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All episodes are available for free, with ad-free episodes available for Wondery+ subscribers. Season 3: The Disappearance of Mario Rossi - Set against the backdrop of NASCAR’s drug smuggling scandal in the early 1980’s, this season of The Sneak tells the story of the disappearance of one of the sport’s most brilliant engineers, a mystery that haunts racing to this day. The hosts will set out to finally answer the question: What really happened to Mario Rossi? Season 2: Murders at Whiskey Creek - We follow world champion surfer Jack Roland Murphy as he pulls off the biggest jewel heist in American history. Things turn deadly as he is implicated in two murders afterwards. Interviews with him and his accomplices expose even more murders, and an even darker story. Season 1: DB Tuber - News of the crime spread across the internet like wildfire. The story of a football hero turned bank robber shocked the sleepy town where the heist occurred, and became a worldwide sensation. People were aghast as the disgraced athlete told his incredible story. There was only one problem. It wasn’t the whole story. Not by a long shot. From USA Today & Wondery comes The Sneak. A show that digs into spectacular true crime stories from the world of sports. New episodes every Tuesday.

All episodes are available for free, with ad-free episodes available for Wondery+ subscribers. Season 3: The Disappearance of Mario Rossi - Set against the backdrop of NASCAR’s drug smuggling scandal in the early 1980’s, this season of The Sneak tells the story of the disappearance of one of the sport’s most brilliant engineers, a mystery that haunts racing to this day. The hosts will set out to finally answer the question: What really happened to Mario Rossi? Season 2: Murders at Whiskey Creek - We follow world champion surfer Jack Roland Murphy as he pulls off the biggest jewel heist in American history. Things turn deadly as he is implicated in two murders afterwards. Interviews with him and his accomplices expose even more murders, and an even darker story. Season 1: DB Tuber - News of the crime spread across the internet like wildfire. The story of a football hero turned bank robber shocked the sleepy town where the heist occurred, and became a worldwide sensation. People were aghast as the disgraced athlete told his incredible story. There was only one problem. It wasn’t the whole story. Not by a long shot. From USA Today & Wondery comes The Sneak. A show that digs into spectacular true crime stories from the world of sports. New episodes every Tuesday.

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United States

Description:

All episodes are available for free, with ad-free episodes available for Wondery+ subscribers. Season 3: The Disappearance of Mario Rossi - Set against the backdrop of NASCAR’s drug smuggling scandal in the early 1980’s, this season of The Sneak tells the story of the disappearance of one of the sport’s most brilliant engineers, a mystery that haunts racing to this day. The hosts will set out to finally answer the question: What really happened to Mario Rossi? Season 2: Murders at Whiskey Creek - We follow world champion surfer Jack Roland Murphy as he pulls off the biggest jewel heist in American history. Things turn deadly as he is implicated in two murders afterwards. Interviews with him and his accomplices expose even more murders, and an even darker story. Season 1: DB Tuber - News of the crime spread across the internet like wildfire. The story of a football hero turned bank robber shocked the sleepy town where the heist occurred, and became a worldwide sensation. People were aghast as the disgraced athlete told his incredible story. There was only one problem. It wasn’t the whole story. Not by a long shot. From USA Today & Wondery comes The Sneak. A show that digs into spectacular true crime stories from the world of sports. New episodes every Tuesday.

Twitter:

@forthewin

Language:

English

Contact:

202 754 0689


Episodes

Introducing - Badlands: Sportsland

10/1/2021
BADLANDS is a true-crime anthology podcast from Jake Brennan, creator and host of the award-winning music and true crime podcast DISGRACELAND. BADLANDS Season 2: Sportsland is all about the shocking rise and fall of sports legends. Listen each week for wild stories about Mike Tyson, Oscar Pistorius, Aaron Hernandez, Evel Knievel, Tonya Harding, Pete Rose, Sonny Liston, Spider Sabich, Ty Cobb, and, of course, O.J. Simpson. This episode preview dives into legendary boxer Mike Tyson. His...

Duration:00:06:38

Introducing: SUSPECT

8/31/2021
A big Halloween party at an apartment complex in Redmond, Washington. Themed rooms and costumed partygoers. But by the end of the party, one of the hosts is dead. The police look to the partiers as the prime suspects: was it the guy in the devil mask, the bank robber, the construction worker? As investigators comb through forensic evidence, witness testimony, DNA, and even consult with a psychic, they zero in on one suspect in particular. But for what reason? Host and reporter Matthew Shaer...

Duration:00:06:09

Final Resting | 8

5/20/2021
In the season finale, we find that Gary’s stories aren’t all adding up, and have one final, explosive phone call with the man who once called Mario Rossi a friend. Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/thesneak See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:37:12

Hot Shoe | 7

5/13/2021
Gary “Hot Shoe” Balough tells his side of the story, clarifies what he knows about the final day of Mario Rossi … and then gets mad. Really, really mad. Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/thesneak See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:31:59

George and Carlos | 6

5/6/2021
A surprising old friend comes back and provides a moment of clarity about Mario Rossi. Plus, it’s time to talk to the DEA. Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/thesneak See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:28:18

The Informant | 5

4/29/2021
An ex-FBI agent connects the crew with a confidential informant, who gives a wild tour of the seedy racing underworld of the 1980s, and gives a new understanding of how dangerous Mario’s associates were. Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/thesneak See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at...

Duration:00:29:17

A Couple of Very Hard Men | 4

4/22/2021
The Rossi family suspects that Mario’s disappearance may have something to do with Black Thursday, a drug smuggling scandal that rocked NASCAR just months before he was last seen Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/thesneak See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:25:56

Betty | 3

4/15/2021
The Rossi family received most of their information about Mario’s disappearance from a mysterious woman on the phone, Betty. Which begs the question: Who on earth is Betty? Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/thesneak See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:27:29

Spartanburg | 2

4/8/2021
The crew heads to Spartanburg, SC to meet the Rossi family. Yet the Rossi family is having second thoughts … and then a surprising conversation shows why their fears may be justified. Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/thesneak Support us by supporting our sponsors! NetSuite - Got to netsuite.com/sneak to schedule your FREE product tour today. Talkspace - Get $100...

Duration:00:38:02

The Disappearance | 1

4/8/2021
Just after New Year’s Day 1983, Bill Rossi was called to his family’s house in New Jersey. There, his loved ones gave him heartbreaking news: His father, Mario Rossi, had died in a plane crash. Yet from the start, the story wasn’t making sense. Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/thesneak Support us by supporting our sponsors! Talkspace - Get $100 off your first...

Duration:00:32:40

SNEAK PEEK: The first 5 minutes of Season 3, the Disappearance of Mario Rossi

3/23/2021
The Sneak: The Disappearance of Mario Rossi premieres on April 8. Find it wherever you listen to your podcasts. Listen to the entire season ad-free exclusively on Wondery+. Download the app today. A missing racing genius. A NASCAR drug smuggling scandal. A broken and haunted family. What happened to Mario Rossi? Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/thesneak See...

Duration:00:05:52

The Sneak Returns for Season 3: The Disappearance of Mario Rossi on April 8

3/18/2021
The Sneak: The Disappearance of Mario Rossi premieres on April 8. Find it wherever you listen to your podcasts. Listen to the entire season ad-free exclusively on Wondery+ app on March 25. A missing racing genius. A NASCAR drug smuggling scandal. A broken and haunted family. What happened to Mario Rossi? Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/thesneak See Privacy...

Duration:00:01:00

Introducing: The Apology Line

1/19/2021
If you could call a number and say you’re sorry, and no one would know…what would you apologize for? For fifteen years, you could call a number in Manhattan and do just that. This is the story of the line, and the man at the other end who became consumed by his own creation. He was known as “Mr. Apology.” As thousands of callers flooded the line, confessing to everything from shoplifting to infidelity, drug dealing to murder, Mr. Apology realized he couldn’t just listen. He had to do...

Duration:00:06:38

BONUS: Epilogue

10/7/2020
Exclusive interviews update you on the latest news about Jack Roland Murphy, and the truth of his life. Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/thesneak See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:16:07

Reckoning | 9

9/16/2020
We finally track down the family members of one of the Whiskey Creek murder victims, who agree to speak on the record for the first time in 52 years. And, we confront Jack Murphy in one final, explosive interview. Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/thesneak See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at...

Duration:00:39:50

Rusty and Cataño | 8

9/9/2020
Jack Murphy offers his explanation for how his story about Whiskey Creek changed ... but things aren’t adding up. Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/thesneak See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:32:37

A Man of God | 7

9/2/2020
Despite a double life sentence plus twenty years, Jack Murphy convinces the state parole board that he has changed his life and found God. Now out, we speak to several of his friends to ask the question: Is it real, or just his latest con? Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/thesneak See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at...

Duration:00:31:42

The Trial | 6

8/26/2020
More headlines as Murf the Surf is tried for murder, and tries to escape punishment by reason of insanity. We also get to know Salvatore “Sonny” Grech, the state’s star witness who made a run for it when it came time to testify. Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/thesneak See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at...

Duration:00:28:48

The Murders at Whiskey Creek | 5

8/19/2020
Murf the Surf offers his explanation for what happened at Whiskey Creek, where two young women were found bludgeoned, shot, and stabbed. And the last man they were seen with was Jack Murphy. Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/thesneak See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:27:46

A Visit to Crystal River | 4

8/12/2020
We visit Jack Murphy now, and get to know the man who is somehow out of prison, and preaching the gospel of his lord and savior, Jesus Christ. But a few actions suggest Murphy may not be quite the saved man he proclaims to be. Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/thesneak See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at...

Duration:00:28:41