Jim Ross Conrad Thompson Episode 134 of the Sports Media Podcast with Richard Deitsch features Conrad Thompson and Jim Ross, the duo that make up the popular “Grilling JR” podcast. In this podcast, Thompson, the host of six immensely popular wrestling podcasts, and Ross, one of the iconic voices in the history of professional wrestling…

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Episode 103 of the Sports Media Podcast with Richard Deitsch features two guests. First up is J.A. Adande, the Director of Sports Journalism and the Medill School at Northwestern University and a longtime ESPN staffer. He is followed by The Athletic NASCAR writer Jeff Gluck. In this podcast, Adande discusses how he has processed the…

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Episode 96 of the Sports Media Podcast with Richard Deitsch features Sports Business Daily media writer John Ourand. In this podcast Deitsch and Ourand discuss the combined ESPN/NFL Network production of the NFL Draft; the issues and challenges surrounding it; why the tech worked for viewers; the public response to The Last Dance; whether comparisons…

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Episode 95 of the Sports Media Podcast with Richard Deitsch features three guests. First up is ESPN play by play broadcaster Sean McDonough, who has called major sports for three decades including national championships in college football and basketball; Monday Night Football, and the World Series McDonough was scheduled to return this year as one…

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Episode 92 of the Sports Media Podcast with Richard Deitsch features a conversation with ESPN SportsCenter anchor Scott Van Pelt. In this podcast, Van Pelt discusses how his show is adapting to the current COVID-19 crisis; what working at ESPN’s Connecticut headquarters is currently like; what it was like being on the air when the…

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Episode 90 of the Sports Media Podcast with Richard Deitsch features a conversation with Sports Business Daily media writer John Ourand. In this podcast, Deitsch and Ourand discuss Tony Romo’s decision to re-sign with CBS; what we know about the negotiations and ESPN’s interest; the impact of Romo’s record-breaking salary; how this helps or does…

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