (@PackManJoel), talk-show host on ESPN 95.7FM in Houston and a former longtime executive with the Houston Rockets, joins us to give us an overview of how Houston and its sports teams are rebuilding following the devastation of Hurricane Ha...Show More
Rafi Kohan, Author of the book "The Arena" & Dr. Phil Wagner of Sparta Science

42:26 | Aug 28th, 2017

Rafi Kohan (@Rafi_Kohan), Author of the new book "The Arena" & Dr. Phil Wagner (@DrPhilWagner) of Sparta Science are guests on this week's episode of Sports Business Radio.
Kelly Swanson, President of Swanson Communications/Publicist for Floyd Mayweather

27:04 | Aug 22nd, 2017

Kelly Swanson (@KellySwanson1) joins us to preview the Floyd Mayweather vs Connor McGregor fight, which is expected to be the highest grossing fight of all time. Swanson discusses overseeing the press operations for the mega-fight, which will include...Show More
Inside the Cavs Dysfunction

49:14 | Jul 31st, 2017

Sports Business Radio host Brian Berger lends his unique insight inside of the Cavs dysfunction. Sam Finn, co-founder of ergonofis (@ergonofis), discusses his company & the transformation from athlete to businessperson post athletic career. Kaig Ligh...Show More
Laura Froelich, Head of Sports Partnerships, Twitter

37:18 | Jul 19th, 2017

Laura Froelich (@LauraFroFro), Head of Sports Partnerships at Twitter joins us to discuss the growth of the social media platform including #GoLive, which focuses on live streaming around sports. Froelich also discusses Periscope, fan engagement, spo...Show More
Tom Rinaldi - ESPN reporter, Master Storyteller

1:06:21 | Jun 26th, 2017

Tom Rinaldi, 12-time Emmy-award winning reporter for ESPN joins Brian Berger to discuss the art of storytelling, building trust with interview subjects, developing the right questions and angles, interviewing people in crisis, the current state of th...Show More
Jordan Harbinger, Host, The Art of Charm podcast

52:44 | Jun 13th, 2017

Jordan Harbinger, Host of the top-rated Art of Charm (@TheArtofCharm) podcast and a social dynamics expert and entrepreneur joins Brian Berger on Sports Business Radio to discuss the growth of the podcasting industry, the recipe for a successful podc...Show More
David Fizdale, New York Knicks Head Coach

1:04:45 | Jun 1st, 2017

New York Knicks Head Coach David Fizdale joins Brian Berger on Sports Business Radio for an in-depth conversation about growing up bi-racial in South Central Los Angeles, his path to becoming an NBA Head Coach, communicating with today’s NBA player, ...Show More
Tracking the conversation around your brand on Social Media & engaging with your audience

41:00 | May 15th, 2017

James Li fo Meltwater (@Meltwatwer) and Josh Decker of Tagboard (@Tagboard) join us to give us unique insights on the importance of tracking the social media conversations around your brand and engaging with your audience on social media. Follow us o...Show More
Randy Foye - NBA vet & host of Outside Shot podcast

46:35 | May 2nd, 2017

Randy Foye (@RandyFoye), an 11-year NBA vet and host of the new Outside Shot podcast joins Brian Berger for an in-depth conversation about his overcoming adversity in his life, playing in the NBA for 11 + years and hosting - Outside Shot, a podcast e...Show More
Sports Business Radio Headlines & Crisis PR analysis

37:26 | Apr 25th, 2017

In this mini-episode of Sports Business Radio, we discuss Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s retirement, Tiger Woods' future after back surgery, the future of Warriors head coach Steve Kerr, the NBA Playoffs and Adrian Peterson's signing with the New Orleans Saint...Show More
Gary Hoenig, Editorial Director for The Players’ Tribune

46:49 | Apr 21st, 2017

Gary Hoenig, Editorial Director for The Players’ Tribune joins us to discuss the growth of the digital platform co-founded by former New York Yankees great Derek Jeter that allows athletes to tell first-person stories. Hoeing, who previously led ESPN...Show More
Inside the Raiders Relocation & Conversation with Boingo SVP Doug Lodder

49:56 | Mar 30th, 2017

We examine the Raiders pending relocation to Las Vegas and what the move means for Oakland, Las Vegas and the NFL. We also discuss NCAA March Madness as well as the state of North Carolina repealing its "bathroom bill" and how that could impact sport...Show More
Sports Tech on Sports Business Radio

54:57 | Mar 13th, 2017

Luca Serra, Director of Sponsorship & Media at Soldier Field joins us to discuss the historic U.S. venue and the work Solider Field has done with Boingo to modernize the venue and make it one of the best wireless experiences in sports. PlaySight’s CE...Show More
JoAn Scott - NCAA Managing Director of Men's Basketball Championships

33:15 | Mar 6th, 2017

JoAn Scott (@JLS4), who oversees March Madness for the NCAA joins us to preview this year's edition of the tournament, discuss changes, the growth of watching the tournament on TV and digital platforms, the tournament's first Final Four in the west (...Show More
Ric Bucher, NBA Insider with Bleacher Report & SiriusXM Radio Talks NBA on Sports Business Radio

55:09 | Feb 21st, 2017

Ric Bucher (@RicBucher) joins Brian Berger to discuss the #NBAAllStarGame and the upcoming #NBATradeDeadline as well as the recent trade that sent DeMarcus Cousins to the New Orleans Pelicans. The two also discuss the current state of the NBA post ne...Show More
Super Bowl LI Recap

48:54 | Feb 8th, 2017

We break down the historic numbers around the New England Patriots victory over the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI - from the best ads to the economic impact for Houston to the TV ratings. We even give you a scoop you likely haven't heard about Lad...Show More
Super Bowl Preview - Jay Rood, VP of Race & Sports of MGM Resorts International (Super Bowl wagering) & Nick Hines, VP with Engine Shop (Super Bowl parties)

48:59 | Jan 19th, 2017

Jay Rood, VP of Race & Sports awith MGM Resorts International joins us to discuss the big money bet on the Super Bowl and the current revenue breakdown for Vegas casinos. Nick Hines with the Engine Shop stops by to preview the biggest parties around ...Show More
Bill Hancock (Executive Director) & Michael Kelly (COO) of College Football Playoff at the Sports Business Radio Road Show presented by Boingo

1:01:57 | Jan 9th, 2017

The Sports Business Radio Road Show presented by Boingo features an in-depth conversation with the Top 2 executives of the College Football Playoff - Bill Hancock an Michael Kelly from the campus of the University of South Florida. The conversation b...Show More
Sports Business Radio Top 10 Sports Business Stories of 2016

1:32:33 | Dec 21st, 2016

Sports Business Radio counts down the Top 10 sports business stories of 2016. Mark King, adidas President, North America also joins the show to discuss an incredible year of growth for the adidas brand. Follow us on Twitter @SBRadio and Instagram at ...Show More
David Stern at the Sports Business Radio Road Show presented by Boingo

1:24:09 | Dec 8th, 2016

Former NBA Commissioner David Stern sits down with Brian Berger for an in-depth interview and Q & A with students from the Marist Center for Sports Communications and the Columbia University sports management program at The Players' Tribune in New Yo...Show More
MLB & MLBPA Reach Agreement on a New CBA Deal

44:37 | Dec 1st, 2016

Maury Brown from Forbes.com joins Brian Berger to discuss the new 5-year agreement MLB and the MLBPA reached this week. What are the highlights of the deal and what is the overall financial health of MLB? We also bring you the sports business headlin...Show More
Seth Berger, Sixers Innovation Lab Director & Jim Olson, President of Vivint Smart Home Arena on Sports Business Radio

1:01:39 | Oct 26th, 2016

Seth Berger, @Sixers Innovation Lab Director & AND1 Founder discusses the recipe for being a successful entrepreneur as well as the new Sixers Innovation Lab. Jim Olson, President of Vivint Smart Home Arena (home of the Utah Jazz) stops by to discuss...Show More
Shelley Duncan, former MLB player & current Hillsboro Hops Manager on Sports Business Radio

59:37 | Oct 11th, 2016

Shelley Duncan (@ShellDunc), who played for the New York Yankees, Cleveland Indians and Tampa Bay Rays from 2007-20013 and is now the Manager of the Hillsboro Hops (@HillsboroHops), the farm team of the Arizona Diamondbacks, joins Sports Business Rad...Show More
Amy Trask, Former Oakland Raiders CEO on Sports Business Radio

51:44 | Sep 21st, 2016

Amy Trask (@AmyTrask), an Oakland Raiders executive for 30 years, joins Sports Business Radio to discuss her career as a front office executive in the NFL, her relationship with late Raiders owner Al Davis, being a CEO in the sports world, the curren...Show More
Marquette King, Oakland Raiders Punter on Sports Business Radio

37:35 | Sep 14th, 2016

Marquette King (@MarquetteKing on Twitter & Instagram), Oakland Raiders punter joins Brian Berger on Sports Business Radio. King discusses his rise from Fort Valley State University in Georgia to standout punter in the NFL, his philosophies on financ...Show More
Ty Votaw, PGA Tour CMO on Sports Business Radio - The Business of Golf

1:06:14 | Aug 31st, 2016

Ty Votaw, PGA Tour CMO & VP of the International Golf Federation joins Brian Berger for an in-depth conversation about the business of golf on Sports Business Radio. Stephen Arendt, Head Golf Pro at Kapalua's Plantation Course (home to the PGA Tour's...Show More
Kara Lynn Joyce, Olympic Swimmer on Sports Business Radio

47:29 | Aug 9th, 2016

3-time Olympian & 4-time Olympic medalist Kara Lynn Joyce joins Brian Berger on this week's edition of Sports Business Radio. They discuss the current Olympic model, the cost around hosting the Olympics and Kara shares her first-hand experience as a ...Show More
Chris Evert on Sports Business Radio

37:55 | Aug 1st, 2016

Tennis icon and ESPN tennis broadcaster Chris Evert joins Brian Berger for a wide-ranging conversation on Sports Business Radio. Evert discusses her legendary career that saw her win 18 Grand Slams, being a marketing star during her playing career, ...Show More
Brian Windhorst, ESPN NBA reporter discusses NBA landscape on Sports Business Radio

53:18 | Jul 6th, 2016

Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN) joins Brian Berger on Sports Business Radio to discuss LeBron James' future after winning a title in Cleveland, Dwyane Wade's future, Kevin Durant's decision to join the Golden State Warriors, the record money being s...Show More
Mark King - adidas Group North America President

38:00 | Jun 16th, 2016

Mark King, adidas Group North America President, joins Sports Business Radio to discuss the U.S. Open, marketing U.S. athletes in other countries and his favorite adidas shoe amongst other sports business topics. King also discusses his own sports bu...Show More
Kara Lynn Joyce, 4-time Olympic Silver Medalist swimmer on Sports Business Radio

49:46 | Jun 2nd, 2016

Kara Lynn Joyce (@KaraLynnJoyce), 4-time Olympic silver medalist swimmer joins Sports Business Radio to discuss competing in the 2004, 2008 and 2012 Olympics, the finances for an Olympian and the documentary "Touch the Wall" that featured Kara and fe...Show More
Inside the 2016 NBA Playoffs with Ric Bucher of Bleacher Report

49:35 | Apr 27th, 2016

Ric Bucher (@RicBucher) of Bleacher Report joins Brian Berger to discuss the 2016 NBA Playoffs and how injuries to superstars #StephCurry and #ChrisPaul will impact future rounds. Bucher and Berger also preview this year's #SportsPRSummit on May 17 i...Show More
Mike Golub, Portland Timbers President at the Sports Business Radio Road Show presented by Boingo at the University of Portland

1:19:39 | Apr 22nd, 2016

Mike Golub, President of the #MLS Cup champion Portland Timbers joins Brian Berger for a wide-ranging conversation at the Sports Business Radio Road Show presented by Boingo on the campus of the University of Portland.
Steve Koonin - Atlanta Hawks & Phillips Arena CEO on Sports Business Radio

24:29 | Apr 13th, 2016

Steve Koonin, CEO of the #NBA's #AtlantaHawks and #PhillipsArena joins Brian Berger on Sports Business Radio to discuss the NBA, social media, Boingo Wireless, running an arena and #sportsbiz.
Mark King, adidas Group North America President on Sports Business Radio

44:07 | Mar 25th, 2016

Mark King, adidas Group North America President, joins Sports Business Radio to discuss adidas and the traits the company looks for when partnering with an athlete or team. King also discusses his own sports business podcast - Extraordinary Happens: ...Show More
JoAn Scott - NCAA Managing Director for Men's Basketball Championships

38:14 | Mar 10th, 2016

JoAn Scott, Managing Director for the Men's Basketball Championships joins this week's edition of Sports Business Radio to discuss orchestrating March Madness, what's new for the 2016 Tournament including the move of the Final Four telecast to TBS an...Show More
Danny Keens, Head of Sports Partnerships for Twitter, on Sports Business Radio

37:37 | Mar 2nd, 2016

Danny Keens, Head of Sports Partnerships for Twitter, joins Sports Business Radio for an in-depth conversation about social media and Twitter. #Twitter #SocialMedia #SMSports #SportsBiz #DannyKeens #SportsBusinessRadio
Sports Business Radio Talks Sports Technology with the Phoeninx Suns & Boingo Wireless

47:36 | Feb 25th, 2016

Jason Rowley, President of the Phoeninx Suns, discusses the NBA team's innnovative approach to the business-side of sports including a first of its kind data-inclusive ticket plan. Doug Lodder, Boingo Wireless Senior VP joins the show to discuss Boin...Show More
Super Bowl 50 Sports Business Preview

55:16 | Feb 5th, 2016

David Schwab, Managing Director of Octagon First Call and celebrity and brand partnership expert joins the show to help us preview the Super Bowl 50 commercials and discuss which athletes are primed to help their brand the most on Super Bowl Sunday. ...Show More
adidas Group North America President Mark King on Sports Business Radio

32:12 | Feb 2nd, 2016

Mark King, adidas Group North America President, joins Sports Business Radio to discuss his role at adidas, his 34 years leading TaylorMade and the debut of his new podcast - Extraordinary Happens: Competing in Sports, Business and Life. We also disc...Show More
Sports Business Radio Covers the NFL's Return to LA

1:04:53 | Jan 14th, 2016

Sports Business Radio provides in-depth coverage of the NFL's return to Los Angeles. Jon Wertheim, Executive Editor of Sports Illustrated and best-selling author, discusses the NFL's return to Los Angeles as well as his new book out on Feb 2nd: THIS ...Show More
Sports Business Radio Top 10 Sports Business Stories of 2015

1:11:53 | Dec 17th, 2015

Sports Business Radio counts down the Top 10 sports business stories of 2015. We also talk with Doug Lodder of Boingo Wireless about the wireless experience for fans and venue operators at sports venues. #TomBrady #DeflateGate #DailyFantasy #FIFA #Sp...Show More
Jeanie Buss interview at Sports Business Radio Road Show at USC

1:19:28 | Dec 2nd, 2015

Los Angeles Lakers co-owner and President Jeanie Buss joins Brian Berger at the Sports Business Radio Road Show presented by Boingo Wireless from the campus of the University of Southern California for an in-depth, wide-ranging conversation in front ...Show More
SBR 11 November 2015

1:28:06 | Nov 12th, 2015

Jill Stelfox, VP & GM of Zebra Technologies stops by to tell us about her $4B company based in large part on what is called Enterprise Asset Intelligence -- turning physical information into digital information and how they are helping sports teams a...Show More
SBR 22 October 2015

1:12:08 | Oct 22nd, 2015

Ben Sutton, Chairman Emeritus of IMG College joins us for a wide-ranging conversation on the future of collegiate sports media rights and the collegiate landscape. Brec Bassinger, actress and star of the Nickelodeon hit TV show "Bella and the Bulldog...Show More
SBR 25 September 2015

54:42 | Sep 25th, 2015

Mike Jones, GM of Kapalua Golf & Tennis resort in Maui and Michael Chupka, Director of Communications for Bandon Dunes Golf resort in Oregon join the show to discuss their world class golf resorts and the business of golf. #Kapalua #Bandon Dunes #Gol...Show More
SBR 18 September 2015

49:38 | Sep 18th, 2015

Gary Hoenig, Editorial Director for The Players' Tribune and Jeter Publishing joins us to discuss the first-of-its-kind digital media company, founded by Derek Jeter where athletes communicate directly with fans. Hoenig, who oversaw ESPN Publishing i...Show More
SBR 10 September 2015

39:41 | Sep 10th, 2015

Nigel Eccles, Co-Founder & CEO of the multi-billion dollar daily fantasy sports game Fan Duel joins us to discuss his company's origin and meteoric rise as well as its deals with teams and leagues throughout the sports world. We also bring you the sp...Show More
SBR 26 August 2015

44:24 | Aug 26th, 2015

Tucker Kain, Los Angeles Dodgers CFO joins us to discuss the new Dodgers + R/GA accelerator program. Tyler Marciniak stops by to discuss the #pass4prostate campaign around the September 5 USA vs Australia rugby match at Soldier Field in Chicago. Foll...Show More
SBR 30 July 2015

49:08 | Jul 30th, 2015

CJ McCollum, Portland Trail Blazers guard, joins the show to discuss his breakout performance during the 2015 NBA playoffs, his aspirations to be a journalist, the NBA CBA, social media and why he flies commercial and coach. Brian Cheek, Director of ...Show More
SBR 17 July 2015

1:18:54 | Jul 17th, 2015

Karina LeBlanc, women's pro soccer player & goalkeeper for the Canadian Women's Soccer Team since 1998, joins us to discuss her career as well as how women's soccer can capitalize on the momentum built from the 2015 Women's World Cup. Nate Checketts,...Show More
SBR 01 July 2015

1:03:11 | Jul 1st, 2015

Rebecca Feferman, Head of SXsports joins us to discuss one of the fastest growing sports business events of the year that takes place each March in Austin, Texas. Jon Mugar, Founder of The Basketball Tournament, a winner take all, single-elimination ...Show More
SBR 12 June 2015

39:41 | Jun 12th, 2015

Ethan Skolnick, NBA writer for the Bleacher Report, joins us to discuss the real dynamics behind the LeBron James-Dan Gilbert, LeBron James-Pat Riley and Pat Riley-Dwyane Wade relationships. We also cover the sports business headlines of the week inc...Show More
SBR 04 June 2015

1:05:06 | Jun 4th, 2015

Sam Amick, NBA reporter for USA Today joins us to discuss the Cavs-Warriors NBA Finals matchup as well as discuss new head coach hires and NBA free agency. Steve Skinner, CEO of Kemper Sports stops by to preview the 2015 U.S. Open which will be playe...Show More
SBR 07 May 2015

34:26 | May 7th, 2015

Tiki Barber joins us to discuss his thoughts on Ted Wells' "Deflategate" report which was released this week, his advice for vets on the Tamps Bay Bucs welcoming Jameis Winston into the lockerroom and the latest with Barber's company Thuzio, which ma...Show More
SBR 14 April 2015

1:18:31 | Apr 14th, 2015

The Sports Business Radio Road Show heads to Arizona State's WP Carey School of Business for Brian Berger's in-depth conversation with Arizona Diamondbacks President & CEO Derrick Hall (@DHallDBacks). The interview is conducted before a live studio a...Show More
SBR 12 March 2015

1:08:01 | Mar 12th, 2015

Derrick Mason, 15-year NFL veteran WR and analyst for the Big Ten Network joins us to discuss the state of the NFL, a busy week in the league with free agency and trades and NFL off the field behavior. Josh Shaw, Founder and CEO of Mission Athletecar...Show More
SBR 18 February 2015

1:05:18 | Feb 18th, 2015

Shergul Arshad, CEO & Founder of Mondogoal stops by to discuss his growing fantasy soccer company as well as whether or not gambling on U.S. sports should be legalized. Brian Cheek of Postano joins the show to discuss Postano's work around the Colleg...Show More
SBR 21 January 2015

52:23 | Jan 21st, 2015

Jay Parry, CEO of the Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee, joins us to discuss the economic impact of Super Bowl 49 on the state of Arizona's economy as well as Jay's team's preparation in advance of hosting the Super Bowl. Brian Gordon, CEO of the Eng...Show More
SBR 17 December 2014

1:11:38 | Dec 17th, 2014

Sports Business Radio counts down its Top 10 Sports Business stories of 2014. Follow us on Twitter @SBRadio.
SBR 08 December 2014

1:46:51 | Dec 8th, 2014

Baron Davis, former NBA and UCLA star joins for an in-depth conversation at our #SBRadioUCLA Road Show presented by Postano at UCLA's Center for MEMES on the UCLA campus on December 4th. Davis discusses his sports, business and entertainment ventures...Show More
SBR 12 November 2014

1:11:34 | Nov 12th, 2014

Yogi Roth of the Pac-12 Networks joins us to discuss his inspirational documentary "Life in a Walk", a story about Yogi's walks with his dad who was diagnosed with cancer as well as an invitation for others to walk and talk with the people who are mo...Show More
SBR 15 October 2014

1:08:23 | Oct 15th, 2014

Sam Amick, NBA reporter for USA Today, joins us to dig into the NBA's new mega media rights deal and how the deal could affect the future of the NBA. Jon Wertheim, Executive Editor of Sports Illustrated and author of the new children's book "Rookie B...Show More
SBR 02 October 2014

44:13 | Oct 2nd, 2014

Kevin Mawae, former President of the NFL Players Association and 16-year NFL veteran goes one-on-one with Sports Business Radio host Brian Berger to provide insight on what current and former NFL players think of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Mawae...Show More
SBR 17 September 2014

1:10:15 | Sep 17th, 2014

An in-depth examination of the NFL in Crisis. Yahoo Sports NFL reporter Rand Getlin joins Brian Berger for a behind the curtain look at the most powerful league in U.S. sports as they are under fire for off the field controversies with marquee player...Show More
SBR 05 September 2014

59:02 | Sep 5th, 2014

Jason Cole, NFL reporter for the Bleacher Report joins us to preview the upcoming NFL season and discuss the top sports business storylines. We also discuss Colts owner Jim Irsay's suspension and fine as well as Houston Texans DE JJ Watt's new $100M ...Show More
SBR 22 August 2014

59:50 | Aug 22nd, 2014

Ross Greenburg, who spent 33 years at HBO sports and has won 51 Emmy Awards joins us to discuss his new documentary "Forgotten Four", as well as explore sports on TV including skyrocketing TV rights fees to sports properties and the future of sports ...Show More
SBR 11 August 2014

1:12:50 | Aug 11th, 2014

Maury Brown from Forbes.com joins us to handicap the three finalists for Major League Baseball's Commissioner job to replace Bud Selig. We also discuss some bold moves by contending teams at the MLB trade deadline. Rand Getlin of Yahoo! Sports joins ...Show More
SBR 23 July 2014

1:13:35 | Jul 23rd, 2014

Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN), ESPN NBA Insider and someone who has covered LeBron James since James was in grade school, joins us to talk about the ramifications of LeBron's move from the Miami Heat to Cleveland Cavaliers and how the surprising c...Show More
SBR 09 July 2014

47:04 | Jul 9th, 2014

Rebecca Feferman, Head of SX Sports, part of the SXSW lineup in Austin, Texas, joins us to discuss her growing event and how YOU could land a spot as a panelist or featured conversation at the 2015 SX Sports lineup. Peter Ruppe, President of Alchemy ...Show More
SBR 05 June 2014

1:12:40 | Jun 5th, 2014

Tiki Barber, the all-time leading rusher for the New York Giants, joins us to discuss his unique sports business Thuzio as well as top storylines from the NFL. Ric Bucher, Bleacher Report national NBA reporter and TNT broadcaster stops by to discuss ...Show More
SBR 18 April 2014

1:14:02 | Apr 18th, 2014

Christine Brennan of USA Today joins us to discuss the startling stats around the decline of the number of people playing golf as well as the lack of African American players in MLB. Zvee Geffen from Topps joins us to discuss how the trading card com...Show More
SBR 02 April 2014

1:32:52 | Apr 2nd, 2014

We're celebrating our 10th Anniversary of Sports Business Radio, which launched 10 years ago this week. SBR Co-Founder Keith Forman joins the show to take a trip down memory lane and recount some of the most memorable moments of the past decade. Rand...Show More
SBR 12 March 2014

1:11:47 | Mar 12th, 2014

Mike Golub, Portland Timbers COO and MLS Executive of the Year 2 of the past 3 seasons joins us to discuss the tremendous success of the Timbers and the growth and popularity of MLS in North America. Portland will play to the MLS All-Star game in Aug...Show More
SBR 27 January 2014

37:45 | Jan 27th, 2014

NBA Commissioner David Stern joins Sports Business Radio host Brian Berger to reflect on his 30-year tenure as NBA Commissioner. We discuss Stern's proudest moments, biggest regrets and his future plans during the candid conversation. Brian Gordon of...Show More
SBR 10 January 2014

54:56 | Jan 10th, 2014

Maury Brown of the BizofBaseball.com joins us to discuss the MLB Hall of Fame voting process and if it needs to be overhauled or tweaked in light of this past week's Hall of Fame voting results. Jason Bolt, Founder and CEO of Society43 drops by to ta...Show More
SBR 19 December 2013

1:19:48 | Dec 19th, 2013

Sports Business Radio counts down the Top 10 Sports Business stories of 2013. Happy Holidays from the team at Sports Business Radio!
SBR 08 November 2013

1:08:33 | Nov 8th, 2013

Dave Mingey, President & Co-Founder of GlideSlope (www.theglideslope.com) joins us to discuss the lead-up to the Sochi Winter Olympic Games & how Olympic sponsors are preparing their campaigns around a politically controversial Russia. Jason Cole (@J...Show More
SBR 12 September 2013

1:11:07 | Sep 12th, 2013

Christine Brennan, sports columnist for USA Today and commentator for NPR and ABC News joins us to share why she won't be referring to Washington DC's NFL team as the Redskins any more and how a nickname change could actually benefit owner Dan Snyder...Show More
SBR 13 August 2013

1:01:36 | Aug 13th, 2013

Rand Getlin, Investigative reporter for Yahoo! Sports stops by to discuss the autograph controversy surrounding Johnny Manziel as well as how the college sports landscape could be reshaped and modernized. Maury Brown from the BizofBaseball.com joins ...Show More
SBR 14 June 2013

44:10 | Jun 14th, 2013

Jon Wertheim, Executive Editor and Senior Writer for Sports Illustrated joins Brian Berger to discuss the NBA Finals, French Open, Biogenesis/MLB story, SI's breaking the Jason Collins story and Tim Tebow's signing with the New England Patriots. We a...Show More
SBR 11 April 2013

1:09:41 | Apr 11th, 2013

Steve Garvey, MLB legend and former Dodgers and Padres star joins the show to discuss his career, his run at Dodgers ownership and his battle against prostate cancer. B.R. Koehnemann of Bandon Dunes golf resort stops by to discuss the Speedgolf World...Show More
SBR 09 March 2013

47:49 | Mar 9th, 2013

Nigel Melville, CEO and President of USA Rugby joins us to discuss one of the fastest growing sports in the United States as well as the structure of the sport. Rand Getlin, investigative reporter with Yahoo! Sports stops by to discuss the recent ove...Show More
SBR 28 February 2013

1:13:00 | Feb 28th, 2013

Ric Bucher, longtime NBA Insider joins the show to discuss how the new NBA CBA is affecting trades and player movement. We also discuss the timeline for the return of Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose, the upcoming free agency of Los Angeles Lakers cen...Show More
SBR 23 January 2013

1:18:47 | Jan 23rd, 2013

Nick Hines from the Engine Shop joins us to preview the hottest parties in New Orleans leading up to the Super Bowl on February 3rd. We also discuss the most marketable players in this year's Super Bowl. Ethan Skolnick, Miami Heat beat writer for the...Show More
SBR 16 December 2012

54:24 | Dec 16th, 2012

Sports Business Radio's Top 10 sports business stories of 2012. Join Brian Berger and Bryan Griggs as they count down the biggest stories of 2012 from 10 to 1. Happy Holidays!
SBR 01 December 2012

45:13 | Dec 1st, 2012

Leigh Steinberg, longtime sports agent who has represented the likes of Steve Young and Troy Aikman, and who was the inspiration for the movie "Jerry Maguire" joins Brian Berger for a wide-ranging conversation to discuss the re-launch of his agency, ...Show More
SBR 10 November 2012

1:24:08 | Nov 10th, 2012

Longtime sports executive Joe Favorito joins us to discuss Hurricane Sandy's impact on the east coast sports world as well as the cancellation of NYC Marathon. Sports Illustrated editor Bill Syken stops by to discuss the new book "Football's Greatest...Show More
SBR 19 September 2012

59:56 | Sep 19th, 2012

Marcus Mariota, QB of the nationally ranked Oregon Ducks football team joins us to discuss his emergence as the leader of the Ducks high scoring offense. Latanna Stone, the youngest golfer to ever qualify for the U.S. Women's Amateur stops by to disc...Show More
SBR 25 August 2012

1:28:13 | Aug 25th, 2012

We look back at the London Games with Sports Business Journal sports media reporter John Ourand as well as which Olympic athletes are most marketable post Olympics with Brand Affinity Technologies CEO Ryan Steelberg. We talk Andrew Luck's decision to...Show More
SBR 28 July 2012

1:19:34 | Jul 28th, 2012

Steven Jackson, St. Louis Rams Pro Bowl RB joins us to discuss football, his new head coach and his love for architecture, film and travel. Damian Lillard, Portland Trail Blazers rookie point guard stops by to talk about his path growing up in Oaklan...Show More
SBR 30 June 2012

1:49:35 | Jun 30th, 2012

Kerri Walsh, Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist beach volleyball stops by on her way to the 2012 London Olympics. Vince Papale, former Philadelphia Eagle and subject of the Disney movie "Invincible" joins the show to share his incredible story. Sportscas...Show More
SBR 02 June 2012

1:28:56 | Jun 2nd, 2012

Larry Scott, Pac-12 Commissioner stops by to discuss the conference and its new TV network, changes to the postseason basketball tournament and potential changes to the college football postseason. Pullitzer Prize winning author Buzz Bissinger (Frida...Show More
SBR 12 May 2012

1:33:00 | May 12th, 2012

Bill Hancock, Executive Director of the BCS joins us to discuss college football's new 4-team playoff format. Hall of Fame basketball coach Geno Auriemma stops by to discuss the state of women's sports, his UConn Huskies women's basketball team as we...Show More
SBR 28 April 2012

1:36:46 | Apr 28th, 2012

Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports joins us to discuss the NFL Draft. Rand Getlin of Yahoo! Sports stops by to discuss his bombshell story about NBPA Executive Director Billy Hunter directing $17M worth of union funds to members of his family. Lisa Guerrero...Show More
SBR 17 March 2012

1:19:36 | Mar 17th, 2012

Greg Shaheen, Interim Executive VP of Championships and Alliances and the man responsible for orchestrating the NCAA Men's and Women's Basketball Tournaments joins us to talk about the behind the scenes of March Madness. Bo Kimble, former Loyola Mary...Show More
SBR 25 February 2012

53:32 | Feb 25th, 2012

Kenny Smith, NBA on TNT studio analyst and former NBA champion joins us to discuss the NBA All-Star festivities, his NBA career and NCAA March Madness. Maury Brown of the Bizofbaseball.com joins us to discuss the overturning of the Ryan Braun 50-game...Show More
SBR 18 February 2012

38:34 | Feb 18th, 2012

We discuss the Linsanity phenomenon around Knicks PG Jeremy Lin with Alex Kennedy of Hoopsworld. Jason Sobel of the Golf Channel stops by to talk about the big TV ratings around the Phil Mickelson-Tiger Woods marquee matchup last weekend at Pebble Be...Show More
SBR 11 February 2012

39:10 | Feb 11th, 2012

Super Bowl recap and final numbers - TV audience, winning and losing ads, most marketable players, bettors vs Nevada sports books. We also examine the NBA season to date with Sam Amick, NBA reporter of SportsIllustrated.com.
SBR 04 February 2012

50:08 | Feb 4th, 2012

David Dunn, CEO of Athletes First and agent for NFL stars Aaron Rodgers, Clay Matthews Jr. and Ray Lewis joins us to discuss how his job has changed with a new CBA in place, safety for NFL players and marketability for NFL players after a Super Bowl ...Show More
SBR 28 January 2012

50:04 | Jan 28th, 2012

Dan Wilson, former Seattle Mariners/MLB catcher joins us to discuss his playing days and his upcoming induction into the Mariners Hall of Fame with Randy Johnson. Maury Brown of the Bizofbaseball.com stops by to discuss the Detroit Tigers signing of ...Show More
SBR 21 January 2012

38:19 | Jan 21st, 2012

Jason Cole, NFL reporter from Yahoo! Sports joins us to discuss the NFC and AFC Championship games in the NFL. Jon Wertheim stops by to chat NBA, Australian Open tennis and his latest book project. We also bring you the sports business headlines of t...Show More
SBR 14 January 2012

56:48 | Jan 14th, 2012

Bill Sanders, Chief Marketing Officer for BDA Sports, the agency that reps the likes of Steve Nash, Rajon Rondo, Greg Oden and Yao Ming joins us to discuss the state of sports marketing and whether or not there is a decrease in corporations utilizing...Show More
SBR 07 January 2012

54:28 | Jan 7th, 2012

Chad Buchanan, Portland Trail Blazers Acting GM stops by to discuss his team's surprising start to the NBA season. Jason Cole, NFL reporter for Yahoo! Sports chats with us about the NFL playoffs as well as a big decision for the Indianapolis Colts - ...Show More
SBR 31 December 2011

47:00 | Dec 31st, 2011

Sports Business Radio's Top 10 sports business stories of 2011. Happy New Year!
SBR 24 December 2011

47:00 | Dec 24th, 2011

Sports Business Radio counts down its Top 20 Sports Business stories of 2011 - this week stories 20-11
SBR 17 December 2011

47:00 | Dec 17th, 2011

Erik Spoelstra, Miami Heat head coach joins Brian Berger to discuss the Heat's upcoming season, his coaching philosophy and his summer trip to the Phillippines where he met President Aquino. Dr. Paul Dennis, sports psychologist, joins us to discuss w...Show More
SBR 10 December 2011

47:00 | Dec 10th, 2011

Tinker Hatfield, VP of Design and Special Projects for Nike joins us to discuss his years of collaboration with Michael Jordan on the Air Jordan sneakers that have become the best selling basketball shoes of all-time. Sam Amick stops by to discuss th...Show More
SBR 03 December 2011

47:00 | Dec 3rd, 2011

Larry Scott, Pac-12 Commissioner stops by to discuss the inaugural Pac-12 Championship Game and the continued growth of the conference. Sam Amick of SI.com joins us to discuss the new NBA CBA and the end to the lockout. We also bring you the latest s...Show More
SBR 26 November 2011

47:00 | Nov 26th, 2011

The Best of Sports Business Radio - featuring past conversations with NCAA President Mark Emmert, TNT NBA analyst and NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley and 2011 NBA Draft #1 pick Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers. Happy Thanksgiving from the te...Show More
SBR 19 November 2011

47:00 | Nov 19th, 2011

Christine Brennan, USA Today sports columnist and NPR/ABC News commentator joins us to discuss the latest with the far reaching scandal at Penn State. Maury Brown of the BizofBaseball.com joins us to discuss MLB's "hot stove" season and the league's ...Show More
SBR 12 November 2011

47:00 | Nov 12th, 2011

NCAA President Mark Emmert sits down with Brian Berger for a wide ranging interview. Emmert discusses the Penn State scandal, Joe Paterno's retirement, the BCS, conference realignment and upcoming changes to the NCAA rule book. Sam Amick NBA Insider ...Show More
SBR 05 November 2011

47:01 | Nov 5th, 2011

Will there be an NBA season? We discuss the latest fron the NBA bargaining tables with Sam Amick, NBA Insider with SportsIllustrated.com. We also catch up with Rand Getlin of Yahoo! Sports who updates us on several changes to how NCAA student athlete...Show More
SBR 29 October 2011

47:01 | Oct 29th, 2011

Dan Wetzel, Yahoo! Sports & co-author of the book "Death to the BCS" joins us to discuss his newly updated book detailing one of the most controversial systems in sports. Tom Haberstroh from ESPN.com stops by to chat with us about his research that h...Show More
SBR 22 October 2011

47:00 | Oct 22nd, 2011

We chat MLB and the World Series with our baseball insider Maury Brown from the BizofBaseball.com. We also examine the sports media - specifically the TV ratings for the World Series and NFL - with John Ourand from the Sports Business Journal. We als...Show More
SBR 15 October 2011

47:01 | Oct 15th, 2011

Oregon Ducks QB Darron Thomas stops by to discuss the Ducks high powered offense, balancing athletics and academics and to share details of his pre-game meal ritual that will make you gasp. Sam Amick, NBA Insider with SI.com joins us to discuss the c...Show More
SBR 08 October 2011

47:01 | Oct 8th, 2011

The latest on the NBA lockout with Ken Berger of CBSSports.com. Oscar-nominated filmmaker Morgan Spurlock ("Super Size Me") joins us to discuss his ESPN film "The Dotted Line" that will air on October 11th. We also bring you the latest headlines of t...Show More
SBR 01 October 2011

47:01 | Oct 1st, 2011

Sugar Ray Leonard - Boxing legend joins us to discuss his compelling career inside the ring as well as his success outside the ring doing commercials, movies and being actively involved in the community. We also discuss an epic final night of the reg...Show More
SBR 24 September 2011

47:00 | Sep 24th, 2011

The latest from the NBA labor negotiations with Sam Amick of SI.com. We also go inside the NFL with Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports. We discuss the latest with NCAA conference realignment as well.
SBR 17 September 2011

47:00 | Sep 17th, 2011

Ken Berger, NBA Insider with CBS Sports.com joins us to discuss the latest with the NBA lockout as players and owners meet this week to try to resolve their differences. Rusty Hathaway, head golf pro at Wailea Golf Club on the beautiful island of Mau...Show More
SBR 10 September 2011

47:00 | Sep 10th, 2011

The Best of Sports Business Radio featuring past conversations with NBA Commissioner David Stern, Pac-12 TV head Gary Stevenson and Yahoo! Sports investigative reporter Rand Getlin.
SBR 03 September 2011

47:00 | Sep 3rd, 2011

The Best of Sports Business Radio featuring conversations with NBA Hall of Famer and TNT TV analyst Charles Barkley, Cleveland Cavs rookie and top pick in the 2011 NBA Draft Kyrie Irving and New England Pats beat writer Mike Reiss of ESPNBoston.com. ...Show More
SBR 27 August 2011

47:00 | Aug 27th, 2011

Gary Stevenson, head of the new Pac-12 broadcast & digital network joins us to discuss the future of the network and his recent hiring to oversee the network. Sam Amick of SI.com and NBAConfidential.com stops by to discuss the latest with the NBA loc...Show More
SBR 20 August 2011

47:00 | Aug 20th, 2011

Charles Robinson - Yahoo! Sports senior investigative reporter joins us to discuss his bombshell 11-month investigative piece detailing the corruption at the University of Miami. Mike Reiss of ESPNBoston.com stops by to help us preview the New Englan...Show More
SBR 13 August 2011

47:00 | Aug 13th, 2011

The Best of SBR featuring conversations with Jason Sobel of the Golf Channel who takes us inside the relationship between Tiger Woods and former caddie Steve Williams. We also look back on conversations with ESPN NBA Insider Ric Bucher and Lucas Oil ...Show More
SBR 06 August 2011

47:00 | Aug 6th, 2011

Charles Barkley, NBA Hall of Famer and TNT NBA analyst joins us to discuss the state of the NBA, the NBA lockout, his relationship with Nike and his thoughts on Tiger Woods. Kyrie Irving, Cleveland Cavaliers star and the number one pick in the 2011 N...Show More
SBR 30 July 2011

47:00 | Jul 30th, 2011

The Best of Sports Business Radio featuring conversations with Pittsburgh Steelers QB Dennis Dixon, Pittsburgh Pirates Director of Baseball Ops Tyrone Brooks and SI.com NBA reporter Sam Amick.
SBR 23 July 2011

47:00 | Jul 23rd, 2011

Rich Eisen of the NFL Network joins us to discuss the NFL Network, the upcoming NFL season and his wildly popular podcast. Christine Brennan of USA Today, ABC News & NPR stops by to discuss her travels last week to the Women's World Cup in Germany an...Show More
SBR 16 July 2011

47:01 | Jul 16th, 2011

Danny Woodhead, New England Patriots running back joins us to discuss his new endorsement deal with SKECHERS as well as what he's doing to prepare for the upcoming NFL season during the lockout. Bill Sanders, VP of Marketing for BDA Sports stops by t...Show More
SBR 09 July 2011

47:01 | Jul 9th, 2011

The Best of Sports Business Radio featuring past interviews with Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll, NBA agent Bill Duffy and Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott.
SBR 02 July 2011

47:01 | Jul 2nd, 2011

Jon Wertheim, Sports Illustrated Sr. Writer, joins us to discuss the state of tennis as well as the NBA labor situation. Maury Brown from the BizofBaseball.com also stops by to discuss the Los Angeles Dodgers bankruptcy filing this week. We also brin...Show More
SBR 25 June 2011

47:00 | Jun 25th, 2011

Inside the Los Angeles Dodgers mess with Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times. We also examine the latest from the NFL and NBA bargaining tables.
SBR 18 June 2011

47:01 | Jun 16th, 2011

Forrest Lucas of Lucas Oil and Bill Duffy, BDA Sports NBA agent join us on Sports Business Radio this week.
SBR 11 June 2011

47:01 | Jun 11th, 2011

Is NBC/Comcast's $4.3B investment in the TV/Digital rights to the Olympic Games from 2014-2020 a good investment? Also, USC and Ohio State football programs find themselves dealing with more problems this week. And the latest from the NFL and NBA bar...Show More
SBR 04 June 2011

47:01 | Jun 4th, 2011

Inside the Ohio State football/Jim Tressel scandal with Charles Robinson of Yahoo! Sports - the reporter who broke the story about Tressel's violations. We also bring you the headlines of the week including the latest from the NBA and NFL CBA negotia...Show More
SBR 28 May 2011

47:01 | May 28th, 2011

Pete Carroll - Seattle Seahawks head football coach & Executive VP of Football Operations joins us to discuss his first year in Seattle as well as what he and his staff are doing to prepare for the season in the midst of a lockout. We also step into ...Show More
SBR 21 May 2011

47:01 | May 21st, 2011

Gavin Maloof - Sacramento Kings Co-Owner joins us to discuss why his family decided to keep the Kings in Sacramento for at least one more season instead of relocating the team to Anaheim. Maloof also discusses what his family needs in order to keep t...Show More
SBR 14 May 2011

47:01 | May 14th, 2011

Larry Scott - Pac-12 Commissioner joins us to discuss the conference's new multi-billion dollar broadcast and digital rights deal. We also bring you the headlines of the week including the fine levied against the Fiesta Bowl by the BCS. And we discus...Show More
SBR 07 May 2011

47:01 | May 7th, 2011

Dissecting the new multi-billion dollar Pac-12 TV contract. We also review the TV ratings for the NFL Draft and the NBA Playoffs. And we examine the PR nightmare of the week in our "Caught in the Crosslights" segment.
SBR 30 April 2011

47:00 | Apr 30th, 2011

Trying to make sense of the NFL labor battle between owners and players with Jason Cole, Yahoo! Sports NFL reporter. What are the rules of the NFL as they exist today? What are the next steps the owners and players will take? We discuss. We also exa...Show More
SBR 23 April 2011

47:00 | Apr 22nd, 2011

Ric Bucher - ESPN NBA Senior Reporter joins us to discuss the NBA Playoffs as well as the latest with the NBA Collective Bargaining negotiations. Tom Ziller from SacTownRoyalty.com joins us to dissect the economics of the Kings relocating out of Sacr...Show More
SBR 16 April 2011

47:00 | Apr 16th, 2011

Rand Getlin - ThePostgame.com joins us to discuss high interest lockout loans being secured by NFL players that could leave the players bankrupt in the future - while the middlemen offering the loans cash in. We also discuss several NBA sports busine...Show More
SBR 09 April 2011

47:00 | Apr 9th, 2011

Celebrating the 7th anniversary of Sports Business Radio. We look back at Brian Berger's 2008 conversation with golf icon Jack Nicklaus on Sports Business Radio on the 25th anniversary of his stunning victory at The Masters at the age of 46. We also ...Show More
SBR 02 April 2011

47:02 | Apr 2nd, 2011

Norwood Teague, VCU Athletic Director joins us to discuss the men's basketball team's trip to the Final Four and how the exposure from the NCAA Tournament has impacted the athletic department and the university. We also examine the headlines of the w...Show More
SBR 26 Mar 2011

47:00 | Mar 26th, 2011

NFL Sponsors - How have they prepared for a work stoppage? Greg Busch, Executive VP of GMR Marketing joins us to discuss. We also chat with Joe Favorito about how the Cinderella schools in this year's NCAA Tournament are making the most of their mome...Show More
SBR 19 Mar 2011

47:02 | Mar 19th, 2011

Greg Shaheen - NCAA Interim EVP of Championships & Alliances (Head Honcho of March Madness) joins us to discuss the expansion from 65 to 68 teams for the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championships as well as the tourney's new 14-year, $10.8 billi...Show More
SBR 12 Mar 2011

47:03 | Mar 12th, 2011

Charles Robinson - Yahoo! Sports joins us to discuss the allegations against the Ohio St. and Oregon football programs. Robinson and Yahoo! Sports broke the stories detailing the improprieties of both programs.
SBR 05 Mar 2011

47:03 | Mar 5th, 2011

The latest from the NFL bargaining table with Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports. What needs to happen for the owners and players to reach a deal? We discuss. We also catch up with Rand Getlin of ThePostgame.com to discuss several controversial college foot...Show More
SBR 26 Feb 2011

47:02 | Feb 26th, 2011

NFL CBA 101 - we'll break down main issues with NFL CBA and tell you what the key components are in order to get a deal done. Maury Brown from The Business of Sports Network joins us to discuss. We also discuss the huge deals that went down at the NB...Show More
SBR 19 Feb 2011

47:03 | Feb 19th, 2011

Todd Ramasar, NBA agent for BDA Sports joins us to discuss the growing number of business opportunities for NBA players in China. We also discuss how the market for shoe endorsement deals has dried up. Brian Learst, President of QuintEvents stops by ...Show More
SBR 12 Feb 2011

47:00 | Feb 12th, 2011

David Dunn - NFL agent for Packers QB Aaron Rodgers, Packers LB Clay Matthews, Jets QB Mark Sanchez and Ravens LB Ray Lewis amongst many others joins us to discuss marketing opportunities for Rodgers and Matthews after their victory in Super Bowl XLV...Show More
SBR 05 Feb 2011

47:01 | Feb 5th, 2011

We examine the big business of Super Bowl XLV with Darren Rovell, CNBC sports business reporter who joins us from Dallas. We also look back on our conversation with Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers before he became a superstar - prior to the 2005 N...Show More
SBR 29 Jan 2011

47:01 | Jan 29th, 2011

Tony Ponturo, Sports Marketing Guru and former Vice-President of Global Media and Sports Marketing for Anheuser-Busch for 26 years joins us to share everything you'll ever want to know about Super Bowl ads. We also examine the huge TV numbers from th...Show More
SBR 22 Jan 2011

47:01 | Jan 22nd, 2011

Jon Wertheim, Senior Writer for Sports Illustrated joins us to discuss his new book "Scorecasting" which uses analytics to dispel many popular sports myths. We also examine three of the strangest press conferences from the world of sports that took p...Show More
SBR 15 Jan 2011

47:01 | Jan 15th, 2011

We recap the big business of the BCS National championship game with Rachel Baribeau who covers the SEC for TideSports.com. We also give you the record setting numbers for the NFL for wild card weekend. And we bring you up to date on the latest coach...Show More
SBR 08 Jan 2011

47:02 | Jan 8th, 2011

Bill Hancock - BCS Executive Director joins us on the weekend leading up to the BCS National Championship game. Hancock discusses the controversial BCS system as well as breaks down how the money from playing in BCS games is divided. We also talk to ...Show More
SBR 01 Jan 2011

47:02 | Jan 1st, 2011

Sports Business Radio unveils its Top 10 sports business stories of 2010
SBR 25 Dec 2010

47:01 | Dec 25th, 2010

Sports Business Radio Top 20 Sports Biz Stories of 2010. This week we unveil stories 20-11 and on our January 1st show we unveil our Top 10 Sports Biz Stories of 2010.
SBR 18 Dec 2010

47:03 | Dec 18th, 2010

Charles Robinson NFL reporter for Yahoo! Sports joins us to discuss the latest from the NFL CBA negotiations, the future of the Minnesota Vikings after the collapse of the roof at the Metrodome and the renaissance of Eagles QB Michael Vick. We also b...Show More
SBR 11 Dec 2010

47:00 | Dec 11th, 2010

We bring you the latest from the MLB Winter League Baseball Meetings in Orlando with Maury Brown from the BizofBaseball.com. We also dissect the deal that will have the NBA assuming ownership of the New Orleans Hornets. Follow us on Twitter @SBRadio
SBR 04 Dec 2010

47:02 | Dec 4th, 2010

The Best of Sports Business Radio featuring conversations with BCS Executive Director Bill Hancock and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban.
SBR 27 Nov 2010

47:01 | Nov 27th, 2010

The Best of Sports Business Radio featuring a look back at conversations with NCAA President Mark Emmert and Hollywood screenwriter and Executive Producer for the major motion picture "Secretariat" Mike Rich. Happy Thanksgiving from the team at Sport...Show More
SBR 20 Nov 2010

47:00 | Nov 20th, 2010

Dissecting the Cam Newton investigation with Rand Getlin of Synyrgy Sports. We also examine the latest proposal from the NFLPA to NFL owners as well as Tiger Woods' foray into social media.
SBR 13 Nov 2010

47:00 | Nov 13th, 2010

Ric Bucher ESPN's NBA Insider stops by to help us break down the main issues on the table being discussed during the league's Collective Bargaining negotiations. Will there be a work stoppage? What might the league look like post-agreement? We tell y...Show More
SBR 06 Nov 2010

47:00 | Nov 6th, 2010

We recap the business and TV ratings for the 2010 World Series won by the San Francisco Giants. We also examine the Minnesota Vikings controversial decision to waive star WR Randy Moss this week. Finally we tell you which former sports figures won an...Show More
SBR 30 Oct 2010

46:58 | Oct 30th, 2010

Dan Wetzel, Yahoo! Sports reporter and co-author of the book Death to the BCS joins us to discuss one of the more polarizing topics in sports. Wetzel's book discusses the dysfunction of the NCAA I-A college football postseason as well as offers some ...Show More
SBR 23 Oct 2010

47:00 | Oct 23rd, 2010

Mark Emmert - new NCAA President stops by for a visit and discusses topics ranging from cracking down on agents, penalizing the proper perpetrators and postseason Division I college football. You'll also get a sense of Emmert's management style as we...Show More
SBR 16 Oct 2010

47:01 | Oct 16th, 2010

Rand Getlin, President and Founder of Synrgy Sports joins us to discuss the confession by longtime sports agent Josh Luchs in Sports Illustrated that he paid 30 college athletes. We also discuss the staggering amounts of money the NFL will lose if th...Show More
SBR 09 Oct 2010

47:01 | Oct 9th, 2010

Geoff Petrie - Sacramento Kings President of Basketball Operations joins us to discuss his efforts to rebuild the NBA team into a playoff contender. Petrie also shares his thoughts on a new arena for the Kings. Paul Westhead, the only coach to win an...Show More
SBR 02 Oct 2010

46:59 | Oct 2nd, 2010

Mike Rich, Hollywood screenwriter, joins us to discuss his latest movie, Disney's "Secretariat", about the 1973 Triple Crown winner and the horse's owner, Penny Chennery Tweedy, played by star Diane Lane. Rich, who has brought us movies such as "Find...Show More
SBR 25 Sept 2010

47:03 | Sep 25th, 2010

Brian Windhorst, who has covered LeBron James since James was in high-school joins us to discuss James' offseason decisions that led to his departure from Cleveland to Miami. We also discuss the future of the Cleveland Cavs without LeBron James.
SBR 18 Sept 2010

47:02 | Sep 18th, 2010

John Ourand of the Sports Business Journal joins us to discuss the record-setting ratings for the NFL on TV so far this season and some of the factors that may be contributing to the enormous viewership. We also catch up with social media expert Chri...Show More
SBR 11 Sept 2010

47:01 | Sep 11th, 2010

We examine several expensive cuts for NFL teams. We also catch up with sports marketing expert and Sports Business Radio blogger Jared Melzer, who joins us from Madrid, Spain to discuss ideas for how to activate sports marketing sponsorships.
SBR 04 Sept 2010

47:00 | Sep 4th, 2010

NFL 2010 season preview with Charles Robinson of Yahoo! Sports
SBR 28 AUG 2010

47:00 | Aug 28th, 2010

The Best of Sports Business Radio with New Orleans Saints GM Mickey Loomis, Indianapolis Colts President Bill Polian and San Diego Chargers GM AJ Smith
SBR 21 August 2010

47:00 | Aug 21st, 2010

We take an in-depth look at the difficult and thankless job of an NCAA compliance officer and discuss how athletic departments are trying to protect themselves from NCAA sanctions with Rand Getlin, Founder of Synrgy Sports.
SBR 14 Aug 2010

47:00 | Aug 14th, 2010

Rich Cho, Portland Trail Blazers GM stops by to talk about his new position with the NBA team as well as his ascension from NBA intern to General Manager. We also discuss how the on the course decline of Tiger Woods is impacting TV ratings, sponsorsh...Show More
SBR 07 Aug 2010

47:17 | Aug 7th, 2010

Bill Sanders, Chief Marketing Officer of BDA Sports joins us to discuss how the sports endorsement market has changed after the fall of such high profile athletes as Tiger Woods, Ben Roethlisberger and Michael Vick. We also bring you the sports busin...Show More
SBR 31 Jul 2010

47:03 | Jul 31st, 2010

The Best of Sports Business Radio. We look back on interviews with Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg and Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra. We also break down the issues that could keep NFL players off the field for the 2011 season with Cha...Show More
SBR 24 Jul 2010

47:00 | Jul 24th, 2010

Paul Swangard from the Warsaw Center at the University of Oregon joins us to discuss how pro sports agents are impacting college athletic programs. We also discuss Sports Illustrated's Fortunate 50 list detailing the highest earning athletes in sport...Show More
SBR 17 Jul 2010

46:59 | Jul 17th, 2010

Ric Bucher, ESPN NBA Insider joins us to discuss a potential work stoppage in the NBA next summer as well as this offseason's free agent frenzy. We also look back at the legacy of Yankees owner George Steinbrenner with Maury Brown from the Bizofbaseb...Show More
SBR 10 Jul 2010

47:00 | Jul 10th, 2010

Miami Heat President of Business Operations Eric Woolworth joins us to discuss how the signing of NBA superstar LeBron James will impact the business and brand of the Miami Heat. Ethan Skolnick of the South Florida Sun Sentinel stops by to discuss ho...Show More
SBR 03 Jul 2010

46:59 | Jul 3rd, 2010

Jeff Ma, author of the new book The House Advantage: Playing the Odds to Win Big In Business and the focus for the hit Hollywood movie "21" joins us to discuss his new book and how the lessons of blackjack can be applied to making better decisions in...Show More
SBR 26 Jun 2010

47:00 | Jun 26th, 2010

We recap the business of the U.S. Open, we give you the TV ratings for the NBA Finals and FIFA World Cup and we revisit recent conversations with NBA Commissioner David Stern and Coca-Cola CMO for North America Bea Perez on this week's edition of Spo...Show More
SBR 19 Jun 2010

47:00 | Jun 19th, 2010

Rand Getlin, President and Founder of Synyrgy Sports joins us to take an in-depth look at the recent penalties levied against USC, how much money the Trojans could have saved if they had been more compliant and how much the school profited during the...Show More
SBR 12 Jun 2010

47:00 | Jun 12th, 2010

We examine NCAA conference realignment and discuss the impact of FIFA World Cup soccer on the popularity of soccer in the United States with sports business reporter Tim Lemke.
SBR 05 Jun 2010

47:02 | Jun 5th, 2010

Jeff Brinegar, Head Pro at the new Old Macdonald golf course at Bandon Dunes golf resort joins us to discuss the opening of the course that is expected to be named the number one golf course you can pay to play in the United States. Maury Brown of th...Show More
SBR 29 May 2010

47:58 | May 29th, 2010

Sports Business Radio celebrates its 500th episode by looking back on some of our favorite moments over the past 499 episodes during a 6-year span. Thanks for listening over the years!
SBR 22 May 2010

47:08 | May 22nd, 2010

We take an in-depth look at "Team LeBron" and the people who will play a major part in orchestrating which NBA team LeBron James signs with this summer. We also share some changes to the Sports Business Radio team.
SBR 15 May 2010

47:24 | May 15th, 2010

Sports Business writer Tim Lemke stops by to discuss the latest with the sales of the Phoenix Coyotes of the NHL and the Texas Rangers of MLB. Bill Squadron of BloombergSports.com joins us to discuss how Bloomberg is utilizing the companies business ...Show More
SBR 08 May 2010

46:58 | May 8th, 2010

Bea Perez, Chief Marketing Office for Coca-Cola North America joins us to discuss the sports marketing efforts for one of the biggest brands in the world. We also recap the business headlines from the Kentucky Derby.
SBR 01 May 2010

45:58 | May 1st, 2010

David Stern, NBA Commissioner joins us to discuss the state of the NBA as well as give us an update on the Collective Bargaining Agreement discussions. We also examine the alarmingly low attendance numbers in Major League Baseball during the first mo...Show More
SBR 24 Apr 2010

46:13 | Apr 24th, 2010

We break down the economics of the NFL Draft with Yahoo! Sports NFL reporter Charles Robinson. Brian sounds off about the NBA's long, drawn out playoff schedule. And we bring you the headlines of the week including the NCAA's huge new broadcast right...Show More
SBR 17 Apr 2010

45:39 | Apr 17th, 2010

We recap the latest edition of The Masters - including the TV ratings, the endorsement portfolio for 2010 champ Phil Mickelson and the return to golf for Tiger Woods. We also look at what the Pittsburgh Steelers are doing to deal with the off the fie...Show More
SBR 10 Apr 2010

46:46 | Apr 10th, 2010

We preview The Masters, discuss Tiger Woods' first press conference since his November car crash and give you the final numbers on the NCAA Basketball championships on this week's edition of Sports Business Radio. Follow us on Twitter @SBRadio
SBR 03 Apr 2010

46:03 | Apr 3rd, 2010

We preview the upcoming MLB season's top sports business storylines with Maury Brown from the Bizofbaseball.com. We also discuss the potential expansion of the NCAA Tournament to 96 teams.
SBR 27 Mar 2010

46:15 | Mar 27th, 2010

The Best of Sports Business Radio. We look back on interviews with Mickey Loomis, Executive VP and GM of the Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints and with sports agent David Falk, who served as the agent for Michael Jordan.
SBR 20 Mar 2010

47:37 | Mar 20th, 2010

Greg Shaheen, NCAA Senior VP for Basketball and Business Strategies, the Czar of the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship, better known as March Madness, joins us for our annual conversation with him to discuss the big business around one of the premie...Show More
SBR 13 Mar 2010

46:22 | Mar 13th, 2010

Ric Bucher, ESPN's NBA Insider joins us to preview the summer free agent market that includes the likes of LeBron James and Dwyane Wade. We also discuss the NBA Collective Bargaining Agreement negotiations. Paul Swangard, Managing Director of the War...Show More
The Life and Death of Loyola Marymount hoops star Hank Gathers

1:22:55 | Mar 6th, 2010

Looking back at the 1989-90 Loyola Marymount men's basketball team on the 20th anniversary of the death of LMU hoops star Hank Gathers. Brian Berger is joined by his LMU basketball broadcast partner Keith Forman for the show. Berger catches up with B...Show More
SBR 27 Feb 2010

46:01 | Feb 27th, 2010

Mickey Loomis, Executive Vice President and GM for the New Orleans Saints joins us to discuss the moves that led to the franchise's first Super Bowl championship. We also discuss Tiger Woods' first appearance in front of a video camera in 78 days and...Show More
SBR 20 Feb 2010

46:13 | Feb 20th, 2010

John Ourand, Sports Media reporter for the Sports Business Daily/Journal joins us to discuss NBC's Winter Olympics coverage as well as update us on other developments in the world of sports media. Anne Peterson with the Associated Press joins us from...Show More
SBR 13 Feb 2010

45:35 | Feb 13th, 2010

Anne Peterson of the Associated Press joins us from Vancouver, British Columbia site of the 2010 Winter Olympics to discuss the kick-off of the Games. We also discuss NBA All-Star weekend, the Daytona 500 and we recap our favorite commercials from Su...Show More
SBR 06 Feb 2010

47:02 | Feb 6th, 2010

Everything you want to know about the business side of Super Bowl XLIV between the Indianapolis Colts and the New Orleans Saints including how much CBS will receive for a thirty-second commercial, which commercials you should keep your eyes open for,...Show More
SBR 30 Jan 2010

46:49 | Jan 30th, 2010

We break down the big business of Super Bowl XLIV in Miami and go inside the making of a Super Bowl commercial with Denny Gallati, VP of Creative Development for Anheuser-Busch, one of the biggest advertisers for the Super Bowl.
SBR 23 Jan 2010

47:12 | Jan 23rd, 2010

Charles Robinson, NFL reporter for Yahoo! Sports joins us to discuss the ramifications of a work stoppage in the NFL as well as what an uncapped season may look like next season. Paul Swangard from the Warsaw Sports Marketing Center at the University...Show More
SBR 16 Jan 2010

46:53 | Jan 16th, 2010

Johan Bruyneel, 9-time winning Tour de France sports director and coach for cycling icon Lance Armstrong joins us to discuss the sport of cycling and his cycling team - Team Radio Shack. We also discuss Pete Carroll's leap to the NFL and Mark McGwire...Show More
SBR 09 Jan 2010

47:12 | Jan 9th, 2010

Tim Lemke, sports business reporter and former Washington Times staffer joins us to discuss the future of the local newspaper and the role of the local sports page. We also discuss the BCS TV ratings and the hot water Washington Wizards player Gilber...Show More
SBR 02 Jan 2010

47:01 | Jan 2nd, 2010

Sports Business Radio counts down its top 10 sports business stories of 2009. Happy New Year!
SBR 26 Dec 2009

46:55 | Dec 26th, 2009

Sports Business Radio unveils its Top 20 sports business stories of 2009. This week, we focus on stories stories 20 through 11. Next week we count down stories 10 through 1. Happy New Year from all of us at Sports Business Radio.
SBR 19 Dec 2009

47:03 | Dec 19th, 2009

John Ourand, Sports Media reporter for the Sports Business Daily and Journal stops by to chat about the media coverage surrounding Tiger Woods, what we cab expect from the TV coverage of the BCS bowl games and what sports media stories top his list f...Show More
SBR 12 Dec 2009

47:14 | Dec 12th, 2009

Bill Hancock, BCS Executive Director joins us to debate the merits of the BCS vs a playoff system. Hancock also explains in detail how the intricate BCS system operates. We also discuss the latest with pro golfer and endorsement king Tiger Woods and ...Show More
SBR 05 Dec 2009

47:07 | Dec 5th, 2009

We examine the future marketability of Tiger Woods as well as assess the job he's done navigating the tricky PR landscape following his indiscretions and recent incident at his home in Florida. Marshall Glickman, CEO of G2 Strategic joins us to discu...Show More
SBR 28 Nov 2009

47:08 | Nov 28th, 2009

Happy Thanksgiving from SBR. We look back on our interview with the inspiring Dick Hoyt, who along with his wheel chair bound son has competed in countless iron man competitions and marathons over the past 25 years. We also look back on our interview...Show More
SBR 21 Nov 2009

47:08 | Nov 21st, 2009

Larry Williams, University of Portland Athletic Director joins us to discuss how his school is trying to compete with college athletic departments with much bigger budgets. We look back on Brian Berger's 2007 conversation with reclusive Trail Blazers...Show More
SBR 14 Nov 2009

47:04 | Nov 14th, 2009

Jon Wertheim, Senior writer from Sports Illustrated stops by to discuss Andre Agassi's revealing new book as well as the state of New York's sports teams. Jennifer Seward joins us to discuss the business of the PBR.
SBR 07 Nov 2009

46:57 | Nov 7th, 2009

Josh Pastner, the new head basketball coach at the University of Memphis joins us to discuss why he's decided to pass on any endorsement opportunities during his first year on the job. Pastner also discusses mentors Lute Olson and John Calipari who h...Show More
SBR 31 Oct 2009

46:49 | Oct 31st, 2009

Kevin Weiberg, CEO of iHoops, the new partnership between the NBA and NCAA to develop youth basketball in the U.S. joins us. Brian also has some PR advice for Mark McGwire upon his return to the media spotlight as the new hitting coach for the St. Lo...Show More
SBR 24 Oct 2009

46:37 | Oct 24th, 2009

Chris Mike, GM of Sports Marketing for Rocket XL, joins us to discuss the impact of social media and blogs on the sports world. Maury Brown from the Bizofbaseball.com joins us to discuss the MLB Playoffs as well as the front office happenings with th...Show More
SBR 17 Oct 2009

46:31 | Oct 17th, 2009

Ric Bucher, ESPN's NBA Insider joins us to discuss the top NBA business stories heading into the 2009-10 NBA season. We also look at the controversy surrounding Rush Limbaugh's inclusion in an ownership group interested in buying the St. Louis Rams. ...Show More
SBR 10 Oct 2009

45:39 | Oct 10th, 2009

We examine why Chicago lost out on the 2016 Summer Olympics as well as look back on conversations with Washington Huskies head football coach Steve Sarkisian and NBA referee union leader Lamell McMorris.
SBR 03 Oct 2009

46:38 | Oct 3rd, 2009

Bill Sanders, BDA Sports VP of Marketing joins us to discuss the state of endorsement and marketing deals in today's slumping economy. Sanders represents the likes of Yao Ming, Steve Nash and Greg Oden. Maury Brown from the BizofBaseball.com joins us...Show More
SBR 26 Sep 2009

46:32 | Sep 26th, 2009

Steve Sarkisian, Washington Huskies head football coach joins us to discuss the rebirth of Huskies football as well as how the program is communicating to fans via social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook. We also take an in-depth look at ...Show More
SBR 19 Sep 2009

47:04 | Sep 19th, 2009

Travis Parrott, 2009 US Open Mixed Doubles champion joins us to discuss his big win in NYC as well as what the life of a pro tennis player is really like. Paul Swangard from the Warsaw Center at the University of Oregon joins us to discuss the legacy...Show More
SBR 12 Sep 2009

46:32 | Sep 12th, 2009

Lamell McMorris, lead negotiator for the NBA referees and MLB umpires unions joins us to discuss the latest regarding negotiations for each union. John Ourand, Sports Media reporter for the Sports Business Daily and Sports Business Journal stops by t...Show More
SBR 05 Sep 2009

46:30 | Sep 5th, 2009

The Best of Sports Business Radio featuring interviews with Portland Trail Blazers GM Kevin Pritchard and pro football agent David Dunn. We also examine the impact of social media on the sports world. Happy Labor Day from SBR!
SBR 29 Aug 2009

46:35 | Aug 29th, 2009

Paul Swangard from the Warsaw Sports Marketing Center joins us to discuss Versus' battle with DirecTV, the marketability and believability of Vikings QB Brett Favre as a pitchman and his upcoming trip to China with the Warsaw Center students. We also...Show More
SBR 22 Aug 2009

47:02 | Aug 22nd, 2009

Bobby and Nathan take over the show as Brian is on vacation. They discuss and debate some of the NFL current story lines including Vick and Favre. Joe Giansante from The University of Oregon joins Bobby to discuss GoDucks Live, the first daily vide...Show More
SBR 15 Aug 2009

46:56 | Aug 15th, 2009

Brandon Roy, Portland Trail Blazers star stops by to discuss his new $80M contract and the future of his young team. Christine Brennan, USA Today sports columnist joins us to discuss the amazing legacy of the late Eunice Kennedy Shriver, the founder ...Show More
SBR 08 Aug 2009

47:36 | Aug 8th, 2009

We examine the effects of social networking media like Twitter and Facebook on the world of sports. We also discuss the week's headlines including the demise of the Arena Football league and the end to Buick's 51-year relationship with the PGA Tour. ...Show More
SBR 01 Aug 2009

47:25 | Aug 1st, 2009

Maury Brown joins us to discuss the MLB At Bat and MLB.tv partnership that allows subscribers to watch all MLB games on their iPhone. We also chat with Maury about the possibility of Pete Rose being reinstated into baseball. Brett Favre is not comi...Show More
SBR 25 Jul 2009

47:36 | Jul 25th, 2009

Charles Robinson, Yahoo! Sports NFL reporter joins us to discuss Michael Vick's future as well as the top storylines for the upcoming NFL season. We also talk about the amazing impact golfer Tom Watson's British Open performance had on his sponsors.
SBR 18 Jul 2009

47:37 | Jul 18th, 2009

MLB All-Star game recap - TV ratings, economic impact and success of the Go Beyond initiative. We also discuss two of the strangest athlete drug stories you will ever hear.
SBR 11 Jul 2009

46:41 | Jul 11th, 2009

The Best of SBR featuring a look back at Brian Berger's conversations with USC head football coach Pete Carroll and Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra
SBR 04 Jul 2009

47:48 | Jul 4th, 2009

Ric Bucher, ESPN NBA Insider join us to discuss NBA free agency, the draft, the futures of Yao Ming and Ricky Rubio and which franchises are hurting the most financially. We also discuss a very difficult decision that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell w...