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 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
SBR 03 Jan 2009
The Best of SBR - college football edition. We look back at past interviews with Dr. Myles Brand, the President of the NCAA and Michael Slive, the Commissioner of the SEC and former head of the BCS.
46 min
SBR 27 Dec 2008
SBR unveils its Top 10 Sports Business stories of 2008. Happy New Year!
46 min
SBR 20 Dec 2008
SBR counts down its Top 20 sports business stories of 2008. This week we count down stories 20 through 11. Tune in next week when we count down our Top 10 sports business stories of the year.
46 min
SBR 13 Dec 2008
SBR hands out its year end awards for the Best and Worst in sports business in 2008.
46 min
SBR 06 Dec 2008
Ted Leonsis, the owner of the NHL's Washington Capitals and the NBA's Washington Wizards joins us for an in-depth conversation. We also examine Forbes' latest list detailing NBA franchise values.
46 min
SBR 29 Nov 2008
Two remarkable stories on this Thanksgiving edition of SBR. We look back on our conversations with Superdad and Triathlete Dick Hoyt and Paralympian Josh George. The two share their amazing stories of courage and passion for competing.
45 min
SBR 22 Nov 2008
Paul Swangard from the Warsaw Sports Marketing Center joins us to discuss the allegations of insider trading against Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban as well as the University of Oregon's new basketball arena. Maury Brown from the jo...
46 min
SBR 15 Nov 2008
Don Garber, Commissioner of Major League Soccer, joins us to discuss the growth of his league and future expansion. The SBR staff also weighs in with the one event they'd most like to change in the world of sports.
46 min
SBR 08 Nov 2008
Gerald Myers, Athletic Director for the Texas Tech Red Raiders joins us to discuss his school's bid for a football national championship and the economics of this athletic department. We also discuss the likely impact President-elect Barack Obama will ...
46 min
SBR 01 Nov 2008
Final World Series TV numbers and a solution for generating interest in the Fall Classic in the future. We also look back on conversations with NBA Commissioner David Stern and Doug Ulman, Executive Director of the Lance Armstrong Foundation.
46 min