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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A room filled with heroes – Dan Hanzus, Marc Sessler and Gregg Rosenthal are amped and ready for Super Bowl 55 in Tampa, Florida and they called in some big guests for this preview show to make it the biggest one yet. Brian “Baldy” Baldinger joins the show to do a Baldy’s Breakdown style preview…

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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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https://player.fm/series/hope-through-history/episode-5-the-1918-influenza-pandemic In 1917, as President Woodrow Wilson prepared the nation for World War, an even deadlier crisis was hiding in plain sight. An influenza virus flourished on European battlefields and rapidly spread among civilians, paralyzing the globe with illness and fear. The 1918 flu pandemic serves as a poignant reminder that science, cooperation, transparency and…

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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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