FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, January 10th, 2019
NBC SPORTS PODCAST PREVIEW: THIS WEEK’S LINEUP
Buffalo Bills Head Coach Sean McDermott joins The Mike Tirico Podcast
On Her Turf podcast features Three-Time Olympic Medalist and USA Hockey Captain Meghan Duggan
STAMFORD, Conn. – January 10, 2019 – NBC Sports presents a new slate of podcasts this week featuring special guests and athletes, including Buffalo Bills head coach Sean McDermott, three-time Olympic medalist and USA Hockey Captain Meghan Duggan, Philadelphia 76ers guard JJ Redick, Denver Broncos Pro Bowl RB Phillip Lindsay and many more.
New episodes of 12 podcasts will be available for download on all major podcast platforms including: NBC Sports’ Scores App, Apple, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Podcasts, TuneIn and iHeart.
Following is a sport-by-sport look at what’s on tap:
- The Mike Tirico Podcast: This weekly podcast features Mike Tirico’s takes on the biggest news across the sports landscape, as well as interviews with sports commentators and athletes.
– On this week’s episode: The Buffalo Bills fell short of returning to the playoffs, but Head Coach Sean McDermott says there is plenty to build on off the 2018 season. Before previewing the divisional round of the playoffs, Mike asks Coach McDermott about preparing for free agency and the NFL Draft later this year.
– When: Thursday, Jan. 10
- PFT PM: Mike Florio has conversations with top names and newsmakers in the NFL, while updating his fans on breaking news and story lines that take place during the day and preparing listeners for what is coming next.
– On this week’s episodes: Denver Broncos Pro Bowl RB Phillip Lindsay joins Tuesday’s episode; Mike covers the latest news and storylines from around the NFL
– When: Multiple times per week
- The Leisuremen: The Leisuremen podcast features popular personalities/producers Paul Pabst and Andrew Perloff, who bring their entertaining brand of humor, fun, and passion to listeners each week. The show touches on a wide range of topics that go wildly beyond sports – from food, drink, cars, travel, and money to how to properly wear plaid pants.
– On this week’s episode: Pabst and Perloff rank the NFL job openings, debate the lifestyles of NFL and college head coaches, and provide a NFL preview.
– When: Thursday, Jan. 10
- The Michael Holley Podcast: Michael Holley of NBC Sports Boston interviews a wide variety of guests from different backgrounds and industries in front of a live audience.
– On this week’s episode: Boston Mayor Marty Walsh joins Holley to discuss Patriots football, growing up as a Boston Bruins fan, his journey to becoming Boston’s mayor, and more.
– When: Monday, Jan. 7
- Philadelphia: Eagle Eye: NBC Sports Philadelphia Eagles’ reporter Derrick Gunn is joined by former Eagle and Super Bowl Champion Barrett Brooks, as they break down the key matchups, and discuss the key topics and issues surrounding the defending Super Bowl Champions.
– On this week’s episodes: On Monday, Reuben Frank and Dave Zangaro describe the surreal scene in Chicago after the Eagles shocked the Bears and take an early look at the Saints game. On Wednesday, Gunn and Brooks look ahead to the rematch in New Orleans, and why it might be completely different from the first time. The guys discuss the latest chapter of Nick Foles vs. Carson Wentz.
– When: New episodes every Monday, Wednesday and Friday
– Available here: https://www.nbcsports.com/philadelphia/podcasts
- On Her Turf: Hosted by NBC Sports’ Kathryn Tappen, the On Her Turf podcast welcomes a powerhouse guest each week who is a champion on and off the field and who motivates others to be the best versions of themselves. They talk about careers, what motivates them, how sports has impacted their lives, and lessons they’ve learned along the way.
– On this week’s episode: Kathryn and Meghan Duggan discuss winning a gold medal after a previous heartbreaking Olympic loss; her team’s fight for equality within USA Hockey; and her balance between work and personal life as a newlywed
– When: Wednesday, Jan. 9
- Pro Basketball Talk on NBC Sports: Kurt Helin and the team from ProBasketballTalk at NBCSports.com talk all things NBA basketball: news, analysis and even the ridiculous. Regular guests include NBA players and media members.
– On this week’s episodes: Kurt previews the trade deadline.
– When: Thursday, Jan. 10
- The Haberstroh Show: NBC Sports national NBC Insider Tom Haberstroh sits down with some of the biggest names in the NBA to share the stories and the numbers behind the bigger games ad biggest moments in the league.
– On this week’s episode: Tom talks to Sixers guard JJ Redick about quitting social media, the nature of addiction, how Adam Silver has changed the perception of NBA players, NBA player group texts and Slack channels and much more.
– When: Friday, Jan. 11
- White Sox Talk – Hosted by NBC Sports Chicago’s trio of White Sox experts Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey, and Chris Kamka, the White Sox Talk podcast (now in the Top 200 among Apple Store’s top sports podcasts) provides fans with in-depth White Sox discussion on the hottest topics and latest breaking news all year long. In addition, fans can look forward to exclusive one-on-one interviews with White Sox players, coaches, front office execs, along with MLB media insiders from coast-to-coast.
– On this week’s episodes: On Tuesday, the crew discuss what the addition of free agent OF Jon Jay means to this year’s line-up and how the White sox aren’t just offering Manny Machado a contract…they’re bringing family and friends to get him to the south side. On Thursday’s episode, the hot stove banter continues as the White Sox continue to add pieces, will Manny Machado make a decision that could alter the franchise sooner than later?
– When: Tuesday, Jan. 8 & Thursday, Jan. 10
– Available here: https://art19.com/shows/white-sox-podcast
- Cubs Talk – Hosted by NBC Sports Chicago’s Luke Stuckmeyer, Cubs digital reporter/producer Tony Andracki, along with special appearances by David Kaplan and Kelly Crull, the Cubs Talk podcast provides die-hard Cubs fans with detailed discussion on the hottest topics and latest breaking Cubs news throughout the year. In addition, fans can look forward to exclusive one-on-one interviews with Cubs players, coaches, front office execs, along with MLB media insiders from coast-to-coast.
– On this week’s episodes: Cubs legend/Baseball Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg will be this week’s special guest, plus the crew will discuss the top Cubs storylines heading into this season.
– When: Wednesday, Jan. 9 & Friday, Jan. 11
– Available here: https://art19.com/shows/cubs-talk-podcast
- Rotoworld Football: From fantasy implications to NFL draft analysis to major events, the Rotoworld Football staff has the NFL landscape covered. Listen as Josh Norris, Evan Silva, Roto Pat, Rich Hribar and Ray Summerlin meet three times each week to give their analysis and opinions on everything happening in the NFL.
– On this week’s episode: The best weekend of NFL football is upon us, and Friday’s episode of the Rotoworld Football Podcast will break it all down. Can Jared Goff stand tall against a menacing Cowboys pass rush? Will Patrick Mahomes topple the red hot Colts? Josh Norris, Evan Silva and Patrick Daugherty will detail the meaningful matchups.
– When: Friday, Jan. 11
– Available here: http://www.rotoworld.com/podcasts/nfl
- Rotoworld Fantasy Basketball: Matt Stroup and Mike Gallagher have you covered from every angle. Joined by Steve “Dr. A” Alexander, Ryan Knaus and the rest of the Rotoworld crew three times a week they cover everything from the latest injuries, waiver wire pickups, DFS strategies and much more!
– On this week’s episodes: On Monday, Steve joins to talk about the top waiver wire pickups in fantasy basketball, including what to expect from Spurs guards Derrick White and Bryn Forbes, and Houston Rockets guard Austin Rivers. Mike stops by Wednesday’s show to look at some recent rotation changes, including a new coach in Minnesota and the fallout from injuries to Devin Booker and Chris Paul — and what it all means for their fantasy values. Friday’s episode will feature Mike’s weekly DFS preview, as he looks at the upcoming games from a DFS perspective.
– When: Monday, Jan. 7, Wednesday, Jan. 9 & Friday, Jan. 11
– Available here: http://www.rotoworld.com/podcasts/NBA
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