A pleasure to have one of the great analysts in college hoops, Mike O'Donnell of ESPN and CBS Sports as we put a cap on the college basketball season and the Final Four. We also chat a little UCF basketball as well.
It's our annual visit from Chip Caray, the TV Play-by-Play voice of the Atlanta Braves. We look back at the Braves 2021 World Championship Season, the departure of Freddie Freeman and the prospects of the 2022 season
podcast 0321 | Rich Podolsky, author of You Are Looking Live: How The NFL Today Revolutionized Sports Broadcasting
Great to speak with Rich Podolsky about his book chronicling how Brent Musburger, Phyllis George, Irv Cross, Jimmy the Greek and the many great writers, producers, directors and executives at CBS Sports revolutionized sports broadcasting, making the The NFL Today of the 70s and 80s a cultural phenomenon and it's on-air talent superstars.
podcast 0314 | Media Spotlight Special with Adam Eaton and Eric Lopez - Buck & Aikman to Monday Night Football
It's an "Emergency" pod as the sports broadcast media landscape is overturned by Joe Buck & Troy Aikman leaving Fox to go to ESPN and Monday Night Football. Plus:
- Kirk Herbstreit to Amazon, will Al Michaels join him?
- Who gets the NFL and MLB #1 chairs at Fox
- CBS/Turner NCAA Announcer lineups
- Is John Crispin now Dan Dakich 2.0?
- MLB: Apple TV+ and Peacock
- Stephen A vs. Chris Russo
Adam, Eric and I discuss:
-The passing of College Football Play-by-Play legend Ron Franklin
-Sean Payton to broadcasting
-Concert drowns out CBS halftime
-Nantz, Tirico calling multiple events same week/weekend
-Al Michaels last SB/SB 56 telecast critique
-Mike Golic Jr out at ESPN Radio
-And to celebrate legends while they are still with us, let’s pay homage to the great Verne Lundquist
It's always great to visit with Tim Brando of Fox Sports. As we head towards March Madness, Timmy B breaks down who he thinks will be the strong contenders to cut down the nets in March as only he can. Plus he gives me his thoughts on the AAC, UCF's future in the Big 12, some of his March Memories from his days calling the tournament and how often he hears his "The Iron Unkind" phrase from passers by in public.
A Super Bowl 56 preview with Carolina Panthers TE Colin Thompson and details on how you can win a pair of preferred seating tickets to the upcoming Apopka International Jazz Festival headlined by Jeffrey Osborne
My Knightline Sports Network colleague Roger Phipps joins me to discuss his Cincinnati Bengals going to the Super Bowl as well as the enigma that is UCF Basketball.
Jeff Allen worked in Sportstalk radio in Orlando from 1983 to 1996. most notably as the Program and Sports Director at WGTO in the early 90's, anchoring morning sports reports and various sportstalk shows. Now, Jeff shares unique yet common sense sports opinions with his weekly podcast. Follow Jeff on Twitter @jeffallen_88 and with his podcast is available on iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, SoundCloud, Stitcher and TuneIn. Jeff also hosts The AAC Report on The Knightline Sports Network