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 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
SBR 25 Oct 2008
Stuart Sternberg, prinicipal owner of the AL Champion Tampa Bay Rays, joins us to discuss his team's amazing turnaround from the worst team in MLB last season to their first appearance in the World Series this season. Ric Bucher, ESPN's NBA Insider, jo...
46 min
SBR 18 Oct 2008
Tim Keown from ESPN the Magazine joins us to discuss the possibility that construction for sports venues in the United States will come to a grinding halt because of the unwillingness of taxpayers to foot the bill for sports venues and also because of ...
46 min
SBR 11 Oct 2008
We discuss the incredible past three months of Dodgers outfielder Manny Ramirez as he approaches free agency with LA Times Dodgers Blue Notes blogger Andrew Kamenetzky. We also catch up with Paul Swangard, the Managing Director of the Warsaw Sports Ma...
46 min
SBR 04 Oct 2008
The Best of Sports Business Radio - Major League Baseball Playoff Edition. Featuring conversations with Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt, Tampa Bay Rays Senior VP Michael Kalt and DC Nationals President Stan Kasten. We also tell you how much Fo...
46 min
SBR 27 Sep 2008
Brandi Chastain, former U.S. Women's soccer star and hero of the 1999 World Cup joins us to discuss the continued growth of women's sports as well as her upcoming appearance in the 2008 ING NYC Marathon. We also discuss the closing of Yankee Stadium a...
46 min
SBR 20 Sep 2008
Karl Benson, WAC Commissioner joins us to discuss how his conference is doing more with less to compete with the likes of the SEC, Pac-10 and ACC. We also discuss the impact of Hurricane Ike on the sports world.
46 min
SBR 13 Sep 2008
Doug Ulman, President of the Lance Armstrong Foundation joins us to discuss how the 7-time Tour de France Champion's decision to return to competitive racing will effect the LAF and its efforts to fight cancer. Charles Robinson NFL reporter from Yahoo!...
46 min
SBR 06 Sep 2008
The Best of SBR featuring interviews with USC Trojans head football coach Pete Carroll, Indianapolis Colts President Bill Polian and Jeff Ma, the subject of the major motion picture "21"
46 min
SBR 30 Aug 2008
SBR recaps the Beijing Olympics with CNBC sports business reporter Darren Rovell. We also examine the Big Ten Network's new carriage deal along with the implementation of instant replay in Major League Baseball with Maury Brown of the
46 min
SBR 23 Aug 2008
Owen Rankin, Johnson and Johnson VP Corporate Equity and Olympic Sponsorship joins us from Beijng to discuss his company's multi-million dollar global sponsorship of the Beijing Summer Olympics. We learn from a major corporate decision maker why compan...
46 min
SBR 16 Aug 2008
Charles Robinson from joins us from Beijing to give us a bird's eye view of the Beijing Olympics. We also catch up with Paul Swangard from the Warsaw Sports Marketing Center to discuss the marketability of Olympic swimming hero Michael...
46 min