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Sports Illustrated Media Podcast

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Sports Illustrated Media Podcast
Sports Illustrated Media Podcast

Sports Illustrated Media Podcast

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About Us

Welcome to the SI Media Podcast with Jimmy Traina. This podcast, which will be published weekly, will focus on all things sports media via interviews and roundtable discussions. Occasionally, an athlete or celebrity will drop by for a chat as well.

Latest Episodes

SI Legal Analyst, Michael McCann

Episode 261 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features an interview with SI.com legal analyst, Michael McCann, about many of the latest stories dominating the sports landscape. McCann shares his legal expertise on the NBA/China/Hong Kong controversy and what it could mean for the league. He also explains what legal ramifications the Angles and Major League Baseball can face over the latest revelations regarding the death of Angels pitcher, Tyler Skaggs. Other topics covered during the podcast: Purdue banning anyone from the school from betting on any Purdue events, Antonio Brown's grievance against the Patriots, whether coaches can ban players from tweeting and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

41 MIN2 d ago
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SI Legal Analyst, Michael McCann

Michael Mulvihill and Conrad Thompson

Episode 260 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features a pair of interviews. First up is Michael Mulvihill, FOX Sports Executive Vice President and Head of Strategy. Mulvihill is FOX's ratings guru and he discussed why the NFL and its pregame shows have seen big increases this year, he explained what FOX expects from their new college football lineup and strategy and revealed what the network wants from WWE's SmackDown Live, in terms of viewership. Following Mulvihill, Conrad Thompson, who hosts FIVE wrestling podcasts, joins the show to talk about the huge week in wrestling, the "Wednesday Night Wars," SmackDown's debut on FOX, his connection to AEW and what his week is like recording five podcasts with five different hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

68 MIN1 w ago
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Michael Mulvihill and Conrad Thompson

WWE's Triple H

Episode 259 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features an interview with Paul Levesque, aka, Triple H. The WWE EVP of Talent, Live Events and Creative, discusses the company's TV changes, how they got The Rock to come back for SmackDown's debut on FOX, how he feels about the possibility of CM Punk returning to WWE TV, if the "Monday Night Wars" can be replicated, how much impact Vince McMahon has on NXT, the Montreal Screwjob vs. Hulk Hogan turning heel and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

34 MIN2 w ago
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WWE's Triple H

Matthew Berry and John Ourand

Episode 257 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features two interviews. First up is "Sports Business Journal" media reporter, John Ourand. Ourand and host Jimmy Traina discuss the reasons for an increase in ratings for NFL pregame shows, the return of NFL PrimeTime to ESPN's paid app, FOX's new college football pregame show, Tony Romo contract play with CBS, why FOX will be rooting for the Yankees and much more. Following Ourand, ESPN fantasy guru, Matthew Berry joins the show to discuss what it's like covering fantasy sports for a living, the most difficult thing about covering fantasy sports, getting hit up by Jay Z for fantasy advice and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

65 MIN3 w ago
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Matthew Berry and John Ourand

Troy Aikman

Episode 256 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features an interview with Troy Aikman. FOX's lead NFL analyst talks about the league's major officiating problem (he called it 'nauseating'), working with Joe Buck for nearly 20 years, how he's adjusted to calling two games each week since FOX acquired the rights to 'Thursday Night Football,' why his bosses were upset with him calling out colleague Doug Gottlieb on Twitter, whether college athletes should be allowed to earn money and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

54 MINSEP 18
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Troy Aikman

Ryen Russillo

EEpisode 255 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features an interview with Ryen Russillo. The Ringer’s newest hire talks about leaving ESPN to join Bill Simmons’ company, why he had to make the move and not being appreciated for his numbers at ESPN. Russillo also talks about what makes a good podcast, the differences between radio and podcasts, working with former NFL star, Chris Long and why he still believes Pam Beesley is the worst. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

51 MINSEP 11
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Ryen Russillo

Rich Eisen and Chris "Mad Dog" Russo

Episode 254 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features two interviews. First up is NFL Network host, Rich Eisen, who talks about the stunning Andrew Luck retirement, the crowded NFL pregame show arena, how to interview someone you don't want to interview and more. Eisen also shares an amazing story about Larry David and discusses his inside knowledge of Curb Your Enthusiasm's upcoming season. Following Eisen, Chris "Mad Dog" Russo from SiriusXM and the MLB Network, joins the podcast to discuss the state of sports talk radio, his relationship for former partner, Mike Francesa, his biggest pet peeve in sports right now, why he isn't on the Tony Romo bandwagon and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

81 MINSEP 3
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Rich Eisen and Chris "Mad Dog" Russo

Peter King, Bob Ley, Ann Killion, Dave Sims

Sports Illustrated's Jacob Feldman fills in for Jimmy Traina by hosting a roundtable discussion with Peter King, Bob Ley, Ann Killion and Dave Sims at the National Sports Media Awards ceremony about their careers and the state of sports media. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

51 MINAUG 29
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Peter King, Bob Ley, Ann Killion, Dave Sims

ESPN's Chris Fowler

Episode 252 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features an interview with ESPN's Chris Fowler. The versatile broadcaster talks about calling all four tennis majors for ESPN, what makes the U.S Open special and why tennis has problems despite this being such a special time for the sport. Fowler also discusses his role as ESPN's lead college football play-by-play man, the challenges of calling college football, his decision to leave "College GameDay," what makes "College GameDay so special and what was going through his mind when Lee Cross famously dropped an F-bomb during an episode of "College GameDay." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

38 MINAUG 21
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ESPN's Chris Fowler

Jim Miller

Episode 251 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features an interview with author, journalist and podcast host, Jim Miller. During the episode, Miller and host Jimmy Traina discuss Ed Werder getting re-hired by ESPN, fallout from the Dan Le Batard controversy, Bob Ley’s retirement, news of Bill Simmons employees at The Ringer possibly unionizing, the return date for “Curb Your Enthusiasm” on HBO, the “Larry Sanders Show” being very underrated and Eddie Murphy’s return to the spotlight. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

41 MINAUG 15
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Jim Miller

Latest Episodes

SI Legal Analyst, Michael McCann

Episode 261 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features an interview with SI.com legal analyst, Michael McCann, about many of the latest stories dominating the sports landscape. McCann shares his legal expertise on the NBA/China/Hong Kong controversy and what it could mean for the league. He also explains what legal ramifications the Angles and Major League Baseball can face over the latest revelations regarding the death of Angels pitcher, Tyler Skaggs. Other topics covered during the podcast: Purdue banning anyone from the school from betting on any Purdue events, Antonio Brown's grievance against the Patriots, whether coaches can ban players from tweeting and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

41 MIN2 d ago
Comments
SI Legal Analyst, Michael McCann

Michael Mulvihill and Conrad Thompson

Episode 260 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features a pair of interviews. First up is Michael Mulvihill, FOX Sports Executive Vice President and Head of Strategy. Mulvihill is FOX's ratings guru and he discussed why the NFL and its pregame shows have seen big increases this year, he explained what FOX expects from their new college football lineup and strategy and revealed what the network wants from WWE's SmackDown Live, in terms of viewership. Following Mulvihill, Conrad Thompson, who hosts FIVE wrestling podcasts, joins the show to talk about the huge week in wrestling, the "Wednesday Night Wars," SmackDown's debut on FOX, his connection to AEW and what his week is like recording five podcasts with five different hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

68 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Michael Mulvihill and Conrad Thompson

WWE's Triple H

Episode 259 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features an interview with Paul Levesque, aka, Triple H. The WWE EVP of Talent, Live Events and Creative, discusses the company's TV changes, how they got The Rock to come back for SmackDown's debut on FOX, how he feels about the possibility of CM Punk returning to WWE TV, if the "Monday Night Wars" can be replicated, how much impact Vince McMahon has on NXT, the Montreal Screwjob vs. Hulk Hogan turning heel and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

34 MIN2 w ago
Comments
WWE's Triple H

Matthew Berry and John Ourand

Episode 257 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features two interviews. First up is "Sports Business Journal" media reporter, John Ourand. Ourand and host Jimmy Traina discuss the reasons for an increase in ratings for NFL pregame shows, the return of NFL PrimeTime to ESPN's paid app, FOX's new college football pregame show, Tony Romo contract play with CBS, why FOX will be rooting for the Yankees and much more. Following Ourand, ESPN fantasy guru, Matthew Berry joins the show to discuss what it's like covering fantasy sports for a living, the most difficult thing about covering fantasy sports, getting hit up by Jay Z for fantasy advice and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

65 MIN3 w ago
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Matthew Berry and John Ourand

Troy Aikman

Episode 256 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features an interview with Troy Aikman. FOX's lead NFL analyst talks about the league's major officiating problem (he called it 'nauseating'), working with Joe Buck for nearly 20 years, how he's adjusted to calling two games each week since FOX acquired the rights to 'Thursday Night Football,' why his bosses were upset with him calling out colleague Doug Gottlieb on Twitter, whether college athletes should be allowed to earn money and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

54 MINSEP 18
Comments
Troy Aikman

Ryen Russillo

EEpisode 255 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features an interview with Ryen Russillo. The Ringer’s newest hire talks about leaving ESPN to join Bill Simmons’ company, why he had to make the move and not being appreciated for his numbers at ESPN. Russillo also talks about what makes a good podcast, the differences between radio and podcasts, working with former NFL star, Chris Long and why he still believes Pam Beesley is the worst. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

51 MINSEP 11
Comments
Ryen Russillo

Rich Eisen and Chris "Mad Dog" Russo

Episode 254 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features two interviews. First up is NFL Network host, Rich Eisen, who talks about the stunning Andrew Luck retirement, the crowded NFL pregame show arena, how to interview someone you don't want to interview and more. Eisen also shares an amazing story about Larry David and discusses his inside knowledge of Curb Your Enthusiasm's upcoming season. Following Eisen, Chris "Mad Dog" Russo from SiriusXM and the MLB Network, joins the podcast to discuss the state of sports talk radio, his relationship for former partner, Mike Francesa, his biggest pet peeve in sports right now, why he isn't on the Tony Romo bandwagon and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

81 MINSEP 3
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Rich Eisen and Chris "Mad Dog" Russo

Peter King, Bob Ley, Ann Killion, Dave Sims

Sports Illustrated's Jacob Feldman fills in for Jimmy Traina by hosting a roundtable discussion with Peter King, Bob Ley, Ann Killion and Dave Sims at the National Sports Media Awards ceremony about their careers and the state of sports media. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

51 MINAUG 29
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Peter King, Bob Ley, Ann Killion, Dave Sims

ESPN's Chris Fowler

Episode 252 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features an interview with ESPN's Chris Fowler. The versatile broadcaster talks about calling all four tennis majors for ESPN, what makes the U.S Open special and why tennis has problems despite this being such a special time for the sport. Fowler also discusses his role as ESPN's lead college football play-by-play man, the challenges of calling college football, his decision to leave "College GameDay," what makes "College GameDay so special and what was going through his mind when Lee Cross famously dropped an F-bomb during an episode of "College GameDay." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

38 MINAUG 21
Comments
ESPN's Chris Fowler

Jim Miller

Episode 251 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features an interview with author, journalist and podcast host, Jim Miller. During the episode, Miller and host Jimmy Traina discuss Ed Werder getting re-hired by ESPN, fallout from the Dan Le Batard controversy, Bob Ley’s retirement, news of Bill Simmons employees at The Ringer possibly unionizing, the return date for “Curb Your Enthusiasm” on HBO, the “Larry Sanders Show” being very underrated and Eddie Murphy’s return to the spotlight. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

41 MINAUG 15
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Jim Miller