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

Bryan is joined by Hall of Famer and MLB Network analyst Pedro Martínez to talk about all things baseball. They discuss Aaron Judge’s current pursuit of Roger Maris’s AL home run record, Pedro’s feelings about the Mets versus the Red Sox, as well as his unexpected post-baseball TV career.Host: Bryan…
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Gabe Debenedetti on ‘The Long Alliance’

Bryan and David look back at ‘Thursday Night Football’ on Amazon Prime, President Biden on ‘60 Minutes,’ and more (02:00). Later, the guys sit down with New York Magazine’s Gabe Debenedetti to discuss his book ‘The Long Alliance: The Imperfect Union of Joe Biden and Barack Obama,’ the relationship between…
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ESPN's Dan Orlovsky on Calling Games, Watching Tape, and Being a Sports Dad

Bryan is joined by ESPN analyst Dan Orlovsky to talk about his career—from playing 12 seasons in the NFL to tweeting about games, to appearing weekly on ‘Get Up,’ ‘SportsCenter,’ ‘First Take’ and other ESPN television and radio shows. They discuss Orlovsky’s transition from quarterback to analyst, his approach to…
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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 (07:00). Later, Bryan dives into what goes on in the NFL press room on opening weekend, and more (25:00).Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David ShoemakerAssociate Producer: Jonathan Kermah Learn more about…
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Fox's Kevin Burkhardt on Calling Games, Selling Cars, and Learning Via 'Tecmo Bowl'

Bryan is joined by Fox sportscaster Kevin Burkhardt to talk through his career, from announcing high school games to working at daytime stations, to eventually working for WCBS and WFAN. They discuss Burkhardt’s hiatus from broadcasting and the transition back into announcing, covering a variety of sports, and later weigh…
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The Twitter Edit Button, Chuck Todd, and The Athletic’s Jourdan Rodrigue

Bryan and David weigh in on the new edit feature on Twitter (4:41) and then break down NBC’s ‘Meet the Press’ ratings and the future of Chuck Todd (11:49). Later, The Athletic’s Jourdan Rodrigue joins to discuss the infamous fight that broke out at the Rams-Bengals joint practice, touch on…
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The Washington Post’s Sally Jenkins on Column Writing, Her Dad, and Serena Williams

Bryan is joined by The Washington Post’s Sally Jenkins to discuss her career in writing. They touch on her Washington Post sports column, winning the Dan Jenkins Medal for Excellence in Sportswriting lifetime achievement award, and covering Serena Williams’s last U.S. Open.Host: Bryan CurtisGuest: Sally JenkinsProducer: Devon Renaldo Learn more…
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Is the Streaming Era Heaven or Hell for Sports Fans? Plus, Amazon’s First Thursday NFL Broadcast.

Bryan and David weigh in on Alex Kirshner’s story in The Atlantic that discusses the in-between sports fans are faced with when choosing how and where to watch their favorite teams (8:01). Later, they highlight Amazon’s first Thursday NFL broadcast that featured an interesting pre-show, graphics, and a new broadcasting…
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John Jastremski on WFAN, Working the Overnight Shift, and Radio vs. Podcasting

Bryan is joined by The Ringer’s John Jastremski to discuss his career in radio. They reflect on Jastremski’s start working the overnight shift at WFAN, discuss the dynamic of covering all New York teams, and touch on the differences between radio and podcasting.Host: Bryan CurtisGuest: John JastremskiAssociate Producer: Erika Cervantes…
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Brian Stelter Leaves CNN, Plus Would You Pay $8 Billion for Big Ten Football?

Bryan and David break down the news that CNN canceled Brian Stelter’s show, ‘Reliable Sources,’ and he has left the network. They discuss what this means for Stelter’s career, how reporters should handle political coverage in today’s media, and what the new CNN could look like (0:41). Later, they weigh…
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