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Pedro Martínez on Home Run Chases, Doing TV, Mets Joy, and Red Sox Sadness

The Hall of Famer talks all things baseball and his post-playing media career

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Gabe Debenedetti on ‘The Long Alliance’ 

Plus, reacting to Amazon’s new ‘Thursday Night Football’ broadcast

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ESPN’s Dan Orlovsky on Calling Games, Watching Tape, and Being a Sports Dad

Dan joins Bryan to discuss his transition from quarterback to analyst, his approach to breaking down plays for viewers, as well as his opinion on youth sports as a father of four

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Five Ways to Cover the Death of Queen Elizabeth II

Bryan and David look back at the week of media coverage in reaction to the passing of Queen Elizabeth II

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Fox’s Kevin Burkhardt on Calling Games, Selling Cars, and Learning Via ‘Tecmo Bowl’

Kevin also details his hiatus from broadcasting and the transition back into announcing

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The Twitter Edit Button, Chuck Todd, and The Athletic’s Jourdan Rodrigue

Bryan and David discuss NBC’s ‘Meet the Press’ ratings and the recent Rams-Bengals brawl

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The Washington Post’s Sally Jenkins on Column Writing, Her Dad, and Serena Williams

Sally also reflects on winning the Dan Jenkins Medal for Excellence in Sportswriting lifetime achievement award

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Is the Streaming Era Heaven or Hell for Sports Fans?

Bryan and David discuss Amazon’s first Thursday NFL broadcast

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John Jastremski on WFAN, Working the Overnight Shift, and Radio vs. Podcasting

The Ringer’s John Jastremski joins Bryan to talk about working the overnight shift at WFAN, discuss the dynamic of covering all New York teams, and touch on the differences between radio and podcasting

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Brian Stelter Leaves CNN, Plus Would You Pay $8 Billion for Big Ten Football?

Bryan and David react to CNN’s canceling of Stelter’s show and discuss how reporters should handle political coverage in today’s media

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Cris Collinsworth on New Partners, a Bengals Super Bowl, John Madden’s Legacy, and the Fate of the Collinsworth Slide

The longtime broadcaster breaks down his three-decade career

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Trump Is Back in the News Cycle, How to Talk to an Embattled Quarterback, and the Return of Harry Caray

Plus, the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week and David Shoemaker guesses the Strained-Pun Headline

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NBC’s Rebecca Lowe on the Premier League, Breaking Into TV, and Talking Soccer With Americans

Bryan is joined by NBC presenter Rebecca Lowe to discuss her star in television at the BBC, obstacles she experienced as a woman, and more

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Axios’s Big Sale, Rachel Maddow’s Future, and Brian Phillips’s New ‘22 Goals’ Podcast

Bryan and David are joined by The Ringer’s Brian Phillips to discuss his upcoming podcast ‘22 Goals’ surrounding the men’s World Cup

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Remembering Vin Scully With Jason Gay

The Wall Street Journal’s Jason Gay joins Bryan to remember the life and career of Vin Scully, the beloved Dodgers broadcaster who died this week

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Rece Davis on His Long Career at ESPN and the Changing Landscape of College Football

Bryan is joined by the ‘College GameDay’ host to talk about his decades-long career at ESPN

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ESPN’s Laura Rutledge on College Football, Covering Recruiting, and ‘NFL Live’

The sports reporter reflects on her career

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Charles Barkley to LIV Golf? Plus, a Face-off at the L.A. Times

Bryan and David discuss the news that the ‘Inside the NBA’ host could be leaving TNT

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Boomer Esiason on Callers, Cohosts, and 15 Years at WFAN

Bryan is joined by CBS Sports radio host Boomer Esiason to discuss his transition from NFL quarterback to broadcast and radio host

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Listener Mail on the NFL Sunday Ticket, Trump 2024, and Movie Newscasts

Plus, the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week and David Shoemaker Guesses the Strained-Pun Headline

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ESPN’s Paul Finebaum on College Football Chaos, His Callers, and Three Decades of Sports Radio

The veteran sports personality talks conference realignment and his prolific career

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What Is TV Doing to College Football?

Plus, the new rule of celebrity profiles

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NBA “New” Media, Beat Writers’ Fandom, and Steph Curry Sounds Off

Plus, reacting to Brian Windhorst’s viral moment

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ESPN’s Pablo Torre on Podcasting, the Process, and ‘High Noon’

Plus, Pablo discusses starting at Sports Illustrated, fact-checking and covering basketball star Jeremy Lin and Linsanity

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Covering the End of Roe and “I’m Not Reporting This But” Scoop

Bryan and David react to the media’s coverage of the Supreme Court’s ruling and discuss the policies within newsrooms that prohibit journalists from addressing the issue

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Angelo Cataldi on Three Decades of Hosting Sports Radio in Philadelphia

Bryan and Angelo discuss the impact WIP has had on Philadelphia and how to grow an audience while keeping your fan base

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NBA Finals Media Takeaways. Plus: Has the Podcast Conquered Music in the Car?

Plus, the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week and David Shoemaker Guesses the Strained-Pun Headline

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Mike Breen on Coming Back From COVID and Calling the NBA Finals

Also, Mike discusses his career transitioning from radio to television, the differences between calling regular-season and postseason NBA games, and working in a three-man booth alongside Mark Jackson and Jeff Van Gundy

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The Washington Post Social Media Saga, Plus the NBA Finals in Tweets

Bryan and David discuss a recent dispute at the newspaper that led to a reporter’s firing

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ESPN’s Kevin Van Valkenburg on Covering the LIV Golf Tournament

Discussing how the LIV Golf Tournament came to be and why this story matters

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NBA Finals Audio Fun. Plus: Dieter Kurtenbach on Covering the Games.

Bryan and David highlight the broadcast styles of the NBA Finals

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Celtics Announcer Sean Grande on Calling the NBA Finals, Homerism, and TV vs. Radio

Plus, Sean talks about the differences between covering basketball and other sports