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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SBR 27 Jun 2009
We recap the NBA Draft and a busy week of trades in the NBA. We also examine the marketability of US Open champ Lucas Glover as well as discuss the resignation of MLBPA Executive Director Donald Fehr.
47 min
SBR 20 Jun 2009
On US Open weekend, we re-air past conversations with golf icon Jack Nicklaus as well as IMG VP of Golf and the agent for Tiger Woods, Mark Steinberg. We also recap the TV ratings for the NBA Finals and NHL Stanley Cup. Happy Father's Day weekend from ...
47 min
SBR 13 Jun 2009
We discuss the NBA Finals and NHL Stanley Cup TV ratings, the MLB Draft and the resignation of USC head basketball coach Tim Floyd on this week's edition of SBR
47 min
SBR 06 Jun 2009
Kevin Pritchard, the General Manager of the Portland Trail Blazers joins us to discuss his thoughts on building a championship team in Portland, he shares his insight on making a trade in the NBA and he discusses the development of former number one pi...
47 min
SBR 30 May 2009
Darren Rovell, CNBC Sports Business Reporter joins us to discuss the NBA Finals matchup between the Lakers and Magic and how companies such as Nike and Vitaminwater are scrambling to change their ad campaigns after anticipating a Kobe vs LeBron Finals ...
47 min
SBR 23 May 2009
Paul Swangard from the Warsaw Sports Marketing Center joins us to discuss the future of Michael Vick now that the former NFL star has been released from prison. We also examine the NFL Network's new deal with Comcast as well as MLB's decision to start ...
47 min
SBR 16 May 2009
We examine the legal mess between the NHL and the Phoenix Coyotes. We also look back at previous SBR conversations with Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis and superagent David Falk.
47 min
SBR 09 May 2009
SBR takes an in-depth look at the Manny Ramirez suspension and how it affects the business of the Dodgers and the image of MLB. We also recap Mine that Bird's big win at the Kentucky Derby as a 50-1 shot in our Sweet Success segment sponsored by Moose ...
47 min
SBR 02 May 2009
David Dunn, President/CEO of Athletes First joins us. Dunn is one of the most powerful agents in the NFL and reps the likes of new Jets QB Mark Sanchez, Bengals QB Carson Palmer and Packers QB Aaron Rodgers. Athletes First represented more first round ...
47 min
SBR 25 Apr 2009
Daryl Morey, Houston Rockets GM joins us to discuss assembling his NBA's team's roster on a tight budget. Charles Robinson from Yahoo! Sports stops by to help us break down the economics of the NFL Draft.
47 min
SBR 18 Apr 2009
Henry Abbott of's Truehoop stops by to help us hand out our season ending awards in the NBA and preview the NBA playoffs. Al Santasiere, Director of Publications for the New York Yankees joins us to discuss two books he has co-authored about t...
47 min
SBR 11 Apr 2009
SBR celebrates its 5th anniversary by looking back on two of our favorite conversations of the past 5 years. We re-air SBR host Brian Berger's conversations with golf icon Jack Nicklaus and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban. We also recap the TV rating...
47 min
SBR 04 Apr 2009
Greg Shaheen, NCAA Senior VP of Basketball and Business Strategies joins us to discuss this year's NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship. Shaheen oversees March Madness for the NCAA. We're also joined by Maury Brown of the as...
47 min
SBR 28 Mar 2009
Merritt Paulson, owner of the new Portland MLS franchise joins us to discuss what it means to be bringing soccer to the Rose City and why he's invested in Major League Soccer. Ric Bucher, ESPN's NBA Insider stops by to discuss which NBA teams will be m...
46 min
SBR 21 Mar 2009
David Falk, best known as the agent for Michael Jordan and the author of a new book called THE BALD TRUTH, joins us to discuss his efforts with Jordan, Coach K and his other clients as well as the current economic state of today's NBA. Jason Kint, VP a...
46 min
SBR 14 Mar 2009
We examine CBS' broadcast and online ad revenues for the upcoming NCAA Tournament. We also discuss the hip injury that has sidelined Alex Rodriguez and wonder why the injury seemingly came out of nowhere after his admission of steroid use and before th...
47 min
SBR 07 Mar 2009
The Best of Sports Business Radio. We revisit conversations with MLB Network President Tony Petitti and ESPN Investigative reporter and "Game of Shadows" co-author Mark Fainaru-Wada. We also look at the headlines of the week including the Los Angeles D...
46 min
SBR 28 Feb 2009
Cindy Davis, President of Nike Golf, joins us to discuss the return of Tiger Woods to the golf course as well as the company's overall business. Seth Davis, Sports Illustrated reporter and CBS Sports College Basketball analyst stops by to discuss his n...
44 min
SBR 21 Feb 2009
SBR host Brian Berger provides PR counsel and media training to Alex Rodriguez and his camp following A-Rod's press conference in Tampa this week. founder Maury Brown stops by to discuss the hottest baseball news as MLB Spring Trainin...
46 min
SBR 14 Feb 2009
Mark Fainaru-Wada, ESPN Investigative Reporter and co-author of the book "Game of Shadows" joins us to discuss the many layers of the Alex Rodriguez story after we learned this week that the Yankees superstar has used performance enhancing drugs. Paul ...
46 min
SBR 07 Feb 2009
Christine Brennan from USA Today joins us to discuss the future marketability of swimmer Michael Phelps after controversial photos emerge of the Olympian smoking pot. Marshall Glickman, CEO of G2 Strategic joins us to discuss his trip to Super Bowl XLI...
46 min
SBR 31 Jan 2009
Denny Gallati, Anheuser-Busch VP of Creative development joins us to discuss his company's strategies for the four minutes and thirty seconds worth of time they purchased during NBC's telecast of Super Bowl XLIII. AB is spending upwards of $27M on ads ...
46 min
SBR 24 Jan 2009
An inside look at the big business of Super Bowl XLIII in Tampa. We'll tell you everything from how much a 30-second spot on NBC will cost you to what kind of an economic impact the game will have on the host city of Tampa. We also examine the likely i...
46 min
SBR 17 Jan 2009
Tony Petitti, MLB Network President and CEO joins us to discuss the launch of the new network that debuted on January 1st. Paul Swangard, Managing Director of the Warsaw Sports Marketing Center checks in during his east coast trip to discuss how the ec...
46 min
SBR 10 Jan 2009
Tim Grover, training guru to NBA stars Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant and Dwyane Wade joins us to share some of his secrets and workout regimens that have helped his clients perform at an elite level as well as stay injury free. Jon Wertheim, Senior Writ...
48 min