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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 and athletes.Check out more SBR Interviews here (https://audioboom.com/channel/SBRInterviews)Follow us on:Twitter (https://twitter.com/sbradio)Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/sportsbusinessradio)iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/sports-business-radio-podcast/id73834678?mt=2)Join the SBR email list (https://app.e2ma.net/app2/audience/signup/1838630/1764055/)

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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 and athletes.Check out more SBR Interviews here (https://audioboom.com/channel/SBRInterviews)Follow us on:Twitter (https://twitter.com/sbradio)Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/sportsbusinessradio)iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/sports-business-radio-podcast/id73834678?mt=2)Join the SBR email list (https://app.e2ma.net/app2/audience/signup/1838630/1764055/)

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Legendary -- must listen

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Lover this podcast. Thanks Brian!

Great knowledge

By Ninja Brother 2 - Feb 02 2015
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Just found this and Brian does a great job. He has great knowledge and is a really good speaker.

iTunes Ratings

55 Ratings
Average Ratings
43
3
3
1
5

Legendary -- must listen

By Christopher Lochhead - Jan 09 2019
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Lover this podcast. Thanks Brian!

Great knowledge

By Ninja Brother 2 - Feb 02 2015
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Just found this and Brian does a great job. He has great knowledge and is a really good speaker.
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Sports Business Radio Podcast

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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 and athletes.Check out more SBR Interviews here (https://audioboom.com/channel/SBRInterviews)Follow us on:Twitter (https://twitter.com/sbradio)Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/sportsbusinessradio)iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/sports-business-radio-podcast/id73834678?mt=2)Join the SBR email list (https://app.e2ma.net/app2/audience/signup/1838630/1764055/)

Rank #1: SBR 27 Feb 2010

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Mickey Loomis, Executive Vice President and GM for the New Orleans Saints joins us to discuss the moves that led to the franchise's first Super Bowl championship. We also discuss Tiger Woods' first appearance in front of a video camera in 78 days and weigh in with our thoughts on Tiger's PR strategies.

Feb 27 2010

46mins

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Rank #2: Damian Lillard (@Dame_Lillard), Portland Trail Blazers

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Damian Lillard (@Dame_Lillard), Portland Trail Blazers superstar guard sits down for a wide-ranging conversation with Sports Business Radio. Lillard discusses how important it is for him to be authentic, how he has used his authenticity to build a global personal brand from small-market Portland, Oregon, his partnerships with companies like adidas, Biofreeze (and how they all work together when it comes to his efforts), his forthcoming rap album, his use of social media, his work in the community that led to his winning the NBA’s prestigious J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award and how Fatherhood has changed his perspective amongst other topics.
Download the Sports Business Radio podcast on iTunes and Spotify.

Full interview transcript and blog post for Damian Lillard interview available here:
https://medium.com/sports-business-radio/damian-lillard-interview-with-sports-business-radio-74f5aed5e83f

#RipCity #DameTime #DameDolla #NBA

Jul 16 2019

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Rank #3: Jeff Kearney - Global Head of Sports Marketing, Gatorade

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Jeff Kearney - Global Head of Sports Marketing, Gatorade joins us on this week's edition of Sports Business Radio. A 15-year veteran of Gatorade, Kearney has worked across many facets of the Gatorade marketing organization. From managing partnerships with key sports practitioners to overseeing the brand’s youth sports platforms, Kearney has driven many of the brand’s key equity and partnership platforms. 

We discuss Gatorade's origin, their portfolio of products and their targeted audience. Within the United States, Gatorade accounts for approximately 75% of market share in the sports drink category. 

Kearney tells us what Gatorade looks for in its athlete endorser partners, such as Zion Williamson, whom the brand signed to a partnership deal recently (Gatorade has also partnered with elite athletes such as Michael Jordan, Serena Williams, Derek Jeter and Peyton Manning). We also discuss the NBA G League  and the league granting access to incubate innovation and test professional athletes year-round.

Kearney and Berger discuss some of the best all-time Gatorade commercials as well.

Listen to the Sports Business Radio podcast on iTunes, Spotify or wherever you find your podcasts. Follow us on Twitter @SBRadio or on Instagram @SportsBusinessRadio.

Oct 29 2019

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Rank #4: SBR 02 Jan 2010

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Sports Business Radio counts down its top 10 sports business stories of 2009. Happy New Year!

Jan 02 2010

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Rank #5: SBR 30 Jan 2010

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We break down the big business of Super Bowl XLIV in Miami and go inside the making of a Super Bowl commercial with Denny Gallati, VP of Creative Development for Anheuser-Busch, one of the biggest advertisers for the Super Bowl.

Jan 30 2010

46mins

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Rank #6: Rich Kleiman (@RichKleiman) Co-founder and Partner in The Durant Company and Thirty Five Media

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Rich Kleiman (@RichKleiman) Co-founder and Partner in The Durant Company and Thirty Five Media joins Brian Berger to discuss the business of NBA superstar Kevin Durant. Kleiman also discusses his personal career path, helping to launch Roc Nation Sports with Jay-Z, navigating proposals and choosing the right partners and investments and the close bond he has formed with Kevin Durant.

Jan 10 2018

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Rank #7: Mark Bartelstein - CEO - Priority Sports

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Mark Bartelstein, Founder & CEO of Priority Sports (@PrioritySports) joins us to discuss his work with clients that range from NBA stars Gordon Hayward and Bradley Beal to NFL star Kirk Cousins (who just signed a landmark fully guaranteed FA deal with the Minnesota Vikings) to NFL HOF'er Kurt Warner and Golden State Warriors Head Coach Steve Kerr. Priority Sports led all agencies last summer with $354.6 million negotiated for nine different NBA players. Bartelstein discusses his agency, the upcoming summer of free agency in the NBA, whether or not Cousins' contract will pave the way for guaranteed NFL contracts in the future and offers his advice on how to conduct a successful negotiation. Blake Lawrence (@Blake_Lawrence), CEO of Opendorse (@Opendorse) also joins this week's show to discuss his company's innovative work with helping athletes build their brands on social media and then monetizing their social media platforms. Opendorse has deals with the NFLPA and LPGA amongst others to assist athletes. Follow us on Twitter @SBRadio and on Instagram @SportsBusinessRadio.

Mar 28 2018

55mins

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Rank #8: Brian Windhorst of ESPN on the current economic divide in the NBA

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Brian Windhorst of ESPN joins us to discuss the current economic divide in the NBA based on team market size, revenue sharing and TV money. Windhorst also discusses the Oklahoma City Thunder's acquisition of Carmelo Anthony and how that may affect OKC's future payroll as well as the future of LeBron James, who becomes a free agent after the upcoming season.

Sep 26 2017

53mins

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Rank #9: Sports Business Radio Top 10 Sports Business Stories of 2017

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Sports Business Radio counts down the Top 10 Sports Business stories of 2017. Happy Holidays from the team at Sports Business Radio.

Dec 19 2017

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Rank #10: Tom Garfinkel - President, Miami Dolphins at Sports Business Radio Road Show presented by Boingo

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The Sports Business Radio Road Show presented by Boingo features an in-depth conversation with Miami Dolphins and Hard Rock Stadium President and CEO Tom Garfinkel (@TomGarfinkel) live before a studio audience from Hard Rock Stadium in Miami. Berger and Garfinkel discuss the business of the Dolphins and Hard Rock Stadium (which will host the 2020 Super Bowl and 2021 College Football Playoff Championship game). Garfinkel also discusses his path from college student to pro sports executive and the Miami Dolphins award-winning digital content and the decision to bring all of that content in-house. The Dolphins are also one of the leaders in all of pro sports with their efforts in the community via their Teamwork at Work, Football Unites and Dolphins Cancer Challenge initiatives and Garfinkel discusses those efforts. Garfinkel also answers questions from college students in attendance at the Sports Business Radio Road Show. #SBRMiami #FinsUp

Oct 22 2018

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Rank #11: SBR 06 August 2011

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Charles Barkley, NBA Hall of Famer and TNT NBA analyst joins us to discuss the state of the NBA, the NBA lockout, his relationship with Nike and his thoughts on Tiger Woods. Kyrie Irving, Cleveland Cavaliers star and the number one pick in the 2011 NBA Draft stops by to discuss his decision to leave Duke after one season for the NBA, his endorsement deal with Nike and his experience playing in the Nike Global Challenge. We also bring you the latest sports business headlines of the week.

Aug 06 2011

47mins

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Rank #12: Rafi Kohan, Author of the book "The Arena" & Dr. Phil Wagner of Sparta Science

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Rafi Kohan (@Rafi_Kohan), Author of the new book "The Arena" & Dr. Phil Wagner (@DrPhilWagner) of Sparta Science are guests on this week's episode of Sports Business Radio.

Aug 28 2017

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Rank #13: Jeff Levick, CEO - The Players' Tribune

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Jeff Levick (@JeffLevick), CEO of The Players' Tribune (@PlayersTribune) joins us for an in-depth conversation to discuss Derek Jeter's digital publishing company. From The Players' Tribune's various content platforms, to their distribution and monetization strategies, to the unique way they tell the stories of athletes from around the world, we dig into the elements that have made The Players' Tribune a success.

We also preview the 2019 Sports PR Summit, which is hosted by The Players' Tribune at their headquarters in New York City on May 21.

Follow us on Twitter @SBRadio and on Instagram on @SportsBusinessRadio.

Apr 23 2019

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Rank #14: Ralph Greene, Former Nike Football & Basketball Sports Marketing Director

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Ralph Greene, who spent 21 years at Nike overseeing sports marketing, discusses working on deals for the company with Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Dirk Nowitzki and Michael Vick. Greene also discusses how endorsement deals for athletes have changed over the past 2 decades, Brand Jordan vs LeBron James’ business lines, the current amateur basketball and football culture and suggestions for how it needs to change, safety around football and how Tiger Woods grew Nike Golf’s business. Greene also reveals the one non-Nike athlete he wishes he would have had the opportunity to work with while at Nike. 

This week’s episode of Sports Business Radio is brought to you by Indochino. Indochino is the world’s largest made to measure menswear company. They make suits and shirts made to your exact measurements for a great fit. This week, Sports Business Radio listeners can get any made to measure, premium Indochino suit for 50% off the regular price. Just go to Indochino.com and enter the code SBR at checkout.

Jul 03 2018

53mins

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Rank #15: SBR 07 Aug 2010

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Bill Sanders, Chief Marketing Officer of BDA Sports joins us to discuss how the sports endorsement market has changed after the fall of such high profile athletes as Tiger Woods, Ben Roethlisberger and Michael Vick. We also bring you the sports business headlines of the week. Follow us on twitter at twitter.com/sbradio

Aug 07 2010

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Rank #16: SBR 27 January 2014

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NBA Commissioner David Stern joins Sports Business Radio host Brian Berger to reflect on his 30-year tenure as NBA Commissioner. We discuss Stern's proudest moments, biggest regrets and his future plans during the candid conversation. Brian Gordon of the Engine Shop stops by to discuss the best parties around Super Bowl XLVIII in NY/NJ. We also discuss Super Bowl commercials and overall business around the Super Bowl.

Jan 27 2014

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Rank #17: SBR 31 December 2011

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Sports Business Radio's Top 10 sports business stories of 2011. Happy New Year!

Dec 31 2011

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Rank #18: SBR 12 Mar 2011

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Charles Robinson - Yahoo! Sports joins us to discuss the allegations against the Ohio St. and Oregon football programs. Robinson and Yahoo! Sports broke the stories detailing the improprieties of both programs.

Mar 12 2011

47mins

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Rank #19: Richard Deitsch, Sports Media Reporter/Podcaster for Sports Illustrated & Julie Zdziarski of MKTG/SRi

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Richard Deitsch (@RichardDeitsch), Sports Media Reporter/Podcaster for Sports Illustrated and Julie Zdziarski (@JulieZDZ) of @SRI_Insights and @MKTG are guests on this week's edition of Sports Business Radio. Deitsch discusses the politically charged sports media landscape as well as the best way for journalism students to enter the field. Zdziarski discusses MKTG and SRi's recent release of their Decoding 2.0 Study that shows the impact sponsorships have on consumers and how likely consumers are to be receptive to sponsor messages. Find us on Twitter @SBRadio and on Instagram @sportsbusinessradio.

Oct 25 2017

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Rank #20: The Current State of the NBA with Ric Bucher (@RicBucher)

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Sports Business Radio Host Brian Berger (former Portland Trail Blazers executive) and longtime NBA Insider Ric Bucher (@RicBucher) combine their deep network of NBA contacts and vast knowledge of the league to do the deep dive into the current landscape of the NBA on this week’s edition of Sports Business Radio. As the 2019 NBA Trade Deadline approaches, we discuss:

  • LeBron’s Conflict of Interest with Klutch Sports

  • 2 Emotional People - Kyrie Irving and Danny Ainge - Headed for a Divorce?

  • Is Kevin Durant to the Knicks a Foregone Conclusion?

  • Future of Anthony Davis

  • Would You Trade Zion for Any Current NBA Player?

Download the Bucher & Friends daily podcast on iTunes. Follow them on Twitter @BucherFriends

This week's edition of Sports Business Radio is presented by ZipRecruiter & the Robinhood App.

Feb 06 2019

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MLB Sign Stealing Scandal + David Stern Memorial Recap

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Maury Brown (@BizBallMaury), Sports Business reporter for Forbes andmember of the Baseball Writers Association of America, joins us to discuss MLB's sign-stealing scandal including the fallout so far and the likelihood of the scandal becoming more widespread. We also discuss Derek Jeter and Larry Walker being inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame as well as who was not inducted.

Sports Business Radio host Brian Berger attended NBA Commissioner Emeritus David Stern's Memorial service this week at Radio City Music Hall in New York and he recaps the amazing service that brought together iconic people from the sports and entertainment world to honor an amazing man and sports executive.

Listen to Sports Business Radio on iTunes, Spotify, AudioBoom or wherever you listen to your podcasts.

This week's edition of Sports Business Radio is presented by Zip Recruiter. ZipRecruiter is so effective that 4 out of 5 of employers who post on ZipRecruiter get a quality candidate through the site within the first day. Sports Business Radio listeners can try ZipRecruiter FOR FREE at ZipRecruiter.com/SBR.

Follow us on Twitter @SBRadio and on Instagram @SportsBusinessRadio.

Jan 22 2020

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Tom Garfinkel - President, Miami Dolphins & Hard Rock Stadium

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Tom Garfinkel (@TomGarfinkel), President & CEO of the NFL's Miami Dolphins and Hard Rock Stadium takes us behind the scenes as Miami prepares to host Super Bowl LIV at Hard Rock Stadium. Garfinkel shares details on the nearly $1B in renovations that have been done to Hard Rock Stadium and the surrounding area as well as discusses how the Dolphins work in conjunction with the NFL to produce the Super Bowl, NFL Experience and Pepsi Halftime Show.

Keith Forman, Sports Business Radio Co-Founder, joins us from New Orleans to share a bird's eye perspective for the College Football Playoff National Championship game between LSU and Clemson. 

Follow Sports Business Radio on Twitter @SBRadio and on Instagram @SportsBusinessRadio. Please rate and review our podcast on iTunes.

Jan 13 2020

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Reflecting on the Life & Legacy of NBA Commissioner Emeritus David Stern

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Jon Wertheim (@Jon_Wertheim), Sports Illustrated Executive Editor and Senior Writer as well as Correspondent for 60 Minutes on CBS joins us to reflect on the life and legacy of NBA Commissioner Emeritus David Stern, who passed away on January 1, 2020. Wertheim, like Sports Business Radio host Brian Berger, knew Stern well and has a unique insight to share regarding Stern's life and legacy.

We also dig into the TV numbers for the NFL Playoffs as well as discuss the futures of Tom Brady and Drew Brees. We update you on the NFL's coaching carousel and give you our thoughts about the recent hires.

And we preview the College Football Playoff Championship game between LSU and Clemson.

2020 is Year 16 for Sports Business Radio. Find our podcast on iTunes and Spotify. Follow us on Twitter @SBRadio and on Instagram @SportsBusinessRadio.

Jan 08 2020

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Top 10 Sports Business Stories of 2019

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Sports Business Radio reveals its Top 10 Sports Business stories of 2019 and previews the biggest Sports Business stories ahead in 2020.

We also reflect on an amazing year of interviews on Sports Business Radio in 2019 including conversations with Damian Lillard, Jeanie Buss, Alex Honnold, Tim Howard and Maryann Turcke.

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year from our team at Sports Business Radio.

Dec 23 2019

1hr 22mins

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Maryann Turcke, NFL COO at the Sports Business Radio Road Show presented by Boingo

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Maryann Turcke (@MaryannTurcke), NFL Chief Operating Officer joins us of a wide-ranging conversation about the business of the NFL at the Sports Business Radio Road Show presented by Boingo at Canoe Studios in New York City. The conversation was conducted in front of a studio audience comprised of students from Montclair State University's School of Communications and Media as well as from Columbia University.

Maryann Turcke oversees all facets of the NFL’s business operations and was named one of Adweek’s Most Powerful Women in Sports.

During her conversation with Brian Berger, Turcke discusses her career and leadership style, the future of content distribution for the NFL, the league's 100th anniversary, NFL events such as the Super Bowl and NFL Draft, Los Angeles and Las Vegas as NFL markets and Turcke offers her advice for students who are soon entering the work marketplace.

Listen to this conversation on iTunes and Spotify.

Dec 09 2019

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Brian Grant (@BrianGrantOrg) - Founder, Brian Grant Foundation, Former NBA Star

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Brian Grant (@BrianGrantOrg) - Founder of the Brian Grant Foundation and former NBA star joins us to discuss his charitable foundation and how it is assisting those people living with Parkinson's. Grant was diagnosed with Parkinson's a decade ago following a successful 12-year NBA career with the Sacramento Kings, Portland Trail Blazers, Miami Heat, Los Angeles Lakers and Phoenix Suns. 

Sports Business Radio is teaming with the Brian Grant Foundation for Giving Tuesday. Purchase a Sports Business Radio t-shirt from Parish Project and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Brian Grant Foundation (www.briangrant.org). Order a Sports Business Radio t-shirt by emailing Steve Ullrich at Parish Project at sullrich@ignite-design.net. Designs available on our Twitter feed @SBRadio or on our Instagram feed @SportsBusinessRadio. Donate to the Brian Grant Foundation directly on Giving Tuesday by going to www.briangrant.org.

Also joining us on Sports Business Radio this week is Melissa Harper, Co-Founder and CEO of Good Sports (www.goodsports.org). Good Sports is a national nonprofit connecting Fortune 500 companies and the sports industry directly to underserved communities in an effort to save youth sports. Over the past 15 years, Good Sports has provided more than $50M worth of new sports equipment, footwear and apparel to 4265 youth programs impacting 7.2M kids in all 50 states.
Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Sports Business Radio!

Nov 26 2019

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Maria Taylor (@MariaTaylor) - ESPN studio host & sideline reporter

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Maria Taylor (@MariaTaylor) - ESPN studio host on NBA Countdown and College Gameday and sideline reporter for ESPN’s college basketball and football coverage joins Brian Berger on Sports Business Radio.
Taylor attended the University of Georgia where she played volleyball and basketball for @UGAAthletics. She was named to the All-SEC volleyball team three times and was also a member of the USA A2 National Volleyball team. She graduated from Georgia in 2009 with a degree in broadcast news. She returned to the University to pursue her Master of Business Administration which she completed in May of 2013. She is a native of Alpharetta, Georgia.
Taylor continues to mentor aspiring students looking to go into broadcasting by allowing them to shadow her on game days.
In 2015, Maria Taylor co-founded a non-profit organization called The Winning Edge Leadership Academy. @theweleadership develops the next generation of women and minority leaders in the sports and entertainment business by providing mentors, an influential network, financial and cognitive resources as they begin their journey. We also work with the general student-athlete population to prepare them for life after college. Learn more at https://winningedgeleads.org

During our interview this week, Taylor shares with us how she prepares for her studio and sideline reporting as well as tells us the story of how her interview with President Obama came about at last season's Duke - North Carolina basketball game. 

Listen to the Sports Business Radio podcast on iTunes or Spotify. Follow us on Twitter @SBRadio or on Instagram @SportsBusinessRadio.

Nov 19 2019

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Nick Sakiewicz - National Lacrosse League Commissioner

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Nick Sakiewicz (@NLLCommish) - National Lacrosse League Commissioner joins us to discuss his rapidly rising league, the NLL's heavy investment with showing their games on digital on BR Live and what they are doing to entice their demo of 35 and under.  Sakiewicz also discusses the strong group of owners who own NLL franchises, franchise values and what's ahead for the league.

Lofa Tatupu (@LofaTatupu) - The former NFL and USC standout joins us to discuss his new company ZoneinCBD and the increasingly crowded CBD market, which could be a $22B market by 2022. Tatupu discusses how CBD has had a remarkable effect on his health since he retired and how he started ZoneinCBD.

We also announce the date, location and Featured Guest for the next Sports Business Radio Road Show presented by Boingo.

Follow us on Twitter @SBRadio and on Instagram @SportsBusinessRadio.

Nov 12 2019

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Andrew Hawkins (@Hawk), former NFL WR/Podcaster/Uninterrupted Biz Dev

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Andrew Hawkins (@Hawk), former NFL WR turned broadcaster & businessperson joins us to discuss the remarkable path he has taken as an undrafted player to the NFL, who earned an MBA from Columbia University while he was playing and then transitioned to a successful broadcast and business career after leaving the NFL. Hawkins is now a broadcaster for the NFL Network, a podcast co-host of the “ThomaHawk” podcast and he is the Director of Business Development for Uninterrupted, a digital sports media platform that empowers athletes to take control of their own stories and has the backing of LeBron James and Maverick Carter. Hawkins discusses his current roles as well as the importance of maximizing the value of being a current pro athlete during his career instead of waiting to think about his post-career until he retired.
Also joining us is Greg Czerpak, President & Chief Operating Officer of 2nd Skull (@2ndSkull), a lineup of headgear products that uses scientifically engineered materials to protect the heads of athletes in sports such as soccer, football and lacrosse. The company received a grant from the NFL and is making tremendous advances in order to reduce concussions for athletes.
Subscribe to the award-winning Sports Business Radio podcast on iTunes and Spotify and download 15 years of podcasts featuring interviews with the biggest names in sports and business. Follow us on Twitter @SBRadio and on Instagram @SportsBusinessRadio.

This week's edition of Sports Business Radio is presented by Mizzen and Main. Visit mizzenandmain.com and enter the promo code "SBR" to save on your next purchase.

Nov 05 2019

1hr 13mins

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Jeff Kearney - Global Head of Sports Marketing, Gatorade

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Jeff Kearney - Global Head of Sports Marketing, Gatorade joins us on this week's edition of Sports Business Radio. A 15-year veteran of Gatorade, Kearney has worked across many facets of the Gatorade marketing organization. From managing partnerships with key sports practitioners to overseeing the brand’s youth sports platforms, Kearney has driven many of the brand’s key equity and partnership platforms. 

We discuss Gatorade's origin, their portfolio of products and their targeted audience. Within the United States, Gatorade accounts for approximately 75% of market share in the sports drink category. 

Kearney tells us what Gatorade looks for in its athlete endorser partners, such as Zion Williamson, whom the brand signed to a partnership deal recently (Gatorade has also partnered with elite athletes such as Michael Jordan, Serena Williams, Derek Jeter and Peyton Manning). We also discuss the NBA G League  and the league granting access to incubate innovation and test professional athletes year-round.

Kearney and Berger discuss some of the best all-time Gatorade commercials as well.

Listen to the Sports Business Radio podcast on iTunes, Spotify or wherever you find your podcasts. Follow us on Twitter @SBRadio or on Instagram @SportsBusinessRadio.

Oct 29 2019

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CJ McCollum (@CJMcCollum) - Portland Trail Blazers star & PullUpPod Host

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PODCAST:  Wide-ranging interview with Portland Trail Blazers star CJ McCollum on this week’s edition of Sports Business Radio. CJ discusses his podcast @PullUpPod (and the guests he still wants to interview on his pod), the @trailblazers culture he has helped to create with @DamianLillard, what he looks for in business partners like Moda Health, Li Ning and Jamba Juice, how his inner circle keeps him grounded, #fashion, #MentalHealth, his home state Cleveland Browns (who he roots for passionately) & his love of #Oregon #wine. Listen on #iTunes, #Spotify or by clicking on the link in our bio.
This week’s edition of @SportsBusinessRadio is presented by @ZipRecruiter. 4 out of 5 employers who post on #ZipRecruiter get a quality candidate within the first day. See why ZipRecruiter is effective for businesses of all sizes. Our listeners can try @ZipRecruiter for FREE at ziprecruiter.com/SBR
#CJMcCollum #TrailBlazers #RipCity #Portland #NBA #sportsbusiness #NBA #basketball #business #fashion #swaggycasual #sportsbusinessradio #brianberger #Culture #DamianLillard #KevinHart

Oct 22 2019

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Mike Finley (@MikeFinley) - CEO of Boingo (@Boingo)

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Mike Finley (@MikeFinley) - CEO of Boingo (@Boingo) joins us to discuss connectivity at sports venues, 5G and his role as CEO of Boingo. Boingo helps the world stay connected to the people and things they love. They build Wi-Fi, cellular and small cell networks at big venues like Soldier Field in Chicago, Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City, Phillips Arena in Atlanta and the Hollywood Bowl. Then Boingo monetizes those networks with a number of unique products and services. Nearly 80% of consumers use their phones at a sporting event for posting on social media, watching highlights, ordering food or merchandise or soon to place a bet on a game.

Boingo is our partner on our Sports Business Radio Road Show series as well.

Sports Business Radio Host Brian Berger also weighs in with his thoughts on the NBA's partnership with China and the fallout that has come from Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey's tweet and Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron's James' recent comments about Morey and China.

Subscribe to the award-winning Sports Business Radio podcast on iTunes or Spotify. Follow Sports Business Radio on Twitter @SBRadio or on Instagram @SportsBusinessRadio.

Oct 15 2019

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Mike McGoohan, Biofreeze (@Biofreeze) CMO

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Mike McGoohan, Biofreeze (@Biofreeze) CMO joins us to discuss the company's strategy with sports sponsorships including sponsorship of the brand new Golden State Warriors Performance Center, the jersey patch for the NBA's Portland Trail Blazers and partnerships with the New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, Boston Celtics and San Francisco Marathon.

McGoohan also discusses the importance of authenticity in marketing and branding.

Biofreeze is the #1 clinically recommended pain relief product. The company started 25 years ago but just became available over the counter in the past 2 years.

Listen to the Sports Business Radio podcast on iTunes and Spotify. Follow us on Twitter @SBRadio and on Instagram @SportsBusinessRadio.

Oct 08 2019

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Meghan Klingenberg (@MeghanKling) - U.S. Women's Soccer Star + Entrepreneur

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Meghan Klingenberg (@MeghanKling), U.S. Women's Soccer Star and entrepreneur joins us to discuss her soccer career at the University of North Carolina, the U.S. Women's National Team (where she was part of the 2015 Women's World Cup Champion team and the 2016 U.S. Olympic team) and the NWSL's Portland Thorns, #EqualPay for the U.S. Women's National Team, concussions in soccer, being an entrepreneur, growing up in Pittsburgh and her love of food.

Meghan is an intelligent and personable athlete who shares a unique perspective during this wide-ranging interview on this week's edition of Sports Business Radio.

Download the award-winning Sports Business Radio podcast on iTunes and Spotify and follow us on Twitter @SBRadio and on Instagram @SportsBusinessRadio.

Oct 01 2019

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Michael Lombardi (@MLombardiNFL), 3-time Super Bowl winning executive

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Michael Lombardi (@MLombardiNFL), 3-time Super Bowl winning executive joins us on this week's edition of Sports Business Radio. Throughout his three-decade long career with the NFL, Mike Lombardi worked as an NFL executive with the San Francisco 49ers, Cleveland Browns, Philadelphia Eagles, and Oakland Raiders alongside NFL legends including Bill Belichick, Bill Walsh and Al Davis.   
On his podcast - The GM Shuffle, Lombardi tackles a wide range of topics weekly within the world of the NFL and breaks down everything listeners and fans need to know about players, coaches, organizations, the draft, free agency and all of the NFL storylines of the day. The GM Shuffle Podcast comes out twice a week on all Podcast platforms.

Lombardi is also the author of the book Gridiron Genius: A Master Class in Winning Championships and Building Dynasties in the NFL.

On Sports Business Radio, Lombardi discusses the factors that lead to a championship culture, team building, dealing with sports and business owners, communicating with athletes and what he learned from Bill Belichick and Bill Walsh.

Anyone leading a sports franchise or business or who is in a role of leadership will find Lombardi's insights extremely enlightening.

Listen to Sports Business Radio on iTunes, Spotify or wherever you find your podcasts. Follow Sports Business Radio on Twitter @SBRadio and on Instagram @SportsBusinessRadio.

Sep 25 2019

46mins

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Dennis Page - CEO, SLAM Media Inc.

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Dennis Page, CEO of SLAM Media Inc. (@SlamOnline), joins us to discuss the iconic magazine's 25th anniversary. SLAM has masterfully blended basketball and hip hop cultures together for 25 years and the magazine has now blossomed into a multimedia brand. Page discusses SLAM's rich history, what he feels makes for compelling content, how SLAM is staying relevant via event, sponsorship and merchandise partnerships and what lies ahead.

We also discuss the sports business headlines of the week including two new minority owners for the Los Angeles Dodgers and how Postmates and the New York Yankees are partnering to make ordering concessions items a seamless experience at Yankee Stadium.

This week's edition of Sports Business Radio is presented by Mizzen and Main (@MizzenandMain). Try their new performance Blazer and flannel shirts (in addition to their performance dress shirts) and use the code SBR at checkout to save $10 off your purchase.

Follow Sports Business Radio on Twitter @SBRadio and on Instagram @SportsBusinessRadio.

Find the Sports Business Radio podcast on iTunes (in the Sports News section) and on Spotify.

Sep 20 2019

39mins

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Antonio Brown Highjacking the NFL narrative, the fall of USA Basketball & Ridiculous Trademark Filings

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Sports Business Radio host Brian Berger and Executive Producer Bryan Griggs discuss headlines of the week including Antonio Brown’s continued off the field problems and how those headlines are highjacking the otherwise positive narrative around the start to the NFL season, the NCAA vs LeBron James, two highly ridiculous trademark filings that were denied this week and the uphill battle USA Basketball is facing to recruit the best players as the rest of the world has closed the gap in international competitions.
Jeremy Goldberg (@JeremyGoldberg) from LeagueApps (@LeagueApps) also joins us to discuss the ever-changing youth sports landscape and how his sports tech company is making life easier for youth sports organizers and entrepreneurs. To date, over 10 million users have used LeagueApps to manage and organize their programs, scheduling, payments, data and communications with parents and players—all in one place.
Find the Sports Business Radio podcast on iTunes and Spotify. Follow us on Twitter @SBRadio and on Instagram @SportsBusinessRadio.

Sep 12 2019

50mins

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George Steinbrenner IV (@GSteinbrennerIV), Co-Owner & Partner with Harding Steinbrenner Racing

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George Steinbrenner IV (@GSteinbrennerIV), Co-Owner & Partner with Harding Steinbrenner Racing, the grandson of legendary Yankees owner George Steinbrenner III, son of current Yankees Co-chairman Hank Steinbrenner and the youngest team owner in IndyCar history (age 22), joins us on this week’s edition of Sports Business Radio.
Steinbrenner discusses his passion for IndyCar racing, his close friendship with his star driver Colton Herta (age 19), the overall state of IndyCar, the pressure of delivering championships by carrying the Steinbrenner name and his special relationship with his Grandfather George Steinbrenner III.

We also discuss the start of the college football and NFL seasons and the sale of MLB's Kansas City Royals.

This week's edition of Sports Business Radio is brought to you by Mizzen and Main - mizzenandmain.com, the official dress shirt of Sports Business Radio. Use the code "SBR" at checkout and receive $10 off your purchase.  It's the most comfortable dress shirt you'll ever wear and the choice of hundreds of elite athletes including Phil Mickelson and J.J. Watt.

Sep 03 2019

51mins

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Doug Baldwin Jr. (@DougBaldwinJr) - Super Bowl Champion & 2x NFL Pro Bowler

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Doug Baldwin Jr. (@DougBaldwinJr.) graduated from Stanford University before signing with the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent in 2011. During his 8 year career, he won a Super Bowl and played in two Pro Bowls. He led the NFL in TD receptions in 2015. Most notably, Baldwin is a Board member of the Players Coalition, a 2018 Muhammad Ali Sports Humanitarian award finalist, and was selected the 2013 Seahawks Man of the Year, for his extraordinary leadership and service in the community.
Baldwin Jr. joins Brian Berger for a wide-ranging interview on Sports Business Radio to discuss his football career, his meaningful work in the community as a Board member with the Players Coalition, the recent retirement of Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck (Baldwin Jr. played college football with Luck at Stanford) and the mental health of athletes.
Also on this week’s edition of Sports Business Radio, Chris Wimmer, Host of the Infamous America podcast joins us to discuss Black Barrel Media’s latest podcast - the telling of the true story of the 1919 World Series Black Sox scandal. The 8-episode podcast travels through Baseball as amateur activity leading into a professional sport, formation of White Sox, the glory days of the players involved, the many factors that lead to the scandal, the actual scandal and finishes with a couple expert interview on the topic. This is the 100 Year Anniversary of the scandal. Find the Infamous America Black Sox podcast on iTunes, Spotify and wherever you get your podcasts.
This week’s edition of Sports Business Radio is presented by Zip Recruiter. Hiring used to be hard. Multiple job sites, stacks of resumes, a confusing review process. But today, hiring can be easy and you only have to go to one place to get it done - Zip Recruiter. Sports Business Radio listeners can try Zip Recruiter for FREE by going to ZipRecruiter.com/SBR.

Aug 27 2019

1hr 2mins

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Dr. W. Chris Winter (@SportSleepDoc) - Sleep specialist to Elite Athletes and Sports Teams

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Dr. W. Chris Winter (@SportSleepDoc) - Renowned sleep specialist and author of the book “The Sleep Solution: Why Your Sleep is Broken and How to Fix It”. Winter provides his expertise to several pro sports teams including NBA and MLB teams.

More and more sports teams are working with sleep consultants to map out the best travel and sleep patterns for their seasons, how to utilize sleep for recovery. Dr. Winter is a foremost sleep expert who has many great tips to share that will benefit elite athletes, coaches and everyday people during his conversation with Brian Berger on this week’s edition of Sports Business Radio.

#Sleep #Performance #Rest #Recovery #Athletes #Sports

Aug 20 2019

53mins

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By Christopher Lochhead - Jan 09 2019
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Lover this podcast. Thanks Brian!

Great knowledge

By Ninja Brother 2 - Feb 02 2015
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Just found this and Brian does a great job. He has great knowledge and is a really good speaker.