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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.

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.
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Portland, OR

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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.

Twitter:

@sbradio

Language:

English


Episodes

Ken Shropshire - Co-Author, The Miseducation of the Student Athlete: How to Fix College Sports

10/18/2017
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Ken Shropshire (@KenShropshire), Co-Author of the book The Miseducation of the Student Athlete: How to Fix College Sports and also CEO of the Global Sport Institute and the adidas Distinguished Professor of Global Sport at Arizona State University, joins us to discuss his forthcoming book as well as the paradigm shift he believes needs to take place in college sports and why he believes that the best form of student-athlete compensation is thorough academic and career preparation.

Duration: 00:35:38


Rod Strickland on the Culture Surrounding NCAA and Youth Basketball

10/5/2017
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Rod Strickland (@Rod_Strickland), NYC prep legend, DePaul University standout, 17-year NBA vet and assistant college basketball coach shares his unique perspective on the culture surrounding NCAA and youth basketball and whether or not college basketball players should be paid. Strickland also discusses assisting his sons with navigating the youth hoops culture and being the godfather of NBA star Kyrie Irving.

Duration: 00:42:45


Brian Windhorst of ESPN on the current economic divide in the NBA

9/26/2017
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Brian Windhorst of ESPN joins us to discuss the current economic divide in the NBA based on team market size, revenue sharing and TV money. Windhorst also discusses the Oklahoma City Thunder's acquisition of Carmelo Anthony and how that may affect OKC's future payroll as well as the future of LeBron James, who becomes a free agent after the upcoming season.

Duration: 00:53:00


Houston Rebuilds After Hurricane Harvey

9/7/2017
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Joel Blank (@PackManJoel), talk-show host on ESPN 95.7FM in Houston and a former longtime executive with the Houston Rockets, joins us to give us an overview of how Houston and its sports teams are rebuilding following the devastation of Hurricane Harvey. Blank also discusses the Houston Rockets being sold for an NBA record $2.2B this week as well as the Houston Astros acquisition of pitcher Justin Verlander from the Detroit Tigers. Follow us on Twitter @SBRadio and on Instagram...

Duration: 00:47:37


Rafi Kohan, Author of the book "The Arena" & Dr. Phil Wagner of Sparta Science

8/28/2017
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Rafi Kohan (@Rafi_Kohan), Author of the new book "The Arena" & Dr. Phil Wagner (@DrPhilWagner) of Sparta Science are guests on this week's episode of Sports Business Radio.

Duration: 00:42:26


Kelly Swanson, President of Swanson Communications/Publicist for Floyd Mayweather

8/22/2017
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Kelly Swanson (@KellySwanson1) joins us to preview the Floyd Mayweather vs Connor McGregor fight, which is expected to be the highest grossing fight of all time. Swanson discusses overseeing the press operations for the mega-fight, which will include credentialing 1,000 media members from across the world and has already included a 4-city, 3-country pre-fight press tour that drew 40,000 people and 800 media members. Swanson also discusses her loyalty to Mayweather, whom she has worked with...

Duration: 00:27:04


Inside the Cavs Dysfunction

7/31/2017
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Sports Business Radio host Brian Berger lends his unique insight inside of the Cavs dysfunction. Sam Finn, co-founder of ergonofis (@ergonofis), discusses his company & the transformation from athlete to businessperson post athletic career. Kaig Lightner also joins the show to discuss his inspirational story, the importance of being inclusive & providing athletic opportunities for youth who can't afford to play on elite teams. Get a desk for your office that will change your life - go to...

Duration: 00:49:13


Laura Froelich, Head of Sports Partnerships, Twitter

7/19/2017
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Laura Froelich (@LauraFroFro), Head of Sports Partnerships at Twitter joins us to discuss the growth of the social media platform including #GoLive, which focuses on live streaming around sports. Froelich also discusses Periscope, fan engagement, sports partnerships and the upcoming Sports PR Summit Social Media Workshop, which will be hosted by Twitter at their headquarters on July 26 in San Francisco.

Duration: 00:37:18


Tom Rinaldi - ESPN reporter, Master Storyteller

6/26/2017
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Tom Rinaldi, 12-time Emmy-award winning reporter for ESPN joins Brian Berger to discuss the art of storytelling, building trust with interview subjects, developing the right questions and angles, interviewing people in crisis, the current state of the mainstream media & why he is not on social media. Follow us on Twitter @SBRadio and on Instagram @sportsbusinessradio.

Duration: 01:06:20


Jordan Harbinger, Host, The Art of Charm podcast

6/13/2017
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Jordan Harbinger, Host of the top-rated Art of Charm (@TheArtofCharm) podcast and a social dynamics expert and entrepreneur joins Brian Berger on Sports Business Radio to discuss the growth of the podcasting industry, the recipe for a successful podcast, how to monetize your podcast and how the Art of Charm has blossomed in to a business that grosses eight figures per year for Jordan and his team. The Art of Charm podcast interviews and studies successful people — from all walks of life —...

Duration: 00:52:43


David Fizdale, Memphis Grizzlies Head Coach

6/1/2017
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Memphis Grizzlies Head Coach David Fizdale joins Brian Berger on Sports Business Radio for an in-depth conversation about growing up bi-racial in South Central Los Angeles, his path to becoming an NBA Head Coach, communicating with today’s NBA player, athletes and celebs taking a stand on social and political issues, getting involved with the Memphis community and his biggest lessons learned during his rookie season as an NBA Head Coach. Follow us on Twitter @SBRadio

Duration: 01:04:45


Tracking the conversation around your brand on Social Media & engaging with your audience

5/15/2017
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James Li fo Meltwater (@Meltwatwer) and Josh Decker of Tagboard (@Tagboard) join us to give us unique insights on the importance of tracking the social media conversations around your brand and engaging with your audience on social media. Follow us on Twitter @SBRadio and on Instagram @SportsBusinessRadio

Duration: 00:40:59


Randy Foye - NBA vet & host of Outside Shot podcast

5/2/2017
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Randy Foye (@RandyFoye), an 11-year NBA vet and host of the new Outside Shot podcast joins Brian Berger for an in-depth conversation about his overcoming adversity in his life, playing in the NBA for 11 + years and hosting - Outside Shot, a podcast exploring the journeys of underdogs.

Duration: 00:46:35


Sports Business Radio Headlines & Crisis PR analysis

4/25/2017
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In this mini-episode of Sports Business Radio, we discuss Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s retirement, Tiger Woods' future after back surgery, the future of Warriors head coach Steve Kerr, the NBA Playoffs and Adrian Peterson's signing with the New Orleans Saints. Crisis PR expert and SBR host Brian Berger also analyzes how United Airlines handled their recent crisis. Follow us on Twitter @SBRadio and on Instagram @SportsBusinessRadio

Duration: 00:37:26


Gary Hoenig, Editorial Director for The Players’ Tribune

4/21/2017
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Gary Hoenig, Editorial Director for The Players’ Tribune joins us to discuss the growth of the digital platform co-founded by former New York Yankees great Derek Jeter that allows athletes to tell first-person stories. Hoeing, who previously led ESPN Publishing for nearly 20 years, discusses the elements of telling a successful story, how to engage an audience on social media and how to monetize digital media. Hoenig also discusses the upcoming Sports PR Summit, hosted by The Players’...

Duration: 00:46:49


Inside the Raiders Relocation & Conversation with Boingo SVP Doug Lodder

3/30/2017
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We examine the Raiders pending relocation to Las Vegas and what the move means for Oakland, Las Vegas and the NFL. We also discuss NCAA March Madness as well as the state of North Carolina repealing its "bathroom bill" and how that could impact sporting events coming to the state in the future. Boingo (@Boingo) SVP Doug Lodder joins us on the show to discuss the importance of connectivity for sports venues & new technologies on the horizon.

Duration: 00:49:56


Sports Tech on Sports Business Radio

3/13/2017
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Luca Serra, Director of Sponsorship & Media at Soldier Field joins us to discuss the historic U.S. venue and the work Solider Field has done with Boingo to modernize the venue and make it one of the best wireless experiences in sports. PlaySight’s CEO Chen Shachar joins us from Israel to discuss his company's unique technology and being named to Fast Company's "Most Innovative Sports Companies" list. Follow us on Twitter @SBRadio.

Duration: 00:54:56


JoAn Scott - NCAA Managing Director of Men's Basketball Championships

3/6/2017
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JoAn Scott (@JLS4), who oversees March Madness for the NCAA joins us to preview this year's edition of the tournament, discuss changes, the growth of watching the tournament on TV and digital platforms, the tournament's first Final Four in the west (Phoenix) since 1995 and how she has advanced her career as a woman working in sports.

Duration: 00:33:14


Ric Bucher, NBA Insider with Bleacher Report & SiriusXM Radio Talks NBA on Sports Business Radio

2/21/2017
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Ric Bucher (@RicBucher) joins Brian Berger to discuss the #NBAAllStarGame and the upcoming #NBATradeDeadline as well as the recent trade that sent DeMarcus Cousins to the New Orleans Pelicans. The two also discuss the current state of the NBA post new-CBA. Follow us on Twitter @SBRadio

Duration: 00:55:09


Super Bowl LI Recap

2/8/2017
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We break down the historic numbers around the New England Patriots victory over the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI - from the best ads to the economic impact for Houston to the TV ratings. We even give you a scoop you likely haven't heard about Lady Gaga's halftime show.

Duration: 00:48:53

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