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Welcome to the SI Media Podcast with Jimmy Traina. This podcast, which will be published weekly, will focus on all things sports media via interviews and roundtable discussions. Occasionally, an athlete or celebrity will drop by for a chat as well....Show More
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Bob McCown of Sportsnet 590 The FAN

1:23:57 | Apr 6th, 2017

Episode 112 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features the Canadian sports broadcaster Bob McCown, the host of the long-running “Prime Time Sports” show on Sportsnet 590 The FAN. The show airs from 4 to 7 PM ET daily. In this podcast, McCown ...Show More
Elliotte Friedman

1:08:03 | Oct 27th, 2016

Episode 84 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features Elliotte Friedman, an NHL insider and reporter for Hockey Night in Canada and NHL Network, and a columnist for Sportsnet’s (Canada) website. In the podcast, Friedman discusses the relatio...Show More
ESPN NBA Reporter Ramona Shelburne

47:32 | Jul 10th

Episode 237 of the Sports Illustrated Podcast features an interview with ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne. The senior NBA writer talks about what it’s like to cover and report on free agency, how careful reporters need to be about sourcing, why there was so m...Show More
Joe Buck

58:12 | Jul 3rd

Episode 236 of the SI Media Podcast features an interview with FOX Sports’ Joe Buck. The play-by-play man talked about calling the Yankees-Red Sox series in London, what he’d like to see MLB do to add excitement to the All-Star Game, how Jim Nantz’s ...Show More
Seth Rollins, Jason Barrett

54:13 | Jun 25th

Episode 235 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features an interview with WWE Universal Champion Seth Rollins, who had pulled no punches addressing critics of the company’s current product, including his good friend Dean Ambrose. Rollins also op...Show More
Scott Van Pelt

52:15 | Jun 19th

Episode 234 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features an interview with ESPN’s Scott Van Pelt. The “SportsCenter” host talks about what it’s like doing live shows immediately following the NBA Finals, how much of a rush he still gets from live...Show More
Greg Wyshynski, Rich O’Malley

59:21 | Jun 12th

Episode 233 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast hosted by Jimmy Traina features an interview with ESPN NHL Senior Writer, Greg Wyshynski. Greg talks about joining ESPN two years ago after a very lengthy career running Yahoo’s “Puck Daddy” blog, h...Show More
Darren Rovell and Andrew Marchand

1:11:10 | Jun 5th

Episode 232 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features interviews with Action Network Senior Executive Producer, Darren Rovell and New York Post sports media columnist, Andrew Marchand. Rovell discusses the blowback he got from spoiling the end...Show More
Washington Post Sports Media Reporter, Ben Strauss

46:42 | May 31st

Episode 231 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features an interview with “Washington Post’  sports media reporter, Ben Strauss. During the podcast, Strauss and host Jimmy Traina discuss the recent sale of Sports Illustrated to Authentic Brands ...Show More
Chris Long and Grant Wahl

1:08:22 | May 22nd

Episode 230 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features an interview with newly retired NFL star, Chris Long and a chat with SI senior writer, Grant Wahl.Long discusses his love for ‘Game of Thrones, recapping each episode for SI.com during the ...Show More
Chad Finn and Bryan Curtis

1:13:38 | May 15th

Episode 229 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features two interviews. First up is Boston Globe sports media columnist, Chad Finn. He discusses a variety of topics with host Jimmy Traina, including NBA playoff ratings, what ESPN should do about...Show More
NBA broadcaster, Mike Breen

59:14 | May 8th

Episode 228 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features an interview with ESPN’s lead NBA play-by-play man, Mike Breen. The veteran broadcaster talks about what his season is like calling national games for ESPN and local games for the Knicks. H...Show More
Ian Rapoport

47:01 | May 1st

Episode 227 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features an interview with NFL Network Insider, Ian Rapoport. The information man talks about his relationship with Adam Schefter, the scoop he missed out on that irritates him the most, all the fak...Show More
Jim Nantz

1:18:29 | Apr 25th

Episode 226 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features an interview with Jim Nantz of CBS Sports. So far in 2019, the veteran play-by-play man has called an epic AFC title game between the Patriots and Chiefs, one of the most boring Super Bowls...Show More
Ben Strauss and Andrew Marchand

1:03:33 | Apr 17th

Episode 225 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features interviews with two sports media reporters. First up is Ben Strauss of the “Washington Post.” Then, Andrew Marchand of the "New York Post" joins the show.Strauss discusses CBS’ Masters cove...Show More
Ray Ratto + MLB Network's Robert Flores and Lauren Shehadi

1:22:20 | Apr 10th

Episode 224 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features two interviews. First up is a conversation with columnist, Ray Ratto. Following Ratto, MLB Network’s Lauren Shehadi and Robert Flores join the podcast.Ratto talks about being laid off from ...Show More
Bleacher Report’s Taylor Rooks and ‘Wrestling Observer” publisher, Dave Meltzer

1:00:13 | Apr 3rd

Episode 223 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features interviews with Bleacher Report host, Taylor Rooks and Wrestling Observer publisher and found, Dave Meltzer.Rooks talks about her new Web interview show, "Take It There with Taylor Rooks,” ...Show More
Darren Rovell of the Action Network

1:06:21 | Mar 27th

Episode 222 of the “Sports Illustrated Media Podcast” features an interview with Darren Rovell, Senior Executive Producer for the Action Network. Rovell talks about whether it was difficult to leave ESPN for the Action Network, the challenges of work...Show More
Bill Raftery - CBS/Turner college basketball analyst

1:15:16 | Mar 20th

Episode 221 of the Sports Illustrated Podcast features an interview with legendary CBS/Turner college basketball analyst, Bill Raftery. The man who has been calling college hoops for 33 years talked about his various catchphrases, the challenges with...Show More
Andrew Marchand and Roman Reigns

56:23 | Mar 14th

Episode 220 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features an interview with “New York Post” sports columnist, Andrew Marchand, and WWE superstar Roman Reigns. Marchand and host Jimmy Traina discuss FOX’s new college football pregame show, featuri...Show More
Jim Miller

44:58 | Mar 6th

Episode 219 features an interview with journalist, author and podcast host, Jim Miller. The man who literally wrote the book on ESPN talks about ESPN being blindsided by Jason Witten’s departure, what ESPN’s plan is for the "Monday Night Football" bo...Show More
Jon Weiner, aka Stugotz

1:00:14 | Feb 27th

Episode 218 features an interview with Jon Weiner, aka Stugotz from ESPN's “The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz.” The radio host and new podcast host (“Stupodity”) gives the backstory on his nickname, talks about how he linked up with Le Batard, the ...Show More
“BizNasty” Paul Bissionnette

55:56 | Feb 20th

Episode 217 of the Sports Illlustrated media podcast features an interview with Paul “BizNasty” Bissonnette about his transition from hockey player/Twitter icon to sports media star. The man known as “Biz,” talks about juggling his job as a host on “...Show More
John Ourand

45:09 | Feb 13th

Episode 216 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast hosted by Jimmy Traina features an interview with "Sports Business Journal" reporter John Ourand about all the latest sports media news.  Topics include Bob Costas' revealing interview with "E:60" ...Show More
Adnan Virk firing plus a recap of CBS’ Super Bowl LIII telecast

41:44 | Feb 4th

Episode 215 features an interview with New York Post sports reporter Andrew Marchand, who broke the story about ESPN firing personality, Adnan Virk. Marchand shares all the details behind the surprising incident and explains how it all went down, wha...Show More
Steve Carell & Brent Musburger

47:30 | Jan 28th

Episode 214 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features an interview with actor Steve Carell, who talks about “The Office” and more. The man who played Michael Scott shares secrets about the “Basketball” episode, talks about what it was like to ...Show More
Sports Media Columnist Andrew Marchand & Rolling Stone’s Alan Sepinwall

59:54 | Jan 23rd

Episode 213 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features two conversations. First up, New York Post sports media columnist and reporter, Andrew Marchand joins the show to talk about Tony Romo’s call of the AFC Championship, the big payday that aw...Show More
Life Philosophy & Broadcasting with Basketball Hall of Famer Bill Walton

42:28 | Jan 16th

Episode 212 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features an interview with ESPN college basketball analyst Bill Walton. The self-proclaimed Dead Head drops life philosophy, discusses his broadcasting career, talks about being pain-free after cont...Show More
FOX's Joe Buck joins & Jim Ross looks back on the life of Mean Gene Okerlund

1:09:28 | Jan 9th

Episode 211 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features interviews with FOX’s Joe Buck and legendary WWE announcer,Jim Ross.  Buck talks about the fallout from botching Mark-Paul Gosselaar’s name, how his year went calling two games each week, ...Show More
"The Office" Roundtable with Alan Sepinwall of Rolling Stone and former MLB Pitcher Dan Haren

47:06 | Jan 2nd

Episode 210 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features a roundtable discussion about "The Office." Rolling Stone chief TV critic, Alan Sepinwall and former MLB pitcher and "Office" superfan, Dan Haren, join Jimmy to talk about the popular show....Show More
2018's Best Sports Movies, TV Shows, and More

1:48:38 | Dec 24th, 2018

Jimmy's taking the week off for the holidays, so Sports Illustrated podcast producer Harry Swartout gathered up the SI team to recommend their favorite movies, tv shows, books and more from 2018. Television Recommendations 0:00-28:00 Best of the Re...Show More
The Ringer's Bryan Curtis and Jimmy takes your phone calls

1:26:38 | Dec 19th, 2018

Episode 208 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features an interview with The Ringer's Bryan Curtis and a segment dedicated to listener phone calls. Curtis talks about his recent piece on FOX outbidding CBS for the rights to the NFL package in 1...Show More
2018 Year In Review

1:27:05 | Dec 12th, 2018

Episode 207 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast is a Year-In-Review episode featuring John Ourand from “Sports Business Journal” and Andrew Marchand of the “New York Post.” The roundtable discussion covers the Biggest Sports Media Story of 2018, ...Show More
Bill Burr

1:06:53 | Dec 5th, 2018

Episode 206 of the Sports Illustrated Podcast features an interview with comedian Bill Burr. The conversation covers everything from sports to comedy to current events. Burr details what it it’s like to be a comedian in this hyper politically correct...Show More
Blake Griffin on comedy, social media and playing in Detroit

39:53 | Nov 28th, 2018

Episode 205 of the Sports Illustrated Podcast features an interview with Blake Griffin. The NBA star talks about being a media mogul and balancing his on-court life with his off-court projects. He also discusses his trade to Detroit and whether he is...Show More
The Athletic college football writer Stewart Mandel on the state of the sports media business, working for a subscription website and exchanging MySpace messages with The Office’s Jenna Fischer

53:59 | Nov 21st, 2018

Episode 204 of the Sports Illustrated Podcast features an interview with Stewart Mandel, formerly of SI.com and FOX Sports and current Editor-In-Chief for The Athletic’s college football coverage. The longtime writer discusses what it’s like to work ...Show More
Ian Eagle shares Bill Raftery stories, talks Marv Albert and more

52:25 | Nov 14th, 2018

Episode 203 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features an interview with Ian Eagle of CBS Sports and Turner Sports. The versatile broadcaster shares some hilarious Bill Raftery stories, talks about his longevity behind the microphone, discusses...Show More
What do the Cowboys do with Jason Garrett? Rams vs. Chiefs, Browns are gonna Brown and Remembering Dr. Z with Peter Schrager of FOX Sports & Good Morning Football on NFL Network

35:46 | Nov 8th, 2018

Episode 202 of the Sports Illustrated Sports Media Podcast features a conversation about football and sports media with the NFL Network’s Peter Schrager. The “Good Morning Football” host, who also works for FOX on Sundays, talks about how he navigate...Show More
ESPN's Tony Reali opens up about navigating life's ups and downs, the changes coming to Around the Horn and more

1:23:23 | Oct 31st, 2018

Episode 201 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features an in-depth interview with ESPN’s Tony Reali, who discusses the many ups and downs of his life and maintaining his infectiously positive attitude. On the professional side, Reali talks abou...Show More
Rich Eisen and Andrew Marchand

57:32 | Oct 24th, 2018

Episode 200 of the SI Media Podcast features an interview with the NFL Network’s Rich Eisen, who talks about calling a London game with a four-man booth, the most exciting teams in the NFL this season, ESPN’s Monday Night Football broadcast, LeBron t...Show More
Andrew Marchand of The New York Post

26:49 | Oct 17th, 2018

Episode 199 of the SI Media Podcast tackles a variety of sports media stories that have made headlines lately. "New York Post" sports media columnist Andrew Marchand joins the show to talk about the MLB playoff crews for TBS and FS1, Vin Scully’s ref...Show More
WWE Legend John Cena

1:26:48 | Oct 10th, 2018

Episode 198 of the SI Media Podcast features an interview with WWE superstar, actor and author, John Cena. The 16-time world champion talks about why he wrote “Elbow Grease,” a new children’s picture book about perseverance and believing in yourself....Show More
John Ourand & Brian Anderson

1:02:55 | Oct 3rd, 2018

Episode 197 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features two interviews. First up is "Sports Business Journal" media reporter, John Ourand to discuss the NFL getting a ratings bump this season, what’s behind that and whether the numbers will cont...Show More
Monday Night Football's Joe Tessitore

1:04:46 | Sep 26th, 2018

Episode 196 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features an interview with ESPN's Joe Tessitore. The “Monday Night Football” play-by-play man talks about his new job, developing a relationship with his partners, Jason Witten and Booger McFarland,...Show More
Rolling Stone chief TV critic Alan Sepinwall & New York Post sports media columnist Andrew Marchand

1:20:16 | Sep 20th, 2018

Episode 195 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features an interview with Rolling Stone chief TV critic, Alan Sepinwall and an interview with New York Post sports media columnist, Andrew Marchand. Sepinwall, who has written a book about “The So...Show More
Gus Johnson

48:35 | Sep 13th, 2018

Episode 194 of the SI Media Podcast features an interview with FOX’s lead college football and college basketball play-by-play man, Gus Johnson. The popular broadcaster talks about why he left social media, how he got started in the business, what he...Show More
Joe Thomas & Kyle Brandt

58:57 | Sep 6th, 2018

Episode 193 of the SI Media Podcast features two interviews. First up is former Browns offensive lineman Joe Thomas, who talks about transitioning into sports media, auditioning for analyst jobs at ESPN and FOX, whether he regrets retiring before he ...Show More
Ryen Russillo

1:04:32 | Aug 30th, 2018

Episode 192 of the SI Media Podcast features an interview with Ryen Russillo, who just announced he’ll be doing podcasts for The Ringer as well as ESPN. Russillo talks about how his deals with both companies came about, what his mindset was like when...Show More
Dale Hansen

1:18:59 | Aug 23rd, 2018

Episode 191 of the SI Media Podcast features an interview with Dallas sportscaster and viral video star, Dale Hansen. The 70-year-old Hansen, who works for WFAA, discusses his monologues on Jerry Jones, the national anthem controversy, the Cowboys si...Show More
Andrew Marchand of the New York Post

35:10 | Aug 17th, 2018

Episode 190 of the SI Media Podcast features an interview with New York Post sports media reporter, Andrew Marchand, who broke the story that ESPN wants to expand Chris Berman’s role for the upcoming NFL season. In addition to discussing what role Be...Show More
The cast of "Good Morning Football"

47:18 | Aug 9th, 2018

Episode 189 of the SI Sports Media Podcast features an interview with the entire cast of the NFL Network’s “Good Morning Football.” Kay Adams, Nate Burleson, Peter Schrager and Kyle Brandt talk about how the show got put together, how they strike a b...Show More
Ken Rodgers and Andrew Marchand

1:11:58 | Aug 2nd, 2018

Episode 188 of the SI Media Podcast features an interview with “Hard Knocks” Senior Coordinating Producer, Ken Rodgers and a conversation with New York Post media reporter, Andrew Marchand. Rodgers previews the upcoming season of “Hard Knocks” with ...Show More
Jenn Sterger

1:08:49 | Jul 26th, 2018

Episode 187 of the SI Media Podcast features an interview with Jenn Sterger, who talks about everything she has done from the day Brent Musburger made her famous to today. Sterger talks about her myriad of jobs in sports media, the time she tried out...Show More
Phillies manager Gabe Kapler & The Long Brothers

52:59 | Jul 19th, 2018

Episode 186 of the SI Media Podcast features two interviews. The show gets started with the manager of the first-place Philadelphia Phillies, Gabe Kapler. Kapler discusses how working in the media at FOX Sports/FS1 has helped him deal with the media ...Show More
Chris Berman

1:08:24 | Jul 12th, 2018

Episode 185 features an interview with ESPN legend, Chris Berman. Berman talks about how his first season in 31 years without hosting "NFL Countdown" went, the legacy of "NFL Primetime," which he co-hosted with Tom Jackson, whether or not "Primetime"...Show More
Jim Cornette

58:35 | Jul 5th, 2018

Episode 184 of the SI Media Podcast features an interview with legendary wrestling manager, promoter, booker, announcer and all-around character, Jim Cornette. The man who pulls no punches whatsoever was in the WWE from 1993 to 2005 and sheds light o...Show More
James Andrew Miller

44:29 | Jun 28th, 2018

Episode 183 of the SI Media Podcast features an interview with author, podcast host and ESPN historian, Jim Miller. Miller discusses whether ESPN is still trying to fight the narrative that it has been harmed by politics, why the NFL-ESPN relationsh...Show More
Sports betting with Todd Fuhrman

38:41 | Jun 21st, 2018

Episode 182 of the SI Media Podcast features BetTheBoardPodcast.com co-founder, former oddsmaker at Las Vegas’ Caesars Palace and co-host of SI TV’s, “The Line,” Todd Fuhrman. Fuhrman explains how World Cup soccer betting lines work, what kind of ac...Show More
SI's Lee Jenkins on LeBron and Andrew Marchand of the NY Post

1:17:08 | Jun 14th, 2018

Episode 181 of the SI Media Podcast features Sports Illustrated senior writer Lee Jenkins, followed by New York Post media reporter, Andrew Marchand. Jenkins discusses the cover story he wrote for SI this week on Kevin Durant and shares insight i...Show More
Sports Media Roundtable with Austin Karp and Michael McCarthy

52:58 | Jun 7th, 2018

Episode 180 of the SI Media Podcast features a roundtable discussion on stories in the news with “Sports Business Journal” assistant managing editor,Austin Karp and “Sporting News” media reporter, Michael McCarthy. Topics include what ABC/ESPN wants...Show More
Darren Rovell

56:50 | May 31st, 2018

Episode 179 of the SI Media Podcast features a wide-ranging interview with ESPN business reporter and Twitter lightning rod, Darren Rovell. Rovell shares his thoughts on the insane Bryan Colangelo “Twitter burner accounts” story, explains exactly ho...Show More
John Sterling, SI's Managing Editor Chris Stone & Director Jonathan Hock

1:17:31 | May 24th, 2018

Episode 178 of the SI Media Podcast features an interview with the voice of the New York Yankees, John Sterling. The longtime radio broadcaster talks about never missing a game since getting the job in 1989, his philosophy for calling a game, his da...Show More
Scott Van Pelt and Brent Musburger

1:01:48 | May 17th, 2018

Episode 177 of the SI Media Podcast examines the implications of the recent Supreme Court decision that ruled sports betting is legal. ESPN’s Scott Van Pelt discusses how this will change the media’s coverage of gambling and explains how this will im...Show More
Skeets & Tas from NBA TV's The Starters and a conversation with World Wide Wob

1:06:55 | May 10th, 2018

Episode 176 of the SI Media Podcast features an interview with J.E. Skeets and Tas Melas of “The Starters” on NBA TV and a conversation with NBA Twitter personality, Rob Perez, aka @World_Wide_Wob.  Skeets and Tas discuss how they landed on NBA T...Show More
Chris "Mad Dog" Russo

33:15 | May 1st, 2018

Episode 175 of the SI Media Podcast features an interview with SiriusXM radio host, Chris "Mad Dog" Russo. The Doggie talks at length about his former partner, Mike Francesa, ending his retirement after four months to return to New York's WFAN and al...Show More
Kevin Harlan joins and The Return of The Sports Pope with Andrew Marchand and Neil Best

1:14:18 | Apr 24th, 2018

Episode 174 of the SI Media Podcast features an interview with TNT NBA play-by-play man Kevin Harlan and a roundtable with media reporters Andrew Marchand of the “New York Post” and Neil Best of “Newsday” to discuss the big news of Mike Francesca’s e...Show More
Andrew Marchand and Rich Eisen

1:27:32 | Apr 19th, 2018

Episode 173 of the SI Media Podcast features interviews with New York Post media reporter Andrew Marchand and the NFL Network’s Rich Eisen. Marchand weighs in on the latest sports media news, including Brett Favre’s tryout for “Monday Night Football...Show More
Jeff Van Gundy and Conrad Thompson

1:17:14 | Apr 12th, 2018

Episode 172 of the SI Media Podcast features interviews with ESPN NBA analyst Jeff Van Gundy and “Something To Wrestle With” podcast co-host, Conrad Thompson.  Van Gundy talks about LeBron James’ incredible season, the upcoming playoffs, players whi...Show More
FOX Sports Kevin Burkhardt & WWE Superstar Roman Reigns

1:09:19 | Apr 5th, 2018

Episode 171 of the SI Media Podcast features interviews with Kevin Burkhardt of FOX Sports and the WWE’s Roman Reigns, who will be in the main event of WrestleMania on April 8. Burkhardt discusses how he used to do play-by-play of Nintendo games as ...Show More
Sportsmedia Roundtable with Chad Finn and Andrew Marchand

1:03:08 | Mar 29th, 2018

Episode 170 of the SI Media Podcast features a roundtable discussion with media reporters Andrew Marchand of the New York Post and Chad Finn of the Boston Globe.  Among the many news stories covered: What will FOX do for a Thursday Night Football an...Show More
James Andrew Miller on his interview with former ESPN President John Skipper

52:40 | Mar 22nd, 2018

Episode 169 of the SI Media Podcast, ESPN historian, author and podcast host, James Andrew Miller discusses his much-talked about interview with former ESPN President John Skipper, who revealed that his departure from the company stemmed from a cocai...Show More
ESPN's Louis Riddick on being candid about the NFL

57:15 | Mar 8th, 2018

Episode 168 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features ESPN NFL analyst Louis Riddick. In this episode, Riddick addresses what separates a good NFL broadcaster versus an average one; how he has attempted to improve as a broadcaster; his candid...Show More
ESPN’s Adnan Virk and The Big Ten Network’s Dave Revsine

1:31:55 | Mar 1st, 2018

Episode 167 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features guests ESPN host and play by play announcer Adnan Virk and Big Ten Network lead host Dave Resvine. In this episode, Virk discusses the most well-known Canadians in American sports broadcast...Show More
Cari Champion Responds to Laura Ingraham's Comments About LeBron James, Kevin Durant

1:00:01 | Feb 22nd, 2018

Episode 166 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features ESPN host Cari Champion, the new host of SportsNation and the “Be Honest” podcast. In this episode, Champion discusses her interview with LeBron James and Kevin Durant for her “Rolling wit...Show More
Sports Media Roundtable with AJ Perez and John Ourand

52:03 | Feb 19th, 2018

Episode 165 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features a sports media roundtable with Sports Business Daily media writer John Ourand and USA Today staff writer A.J. Perez. In this podcast, the panel discusses NBC’s coverage of the Pyeongchang G...Show More
The Inside Story of The Wire with Jonathan Abrams

51:16 | Feb 15th, 2018

Episode 164 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features guest Jonathan Abrams, a Bleacher Report writer and the author of the new book, “All The Pieces Matter: The Inside Story of The Wire.” In this podcast, Abrams discusses how he came to write...Show More
The fake Tom Brady story

54:10 | Feb 12th, 2018

Episode 163 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features a sports media roundtable with Boston Globe sports media writer Chad Finn and Black Sports Online founder and editor Robert Littal. In this podcast, the group discusses the Boston Herald su...Show More
The search for Jackie Wallace

1:08:33 | Feb 8th, 2018

Episode 162 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Ted Jackson. In this podcast, Jackson discusses his story, The Search For Jackie Wallace, in which Jackson chronicles his four-decade relatio...Show More
Super Bowl broadcast recap

1:02:13 | Feb 5th, 2018

Episode 161 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features a sports media roundtable with Boston Globe sports media writer Chad Finn; Black Sports Online founder and editor Robert Littal, and SI.com writer Jimmy Traina. In this podcast, the group d...Show More
ESPN investigative reporter Paula Lavigne and Peter King

1:14:18 | Feb 1st, 2018

Episode 160 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features two guests: ESPN investigative reporter Paula Lavigne and The MMQB editor and NFL reporter Peter King. In this podcast, Lavigne discusses her recent ESPN Outside The Lines story on Michigan...Show More
Sports Media Roundtable with Chad Finn, Jimmy Traina and AJ Perez

1:14:01 | Jan 30th, 2018

Episode 159 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features a sports media roundtable with Boston Globe sports media writer Chad Finn and SI.com writer Jimmy Traina and USA Today writer A.J. Perez. In this podcast, the group discusses Jemele Hill le...Show More
How to produce and direct a Super Bowl

43:37 | Jan 25th, 2018

Episode 158 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features Fred Gaudelli, the executive producer of NBC’s Sunday Night Football and the network’s Thursday Night Football series and Drew Esocoff, the director of NBC’s Sunday Night Football and the n...Show More
Sport Media Roundtable with John Ourand and Neil Best

1:03:36 | Jan 22nd, 2018

Episode 157 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features a roundtable with Sports Business Daily media writer John Ourand and Newsday general columnist and sports media writer Neil Best. In this podcast, the group discusses the viewership potenti...Show More
Jim Nantz on Tony Romo’s success, prepping for calling NFL, Masters and more

1:25:28 | Jan 18th, 2018

Episode 156 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features CBS Sports play by play announcer Jim Nantz, the network’s lead voice on the NFL, golf and college basketball. In this podcast, Nantz discusses the impact new partner Tony Romo has had on h...Show More
Being 30-and-Under In The Sports Media

1:15:49 | Jan 15th, 2018

Episode 155 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features a sports media roundtable with SB Nation writer Charlotte Wilder; SI.com writer Dan Gartland, and Awful Announcing writer Andrew Bucholtz. In this podcast, the group discusses the ratings p...Show More
Katie Nolan

1:13:41 | Jan 11th, 2018

Episode 154 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features ESPN’s Katie Nolan, one of the hosts of SportsCenter on Snap and the host of a new ESPN Audio podcast — “Sports? with Katie Nolan.” In this podcast Nolan discusses the major differences bet...Show More
Sports Media Roundtable with Chad Finn and jimmy Traina

1:02:26 | Jan 8th, 2018

Episode 153 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features a sports media roundtable with Boston Globe sports media writer Chad Finn and SI.com writer Jimmy Traina. In this podcast, the group discusses the sports media’s coverage of LaVar Ball and...Show More
Jemele Hill

1:00:07 | Jan 4th, 2018

Episode 152 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features Jemele Hill, the co-anchor of the 6:00 p.m. ET SportsCenter with Michael Smith (SportsCenter with Michael and Jemele). In this podcast, Hill discusses why 2017 was the most surreal year of ...Show More
Sports Media Roundtable-Ourand, Finn, Perez

1:12:30 | Jan 2nd, 2018

Episode 151 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features a sports media roundtable with Sports Business Daily media writer John Ourand; Boston Globe sports media writer Chad Finn; and USA Today staff writer A.J. Perez. In this podcast, the group ...Show More
The Year End Roundtable

2:44:05 | Dec 19th, 2017

Episode 150 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features an end-of-the-year sports media roundtable consisting of nine guests, split up into four segments. The guests include: Sports Business Daily media writer John Ourand and best-selling author...Show More
Mike Francesa

52:58 | Dec 7th, 2017

Episode 149 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features Mike Francesa, the dominant sports talk voice in the nation’s biggest market (New York City) including one half of arguably the most famous sports-talk show in history — The Mike and The Ma...Show More
Sports Media Roundtable and Omar Raja

1:25:00 | Nov 30th, 2017

Episode 148 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features two segments. First, a sports media roundtable with John Ourand, the media reporter for Sports Business Daily, and Chad Finn, the sports media reporter and columnist for the Boston Globe. T...Show More
Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir

52:17 | Nov 22nd, 2017

Episode 147 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir, the lead analysts on NBC’s primetime figure skating coverage for the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. In this podcast, Lipinski and Weir disc...Show More
Sports Media Roundtable with James Andrew Miller and John Ourand

1:25:37 | Nov 16th, 2017

Episode 146 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features a sports media roundtable with best-selling author James Andrew Miller, the host of the podcast, “Origins,” and John Ourand, the media reporter for Sports Business Daily.   In this podcas...Show More
Geno Auriemma

41:29 | Nov 9th, 2017

Episode 145 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features Geno Auriemma, the head coach for the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team. Auriemma recently debuted a new podcast titled: “Holding Court with Geno Auriemma.”   In this podc...Show More
Marty Smith of ESPN and John Ourand

1:22:51 | Nov 2nd, 2017

Episode 144 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features Marty Smith, a college reporter for ESPN and the host of “Marty Smith’s America” and John Ourand, the media reporter for Sports Business Daily.   In this podcast Smith discusses how he is...Show More
Kimberley A. Martin and Chad Millman

1:39:39 | Oct 26th, 2017

Episode 143 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features two guests: Kimberley A. Martin and Chad Millman. Martin will join the Washington Post in November to cover the Washington Redskins. She previously covered the Jets for Newsday and worked a...Show More
Sports Media Roundtable

1:54:04 | Oct 19th, 2017

Episode 142 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features a sports media roundtable with Chad Finn, the sports media writer and general columnist for the Boston Globe and Boston.com; Jon Lewis, the creator and editor of Sports Media Watch, and Kyl...Show More
James Andrew Miller and Sarah Kustok

2:01:16 | Oct 11th, 2017

Episode 142 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features two guests: the return of best-selling author James Andrew Miller, the host of the podcast, “Origins,” and Sarah Kustok, the lead television analyst for the Brooklyn Nets. In this podca...Show More
Dana O'Neil of The Athletic

48:29 | Oct 5th, 2017

Episode 141 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features Dana O’Neil, a senior writer for The Athletic’s national college basketball site, The Fieldhouse. In this podcast O’Neil discusses why she joined The Athletic; the state of college basketba...Show More
ESPN basketball analyst Doris Burke

23:18 | Sep 29th, 2017

Episode 140 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features ESPN basketball analyst Doris Burke, who ESPN announced this week will serve as an analyst for ESPN regular-season NBA telecasts as well as the NBA playoffs. That makes Burke the first woma...Show More
Dejan Kovacevic, Paul Kuharsky & Greg Bedard

1:35:37 | Sep 28th, 2017

Episode 139 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features three independent sports journalists: Dejan Kovacevic, the founder, editor and writer of DKPittsburghsports.com; Paul Kuharsky, the founder and writer of PaulKuharsky.com, and Greg Bedard, ...Show More
Return of the Sports Media Roundtable

1:15:15 | Sep 21st, 2017

Episode 138 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features a return of the sports media roundtable. The guests are Sports Business Daily media writer John Ourand and Andrew Bucholtz, a staff writer and editor Awful Announcing. In this podcast we di...Show More
Evan Osnos of The New Yorker joins and a conversation with Marly Rivera of ESPN and Luis Miguel Echegaray of SI

1:16:19 | Sep 14th, 2017

Episode 137 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features Evan Osnos, a staff writer for the New Yorker, whose latest piece from the Sept. 18, 2017 Issue is the titled “The Risk of Nuclear War with North Korea.” In this podcast, Osnos discusses h...Show More
ESPN's Kenny Mayne and former football analyst Ed Cunningham

1:37:15 | Sep 7th, 2017

Episode 136 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features ESPN SportsCenter anchor Kenny Mayne and longtine college football analyst Ed Cunningham, who opted this spring to no longer call college football for ESPN.  In this podcast, Mayne disc...Show More
James Andrew Miller talks about his new podcast, Origins and tennis coverage on ESPN

47:09 | Sep 6th, 2017

Episode 135 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast is a bonus podcast featuring best-selling author James Andrew Miller, who this week debuted a new podcast, Origins. The podcast focuses on the beginnings of things in culture, politics and other fie...Show More
Stewart Mandel and Seth Davis of The Athletic

1:20:39 | Aug 31st, 2017

Episode 134 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features two staffers from The Athletic: Stewart Mandel, the editor-in-chief of The All American, a national college football site for The Athletic, and Seth Davis, the managing editor of The Fieldh...Show More
ESPN's Cassidy Hubbarth & Sports Media Roundtable with Jimmy Traina and Chad Finn

1:33:43 | Aug 24th, 2017

Episode 133 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features ESPN host and reporter Cassidy Hubbarth and a sports media roundtable featuring Chad Finn, the sports media writer and general columnist for the Boston Globe and SI.com’s Jimmy Traina, who ...Show More
Mitch Albom of the Detroit Free Press and best-selling author

54:40 | Aug 17th, 2017

Episode 132 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features Detroit Free Press sports columnist and best-selling author Mitch Albom.   In this podcast, Albom discusses the piece he wrote for the Detroit Free Press on June 15, 2017, titled “Chika’s...Show More
Sports Media Roundtable with Chad Finn and John Ourand, plus Dari Nowkhah of the SEC Network

2:06:53 | Aug 10th, 2017

Episode 131 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features a sports media roundtable featuring Chad Finn, the sports media writer and general columnist for the Boston Globe and Boston.com, and Sports Business Daily media writer John Ourand. On this...Show More
Tim Kawakami Of The Athletic Bay Area and Matt Yallof of MLB Network

1:28:27 | Aug 3rd, 2017

Episode 130 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features Tim Kawakami, the editor-in-chief of The Athletic’s Bay Area edition, and Matt Yallof, a host and reporter for MLB Network. In this podcast Kawakami discusses why he joined The Athletic, a ...Show More
Tom Rinaldi of ESPN

1:05:57 | Jul 27th, 2017

Episode 129 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features ESPN correspondent Tom Rinaldi. In this podcast, Rinaldi defines what makes a good interview question; his writing process for a sports television feature; how he prepares for interviewing ...Show More
Sportsmedia Roundtable VII

1:22:40 | Jul 20th, 2017

Episode 128 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features a sports media roundtable featuring Chad Finn, the sports media writer and general columnist for the Boston Globe and Boston.com, and Andrew Bucholtz, a staff writer and editor Awful Announ...Show More
Ian Eagle of CBS Sports, Westwood One, Tennis Channel and YES Network

1:14:59 | Jul 13th, 2017

Episode 127 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features Ian Eagle, the fine play by play broadcaster for CBS Sports, Yes Network, Westwood One, and Tennis Channel.   In this podcast Eagle discusses if he is bothered by having never been the le...Show More
James Andrew Miller Talks ESPN Management Changes

1:06:59 | Jun 28th, 2017

Episode 126 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features writer James Andrew Miller, the best-selling author of books on CAA, ESPN and Saturday Night Live. In this podcast, we discuss the recent managerial moves made by ESPN President John Skipp...Show More
Molly Solomon of The Golf Channel and Doug Ferguson of the Associated Press

1:43:53 | Jun 22nd, 2017

Episode 125 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features Molly Solomon, the executive producer of Golf Channel and one of the highest ranking woman in the executive branch of sports media, and Doug Ferguson, who covers golf for the Associated Pre...Show More
Sportsmedia Roundtable VI

58:22 | Jun 15th, 2017

Episode 124 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features a return of the sports media roundtable with Sports Business Daily media writer John Ourand and SI.com columnist Jimmy Traina. On this podcast, we discuss the NBA Finals ratings, the best...Show More
Ken Rosenthal of MLB on FOX and MLB Network

1:03:20 | Jun 8th, 2017

Episode 123 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features Ken Rosenthal, a senior writer for FOXSports.com, a field reporter for MLB on FOX, and an insider for MLB Network. In this podcast Rosenthal discusses the value of transactional reporting;...Show More
A Tribute to Frank Deford

1:17:04 | Jun 1st, 2017

Episode 122 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features a tribute to the life and work of Frank Deford, the longtime Sports Illustrated writer who died on May 28 at his home in Key West, Fla. He was 78. Writers Alex Wolff (SI), Wright Thompson...Show More
James Duthie of TSN

55:01 | May 25th, 2017

Episode 121 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features James Duthie, the host of TSN's (Canada’s hockey coverage) as well as the Super Bowl, Masters, and the CFL playoffs on TSN. In this podcast Duthie discusses the differences between workin...Show More
Kevin Merida, Editor-in-chief of The Undefeated

56:03 | May 23rd, 2017

Episode 120 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features Kevin Merida, an ESPN senior vice president and the editor-in-chief of The Undefeated. The site, which explores the intersections of race, sports and culture, just celebrated its one year a...Show More
Sports Media Roundtable V

1:03:24 | May 18th, 2017

Episode 119 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features a return of the sports media roundtable with Sports Business Daily media writer John Ourand and SI.com columnist Jimmy Traina. On this podcast, we discuss the ESPN’s 2018 television schedul...Show More
Bob Ley and Jeremy Schaap of ESPN

1:09:38 | May 11th, 2017

Episode 118 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features ESPN hosts and reporters Bob Ley and Jeremy Schaap. The longtime ESPN journalists are part of a new Sunday “E:60” show which will air year-round at 9 a.m. ET. In this podcast, Ley and Sch...Show More
Royce Young of ESPN.com

57:51 | May 4th, 2017

Episode 117 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features ESPN NBA writer Royce Young, who is based in Oklahoma City and covers the Oklahoma City Thunder. In this podcast, Young discusses the birth and death of his daughter, Eva Grace Young; how...Show More
James Andrew Miller talks ESPN layoffs

1:04:46 | May 1st, 2017

Episode 116 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features writer James Andrew Miller, the best-selling author of books on CAA, ESPN and Saturday Night Live. In this podcast, we discuss the ESPN layoffs in full including: why ESPN laid off nearly 1...Show More
Amy Trask of CBS Sports and Caitlin Thompson of Racquet Magazine

1:20:42 | Apr 27th, 2017

Episode 115 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features CBS NFL analyst Amy Trask and Racquet publisher Caitlin Thompson. In this podcast, Trask, the former CEO of the Oakland Raiders, discusses her transition from football management to broad...Show More
Kevin Harlan of Turner Sports, Westwood One and CBS Sports

1:18:25 | Apr 20th, 2017

Episode 114 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features sports broadaster Kevin Harlan, who works for multiple outlets including Turner Sports, CBS Sports and Westwood One. In this podcast, Harlan discusses preparing to call multiple series in...Show More
Sports Media Roundtable IV

1:24:34 | Apr 13th, 2017

Episode 113 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features a return of the sports media roundtable with Sports Business Daily media writer John Ourand and SI.com columnist Jimmy Traina. On this podcast, we discuss CBS’s decision to hire Tony Romo...Show More
James Andrew Miller returns to the Sports Media Podcast

1:14:54 | Mar 30th, 2017

Episode 111 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features writer James Andrew Miller, the best-selling author of books on CAA, ESPN and Saturday Night Live. In this podcast, we discuss ESPN embarking on significant layoffs, with the emphasis bei...Show More
Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter

1:16:19 | Mar 23rd, 2017

Episode 110 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features Dave Meltzer, the editor of The Wrestling Observer newsletter, Wrestling Observer.com and a writer for MMA Fighting.com. This is Meltzer’s second appearance on the podcast. As part of thi...Show More
Laura Gentile, the Senior Vice President of espnW and Women's Initiatives

52:16 | Mar 21st, 2017

Episode 110 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features ESPN executive Laura Gentile, the senior vice president of espnW and Women’s Initiatives. In this podcast, Gentile discusses the mission and business of espnW, ESPN’s first dedicated bus...Show More
Seth Greenberg of ESPN

1:01:22 | Mar 16th, 2017

Episode 109 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features ESPN college basketball analyst Seth Greenberg. In this podcast, Greenberg discusses how forthcoming former coaches-turned-broadcasters can be with their audience; how one prepares to sco...Show More
Brian Anderson of Turner Sports & the Milwaukee Brewers broadcast team

1:22:09 | Mar 9th, 2017

Episode 108 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features Turner Sports broadcaster Brian Anderson, who is also in his 11th season as play-by-play announcer for the Milwaukee Brewers for Fox Sports Wisconsin. As part of Turner Sports, Anderson wil...Show More
ESPN's Jim Trotter didn't vote for Paul Tagliabue

1:20:55 | Mar 2nd, 2017

Episode 107 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features ESPN NFL analyst Jim Trotter, who appears on NFL Insiders, SportsCenter and other ESPN programs. Trotter previously worked at Sports Illustrated and the San Diego Union-Tribune. In this p...Show More
Jamie Little and Shannon Spake of Fox Sports

1:13:06 | Feb 23rd, 2017

Fox Sports broadcasters Jamie Little and Shannon Spake are the guests for Episode 106 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast. Little covers pit road for the Nascar Cup Series and Nascar Xfinity Series and a reporter for Nascar Raceday, FS1’s prerace...Show More
Conrad Thompson

1:14:50 | Feb 20th, 2017

Episode 105 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features Conrad Thompson, the host of Something to Wrestle (with Bruce Pritchard) and What Happened When (with Tony Schiavone), two of the most popular podcasts in the sports and recreation space. ...Show More
ESPN NBA Insider and senior writer Ramona Shelburne

1:18:04 | Feb 16th, 2017

Episode 104 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features ESPN NBA Insider and senior writer Ramona Shelburne. You can find her work on multiple ESPN platforms. In this podcast, Shelburne discusses how she approaches long-form sports reporting...Show More
ESPN Radio's Ryen Russillo

1:02:17 | Feb 9th, 2017

Episode 103 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features Ryen Russillo, the co-host of the ESPN Radio show “Russillo & Kanell,” which airs daily 1 to 4 PM ET on ESPN Radio and ESPNEWS, alongside co-host Danny Kanell. In this podcast, Russillo...Show More
Sports Media Roundtable III

1:40:06 | Feb 7th, 2017

Episode 102 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features a return of the sports media roundtable with Sports Business Daily media writer John Ourand and Awful Announcing/The Comeback writer Jimmy Traina. On this podcast, we discuss Comedy Cent...Show More
ESPN's Jemele Hill and Michael Smith

1:22:04 | Feb 2nd, 2017

Episode 101 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features ESPN broadcasters Jemele Hill and Michael Smith. Beginning February 6, Hill and Smith will co-host the 6 p.m. ET edition of SportsCenter. The show is being called SC6. On this 70-minute...Show More
NBC Sports broadcaster Mike Tirico

1:16:13 | Jan 26th, 2017

Episode 100 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features NBC Sports broadcaster Mike Tirico, who works on a variety of sports for that company including the NFL, golf, college football (Notre Dame) and the Olympics. In this podcast, Tirico dis...Show More
Sports Illustrated senior writer S.L. Price

59:43 | Jan 19th, 2017

Episode 99 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features Sports Illustrated senior writer S.L. Price. Along with his work for SI, Price has a new book out ¬ — Playing Through the Whistle: Steel, Football, and an American Town — which examines the...Show More
James Mirtle of The Athletic Toronto and Bruce Arthur of The Toronto Star

1:46:25 | Jan 12th, 2017

Episode 98 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features two guests: James Mirtle, the editor-in-chief of The Athletic (Toronto) and a former NHL writer with The Globe and Mail (Canada), and Bruce Arthur, a sports columnist for the Toronto Star. B...Show More
MMA Writers Ariel Helwani, Luke Thomas and Jonathan Snowden

2:42:32 | Jan 5th, 2017

Episode 97 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features three guests who are prominent voices in MMA media: Ariel Helwani, a writer and broadcaster for MMAfighting.com and the host of The MMA Hour; Luke Thomas, who writes and broadcasts for MMAFi...Show More
J.A. Adande

1:30:17 | Dec 29th, 2016

Episode 96 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features longtime ESPN columnist and on-air reporter J.A. Adande, who was named in August as the director of the new sports journalism program at Northwestern’s Medill School. Previously, Adande wrot...Show More
Author of CAA, ESPN and Saturday Night Live books James Andrew Miller

1:07:07 | Dec 22nd, 2016

Episode 95 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features writer James Andrew Miller, the best-selling author of books on CAA, ESPN and Saturday Night Live. In this podcast, we discuss Miller reporting that Mike Greenberg recently signed a new c...Show More
Teen Vogue's Lauren Duca

33:10 | Dec 19th, 2016

Episode 94 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features Teen Vogue weekend editor and freelance writer Lauren Duca. In this episode, Duca discusses what compelled her to write the Teen Vogue piece (“Donald Trump Is Gaslighting America”) that as...Show More
Barstool Sports CEO Erika Nardini

1:14:51 | Dec 15th, 2016

Episode 93 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features Barstool Sports CEO Erika Nardini. In this episode, Nardini, a former AOL, Demand Media and Yahoo executive, explains how and why she took the Barstool CEO job; who the Barstool reader and ...Show More
Joe Tessitore

1:06:35 | Dec 8th, 2016

Episode 92 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features ESPN broadcaster Joe Tessitore, who along with Todd Blackledge and Holly Rowe will call the national college football semifinal game between Alabama and Washington on Dec. 31st. In this po...Show More
John Ourand and Jimmy Traina II

49:16 | Dec 1st, 2016

Episode 91 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features a a return of the roundtable sports media discussion with John Ourand, media reporter for the Sports Business Daily, and Jimmy Traina, writer for Awful Announcing and The Comeback. In th...Show More
Pat Hughes and Gary Cohen

1:25:06 | Nov 23rd, 2016

Episode 90 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features Cubs radio broadcaster Pat Hughes and Gary Cohen, the TV play by play voice for the Mets on SportsNet New York (SNY). Hughes has been the radio voice of the Cubs for 21 years. Prior to tha...Show More
Paul Finebaum

1:03:29 | Nov 17th, 2016

Episode 89 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features Paul Finebaum, who hosts “The Paul Finebaum Show,” which airs on ESPN Radio and is simulcast on the SEC Network. Finebaum is also part of the SEC Network’s “SEC Nation” and regularly appears...Show More
Geoff Schwartz

33:56 | Nov 14th, 2016

Episode 87 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features free agent NFL lineman Geoff Schwartz, the co-author of “Eat My Schwartz: Our Story of NFL Football, Food, Family, and Faith,” along with his brother Mitchell, who plays offensive line for t...Show More
Daniel Dale

53:21 | Nov 10th, 2016

Episode 88 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features Daniel Dale, the Washington bureau chief for the Toronto Star. In this podcast, we discuss Dale's coverage of the 2016 Presidential campaign; how he approached his assignment; why he star...Show More
Bonus Episode: Brian Baldinger

22:57 | Nov 3rd, 2016

Episode 86 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features NFL Network analyst and host Brian Baldinger. In the podcast, Baldinger discusses the NFL Network’s decision to suspend him for six months without pay because of he made on 97.5 FM The Fa...Show More
John Ourand and Jimmy Traina

1:04:41 | Nov 3rd, 2016

Episode 85 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features a roundtable sports media discussion with John Ourand, media reporter for the Sports Business Daily, and Jimmy Traina, writer for Awful Announcing and The Comeback. In the podcast, we disc...Show More
David A. Fahrenthold

54:38 | Oct 20th, 2016

Episode 83 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features Washington Post reporter David A. Fahrenthold, who most notably has covered Donald Trump’s charitable giving through his Donald J. Trump Foundation, and most notably, broke the story of Trum...Show More
David Aldridge

52:10 | Oct 13th, 2016

Episode 82 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features Turner Sports reporter and NBA.com columnist David Aldridge. In this episode, Aldridge discusses competing against NBA insiders such as Adrian Wojnarowski and Marc Stein; transitioning from ...Show More
Clinton Yates

48:46 | Oct 10th, 2016

Episode 81 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features Clinton Yates, a senior writer for The Undefeated. In this episode, Yates discusses the journalism ethos of The Undefeated, an ESPN-housed site on the intersection of sports, race and cultur...Show More
Pam Oliver

1:11:57 | Oct 6th, 2016

Episode 80 of Sports Illustrated media podcast features Fox NFL on-field reporter Pam Oliver. In this episode, Oliver discusses what the public often misses about the role and responsibilities of NFL sideline reporters; how executives (nearly all men...Show More
Bill Cowher

51:57 | Sep 29th, 2016

Episode 79 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features CBS NFL analyst Bill Cowher, who works as a pregame analyst on The NFL Today and Thursday Night Football. In this episode, Cowher discusses his journey from Super Bowl-winning coach to broad...Show More
Michael Farber and Jack McCallum

1:04:24 | Sep 22nd, 2016

Episode 78 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features sports journalists and longtime Sports Illustrated senior writers Michael Farber and Jack McCallum. Farber currently works for TSN of Canada among other entities while McCallum is a freelanc...Show More
Jessica Luther

44:14 | Sep 19th, 2016

Episode 77 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features journalist Jessica Luther, the author of “Unsportsmanlike Conduct: College Football and the Politics of Rape.” In this episode, Luther discusses the difficulties of covering accusations of s...Show More
Doris Burke

1:04:42 | Sep 15th, 2016

Episode 76 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features ESPN NBA and college basketball analyst Doris Burke, who recently was given a larger package of NBA games by the company. Burke also serves as an analyst on women’s college basketball games ...Show More
Andy Roddick

53:14 | Sep 7th, 2016

In this episode, Andy Roddick, former professional tennis player and current Periscoper, discusses why he chose to become a sports broadcasting generalist as opposed to a tennis specialist when he retired from the sport; what he learned about sports ...Show More
Dave Meltzer

1:13:34 | Aug 30th, 2016

Episode 74 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features the longtime professional wrestling journalist Dave Meltzer, the editor of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter and WrestlingObserver.com and a writer for MMAFighting.com. In this nearly 75-min...Show More
Arlo White

58:40 | Aug 25th, 2016

Episode 73 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features NBC Sports Premier League broadcaster Arlo White, who recently called soccer at the Rio Olympics. In this episode, White discusses his approach to calling Neymar's game-winning penalty kick ...Show More
James Andrew Miller on CAA, ESPN, The Ringer and FS1.

55:41 | Aug 17th, 2016

Episode 72 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features writer Jim Miller, the author of “Powerhouse: The Untold Story of Hollywood's Creative Artists Agency.” Miller also wrote the New York Times bestseller, “These Guys Have All The Fun: Inside ...Show More
Former Sports Illustrated managing editor Terry McDonell

53:28 | Aug 15th, 2016

Episode 71 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features Terry McDonell, the former editor of the Time Inc. Sports Group and the author of "The Accidental Life: An Editor’s Notes on Writing and Writers". In this episode, McDonell, who ran Sports I...Show More
Author and Emmy award-winning producer Lisa Fenn

34:55 | Aug 12th, 2016

Episode 70 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features Lisa Fenn, a former ESPN producer and the author of "Carry On: A Story of Resilience, Redemption, and an Unlikely Family". In this episode, Fenn explains the story the remarkable friendship ...Show More
Ato Boldon and Rowdy Gaines talk Rio Olympics

1:19:09 | Aug 3rd, 2016

Episode 69 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features two guests: Ato Boldon, the lead track and field analyst for the NBC Sports Group and a four-time Olympic medalist, and Rowdy Gaines, who has served as NBC’s lead Olympic swimming analyst si...Show More
John Ourand on Olympics, ACC Network and more

1:00:39 | Jul 28th, 2016

On this episode of the SI Media Podcast, John Ourand and Richard Deitsch discuss the viewership potential for the Olympics, how NBC Sports will cover the negative stories coming out of Rio, whether the Olympics is a good investment for NBC, the upcom...Show More
Sally Jenkins

53:14 | Jul 20th, 2016

Episode 67 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features Washington Post sports columnist Sally Jenkins. In this episode, Jenkins talks about how she finds stories and what inspires her; what made Pat Summitt such an interesting person; what it wa...Show More
Rembert Browne

1:28:11 | Jul 6th, 2016

Episode 66 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features New York Magazine writer-at-large Rembert Browne, who previously spent four years as a staff writer at Grantland. In this episode, Browne discusses how he finds his stories, why he believes ...Show More
Sports media agents Steve Herz and Matt Kramer

1:34:09 | Jun 29th, 2016

Episode 65 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features two guests: Steve Herz, president of IF Management, and Matt Kramer, a talent agent for CAA. In this episode, Herz and Kramer discuss the skills needed to work in sports broadcasting, the sa...Show More
Rich Eisen

57:24 | Jun 24th, 2016

Episode 64 of the SI Media Podcast features NFL Network broadcaster Rich Eisen, who also hosts the “The Rich Eisen Show.” Eisen discusses his relationship with Roger Goodell; how he handles situations when he personally disagrees with something that ...Show More
Writer Eli Saslow of Washington Post, ESPN The Magazine

53:09 | Jun 20th, 2016

On this episode of the SI Media Podcast, Washington Post and ESPN The Magazine writer Eli Saslow discusses why he chooses the stories he writes; how he takes complicated subjects and makes them digestible; what sports stories interest him and why; ho...Show More
Brent Musburger

40:57 | Jun 15th, 2016

Episode No. 62 of the SI Media Podcast features longtime ESPN broadcaster Brent Musburger, the signature college football voice of the SEC Network. In the only interview that he's given since reaching his multi-year contract extension with ESPN, Musb...Show More
Neil Leifer on Muhammad Ali

47:31 | Jun 6th, 2016

Episode No. 61 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features the acclaimed sports and news photographer Neil Leifer. On this episode, Leifer discusses his many memorable photographs of Muhammad Ali including his personal favorite — the ariel photo...Show More
Fernando Fiore / Ryan Burr

1:23:52 | Jun 2nd, 2016

Episode No. 59 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features two guests: Fox Sports soccer host Fernando Fiore and Golf Channel host Ryan Burr. On this episode, Fiore discusses his move from Univision to Fox Sports, how he approaches an English-sp...Show More
NBA writers Dave McMenamin and Marcus Thompson

1:21:24 | Jun 2nd, 2016

On this episode of the SI Media Podcast, host Richard Deitsch interviews two guests: ESPN NBA writer Dave McMenamin, who covers the Cavaliers for ESPN, and Bay Area News sports columnist Marcus Thompson, who has covered the Warriors since 2004. Both ...Show More
John Ourand on the future of ESPN's SportsCenter and more

1:01:07 | May 24th, 2016

Richard Deitsch welcomes Sports Business Daily media writer John Ourand back to the SI Media Podcast for a conversation on various sports media topics. On this episode, Ourand and Deitsch discusses the future of Chris Berman at ESPN, Sean McDonough’s...Show More
Chris Webber

54:41 | May 17th, 2016

This episode of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features TNT NBA analyst Chris Webber, who will call the Western Conference Finals with Marv Albert and Reggie Miller. On this episode, Webber discusses how forthcoming today’s NBA player are, how ...Show More
Sean McDonough

1:09:39 | May 13th, 2016

On this episode, McDonough discusses how he landed the Monday Night Football job; his frustrations with not being the lead announcer on a signature package; how Mike Tirico advocated for him internally; his chemistry with analyst Jon Gruden and how h...Show More
Adnan Virk

1:30:54 | May 6th, 2016

On this episode of the SI Media Podcast, ESPN host Adnan Virk joins host Richard Deitsch in studio, and the two about the ESPN defections of Skip Bayless and Mike Tirico, the impact of being the first Muslim anchor hired by ESPN, his friendship with ...Show More
Chris Hine

44:09 | May 3rd, 2016

On this episode, Hine, who wrote a piece for his newspaper last March in which he discussed his sexual orientation and the journey he took to become public with it, talks about his experiences with homophobia in sports; writing about Blackhawks forwa...Show More
John Ourand on Tirico, Bayless, Simmons and more

1:07:56 | Apr 27th, 2016

This week’s podcast features Sports Business Daily media reporter John Ourand for an hour of sports media talk. On this episode, Ourand and Deitsch discuss Mike Tirico leaving ESPN for NBC Sports, Skip Bayless departing ESPN for FS1, whether ESPN is ...Show More
Jessica Mendoza

53:39 | Apr 26th, 2016

On this episode, Mendoza goes in-depth on her preparation for games each week, which starts more than a week in advance. Mendoza also discusses her thoughts on criticism and the influx of opinions she receives on social media about her work, whether ...Show More
Louis Riddick

1:01:41 | Apr 18th, 2016

This week’s podcast features ESPN NFL Front Office Insider Louis Riddick, who will work all three days of the NFL Draft on ESPN television. In this episode, Riddick discusses in-depth how he his prepares to cover the NFL Draft, how candid former NFL ...Show More
Authors Jeff Passan and Joe Drape

1:03:54 | Apr 13th, 2016

On this episode of the SI Media Podcast, host Richard Deitsch interviews pair of guests: Yahoo Sports MLB columnist Jeff Passan, the author of "The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports," and The New York Tim...Show More
Ken Burns

48:19 | Apr 5th, 2016

On this episode of the SI Media Podcast, Richard Deitsch speaks with filmmaker Ken Burns, whose newest documentary 'Jackie Robinson' is set to air April 11-12. Burns discusses the intricacies of making a documentary—from deciding what to keep and wha...Show More
Kara Lawson

59:29 | Apr 1st, 2016

On this episode of the SI Media Podcast, WNBA player and ESPN analyst Kara Lawson talks about the difference between preparing to call NCAA games vs. professional games, the challenges of playing in the WNBA and broadcasting at the same time, her cra...Show More
Bill Raftery

52:43 | Mar 29th, 2016

Longtime CBS college basketball broadcaster Bill Raftery is this week's guest, who will call the Final Four and National Championship game on TBS with Jim Nantz and Grant Hill. Raftery also works for FS1 during the college basketball regular season a...Show More
Renee Young

58:51 | Mar 28th, 2016

On this episode of the SI Media Podcast, WWE broadcaster Renee Young discusses how she got her job, the surreal nature of changing her name for a broadcasting job, auditioning for SportsNation after Michelle Beadle left ESPN for NBC, whether she fear...Show More
Hubie Brown

1:02:39 | Mar 21st, 2016

In this episode of the SI Media Podcast, host Richard Deitsch interviews ESPN NBA analyst Hubie Brown. Brown discusses his broadcasting style and how he watches a game, who he learns from in today’s game, how he prepares for a broadcast, how he feels...Show More
Zach Lowe

1:01:45 | Mar 15th, 2016

This week’s podcast guest is ESPN NBA senior writer Zach Lowe. Along with his written and television work, Lowe also hosts a very popular NBA podcast, The Lowe Post (http://apple.co/1Vahze1). In this episode, Lowe discusses his journalism path from c...Show More
Ivan Maisel

55:39 | Mar 10th, 2016

On this episode of the SI Media Podcast, Richard Deitsch speaks with ESPN senior writer Ivan Maisel, who has covered college football on a national level longer than anyone currently on the beat. Much of the podcast focuses on the death of Maisel’s s...Show More
Julie Stewart-Binks

1:02:14 | Mar 3rd, 2016

In this episode, Stewart-Binks, born in Toronto, talks about the differences between working in the Canadian sports media (she worked at CTV) and American sports media, how competitive the business is for women in their 20s, working with and becoming...Show More
Gabriele Marcotti

59:09 | Feb 25th, 2016

In this episode, Marcotti talks about the differences in media access around the world, how he determines his stories as an global journalist who writes for several different publications and how he juggles different international styles, who he enjo...Show More
Jimmy Traina returns

1:01:59 | Feb 23rd, 2016

In this episode of the SI Media Podcast, host Richard Deitsch and Fox Sports's Jimmy Traina talk extensively about a number of current media issues—some related to sports, some not—including Bill Simmons’s new digital project The Ringer, the current ...Show More
Holly Rowe

56:54 | Feb 15th, 2016

On this episode of the SI Media Podcast, host Richard Deitsch speaks with ESPN reporter Holly Rowe about her recent diagnosis with a rare form of melanoma cancer that has spread through her body (this is her second bout with cancer—she had a cancerou...Show More
Ernie Johnson

54:45 | Feb 8th, 2016

This week’s podcast guest is Turner Sports host Ernie Johnson, who hosts Inside The NBA as well as NBA Fan Night on NBA TV. In this episode, Johnson discusses navigating a studio show that is mostly ad-libbed, his views on race, how they developed an...Show More
Mike Arnold, director of Super Bowl 50

51:00 | Feb 3rd, 2016

This week’s podcast guest is CBS Sports director Mike Arnold, the director of Super Bowl 50. This will be the fourth Super Bowl directed by Arnold, who also directed the famous 1992 NCAA Men’s Basketball East Regional Final between Duke and Kentucky ...Show More
Jay Williams

1:02:09 | Jan 27th, 2016

In this episode of the SI Media Podcast, Richard Deitsch interviews ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Williams, who recently published a memoir this week “Life Is Not An Accident: A Memoir of Reinvention.” Williams opens up about his initial strugg...Show More
Troy Aikman

1:00:26 | Jan 21st, 2016

On this episode of the SI Media Podcast, host Richard Deitsch talks with FOX NFL analyst Troy Aikman. Aikman—who will be broadcasting the NFC Championship Game with Joe Buck—details in-depth how he prepares for a broadcast, how he’s evaluated by his ...Show More
@PFTCommenter

50:39 | Jan 11th, 2016

In this episode of the SI Media Podcast, @PFTCommenter talks about how he got his start in the world of hot sports takes, which media outlets he reads daily, his thoughts on concussions in the NFL, how he sees the nexus of sports and politics, whethe...Show More
Chris Haynes

1:13:42 | Jan 6th, 2016

This week's podcast guest is Chris Haynes, who covers the Cavaliers and the NBA for Cleveland.com and The Plain Dealer. In this episode, Haynes discusses covering LeBron James on a day-to-day basis, the modern-day responsibilities of an NBA beat repo...Show More
Jimmy Traina

59:39 | Jan 5th, 2016

In this episode of the SI Media Podcast, Deitsch and Traina discuss a number of current sports media issues, including Jim Nantz refusing to talk on air about the rumors that Peyton Manning used HGH, what network best airs the Super Bowl, whether or ...Show More
Gus Johnson

54:33 | Dec 22nd, 2015

This week's guest is Fox Sports college football and college basketball play-by-play announcer Gus Johnson, one of the most popular broadcasters among fans for his word play and enthusiasm. Johnson is calling a part-time schedule this season for the ...Show More
Sage Steele

1:23:19 | Dec 16th, 2015

Welcome to episode No. 34 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast with Richard Deitsch. This week's guest is ESPN's Sage Steele, who hosts NBA Countdown on ESPN and ABC. In this episode, Steele discusses how she landed the Countdown job, whether she ...Show More
Bob McKenzie

59:49 | Dec 9th, 2015

In this episode of the SI Media Podcast, Richard Deitsch talks with TSN and NBCSN NHL insider Bob McKenzie, who talks about how Twitter impacts his job (and how it can hinder it), the reduction of media access across the NHL, reporting that Pat Burns...Show More
Diana Moskovitz

1:14:49 | Dec 4th, 2015

On this episode of the SI Media Podcast, host Richard Deitsch speaks with Deadspin staff writer Diana Moskovitz, who wrote the story detailing Greg Hardy's assault on Nicole Holder. Moskovitz talks about her reporting for that story, why she's intere...Show More
Jay Bilas

58:39 | Nov 24th, 2015

On this episode of the SI Media Podcast, host Richard Deitsch talks with ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Bilas about how he prepares for broadcasts, why he gives referees his phone number, his Twitter philosophy and much more. A reminder: you can...Show More
Andrés Cantor

1:02:34 | Nov 17th, 2015

On this episode of the SI Media Podcast, Richard Deitsch speaks with Telemundo and NBCUniverso broadcaster Andrés Cantor about how he prepares for a soccer broadcast, his famous goal calls, nearly fainting while calling Landon Donovan's World Cup goa...Show More
Jeff Van Gundy

58:11 | Nov 11th, 2015

On this episode of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast, host Richard Deitsch interviews ESPN NBA analyst Jeff Van Gundy. Van Gundy discusses how Marv Albert helped him break into broadcasting, how he prepares for each game, the reporters he reads to...Show More
Scott Hanson

1:04:09 | Nov 4th, 2015

On this episode of the SI Media Podcast, Richard Deitsch welcomes NFL Network commentator Scott Hanson, who hosts NFL Red Zone for that network. Hanson talks about how his show comes together every Sunday, how many people are behind the scenes with h...Show More
Jalen Rose

1:08:24 | Oct 28th, 2015

On this episode of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast, host Richard Deitsch interviews ESPN and ESPN Radio commentator Jalen Rose, who is part of the cast of NBA Countdown and a co-host of the Jalen & Jacoby Radio show and podcast. Rose discusses h...Show More
James Andrew Miller

1:22:19 | Oct 20th, 2015

On this episode of the SI Media Podcast, Richard Deitsch interviews James Andrew Miller, author of the Those Guys Have All the Fun: Inside the World of ESPN and Live From New York: The Complete, Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live. They discuss...Show More
Jay Onrait

1:07:03 | Oct 16th, 2015

On this episode of the SI Media Podcast, Richard Deitsch interviews FS1 anchor Jay Onrait, who co-hosts Fox Sports Live with Dan O'Toole. Onrait discusses the differences between Canadian sports TV and U.S. sports TV, why moving from Canada to the U....Show More
Chris Curtis

1:02:47 | Oct 14th, 2015

In this episode of the SI Media Podcast, Richard Deitsch interviews Chris Curtis, producer for the Dennis & Callahan show on WEEI Radio in Boston, MA. They talk about charges that the hosts of his show are racist and misogynistic, what it takes to ma...Show More
Paul Heyman

1:33:54 | Oct 9th, 2015

In this episode of the SI Media Podcast, Richard Deitsch interviews Paul Heyman, who discusses why the position of WWE broadcaster is currently under-appreciated, the importance of the WWE getting mainstream media attention, how he creates his master...Show More
Israel Gutierrez and Francesca Weems

1:21:35 | Oct 2nd, 2015

In this episode of the SI Media Podcast, Richard Deitsch talks to ESPN commentator and 790 The Ticket (Miami) sports radio host Israel Gutierrez about publicly coming out as gay, his work in the NBA and more. Deitsch also speaks with Hawaii News Now ...Show More
Mike Hill and Wayne Coffey

1:20:47 | Sep 25th, 2015

In this episode of the SI Media Podcast, Richard Deitsch interviews FS1's Mike Hill and NYT best-selling author Wayne Coffey. Hill talks about working at FS1 vs. ESPN, how he told his delivery was 'too urban,' living on the west coast and more. Coffe...Show More
Suzy Kolber

1:17:23 | Sep 18th, 2015

On this episode of the SI Media Podcast, Richard Deitsch interviews ESPN anchor and reporter Suzy Kolber, who discusses how she prepares for Monday Night Countdown and NFL Insiders, her 2003 MNF interview with Joe Namath (who said he wanted to kiss h...Show More
Antonietta 'Toni' Collins

53:57 | Sep 11th, 2015

In this episode of the SI Media Podcast, Deitsch speaks with ESPN digital host Antonietta (Toni) Collins, who discusses her start in journalism, the benefits and challenges of being a bilingual reporter, how the coverage of Hispanic athletes can impr...Show More
Jemele Hill

1:13:15 | Sep 5th, 2015

On this episode of the SI Media Podcast, Richard Deitsch interviews ESPN commenter Jemele Hill, who is the co-host of 'His & Hers,' and a podcast of the same name. Hill talks about how her show with Michael Smith comes together ever week, her journey...Show More
Katie Nolan

1:19:33 | Aug 28th, 2015

In this week's episode of the SI Media Podcast, Richard Deitsch brings on Katie Nolan, host of Garbage Time on Fox Sports 1. Nolan talks about the process of producing her show, why she thinks she pisses people off, the new time slot for Garbage Time...Show More
Fred Gaudelli

58:40 | Aug 21st, 2015

On this week's episode of the SI Media Podcast, Richard Deitsch speaks with NBC Sunday Night Football coordinating producer Fred Gaudelli, who tells us what it's like being the lead television producer for an NFL primetime game, why he woke up every ...Show More
Sports Illustrated Joins Panoply Network

01:25 | Aug 17th, 2015

For more than 60 years, Sports Illustrated has championed its brand of quality sports journalism. Today, SI announces a new partnership … one that helps us tell the stories that matter to your life, through today’s mobile channels. Sports Illustrated...Show More
David Shoemaker

1:05:14 | Aug 14th, 2015

In this episode of the SI Media Podcast, Richard Deitsch interviews David Shoemaker, aka The Masked Man, who writes about professional wrestling for Grantland. Deitsch and Shoemaker discuss why the late Roddy Piper struck a chord with so many fans, t...Show More
Mike Mayock

51:48 | Aug 7th, 2015

On this episode of the SI Media Podcast, Richard Deitsch talks with NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock about how he got his start in the industry, his experiences covering college basketball for CBS, being replaced by Doug Flutie as NBC's lead Notre Dam...Show More
Ian Darke

51:55 | Jul 31st, 2015

On this episode of the SI Media Podcast, Richard Deitsch talks with ESPN's lead soccer broadcaster Ian Darke about what makes for a good soccer analyst, the differences between calling a soccer match in England versus the U.S., why the Men In Blazers...Show More
Bomani Jones

57:36 | Jul 24th, 2015

On this episode of the SI Media Podcast, Richard Deitsch interviews ESPN commentator Bomani Jones, who talks about how he prepares for Highly Questionable and his ESPN radio show, how race plays into sports talk, why 10-1 ET is the best time slot on ...Show More
Shelley Smith

44:44 | Jul 17th, 2015

On this episode of the SI Media Podcast, Richard Deitsch interviews ESPN reporter Shelley Smith. Smith discusses her recent battle with breast cancer, being a woman in her 50s on sports television and more.
Charissa Thompson

1:15:59 | Jul 10th, 2015

On this episode of the SI Media Podcast, Richard Deitsch interviews Fox Sports host and reporter Charissa Thompson, and they discuss Thompson's daily schedule between her two jobs, how she prepares for each, backlash on social media, why Thompson cho...Show More
Wright Thompson

48:28 | Jul 3rd, 2015

In this episode of the SI Media Podcast, Richard Deitsch interviews ESPN senior writer Wright Thompson about the process of interviewing subjects for his longform pieces, Twitter and more.
Tom Verducci

42:27 | Jun 26th, 2015

In this episode of the SI Media Podcast, Richard Deitsch interviews SI senior writer, Fox Sports MLB analyst and MLB network game analyst Tom Verducci.
Bob Ley

52:26 | Jun 19th, 2015

In this episode of the SI Media Podcast, Richard Deitsch interviews longtime ESPN broadcaster Bob Ley about how Outside The Lines chooses their topics, the future of soccer on ESPN, just how important his golden blazer is to him and more.
Joe Buck

56:01 | Jun 12th, 2015

In the first part of this two-part episode, Richard Deitsch speaks with Joe Buck, the lead broadcaster for Fox Sports' coverage of MLB, NFL and the U.S. Open Golf Championship, about preparing to broadcast for different sports, dealing with social me...Show More
Christina Kahrl

28:47 | Jun 12th, 2015

In the second part of this episode of the SI Media Podcast, Richard Deitsch talks with Christina Kahrl about the coverage of the Caitlyn Jenner story, ESPN's upcoming panel to educate the newsroom on covering transgender athletes and more.
Mike Emrick and Donna Brothers

1:14:50 | Jun 4th, 2015

In the fifth episode of the SI Media Podcast, Richard Deitsch interviews lead broadcaster for NBC's coverage of the NHL Mike 'Doc' Emrick and NBC Sports horse racing report Donna Brothers.
Scott Van Pelt and Sam Borden

1:16:31 | May 29th, 2015

In the fourth episode of the SI Media Podcast, Richard Deitsch interviews ESPN's Scott Van Pelt and The New York Times' Sam Borden.
Rebecca Lowe

51:39 | May 22nd, 2015

In the third episode of the SI Media Podcast, Richard Deitsch interviews NBC Sports broadcaster Rebecca Lowe.
Verne Lundquist

54:22 | May 15th, 2015

In the second episode of the SI Media Podcast, Richard Deitsch interviews CBS Sports broadcaster Verne Lundquist.
Adam Schefter and Rachel Nichols

1:48:02 | May 10th, 2015

Richard Deitsch interviews Adam Schefter and Rachel Nichols in the first episode of the SI Media Podcast.