Thursday, January 24th, 2019


On Her Turf Podcast Features Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist and National Soccer Hall of Famer Julie Foudy

Three-Time Indianapolis 500 Winner Helio Castroneves Joins NASCAR on NBC Podcast and Looks Ahead to This Weekend’s IMSA Rolex 24 at Daytona  

ESPN Reporter Jac Collinsworth Joins The Mike Tirico Podcast

STAMFORD, Conn. – January 24, 2019 –  NBC Sports presents a new slate of podcasts this week featuring special guests and athletes, including two-time FIFA Women’s World Cup champion and Olympic gold medalist Julie Foudy, ESPN analyst Jac Collinsworth, three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves, former Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg, and many more.

New episodes of 13 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:


  •  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: One of the greatest players in US soccer history, Julie Foudy talks with Kathryn about the significance of the 1999 USWNT World Cup win, the importance of sports for young girls, and the power of taking risks.
    When: Wednesday, Jan. 23
  •  The 2 Robbies: Robbie Mustoe and Robbie Earle discuss and dissect the top Premier League storylines of every match. Together, the former Premier League players and current NBC Sports analysts provide fans with top-class punditry on the most exciting soccer league in the world.
    On this week’s episode: Robbie Earle and Robbie Mustoe are joined by former Premier League referee, Mark Clattenburg, to assess the current state of refereeing in the soccer world and look forward to how VAR (Video Assistant Referee) will be applied in the Premier League next season. In a second episode, Earle and Mustoe react to the controversial comments made by Chelsea manager, Maurizio Sarri, who questioned the motivation of his players after their 2-0 loss to Arsenal.
    When: Multiples times per week
  •  That’s a Dive with Kyle Martino:  Kyle Martino of NBC Sports takes a deep dive into some of the most debated topics bouncing around the soccer community.
    On this week’s episode: Kyle dives in on the fallout from Maurizio Sarri’s comments about Chelsea’s motivation problems and assesses Jose Mourinho’s weekend State of the Special One.
    When:  Thursday, Jan. 24


  •  NASCAR on NBC: Host Nate Ryan interviews NASCAR stars and insiders each week. Nate also discusses the latest NASCAR news, including a weekly recap of races, and looks ahead to what’s next in the sport.
    On this week’s episode: Monday’s episode features Helio Castroneves, the three-time Indianapolis 500 winner and Dancing With The Stars winner, who is entering his second season of running IMSA sports cars. Castroneves discusses several topics including how much longer he wants to race and how he decided to stay at Team Penske after a conversation with four-time Indy 500 winner Rick Mears, his joy of racing against Alex Zanardi in the Rolex 24, and his Dancing With The Stars experience. There will be two-part episode released Wednesday/Thursday (at 12:01 a.m.) focusing on the Dale Earnhardt and Dale Earnhardt Jr. teaming up to race a Corvette together in the 2001 Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona. NBC Sports’ inaugural presentation of the 57th running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway will begin this Saturday, Jan. 26 at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
    When: Multiple times per week


  • 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: Jac Collinsworth of ESPN and Pro Football Focus joins Mike to discuss the start of his career in broadcasting and to share his thoughts on the current NFL playoff rules.
    When: Thursday, Jan. 24
  • 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:  Florio recaps last weekend’s Championship games and previews Super Bowl LIII.
    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 discuss the painful moment in sports that still hurts and debate the pros and cons of having a super bowl party or watching alone.
    When: Thursday, Jan. 24
  •  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 next week’s episodes: Starting Monday, Jan. 28, Holley will debut a robust week of special edition podcasts live from Atlanta in anticipation of the Patriots’ arrival at Super Bowl LIII.
    When: Multiple episodes next week



  •  Pro Basketball Talk on NBC Sports: Kurt Helin and the team from ProBasketballTalk at talk all things NBA basketball: news, analysis and even the ridiculous. Regular guests include NBA players and media members.
    On this week’s episodes: Keith Smith from Yahoo breaks down the All-Star Game starters and how the podcast team would fill out their ballot for the reserves, plus other news around the league.
    When: Friday, Jan. 25
  •  College Basketball Talk on NBC Sports: Robert Dauster takes a look at everything happening across college basketball, including a weekly recap of action across the country and each conference, recruiting and looking ahead to the future of the sport.
    On this week’s episodes: On Tuesday’s show, Mark Titus joins Dauster to discuss his thoughts on the Big Ten, his appreciation of Virginia’s playing style, and his scholarship program.
    When: Multiple times per week
  • 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, “Dr. A” Steve Alexander highlights some of the top waiver wire pickups out there in fantasy basketball. Tommy Beer stops by on Wednesday to look at 10 recent notable trends, including the rise of Donovan Mitchell and the ongoing struggles for Victor Oladipo. Friday, Mike Gallagher hosts his DFS preview podcast.
    When: Monday, Jan. 21, Wednesday, Jan. 23 & Friday, Jan. 25
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  • 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 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 upcoming episodes: team’s reported interest in Dodgers CF Joc Pederson. Sox SVP/GM Rick Hahn and manager Rick Renteria.
    When: Tuesday, Jan. 22 & Friday, Jan. 25
    Available here:, or via the new MyTeams by NBC Sports app.
  • 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 upcoming episodes: The podcast crew will review the recently held Cubs Convention to discuss a number of topics, including where does Kris Bryant’s comments about St. Louis rank among the most memorable/disrespectful Chicago sports quotes. In addition, this week’s podcasts will also include interviews with a number of Cubs players from this past weekend.
    When: Wednesday, Jan. 23 & Fri, Jan. 25
    Available here:, or via the new MyTeams by NBC Sports app.

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