SportsJam or Conversations
Author and MSU Professor John McCarthy12/10/14
John McCarthy is the author of the new book "What Would Yogi Do?" He is also a professor at Montclair State University and works at the Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center. McCarthy talks to host Doug Doyle about the book and gives advice to parents...
Former Rutgers Hoops/Football Voice Bruce Johnson
Bruce Johnson spent more than two decades as the play-by-play man for Rutgers Basketball. He called Rutgers football for 15 years. Bruce, now a member of WBGO News, sits down with host Doug Doyle before a sports broadcasting class at Brookdale...
Jazz Superstar Christian McBride (New Edition)
Jazz bassist Christian McBride shares Philadelphia sports stories about his grandfather, Muhammad Ali, Dr. J. and the Philly Phanatic in this extended podcast version of SportsJam with Doug Doyle.
Former Giants Running Back Tiki Barber
Former New York Giants star running Tiki Barber talks to host Doug Doyle about jazz and well as his football and media career. In this extended podcast version of SportsJam with Doug Doyle, Tiki also chats about his sports marketing business called...
Beach Volleyball's Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross
Kerri Walsh Jennings and her retired partner Misty May-Treanor won three gold medals together in Olympic Beach Volleyball. May-Treanor has retired from the sport and Kerri's new partner is silver medalist April Ross. Doug speaks with the new team...
Sports Writer and Westfield Legend Bruce Johnson
Bruce Johnson's book "Covered Wooden Grandstands" is now a part of the Baseball Hall of Fame on-line library. Johnson is a veteran newspaper sports writer and copy editor. He also was the head swim coach at Westfield High for 13 years.
Super Bowl Champion Roman Oben
Roman Oben played offensive line for 12 years in the NFL, four seasons with the Giants. He won a Super Bowl with Tampa Bay. Oben isnow a Giants broadcaster and runs many organizations aimed at helping kids and teens. The former Louisville star is also...
SI Writer and Author Jon Wertheim
Sports Illustrated Executive Editor and Senior Writer Jon Wertheim has co-authored a new children's book, The Rookie Bookie. Wertheim talks to host Doug Doyle about his latest adventure and his sports writing career.
Bloomfield College Basketball Coach Gerald Holmes
Bloomfield College Basketball Coach Gerald Holmes is in 13th season and is the current CACC coach of the year. Holmes played hoops at NJIT. His late father Dr. Herbie Holmes was a big supporter of jazz and WBGO.
Former MSG President Bob Gutkowski
Robert M. Gutkowski was the president of MSG when the New York Rangers won the Stanley Cup in 1994. Gutkowski runs his own sports business these days. He talks about his career with host Doug Doyle.
Mets 1969 World Series Champion Art Shamsky
Former Mets outfielder Art Shamsky talks to host Doug Doyle and students at the Write On Sports camp at MSU about his baseball career and that magical season in 1969 with the New York Mets.
Legendary Sports Executive Ross Greenburg
Former HBO Sports President Ross Greenburg's latest project is "Forgotten Four: The Integration of Pro Football." The 52-time Emmy Award winner talks with host Doug Doyle about his amazing career as a sports executive and documentary wizard.
New Jersey Jackals Slugger Joe Dunigan
Joe Dunigan broke the New Jersey Jackals single season home run record this year with 27 round-trippers. He also led the team to the Championship Series against Rockland where he smacked a grand slam and made a game-saving catch in the opening...
Club Soccer 101 Author Luke Dempsey
A native of England, Luke Dempsey now lives in New Jersey and shares his vast knowledge of the sport he loves in his new book, "Club Soccer 101." The witty reference guide contains stats and stories of the greatest soccer teams in the world.
Jeffrey Radice, Director of No No: A Dockumentary
Jeffrey Radice, Director of the new bio-doc about the late Dock Ellis, is Doug's guest. No No: A Dockumentary debuts this weekend and focuses on the controversial career of the pitcher that threw a no-hitter in 1970 while high on LSD.
The Ellison Sisters and mom Cheryl Ellison
The Ellison Sisters are a professional tennis doubles team from California. They'll soon have their own fashion segment on the Tennis Channel. Roxanne and Sierra join their mother, former Penn State basketball star Cheryl Ellison on this edition of...
NFL Hall of Famer Chris Doleman
Chris Doleman was inducted into Pro Football's Hall of Fame in 2012. The former Vikings, Falcons and 49ers star joins host Doug Doyle to talk about fantasy football, his amazing ability to sack the quarterback and jazz.
Jackals All-Star Pitcher Michael Antonini
Michael Antonini is an all-star lefthanded pitcher for the New Jersey Jackals. He was drafted by the Phillies in 2006 and the Mets in 2007. He suited up for the LA Dodgers in 2012, but never pitched in a MLB Game. Antonini talks about his quest to...
Sports and Media Executive Len Asper
Len Asper is the President and CEO of Anthem Media Group, the parent company of FNTSY Sports Network and The Fight network. Len and his late father built a media empire in Canada. Host Doug Doyle talks sports and jazz with Len.
Former Tennis Star Marissa Irvin Gould
Former professional tennis player Marissa Irvin Gould is the author of a new children's book. Marissa talks about "A Magical Racquet Ride" with host Doug Doyle.
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More informationConversations with Allan Wolper alternates monthly with SportsJam with Doug Doyle.
SportsJam takes a unique peak into the sports scene as WBGO's News and Sports Director Doug Doyle talks with a wide variety of guests.
Conversations with Allan Wolper features guests whose ideas are on the cutting edge. Allan Wolper is known as a "journalist's journalist."