Sports Business Radio Podcast

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

Episodes

January 23, 2023 61 min
John Wetzel, longtime NBA Coach and former NBA player as well as Virginia Tech basketball Hall of Famer, joins this week’s edition of Sports Business Radio. Wetzel served as a coach for the NBA’s Phoenix Suns, Portland Trail Blazers, New Jersey Nets, Golden State Warriors and Sacramento Kings and was a player with the NBA’s Los Angeles Lakers, Phoenix Suns and Atlanta Hawks. Wetzel discusses the highlights of his lengthy coaching c...
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PODCAST: We look back at past Sports Business Radio conversations with Stephanie McMahon , the now former WWE Co-CEO, as well as Brendan Hunt, the Co-Creator and Actor (Coach Beard) from the hit TV series TED LASSO, on this Vault episode. LISTEN to Sports Business Radio on Apple podcasts or Spotify podcasts. WATCH Sports Business Radio on our YouTube channel at www.sportsbusinessradio.com. Follow Sports Business Radio on Twitter &#...
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PODCAST: Val Ackerman, BIG EAST Conference Commissioner, Founding President of the WNBA, the first woman to serve as the President of USA Basketball and Basketball Hall of Fame joins Sports Business Radio for a wide-ranging conversation. Ackerman discusses her trail blazing career as a woman executive working in sports, the early days of her career working side-by-side with late NBA Commissioner David Stern in the NBA league office...
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January 3, 2023 45 min
PODCAST: Sports Business Radio examines the crisis on the football field in the Buffalo Bills vs Cincinnati Bengals NFL game after the cardiac arrest and collapse of Bills player Damar Hamlin. Was the NFL prepared for such a crisis? Why did it take so long for the NFL to postpone the game? We share our thoughts on ESPN’s coverage of the crisis as well. Sports Business Radio Host Brian Berger was behind the microphone on March 4, 19...
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PODCAST: Sports Business Radio counts down the Top 10 #sportsbusiness stories of 2022. Host Brian Berger and Executive Producer Bryan Griggs start at 10 and count down to the top sports business story of 2022. LISTEN to this conversation on Apple podcasts or Spotify podcasts. WATCH this episode on the Sports Business Radio YouTube channel at www.sportsbusinessradio.com. Follow Sports Business Radio on Twitter @SBRadio and on In...
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Brandon Schneider, President and COO of the NBA’s Golden State Warriors, sits down with Brian Berger in front of a studio audience at the Chase Center in San Francisco at the Sports Business Radio Road Show presented by Boingo (@Boingo). Schneider is in his 21st season with the Warriors and his second as the President and COO. He oversees business operations for the Warriors, Chase Center and all Warriors-related businesses. Th...
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PODCAST: Jeff Vinik, Owner of the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning, joins Sports Business Radio for an in-depth conversation. In the 12 years that Vinik has owned the Lightning, the team has made the playoffs 9 times, has been to the conference finals 7 times, has won the Prince of Wales Trophy 4 times and the Lightning won back to back Stanley Cups in 2020 and 2021 and came close to a three peat earlier this year, losing to the Colorado ...
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PODCAST: We take you to Qatar for an insider’s perspective of the FIFA World Cup with longtime Associated Press Sports Writer Anne Peterson (@AnnieMPeterson). Peterson, who has covered several World Cups and Olympics in her career, shares her perspective from Qatar on everything from ticketing and sponsorship issues (Budweiser) to the political backdrop in Qatar that exists as the backdrop to the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Peterson i...
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PODCAST: We step into the Sports Business Radio Vault for past conversations with Dick Hoyt and Warrick Dunn. Dick Hoyt and his son Rick Hoyt, who has cerebral palsy, competed in marathons and Ironman triathlons around the world. Dick displayed superhuman strength for his son Rick and launched the Team Hoyt Foundation. Warrick Dunn is a former star NFL running back and a Limited Partner with the Atlanta Falcons. Warrick Dunn Charit...
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PODCAST: Sports Business Radio Host Brian Berger and Executive Producer Bryan Griggs discuss the fall of cryptocurrency company FTX and the sports partnerships the company has left in its wake following their recent bankruptcy filing. Berger and Griggs also discuss Twitter under Elon Musk, Budweiser’s banishment by World Cup and the latest on the potential sale of the NFL’s Washington Commanders. LISTEN to this conversation on Appl...
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PODCAST - Adrian Gonzalez (@Adrian_ElTitan), Olympian and former MLB first baseman with the Texas Rangers, San Diego Padres, Los Angeles Dodgers, Boston Red Sox and New York Mets joins Sports Business Radio for a wide-ranging conversation. Gonzalez, who was the #1 overall pick in the 2000 MLB Draft is now a serial entrepreneur and one of the founders of 5MX. Gonzalez provides great insight as to why MLB players aren’t marketed ...
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PODCAST: Colin Hanks (@ColinHanks), Actor, Director and Producer of the forthcoming HBO Sports documentary “Say Hey, Willie Mays”, which debuts on November 8th on HBO and streams on HBO Max, joins Sports Business Radio for a wide-ranging conversation. Hanks, who is a huge San Francisco Giants fan, previews the documentary about the life and baseball career of Hall of Fame Willie Mays. Hanks also discusses the future documentary...
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PODCAST - We step into the Sports Business Radio Vault for this “Champions Edition” featuring past conversations with NBA champion Pau Gasol, NHL champion Mark Messier and NBA champion Andre Iguodala. LISTEN to Sports Business Radio on Apple podcasts or Spotify podcasts. SUBSCRIBE to the Sports Business Radio YouTube channel at www.sportsbusinessradio.com. Follow Sports Business Radio on Twitter @SBRadio and on Instagram @S...
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PODCAST: Isaiah Austin, former basketball star at Baylor University and current NBA League executive joins Sports Business Radio for a wide-ranging conversation. Austin discusses being the #1 ranked basketball player for most of his high school career, starring at Baylor University and then being diagnosed with Marfan Syndrome during a physical days prior to the 2014 NBA Draft. After the diagnosis, the NBA restricted Austin from pl...
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PODCAST: Carli Lloyd (@CarliLloyd), 2-Time FIFA World Player of the Year, 2-Time World Cup Champion, 2-Time Olympic Gold Medalist, USWNT Soccer legend, Minority Owner of Gotham FC of the NWSL, Teqball Ambassador and Author of the book “When Nobody Was Watching - My Hard Fought Journey to the Top of the Soccer World”, joins Sports Business Radio for a wide-ranging conversation. Lloyd discusses her iconic career, the state of wom...
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Ryan Leaf (@RyanDLeaf), the #2 pick in the 1998 #NFL Draft by the San Diego Chargers and Heisman Trophy candidate at Washington State, joins Sports Business Radio for a candid and raw conversation about his life, NFL career, incarceration, addiction and how he has turned his life around. Leaf is now a Dad, keynote speaker, Host of a new sport talk show “The Straight Line with Ryan Leaf” and he is the subject of the 10-episode p...
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PODCAST: This week we step into the Sports Business Radio Vault for a look back at past conversations with Head Coaches Erik Spoelstra of the NBA’s Miami Heat, Pete Carroll of the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks and Eric Musselman of the University of Arkansas men’s basketball team. Listen to the award-winning Sports Business Radio podcast on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon Music or at www.sportsbusinessradio.com. Follow Sports Business Radio on Tw...
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Nigel Travis (@NigelTravis), Chairman and Co-Owner of Leyton Orient FC (@LeytonOrientFC), joins us on this week’s edition of Sports Business Radio. We look inside the Business of European football from the ownership perspective. Travis, who grew up a Leyton Orient fan and attended the games with his family, was the CEO of the Dunkin' Brands group from January 2009 to July 2018. He has served on the Board at other corpor...
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September 13, 2022 66 min
PODCAST: Sports Business Radio Host Brian Berger starts his tour of Europe by examining sports business in England. Berger, who is embedded with EFL League Two football club Leyton Orient (@LeytonOrientFC), has a conversation with Leyton Orient’s Director of Football, Martin Ling. Ling educates us on the different levels of football in Europe, promotion and relegation, how much footballers earn and what a team’s payroll for its...
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We step into the Sports Business Radio Vault for past conversations with tennis greats Maria Sharapova, John McEnroe and Mary Carillo. Listen to the award-winning Sports Business Radio podcast on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon Music or at www.sportsbusinessradio.com. Follow Sports Business Radio on Twitter @SBRadio and on Instagram @SportsBusinessRadio. This week’s edition of Sports Business Radio is presented by @UnderdogFant...
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