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.” https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/sports-illustrated-media-podcast/e/63362390?autoplay=true
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.