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Sports360 with Jeff Fannell

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SPORTS360 with Jeff Fannell is a fresh take on the people and issues in and around the world of sports. Jeff has over 20 years in the sports industry as a labor lawyer, professor of law, sports agent and advisor to players, agents and players associations, including the MLBPA and the NHLPA. Through interviews with stars, former stars and future stars from all aspects of the sports industry, SPORTS360 provides an eclectic blend of insights from the field to the front office, from academia to business … and beyond. Thought-provoking without being overly serious, SPORTS360 is an intriguing and enjoyable journey into all things sports with the people who make it all happen.

SPORTS360 with Jeff Fannell is a fresh take on the people and issues in and around the world of sports. Jeff has over 20 years in the sports industry as a labor lawyer, professor of law, sports agent and advisor to players, agents and players associations, including the MLBPA and the NHLPA. Through interviews with stars, former stars and future stars from all aspects of the sports industry, SPORTS360 provides an eclectic blend of insights from the field to the front office, from academia to business … and beyond. Thought-provoking without being overly serious, SPORTS360 is an intriguing and enjoyable journey into all things sports with the people who make it all happen.

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United States

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SPORTS360 with Jeff Fannell is a fresh take on the people and issues in and around the world of sports. Jeff has over 20 years in the sports industry as a labor lawyer, professor of law, sports agent and advisor to players, agents and players associations, including the MLBPA and the NHLPA. Through interviews with stars, former stars and future stars from all aspects of the sports industry, SPORTS360 provides an eclectic blend of insights from the field to the front office, from academia to business … and beyond. Thought-provoking without being overly serious, SPORTS360 is an intriguing and enjoyable journey into all things sports with the people who make it all happen.

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English


Episodes

“No College Football in 2020?” (S3-E10)

8/11/2020
The college football system is on the brink of cancellation due to ongoing concerns over the coronavirus. The Sports360 Podcast hosted by leading sports attorney Jeff Fannell offers a unique perspective on the business of sports, well beyond the field.

Duration:00:07:28

"PAC-12 Football Players Threaten to Boycott" (S3-E9)

8/5/2020
PAC-12 football players are threatening to bail on the season if the conference fails to take significant steps to address their concerns over COVID-19, racial injustice and increased economic freedoms for college players. The Sports360 Podcast hosted by leading sports attorney Jeff Fannell offers a unique perspective on the business of sports, well beyond the field.

Duration:00:05:35

“Sports Return: Time to Cheer or Sound the Alarm?” (S3-E8)

7/30/2020
U.S. professional sports are returning to a country in turmoil. While the games are a welcomed reprieve, will sports distract the nation from confronting the serious problems in our midst? The Sports360 Podcast hosted by leading sports attorney Jeff Fannell offers a unique perspective on the business of sports, well beyond the field.

Duration:00:09:11

COVID-19 Outbreak Hits MLB (S3-E7)

7/28/2020
Just four days into the season, and MLB is already dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak after the Marlins had 11 players and 2 coaches test positive for the coronavirus. The Sports360 Podcast hosted by leading sports attorney Jeff Fannell offers a unique perspective on the business of sports, well beyond the field.

Duration:00:11:23

Rob Duran, "Let’s Play Ball!" (S3-E6)

7/22/2020
Baseball analyst Rob Duran discusses the coming Major League Baseball season. The Sports360 Podcast hosted by leading sports attorney Jeff Fannell offers a unique perspective on the business of sports, well beyond the field.

Duration:00:45:00

Ernie DiStefano, "Reparations for Negro League Players” (S3-E4)

7/6/2020
Rising opposition to racial inequality has paid tangible dividends in recent weeks. Ernie DiStefano hopes to add to those gains by securing reparations from MLB for Negro League Players.

Duration:00:40:51

Rob Duran, "Welcome Back, Baseball!” (S3-E3)

6/29/2020
SPORTS360 baseball analyst Rob Duran discusses baseball’s long-awaited return to the field of play.

Duration:00:34:21

“Baseball’s Back – But for How Long?" (S3-E2)

6/23/2020
Major League Baseball and the other major leagues (NHL and NBA) are pursuing plans to return. However, in light of the spikes in COVID-19, the successful return of team sports is far from a sure bet.

Duration:00:12:03

Saroya Tinker, "Athlete Activism on the Rise" (S3-E1)

6/17/2020
Fresh off her graduation from Yale University and her top-5 selection in the National Women’s Hockey League draft, Saroya Tinker discusses her efforts to combat racism and inequality in our society.

Duration:00:26:09

Bill Fletcher, Jr., "Today’s Athlete & the Fight for Social Justice" (S2-E36)

6/9/2020
Activist, author and educator Bill Fletcher, Jr., discusses the fight for social justice and racial equality in America and the role athletes and others can play in the struggle.

Duration:00:51:41

Rob Duran, "MLB Squabbles Over Money While America Erupts in Civil Unrest" (S2-E35)

6/3/2020
As cities across America erupt in protest at the deaths of George Floyd and other black Americans from acts of senseless violence, MLB continues to squabble with its players over a potential return to the field of play.

Duration:00:46:02

Can Youth Sports Survive COVID-19? (S2-E34)

5/20/2020
As the sports world awaits the potential return of its favorite stars, a bigger story is obscured in all the fanfare: Will youth sports ever return to its former status? If it doesn’t, how will that impact kids and the rest of us?

Duration:00:06:25

Victor Cruz, “Providing Old School Representation for Esports Athletes” (S2-E33)

5/5/2020
Esports remains one of the hottest industries on the sports landscape, and Victor Cruz, co-founder of BranDy Ro Gaming, is working to ensure that esports athletes share in the success.

Duration:00:46:25

Jeff Frye, "Taking On Today's Hitting Gurus" (S2-E32)

4/22/2020
Former Major League Baseball player Jeff Frye talks about his hilarious hitting videos aimed at new age hitting instructors and the outlandish techniques they’re teaching to today’s youth.

Duration:00:30:38

Aaron Bummer, “A Major Leaguer’s View of Life Without Baseball” (S2-E31)

4/20/2020
Chicago White Sox relief pitcher Aaron Bummer provides a behind the scenes look at how he deals with the current hiatus from baseball and how playing without fans may alter the game.

Duration:00:30:14

Antonio Williams, "2020 NBA Hall of Fame Class" (S2-E30)

4/17/2020
Former NBA scout, Antonio Williams, shares his insights on Kobe, KG and the other inductees in the NBA’s 2020 Hall of Fame class. In addition, he provides his take on some of the issues facing the league as it considers a possible return to the court following the COVID-19 shutdown.

Duration:01:00:36

Rob Duran, “MLB Considering All Return-to-Play Options” (S2-E29)

4/13/2020
Baseball is still in hiatus, but officials are continuing to explore options for returning to play. Meanwhile, Major League players are stepping up to help fill the void through an MLB The Show tournament to benefit charity.

Duration:00:25:37

When Should Sports Return? (S2-E28)

4/9/2020
Many people are clamoring for sports leagues to resume play. While a return would be a much-needed boost for the quarantined masses, the current state of the pandemic suggests we’ll be without sports a good while longer.

Duration:00:08:47

Eric Reid Seeks to Invalidate NFL CBA (S2-E27)

4/1/2020
Eric Reid, one of the more outspoken players in the NFL, claims the NFLPA inserted new language into the CBA after the players voted to ratify the deal. He’s now calling for the CBA to be invalidated and is demanding a re-vote.

Duration:00:07:24

Brendan Schwab "Advancing the Global Labor Movement in Sports" (S2-E26)

3/26/2020
As the Executive Director of the World Players Association, Brendan Schwab is on the frontlines fighting to effect change in the governance of global sport.

Duration:00:46:05