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Sports Business Radio Podcast

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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 apparel company reps, ad agency executives, media executives and athletes. Check out more SBR Interviews here (https://audioboom.com/channel/SBRInterviews) Follow us on: Twitter (https://twitter.com/sbradio) Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/sportsbusinessradio) iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/sports-business-radio-podcast/id73834678?mt=2) Join the SBR email list (https://app.e2ma.net/app2/audience/signup/1838630/1764055/)

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 apparel company reps, ad agency executives, media executives and athletes. Check out more SBR Interviews here (https://audioboom.com/channel/SBRInterviews) Follow us on: Twitter (https://twitter.com/sbradio) Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/sportsbusinessradio) iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/sports-business-radio-podcast/id73834678?mt=2) Join the SBR email list (https://app.e2ma.net/app2/audience/signup/1838630/1764055/)

Location:

Portland, OR

Description:

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 apparel company reps, ad agency executives, media executives and athletes. Check out more SBR Interviews here (https://audioboom.com/channel/SBRInterviews) Follow us on: Twitter (https://twitter.com/sbradio) Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/sportsbusinessradio) iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/sports-business-radio-podcast/id73834678?mt=2) Join the SBR email list (https://app.e2ma.net/app2/audience/signup/1838630/1764055/)

Twitter:

@sbradio

Language:

English


Episodes

Paul Westhead (@CoachWesthead) - NBA & WNBA Championship Head Coach, Creator of "The System"

5/29/2020
Paul Westhead (@CoachWesthead), the only Head Coach to win both a NBA Title (Los Angeles Lakers, 1980) and WNBA Title (Phoenix Mercury, 2007) joins us for a wide-ranging conversation that covers his incredible basketball career. Westhead invented “The System”, which has led to record-breaking scoring including his 1989-90 Loyola Marymount team setting an all-time single season scoring record of 122 points per game. Westhead shares incredible stories from coaching Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Magic...

Duration:01:39:55

Pau Gasol (@PauGasol) - 2-Time NBA Champion, 6-Time NBA All-Star

5/26/2020
Pau Gasol (@PauGasol), 2-Time NBA Champion, 6-Time NBA All-Star, 2002 NBA Rookie of the Year joins Sports Business Radio for a wide-ranging conversation. Gasol discusses his Hall of Fame career, his relationships and what he learned from Kobe Bryant, Phil Jackson and Gregg Popovich, attending medical school and nearly becoming a doctor (his parents both worked in the medical profession), his love for classical music and the opera and his relationship with his brother, fellow NBA star Marc...

Duration:00:58:12

Pau Gasol (@PauGasol) - 2-Time NBA Champion, 6-Time NBA All-Star

5/26/2020
Pau Gasol (@PauGasol), 2-Time NBA Champion, 6-Time NBA All-Star, 2002 NBA Rookie of the Year joins Sports Business Radio for a wide-ranging conversation. Gasol discusses his Hall of Fame career, his relationships and what he learned from Kobe Bryant, Phil Jackson and Gregg Popovich, attending medical school and nearly becoming a doctor (his parents both worked in the medical profession), his love for classical music and the opera and his relationship with his brother, fellow NBA star Marc...

Duration:00:59:59

John Ourand (@Ourand_SBJ) - Sports Media reporter - Media Coverage During COVID19

5/19/2020
John Ourand (@Ourand_SBJ), Sports Media reporter for the Sports Business Journal joins us to discuss sports media coverage during the COVID19 pandemic. We discuss the return of NASCAR and PGA Golf this past weekend, the 10-part documentary "The Last Dance" about Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls, how the pandemic may change the sports media landscape including upcoming media rights deals for the NFL, NBA, MLB and MLS, how NBC may pivot this summer without live Olympics coverage and we...

Duration:00:45:02

Monica Spoelstra Metz - Certified Holistic Health Coach & Healthy Eating Expert

5/15/2020
Sports Business Radio host Brian Berger and Executive Producer Bryan Griggs discuss the latest headlines with NASCAR’s restart this Sunday and potential re-starts by the NBA, MLB and MLS. They also discuss how Arizona and Florida have reopened for sports and are actively recruiting teams from states that are closed for sports to come play in their states. Monica Spoelstra Metz (@MoSpo on Instagram), Certified Holistic Health Coach and Healthy Eating Expert joins us to share tips on...

Duration:01:06:07

Best Practices During COVID19

5/12/2020
Joe Favorito (@JoeFav), longtime Sports PR and Marketing thought leader joins Sports Business Radio Host Brian Berger for a wide-ranging conversation about which leagues, teams, brands and individuals have been “doing it right” during COVID19. Favorito and Berger discuss best practices as well as what the new normal could look like in the sports world post COVID19. In our headlines segment, we break down MLB’s proposal for a 2020 baseball season to its players (MLBPA). That proposal was...

Duration:00:58:40

COVID19's Impact on the Sports Landscape in Europe & Australia

5/8/2020
Marshall Glickman, CEO of G2 Strategic and European sports expert, as well as former President of the NBA’s Portland Trail Blazers, joins us to examine how COVID19 has impacted the sports landscape in Europe and what the “new normal” may look like in the future. Ian Fitzpatrick, General Manager of Sport at the University of Western Australia in Perth, joins us to examine how COVID19 has impacted the sports landscape in Australia. Listen to the award-winning Sports Business Radio podcast on...

Duration:01:18:55

John Smoltz, Baseball Hall of Famer, MLB on Fox Analyst

5/5/2020
John Smoltz, Baseball Hall of Famer and Lead Analyst for Fox Sports’ baseball coverage joins us on Sports Business Radio. Smoltz was a Cy Young Award winner and 8-time MLB All-Star during his 21-year MLB career. He led the Atlanta Braves to 14 consecutive division titles and 5 World Series appearances, winning the championship in 1995. He is the only pitcher in MLB history with 200 wins and 150 career saves. Smoltz discusses being raised by parents who played the accordion at an elite level,...

Duration:00:45:24

David Scott - HBO Real Sports Correspondent & Producer

5/1/2020
David Scott is a veteran television journalist and Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel's first Producer/Correspondent. His work as a network news producer has won some of the industry’s highest honors, including five News and Documentary Emmy awards. Scott joins Sports Business Radio to discuss his eye-opening segment on HBO Real Sports that explores the role sports leagues and organizations domestically and overseas may have had in the spread of COVID-19 in the crucial days and weeks when the...

Duration:00:36:40

Peter O’Reilly, EVP, Club Business & League Events for the NFL + Takeo Spikes, Former NFL Star

4/28/2020
Peter O’Reilly (@PlOReilly) - EVP, Club Business & League Events for the NFL, joins us to take us Behind the Scenes on the planning for the 2020 NFL Draft, which was conducted virtually for the first time ever. O’Reilly oversees the planning of the Super Bowl, NFL Draft, Pro Bowl and all major events for the league. O’Reilly discusses all of the coordination between the league and NFL GM’s and Coaches, the 58 prospects that were sent “broadcast kits” to set up in their homes and the three...

Duration:00:59:03

Candace Parker (@Candace_Parker) - WNBA Star/Broadcaster + Podcaster for Turner Sports

4/24/2020
PODCAST: Candace Parker (@Candace_Parker) joins Sports Business Radio for a wide-ranging discussion about lessons learned from legendary University of Tennessee Head Coach Pat Summit, starring for the WNBA’s Los Angeles Sparks, broadcasting on the NBA on TNT, Co-Hosting the “Ledlow and Parker” podcast with Kristen Ledlow, appearing in the new Budweiser “Whassup” commercial with co-stars Dwyane Wade, Gabrielle Union, Chris Bosh and D-Nice and Parker weighs in on the future of women’s sports....

Duration:00:43:45

David Falk + Tinker Hatfield - The Business of Michael Jordan

4/21/2020
We enter the Sports Business Radio vault to re-visit conversations with David Falk (longtime agent for Michael Jordan) and Tinker Hatfield (Nike shoe designer and Michael Jordan's partner on design for the Air Jordan line of shoes). Falk discusses how he and Jordan changed the marketing blueprint for athletes. Hatfield discusses his collaboration with Jordan on the Air Jordan line, which has sold more shoes than any other basketball shoe in history. Listen to Sports Business Radio on iTunes,...

Duration:00:52:21

Sports Business Radio COVID19 Roundtable

4/17/2020
Sports Business Radio Roundtable with SBR Host Brian Berger and SBR Co-Founder Keith Forman. Berger and Forman discuss the current sports landscape, which sports are well positioned to return at some point in 2020 and what the “new normal” could look like coming out of COVID19. They also outline how the return to sports will be determined in large part by state Governors and not by league Commissioners and University Presidents. And sports organizations will have to work harder than ever to...

Duration:01:09:56

Al Guido (@AlGuido) - San Francisco 49ers President & CEO of ELEVATE Sports Ventures

4/14/2020
Al Guido (@AlGuido) - President of the San Francisco 49ers and Chairman and CEO of ELEVATE Sports Ventures joins us for an in-depth conversation on Sports Business Radio. Guido discusses how the 49ers are preparing for the upcoming NFL Draft, which will be conducted virtually for the first-time ever. He also discusses what the new normal may look like in the sports world coming out of COVID19. What might attending a sporting event look like, what will the new protocols be and how can sports...

Duration:00:40:46

Margaret "Midge" Purce (@100Purcent) - USWNT Soccer, Harvard Graduate

4/10/2020
Margaret “Midge” Purce (@100Purcent), USWNT soccer player, NWSL pro soccer player with New Jersey Sky Blue of the NWSL, Harvard graduate and 2-time Ivy League Player of the Year joins us on Sports Business Radio. Purce discusses how she is training and staying fit during COVID19, what it is like playing for new USWNT Head Coach Vlatko Andonovski, her overall experience playing for the USWNT and the issue of #equalpay for USWNT team members. Purce also shares what attending Harvard meant for...

Duration:00:53:40

Dr Myron Rolle (@MyronRolle) & Mark Sanchez (@Mark_Sanchez)

4/7/2020
Dr. Myron Rolle (@MyronRolle), Neurosurgeon at Mass General Hospital in Boston joins us on Sports Business Radio. Rolle played for the Tennessee Titans and Pittsburgh Steelers after starring as a defensive back at Florida State under legendary head coach Bobby Bowden. Rolle, who is a Rhodes Scholar, announced his intent to leave the NFL to attend medical school in 2013. He enrolled at Florida State University College of Medicine and graduated in May 2017. He is now on the front lines in the...

Duration:01:07:10

Ian Ayre, CEO of Nashville SC (@NashvilleSC) & Molly Arbogast, POV Sports Marketing

4/3/2020
Ian Ayre - CEO of MLS expansion franchise Nashville SC (@NashvilleSC) joins us for an in-depth conversation. His club had to endure tornadoes devastating Nashville 48 hours after their first ever home match and then 2 weeks later, COVID19 hit. Ayre is the former CEO of Premiere League club Liverpool and is one of the sharpest CEO’s in sports. How is he helping his club navigate these unprecedented times and how is he scenario planning for what may lie ahead? He shares his insight with us....

Duration:01:18:18

Mike Finley, CEO of Boingo + Monica Spoelstra Metz, Certified Health Coach

3/31/2020
Mike Finley (@MikeFinley) - CEO of Boingo (@Boingo), joins us to give us some tips on how to manage the connectivity in our homes. With most people working from a home office and also managing their streaming consumption, we are pushing our broadband limits more than ever. Boingo provides connectivity to some of the biggest sports venues and airports in the world and they are the proud sponsor of the Sports Business Radio Road Show. Monica Spoelstra Metz (@MonicaMetz) - Certified health...

Duration:01:14:36

Christian Dawkins, centerpiece of HBO's Documentary "THE SCHEME"

3/27/2020
Christian Dawkins, centerpiece of the film "The Scheme" (debuting March 31 at 9pm ET exclusively on HBO) joins Sports Business Radio Host Brian Berger for an in-depth conversation. In THE SCHEME, Christian Dawkins faces the camera for the first time and explains in fascinating detail how a kid from Saginaw, Michigan ended up in a hotel suite surrounded by FBI agents with a warrant for his arrest. Dawkins was orchestrating massive cash payments to top high school prospects with the help of...

Duration:00:55:41

Blake Lawrence (@Blake_Lawrence), CEO - Opendorse + Vada Manager (@VadaManager), Corporate Strategist

3/24/2020
Blake Lawrence (@Blake_Lawrence), Co-Founder and CEO of Opendorse (@Opendorse) joins us for an in-depth conversation about how Opendorse is helping influential people - from athletes to CEO's - publish social content on behalf of their partners or organizations. Lawrence and Opendorse are leading the conversation on Name, Image, and Likeness by partnering with schools like University of Nebraska. Lawrence also discusses Opendorse's work with pro sports players unions such as the NFLPA and...

Duration:01:30:01