Sports Business Radio Podcast

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 & athletes. Follow us on: Instagram | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube

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Jay Williams (@RealJayWilliams) - ESPN analyst ...
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Super Bowl LIV Mega-Pod with Peter O'Reilly, Ed...
76 min
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MLB Sign Stealing Scandal + David Stern Memoria...
55 min
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Tom Garfinkel - President, Miami Dolphins & Har...
47 min
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Reflecting on the Life & Legacy of NBA Commissi...
68 min
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Top 10 Sports Business Stories of 2019
82 min
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Maryann Turcke, NFL COO at the Sports Business ...
61 min
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Brian Grant (@BrianGrantOrg) - Founder, Brian G...
45 min
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Maria Taylor (@MariaTaylor) - ESPN studio host ...
39 min
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Nick Sakiewicz - National Lacrosse League Commi...
50 min
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Andrew Hawkins (@Hawk), former NFL WR/Podcaster...
73 min
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Jeff Kearney - Global Head of Sports Marketing,...
50 min
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CJ McCollum (@CJMcCollum) - Portland Trail Blaz...
36 min
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Mike Finley (@MikeFinley) - CEO of Boingo (@Boi...
64 min
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Mike McGoohan, Biofreeze (@Biofreeze) CMO
25 min
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Meghan Klingenberg (@MeghanKling) - U.S. Women'...
55 min
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Michael Lombardi (@MLombardiNFL), 3-time Super ...
46 min
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Dennis Page - CEO, SLAM Media Inc.
39 min
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Antonio Brown Highjacking the NFL narrative, th...
50 min
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George Steinbrenner IV (@GSteinbrennerIV), Co-O...
51 min
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Doug Baldwin Jr. (@DougBaldwinJr) - Super Bowl ...
62 min
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Dr. W. Chris Winter (@SportSleepDoc) - Sleep sp...
53 min
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Matthias Metternich, CEO ART OF SPORT & Jay Sha...
62 min
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Rick Welts (@RickWelts), President & COO, Golde...
40 min
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Tim Howard (@TimHowardGK) - USMNT & Colorado Ra...
39 min
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Damian Lillard (@Dame_Lillard), Portland Trail ...
35 min
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Women's World Cup + NBA Free Agency Recap
53 min
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NBA stars Andre Iguodala, Victor Oladipo & Jayl...
58 min
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Latest NBA Free Agency Intel + Kevin Atlas inte...
80 min
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Rudy Cline-Thomas - Founder of the VC firm Mast...
55 min
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Alex Honnold (@AlexHonnold), Pro Rock Climber a...
48 min
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KD's Future, NBA Finals, NBA Supermax & NHL Sta...
62 min
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Mark Miles, IndyCar CEO
47 min
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Paige Spiranac (@PaigeSpiranac), Golfer/Brand A...
Paige Spiranac (@PaigeSpiranac on Twitter & @ _paige.renee on Instagram), joins us to discuss golf, her golf trick shots, her ascent as an influencer and top brand ambassador, how she navigates the world of social media, her role as a spokesperson for ...
53 min
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Alex Williamson, Bumble, Chief Brand Officer
Alex Williamson, Chief Brand Officer for Bumble (@Bumble) joins us to discuss the women-first social networking app, with over 55 million users, that connects people across dating, friendship and professional networking. Bumble has partnerships with th...
32 min
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NBA & NHL Playoffs/NFL Draft Recap Edition of S...
We dive into the NBA and NHL Playoffs TV ratings as well as tell you what the local TV ratings were for NBA and NHL teams for the 2018-19 season on this week's edition of Sports Business Radio. Which teams saw the biggest increase and decrease in TV ra...
40 min
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Jeff Levick, CEO - The Players' Tribune
Jeff Levick (@JeffLevick), CEO of The Players' Tribune (@PlayersTribune) joins us for an in-depth conversation to discuss Derek Jeter's digital publishing company. From The Players' Tribune's various content platforms, to their distribution and monetiz...
51 min
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Inside the Business of Tiger Woods' win at The ...
Sports Illustrated golf writer Daniel Rapaport (@Daniel_Rapaport) joins us to discuss Tiger Woods' historic and emotional win at The Masters - Woods' 5th green jacket and his 15th major. From the record-setting TV ratings for CBS to the sponsors tha...
44 min
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Celebrating 15 Years of Sports Business Radio -...
BONUS podcast to celebrate 15 years of Sports Business Radio. Our show launched on April 11, 2004.  During this podcast, Sports Business Radio host Brian Berger and Executive Producer Bryan Griggs reflect on the 15 year history of the show. We al...
38 min
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Brian Windhorst, ESPN NBA Insider and Author of...
Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN) joins us to discuss his new book LeBron Inc., which takes a look at the inner workings of the business empire that LeBron James and his team have built. Windhorst discusses how James has scored big with equity deals ins...
57 min
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Jeanie Buss - Los Angeles Lakers owner at the S...
The Sports Business Radio Road Show presented by Boingo with Los Angeles Lakers owner Jeanie Buss (@JeanieBuss). The wide-ranging conversation took place on the campus of Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles before a studio audience of students a...
76 min
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Blake Lawrence, Co-Founder & CEO - Opendorse
Blake Lawrence (@Blake_Lawrence), Co-Founder & CEO of Opendorse (@opendorse) joins us on this week's edition of Sports Business Radio. Lawrence, a former football player at the University of Nebraska, launched Opendorse in 2012\. Since then, Opendorse ...
51 min
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JoAn Scott, Managing Director of the NCAA Men’s...
Step inside March Madness with JoAn Scott - Managing Director of the Men’s Basketball Championships for the NCAA joins us to take us behind the scenes for this year's NCAA Tournament. Scott discusses how she oversees the operations for one of America's...
54 min
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Kara Lynn Joyce (@KaraLynnJoyce) - Olympian & F...
Kara Lynn Joyce (@KaraLynnJoyce), 4-time Olympic medalist & 3-time Olympic swimmer, 18-time NCAA champion and Founder & CEO of the LEAD Sports Summit (@leadsportssummit) joins us to discuss her annual event that connects young female athletes with acco...
25 min
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Kevin Lavelle (@KevinSLavelle) - Founder & CEO ...
Kevin Lavelle (@KevinSLavelle), Founder & CEO of men's dress shirt company Mizzen and Main (@MizzenandMain) joins us to discuss how the company is cleverly parlaying relationships with high profile athletes like Phil Mickelson and JJ Watt into increase...
53 min
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Jeff Attinella (@Jeff_Attinella1) - Portland Ti...
Jeff Attinella (@Jeff_Attinella1) - Goalkeeper for @MLS Western Conference Champion Portland Timbers (@TimbersFC) joins us to discuss the mindset of a goalkeeper, the Timbers' magical run to the MLS Cup last season, the state of Major League Soccer and...
44 min
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Why NOW is the time for James Dolan to Sell the...
Sports Business Radio host Brian Berger and Executive Producer Bryan Griggs discuss a variety of topics including why NOW is the time for James Dolan to sell the New York Knicks. Berger and Griggs also recap the 2019 NBA All-Star weekend and the Dayton...
45 min
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NASCAR star Kevin Harvick (@KevinHarvick) Dayto...
NASCAR star Kevin Harvick (@KevinHarvick) - 2007 Daytona 500 winner & 2014 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Champion joins us to discuss this Sunday's Daytona 500 as well as his diverse business interests, which include an athlete management company, r...
31 min
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The Current State of the NBA with Ric Bucher (@...
Sports Business Radio Host Brian Berger (former Portland Trail Blazers executive) and longtime NBA Insider Ric Bucher (@RicBucher) combine their deep network of NBA contacts and vast knowledge of the league to do the deep dive into the current landscap...
62 min
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Super Bowl LIII Primer
Sports Business Radio Host Brian Berger and Executive Producer Bryan Griggs preview all aspects of Super Bowl LIII between the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. From sports gambling (overall money wager...
65 min
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Peter O’Reilly (@ploreilly) - NFL SVP of Events...
Peter O’Reilly (@ploreilly) - Senior Vice President of Events and Club Business Development for the NFL takes us behind the scenes for the planning and production for Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta, including the game itself, the Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime ...
38 min
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Lauri Markkanen (@MarkkanenLauri) - Chicago Bul...
Lauri Markkanen (@MarkkanenLauri), Chicago Bulls power forward and one of the bright young stars in the NBA, joins us to discuss his NBA career thus far, growing up in his native Finland, his love for Hockey and his partnership with Neste (@NesteGlobal...
32 min
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Pete McPartland - Chairman, President & CEO of ...
Pete McPartland, Chairman, President & CEO of Sentry, the Title Sponsor of the Sentry Tournament of Champions PGA TOUR event at Kapalua Golf Course in Maui joins Brian Berger to discuss why his company made the decision to enter into a 5-year sponsorsh...
45 min
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Sports Business Radio's Top 10 Sports Business ...
Sports Business Radio host Brian Berger and Executive Producer Bryan Griggs count down Sports Business Radio's Top 10 Sports Business stories of 2018. They also reflect on some of their favorite interviews on Sports Business Radio in 2018 and they p...
61 min
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Oliver Luck, XFL Commissioner at Sports Busines...
Oliver Luck (@OliverLuckXFL), Commissioner of the XFL (@XFL2020) sits down with Brian Berger at the Sports Business Radio Road Show presented by Boingo (@Boingo) at The Players' Tribune in New York City in front of a studio audience of students from Mo...
70 min
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Matt Higgins (@MHiggins) - Shark on ABC's "Shar...
Matt Higgins (@MHiggins) - CEO and Co-Founder of RSE Ventures, Vice Chairman of the Miami Dolphins and a Shark on ABC's hit TV show "Shark Tank". Higgins takes us behind the scenes and into the "Shark Tank". He shares whether he's investing his own ...
41 min
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TJ Adeshola (@TJay) - Head of US Sports Partner...
TJ Adeshola (@TJay) - Head of U.S. Sports Partnerships @Twitter joins us to discuss the growth of the social media platform and his role negotiating partnerships with U.S sports league, athletes and properties. TJ discusses the factors Twitter takes in...
47 min
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Thanksgiving Edition of Sports Business Radio
Karen Osborn (@KarenOsborn22), Founder of the non-profit organization Kusewera (@Kusewera) joins us for a special Thanksgiving edition of Sports Business Radio. Kusewera’s mission is to empower and educate children in Malawi, Africa through active and ...
25 min
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The Problems that MLB is Facing Going Forward
Sports Business Radio Host Brian Berger and Executive Producer Bryan Griggs discuss the Sports Business Radio podcast winning a Cynopsis Media Award for Best Podcast at the recent Cynopsis Media Awards in New York City. Berger outlines the problems ...
49 min
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Jordi Bertomeu - President, Chairman and CEO of...
Jordi Bertomeu - President, Chairman and CEO of Euroleague Basketball (@Euroleague) joins us for a wide-ranging conversation on the growth of the league, the league's partnership with IMG, having NBA legend Tony Parker on board as an owner of their clu...
21 min
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Erik Spoelstra - Miami Heat Head Coach
Erik Spoelstra, Miami Heat Head Coach joins Brian Berger for a candid, wide-ranging conversation. Spoelstra discusses being a new father, coping with the stresses that come with being an NBA coach, dealing with the 24/7 news cycle, the responsibility h...
41 min
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Tom Garfinkel - President, Miami Dolphins at Sp...
The Sports Business Radio Road Show presented by Boingo features an in-depth conversation with Miami Dolphins and Hard Rock Stadium President and CEO Tom Garfinkel (@TomGarfinkel) live before a studio audience from Hard Rock Stadium in Miami. Berger an...
68 min
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Paul Allen (late owner of Portland Trail Blazer...
We look back on the life and legacy of the late Paul Allen (@PaulGAllen), billionaire owner of the Portland Trail Blazers and Seattle Seahawks who died this week at age 65. Paul Allen joined Sports Business Radio for a rare interview and we bring that...
67 min
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Ian O'Connor (@Ian_OConnor) - Author of the Boo...
Ian O'Connor (@Ian_OConnor), Author of the new book "Belichick" joins us to discuss his book, that takes a comprehensive look at one of the most polarizing and successful head coaches in U.S. sports history. O'Connor spoke with over 350 people to compi...
40 min
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Rick Mirer (@RickMirer) - Owner, Mirror Wine Co...
Rick Mirer (@RickMirer) - Owner of Mirror Wine Company in Napa Valley (@MirrorWine) and former NFL and Notre Dame QB joins us to discuss his football career at Notre Dame and the NFL, his successful wine company, his transition from being an athlete to...
45 min
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C.J. O'Donnell (@CJAODonnell), IndyCar Series -...
C.J. O'Donnell (@CJAODonnell), IndyCar Series, Chief Marketing Officer joins us to discuss IndyCar Series racing. A great look inside the business of IndyCar racing. IndyCar recently signed a deal with NBC/NBCSN as the series' exclusive broadcast partn...
39 min
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Jill McBride Baxter - Sports Agent representing...
Jill McBride Baxter (@J_McBrideBaxter), sports agent to coaches, athletes and media, joins us to discuss the overall landscape of the sports agent industry & what skills are needed to be a successful sports agent; her dealings with her coach and athlet...
60 min
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9/11 anniversary, Start to NFL Season, Berger's...
Brian Berger and Sports Business Radio Executive Producer Bryan Griggs discuss the 17th anniversary of 9/11, the start of the NFL regular season and the contenders and pretenders, the Khalil Mack trade from the Oakland Raiders to the Chicago Bears, Ser...
46 min
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Kerri Walsh Jennings (@KerriLeeWalsh) - Olympic...
Kerri Walsh Jennings (@KerriLeeWalsh), 5-time Olympic Volleyball star, 3-time gold medalist, 1-time bronze medalist and Founder of the new p1440 event series joins us on Sports Business Radio. Kerri discusses p1440 (@platform1440) and how the new ev...
30 min
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Rudy Cline-Thomas, Mastry Inc., Andre Iguodala ...
Rudy Cline-Thomas, business partner of Golden State Warriors star Andre Iguodala and one of the Founding Partners of the Bloomberg Players' Tech Summit, joins Brian Berger to discuss #investing, #startups, #sportstech, #SiliconValley, his partnership w...
41 min
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Bloomberg Players' Tech Summit Recap
Sports Business Radio host Brian Berger recaps his experience after attending the exclusive Players' Tech Summit at Bloomberg in San Francisco. Athletes who attended the event included Kevin Durant, Andre Iguodala, Jaylen Brown, Kerri Walsh Jennings, J...
44 min
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Stacy Lewis, LPGA Golfer & Former Player of the...
Stacy Lewis (@Stacy_Lewis), LPGA Golfer and former LPGA Player of the Year discusses golf, women's sports, her sponsor KPMG's groundbreaking decision to pay her during her current maternity leave and donating her prize money from winning last year's Ca...
32 min
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Declan Bolger (@DecBolger), SVP & CMO of Kroenk...
Declan Bolger (@DecBolger), SVP & CMO of Kroenke Sports & Entertainment joins us to discuss his role overseeing the sports marketing for the Denver Nuggets (NBA), Colorado Avalanche (NHL), Colorado Rapids (MLS), Colorado Mammoth (NLL), Pepsi Center and...
37 min
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Athlete Interviews from the Nickelodeon Kids Ch...
Sophia Berger interviews Olympian Lindsey Vonn, New York Knicks Rookie Kevin Knox and MMA star Rose Namajunas on the Orange Carpet at the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Sports Awards in Los Angeles.  We also recap the British Open with Tiger Woods' big impac...
42 min
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Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN), ESPN NBA Repo...
Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN), ESPN NBA reporter, joins us to discuss LeBron James' move to the Los Angeles Lakers, whether or not this is the last season the current NBA champion Golden State Warriors team will stay intact and how an "integrity fee...
45 min
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Andre Iguodala (@Andre) - Golden State Warriors...
Andre Iguodala (@Andre), Golden State Warriors 3-Time NBA Champion & NBA Finals MVP and also a partner in the venture capital firm F9 Strategies, joins Brian Berger for a wide-ranging conversation. Iguodala discusses his investment strategies and what ...
47 min
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Ralph Greene, Former Nike Football & Basketball...
Ralph Greene, who spent 21 years at Nike overseeing sports marketing, discusses working on deals for the company with Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Dirk Nowitzki and Michael Vick. Greene also discusses how endorsement deals fo...
53 min
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Mike Nakajima - Former Nike Director of Tennis ...
Mike Nakajima (@mnakaj), former Nike Director of Tennis, discusses his work over 30 years with tennis icons John McEnroe, Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras, Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. Nakajima shares never before heard s...
51 min
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Wayne Sieve - EVP, Thuuz
Wayne Sieve, EVP for Thuuz (@Thuuz) joins us to discuss the digital media space and how how his company has partnered with Fox Sports and IBM to create the Fox Sports FIFA World Cup Highlight Machine, which utilizes AI to customize highlights of your f...
52 min
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Michael Vick (@MichaelVick), Former NFL QB, Cur...
Former @NFL QB Michael Vick (@MichaelVick) discusses his career, 554 nights in prison, his work as a TV analyst for Fox Sports & making the most of his 2nd chance. He’s candid, reflective & insightful in a wide-ranging conversation with Brian Berger. ...
49 min
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Peter Murray - CEO Professional Fighters League...
Peter Murray, CEO of the Professional Fighters League (@ProFightLeague ), joins us to discuss the launch of the new league on June 7 on NBCSN & Facebook Watch. Murray is a former senior executive with the NFL and Under Armour. The Professional Fighter...
42 min
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Sports Business Radio in NYC at Sports PR Summi...
Sports Business Radio brings you conversations from the Blinder VIP Green Room at the 2018 Sports PR Summit (@SportsPRSummit) in New York City. This week's show also features an in-depth conversation from the NYC MKTG offices with Athletes First Partne...
75 min
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Luc Robitaille - President, Los Angeles Kings (...
Luc Robitaille, President of the Los Angeles Kings (@LAKings) of the NHL, joins us to discuss his franchise, the NHL playoffs, his 19-year playing career (highest scoring left wing in NHL history) and a big announcement of a joint venture between AEG, ...
46 min
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Jaymee Messler (@Jmessler), President & Co-Foun...
Jaymee Messler (@Jmessler), President & Co-Founder of The Players' Tribune (@PlayersTribune) joins us to discuss the explosive growth of the new media company she co-founded with former New York Yankees great Derek Jeter. Messler also tells us what the...
52 min
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Ric Bucher - SiriusXM Radio & Bleacher Report
Ric Bucher (@RicBucher), longtime NBA Insider with SiriusXM Radio and Bleacher Report, joins us to discuss NBA topics including the fractured relationship between the San Antonio Spurs and their superstar player Kawhi Leonard, the future of the Oklahom...
57 min
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Tina Thompson (@IAmTinaThompson), WNBA Legend, ...
Tina Thompson (@IAmTinaThompson), who played 17 years in the WNBA and won 4 WNBA titles with the Houston Comets, joins Brian Berger to discuss her remarkable career, her upcoming Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame induction, equal pay for women, her curr...
59 min
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Mark Bartelstein - CEO - Priority Sports
Mark Bartelstein, Founder & CEO of Priority Sports (@PrioritySports) joins us to discuss his work with clients that range from NBA stars Gordon Hayward and Bradley Beal to NFL star Kirk Cousins (who just signed a landmark fully guaranteed FA deal with ...
55 min
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Nick Cicero (@NickCicero), Founder & CEO, Delmondo
Nick Cicero (@NickCicero), Founder & CEO of Delmondo (@Delmondo) joins us to discuss how his company is assisting clients like NASCAR & the Miami Dolphins with providing analytics around their social media and ultimately helping their clients monetize ...
59 min
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Bonnie Bernstein (@BonnieBernstein), Longtime S...
Bonnie Bernstein (@BonnieBernstein), longtime sportscaster & journalist who has worked for ESPN/ABC, CBS and Campus Insiders and is also the Founder of Walk Swiftly Productions, joins Brian Berger to discuss her career, being a trailblazer for women sp...
63 min
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Jon Wertheim, Sports Illustrated Executive Edit...
Jon Wertheim (@Jon_Wertheim), Sports Illustrated Executive Editor and 60 Minutes Reporter joins Brian Berger on Sports Business Radio to discuss his latest investigative piece for Sports Illustrated -"Inside the Corrosive Workplace Culture of the Dalla...
45 min
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Nick Sakiewicz (@NLLCommish) Commissioner Natio...
Nick Sakiewicz (@NLLCommish), Commissioner of the National Lacrosse League joins Brian Berger to discuss the NLL's growth including franchise values, player salaries, influx of influential team owners, focus on digital media to reach the league's targe...
46 min
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Super Bowl LII Recap
Sports Business Radio host Brian Berger and Executive Producer Bryan Griggs recap Super Bowl LII. We discuss the game itself, our top Super Bowl commercials, the Pepsi halftime show with Justin Timberlake, the big winners and losers in Las Vegas and th...
39 min
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Justin Forsett (@JForsett), NFL Pro Bowl RB, Co...
Justin Forsett (@JForsett), NFL Pro Bowl RB with the Baltimore Ravens and several other teams over a 9-year NFL career joins us to discuss the company he co-founded, Shower Pill (@ShowerPill), and his big pitch on ABC's Shark Tank. Forsett discusses th...
35 min
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Peter O'Reilly (@Ploreilly) - NFL Senior Vice P...
Peter O'Reilly (@Ploreilly), Senior Vice President of Events for the NFL joins us to discuss the planning and logistics around the Super Bowl. O'Reilly is responsible for the execution of all NFL events run by the league office, including the Super Bow...
36 min
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Jeremy Darlow (@JeremyDarlow), Author of "Athle...
Jeremy Darlow (@JeremyDarlow), Author of the book "Athletes Are Brands Too" (follow-up book to "Brands Win Championships") and former Director of Marketing for adidas football and baseball, joins Brian Berger to discuss his new book. Darlow discusses h...
49 min
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Rich Kleiman (@RichKleiman) Co-founder and Part...
Rich Kleiman (@RichKleiman) Co-founder and Partner in The Durant Company and Thirty Five Media joins Brian Berger to discuss the business of NBA superstar Kevin Durant. Kleiman also discusses his personal career path, helping to launch Roc Nation Sport...
41 min
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Sports Business Radio Top 10 Sports Business St...
Sports Business Radio counts down the Top 10 Sports Business stories of 2017. Happy Holidays from the team at Sports Business Radio.
81 min
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Sports Business Radio Road Show presented by Bo...
Sports Business Radio Road Show presented by Boingo with NCAA President Mark Emmert recorded on 12/7/17 at The Players' Tribune in New York City. The interview was conducted in front of a studio audience comprised of VIP's and students from Columbia Un...
89 min
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Sports Business Radio Road Show presented by Bo...
Sports Business Radio Road Show presented by Boingo with NCAA President Mark Emmert at The Players' Tribune in NYC on 12/7/17. The show was conducted in front of a studio audience made up of VIP's and students from Columbia University, Marist Universit...
89 min
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Roger Goodell vs Jerry Jones - ESPN Sr. Writer ...
Don Van Natta Jr. (@DVNJr), Sr. Writer for ESPN, joins Brian Berger to discuss the battle between NFL Commissioner and Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones & how the battle could impact how the league & its owners operate moving forward & if Goodell will h...
44 min