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Thursday, February 20th, 2020

MARK CUBAN, TAYSOM HILL & 1980 U.S. OLYMPIC TEAM GOALIE JIM CRAIG HIGHLIGHT NBC SPORTS’ NEW PODCAST EPISODES THIS WEEK

Tom Haberstroh Sits Down with Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban and Los Angeles Lakers Head Coach Frank Vogel During NBA All-Star Weekend

Peter King Speaks to New Orleans Saints Quarterback Taysom Hill During Super Bowl Week on The Peter King Podcast

Chantel McCabe Catches Up with 1980 U.S. Olympic Team Goalie Jim Craig, 40 years after the ‘Miracle on Ice’

Buffalo Bills Running Back & Former English Rugby International Christian Wade Joins Alex Corbisiero’s The Scrum Down Podcast

STAMFORD, Conn. – Feb. 20, 2020 – NBC Sports debuts new podcast episodes this week as New Orleans Saints quarterback Taysom Hill joins Peter King on The Peter King Podcast (recorded Super Bowl week). In addition, Tom Haberstroh sat down during NBA All-Star Weekend with Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, who reveals when he knew Luka Doncic could become a franchise player and shares conversations he had with Barack Obama and President Trump. Afterwards, Haberstroh is joined by Los Angeles Lakers head coach Frank Vogel.

NBC Sports Regional Networks continue to debut new podcast episodes each week. This week’s FORE-1-1 with Chantel McCabe features an interview with 1980 U.S. Olympic Team goalie Jim Craig, who discusses the 40th anniversary of the ‘Miracle on Ice’ and his love of golf. Former English rugby international player and current Buffalo Bills running back Christian Wade joins an episode of The Scrumdown with Alex Corbisiero and details why he decided to transition from rugby to football, discusses his journey towards becoming an NFL player, and touches on the similarities and differences between rugby and football. Also this week, the Under Center Podcast features a conversation with two-time Super Bowl champion and current CBS Sports and NFL on FOX analyst, David Diehl.

In all, NBC Sports presents 28 new podcast episodes this week. New episodes for all podcasts will be available for download on all major podcast platforms including: NBCSports.com/podcasts, NBC Sports’ Scores app, Apple, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Podcasts, TuneIn and iHeart.

 

NFL

    • The Peter King Podcast: The Peter King Podcast is the ultimate destination for all things pro football. Led by one of the most influential storytellers in all of sports media, three-time NSMA Sportswriter of the Year Peter King delivers an access-driven experience that brings fans into the locker room, the press box, and the front office with the biggest influencers in professional football.
      • On this week’s episodes: King speaks to New Orleans Saints quarterback Taysom Hill during Super Bowl week to discuss playing for Sean Payton, his playing being compared to Steve Young, and entering the offseason as a restricted free agent. King also breaks down Drew Brees’ decision to come back for another season and goes through the list of all available quarterbacks.
      • When: Wednesday, Feb. 19

 

    • 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 episode: Florio and Simms discuss whether or not Tom Brady will leave the Patriots, his potential free agency tour, and which teams should take a run at him. Afterwards, they talk through the possibility of the Raiders being done with Derek Carr, the Dolphins warming up to former Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert, and former Alabama wide receiver Henry Ruggs being favored to run the fastest 40 at the NFL Combine.
      • When: Monday, Feb. 17 and Tuesday, Feb. 18

 

    • Chris Simms Unbuttoned: NBC Sports’ Chris Simms examines everything happening in the NFL and around the sports world. Joined by a rotation of NBC Sports hosts Ahmed Fareed, Paul Burmeister and Liam McHugh, Unbuttoned features in-depth Xs and Os analysis; one-on-one interviews with players, coaches, executives, and draft prospects; game recaps and previews; gambling segments; extensive player analysis leading into the NFL Draft; and much more.
      • On this week’s episode: Simms and Fareed rank quarterbacks based on who they trust most, reveal the top five worst helmets in the league, and discuss other non-quarterback offseason storylines.
      • When: Monday, Feb. 17

 

    • Rotoworld Football: From fantasy implications to NFL draft analysis to major events, the Rotoworld Football staff has the NFL landscape covered. Listen as Josh NorrisJohn DaigleIan HartitzHayden Winks, and Patrick “RotoPat” Daugherty give their analysis and opinions on everything happening in the NFL.
      • On this week’s episodes: Norris and Daigle discuss Drew Brees announcing his return, rumors of Teddy Bridgewater landing a $30-million contract, and Darius Slay possibly being traded.
      • When: Tuesday, Feb. 18

 

    • The Leisuremen: Pabst and Perloff: The Leisuremen: Pabst & Perloff, features popular personalities/producers Paul Pabst and Andrew Perloff, who bring their entertaining brand of humor, fun, and passion to the airwaves 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 episodes: Pabst and Perloff talk about the upcoming NFL Combine and 2020 NFL Draft, starting with the rumors that Ohio native Joe Burrow wants to avoid going to the Bengals.
      • When: Wednesday, Feb. 19

 

    • 49ers Insider Podcast: 49ers Insider Matt Maiocco brings you comprehensive NFL coverage of all things San Francisco 49ers. Don’t miss weekly in-depth interviews all year long with players, coaches, front office personnel, alumni and fellow media members.
      • On this week’s episode: Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss President Trump pardoning former 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo, as well as look at the 49ers’ offense and what the offseason might hold for them.
      • When: Tuesday, Feb. 18

 

    • Under Center Podcast: Hosted by NBC Sports Chicago’s team of Bears/NFL experts, the Under Center Podcast features lively discussion on the hottest pro football topics of the day, along with exclusive interviews with Bears players, coaches, and local/national NFL media members. New episodes of the Under Center Podcast can be found at NBCSportsChicago.com/podcasts or via the new MyTeams by NBC Sports app.
      • On this week’s episodes: Host Laurence Holmes is joined by two-time Super Bowl champion and current CBS Sports and NFL on FOX analyst, David Diehl. He talks about his ties to Chicago, what it takes for a team to win the Super Bowl, and how he would fix the Bears. After an extended break, JJ Stankevitz joins Holmes to discuss his thoughts on how the Bears season ended, the future for Mitch Tribisky and what the team needs to focus on for the 2019 season.
      • When: Monday, Feb. 17 and today, Thursday, Feb. 20

 

    • Eagle Eye: Rueben Frank and Dave Zangaro break down the key matchups, and discuss the key topics and issues surrounding the Philadelphia Eagles.
      • On this week’s episode: On the latest Eagle Eye podcast, Frank and Zangaro discuss the Eagles’ decision to move on from Nigel Bradham as well as the pros and cons of trading for Darius Slay.
      • When: Tuesday, Feb. 18

 

BASKETBALL 

    • The Habershow: Tom Haberstroh’s NBA Podcast:NBC Sports national NBA Insider Tom Haberstroh sits down with some of the biggest names in the NBA to share the stories and the numbers behind the biggest games and biggest moments in the league. New episodes drop every Friday during the NBA season.
      • On this week’s episode: Mark Cuban joins Haberstroh during NBA All-Star Weekend in Chicago. The Dallas Mavericks owner reveals when he knew Luka Doncic could become a franchise player and discusses scouting and building a team around him. He also shares what he learned talking basketball with Barack Obama and President Trump, as well as his own political aspirations. Afterwards, Los Angeles Lakers head coach Frank Vogel joins Haberstroh to discuss coaching LeBron James and the NBA All-Star Game.
      • When: Wednesday, Feb. 19 and Friday, Feb. 21

 

    • Rotoworld Fantasy Basketball: Matt Stroup andMike Gallagher have you covered from every angle. Join Steve “Dr. A” Alexander, Ryan Knaus and the rest of the Rotoworld crew as they cover everything from the latest injuries, waiver wire pickups, DFS strategies and much more!
      • On this week’s episode: Stroup and Alexander discuss this week’s most intriguing waiver wire pickups, including Kevin Porter Jr. and Malik Monk, whose value is boosted after Timberwolves’ Karl Anthony-Towns’ wrist injury, and thoughts on the NBA Dunk Contest. Afterwards, Stroup and Alexander sit down with Knaus and Tommy Beer to discuss their top fantasy targets for the stretch run, including Dejounte Murray, Larry Nance, and Kevin Porter Jr. They also talk about what a small-ball lineup might mean for Brooklyn Nets’ Kyrie Irving, Spencer Dinwiddie, and Caris LeVert.
      • When: Monday, Feb. 17 and Wednesday, Feb. 19

 

    • College Basketball Talk on NBC SportsRobert Dauster looks 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 episode: Dauster is joined by Bobby Reagan for another round of Monday Overreactions. They talk through Louisville and Seton Hall’s struggles, Patrick Ewing’s coaching trajectory, and discuss if Maryland is one of college basketball’s best teams. Afterwards, Brian Snow of 24/7 Sports joins Dauster for the fifth annual “Why Your Team Sucks” episode, where they talk through every good team of college basketball and decide if they suck.
      • When: Monday, Feb. 17 and Wednesday, Feb. 19

 

    • Sixers Talk: Danny Pommells and Paul Hudrick break down the key matchups, and discuss the key topics and issues surrounding the Sixers.
      • On this week’s episode: On the latest Sixers Talk podcast, Pommells and Gilbert debate whether the Sixers are still finals contenders, if they missed out on the trade deadline, and how this team lacks leadership. Afterwards, Johnson and Hudrick discuss the relationship between Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons, as well as the Eastern Conference playoff standings.
      • When: Sunday, Feb. 16 and Wednesday, Feb. 19

 

HOCKEY

    • Our Line Starts: The NHL on NBC crew reacts to the latest news, debates the hottest topics, and tells the best stories from their playing days. Plus – extended interviews with key figures from around the league.
      • On this week’s episode: Bob McKenzie joins this week’s episode to break down the latest news as the February 24 trade deadline approaches. They talk about the Avalanche possibly making a blockbuster trade for Carey Price or Henrik Lundqvist, if the Bruins are willing to pay the price for Chris Kreider, and if the addition of Alec Martinez puts Las Vegas over the hump.
      • When: Wednesday, Feb. 19

 

    • Flyers Talk: Katie Emmer and Jordan Hall break down the key matchups, and discuss the key topics and issues surrounding the Flyers.
      • On this week’s episode: On this week’s Flyers Talk podcast, Emmer and Hall discuss Claude Giroux setting a franchise record, the Flyers big home victory against the Blue Jackets, Jeff Carter trade rumors, and Nolan Patrick is hopeful that he will return this season.
      • When: Wednesday, Feb. 19

 

SOCCER 

    • The 2 Robbies: Robbie Mustoe and Robbie Earle discuss and dissect the top Premier League storylines after every single match day. Together, the former Premier League players and current NBC Sports analysts host “The 2 Robbies Football Show” on NBC Sports Radio and “The 2 Robbies Podcast” providing fans with top-class punditry on the most exciting soccer league in the world.
      • On this week’s episode: Mustoe and Earle gather for an emergency episode to discuss Manchester City being banned from UEFA competition for two years. Afterwards, they break down the Chelsea-Manchester United match, Liverpool’s narrow win against Norwich City, Tottenham’s defeat of Aston Villa, and Arsenal beating Newcastle 4-0.
      • When: Sunday, Feb. 16 and Monday, Feb. 17

 

    • Premier League on NBC: NBC Sports’ Premier League podcast features interviews with the biggest names in the PL, a collection of spirited in-studio debates with Robbie Earle,Robbie Mustoe, Kyle Martino, and Rebecca Lowe and features exclusive on site-interviews and access with Arlo White, Lee Dixon and Graeme Le Saux.
      • On this week’s episode: Lowe, Martino, Mustoe, Fareed, and Derek Rae break down an eventful weekend of Premier League news. Starting with the biggest news of the weekend, the team talks through Manchester City’s two-year ban from UEFA competitions, Wolves’ draw with Leicester City, Southampton’s loss to Burnley, Tottenham’s late victory at Aston Villa, Arsenal’s key win over Newcastle, and Manchester United’s victory over Chelsea. Afterwards, Kaveh Solhekol of Sky Sports News joins Derek to talk through the latest Manchester City news.
      • When: Wednesday, Feb. 19

 

GOLF

    • Golf Central Podcast: com writers discuss and debate the latest news from the PGA Tour, European Tour, LPGA, Web.com Tour, Champions Tour, College Golf, and the amateur game.
      • On this week’s episode: Will Gray and Ryan Lavner discuss Adam Scott’s Riviera victory that put him back in the winner’s circle and how Tiger Woods’ continued struggles effect his preparation for the Masters.
      • When: Tuesday, Feb. 18

 

    • FORE-1-1 with Chantel McCabe: Join Golf Channel’s Chantel McCabe each month as she catches up with personalities from the golfing world and beyond.
      • On this week’s episode: 40-years after the ‘Miracle on Ice,’ McCabe catches up with 1980 U.S. Olympic team goalie Jim Craig. Among the topics discussed include Craig’s new book ‘We win: Lessons on Life, Business & Building Your Own Miracle Team,’ his take on the U.S. Ryder Cup team creating a winning formula, and his love of the game of golf.
      • When: Wednesday, Feb. 19

 

    • College Golf Talk: Keep up with the latest from the college golf world with Golf Channel’s College Golf Talk with host Steve Burkowski. From in depth conversations with current players and coaches, to Golf Channel experts breaking down the biggest collegiate events, this 10-part series will keep you in the know throughout the college golf season.
      • On this week’s episode: Burkowski and Brentley Romine reflect on the NCAA golf season so far before being joined by Vanderbilt men’s head coach Scott Limbaugh, who led the Commodores to six consecutive NCAA Championship appearances (2014-19) for the first time in program history.
      • When: Wednesday, Feb. 19

 

BASEBALL

    • Rotoworld Baseball Podcast: Rotoworld’s J. Short, Drew Silva, and Matt Stroup examine MLB headlines and everything happening in fantasy baseball.
      • On this week’s episode: Short and Silva look ahead to the 2020 MLB season by breaking down their rankings for shortstop and third base. Afterwards, Short and Nate Grimm break down outliers in early fantasy baseball drafts based on ADP data, including Nick Castellanos and Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
      • When: Monday, Feb. 17 and Tuesday, Feb. 18

 

    • Phillies Talk: Corey Seidman andRicky Bottalico discuss the offseason news surrounding the Philadelphia Phillies.
      • On this week’s episode: On the latest Phillies Talk podcast, Bottalico and Seidman discuss how a healthy key contributors Jean Segura, Andrew McCutchen, and Jake Arrieta will impact the Phillies this season, while also trying to predict the team’s batting order.
      • When: Tuesday, Feb. 18

 

RUGBY

    • The Scrum Down with Alex Corbisiero: The Scrum Down with Alex Corbisiero features regular guest Jonathan Fisher and input from other current Premiership Rugby players. A conversation on all things Rugby related from a player’s point of view.
      • On this week’s episode: Former English rugby international player and current Buffalo Bills running back, Christian Wade, joins this episode of The Scrum Down. Wade talks about his decision to leave rugby, his journey towards becoming a Bill, and the similarities and differences between football and rugby.
      • When: Sunday, Feb. 16

 

NASCAR

    • NASCAR America: Don’t miss an episode of NASCAR America and the NASCAR America Debrief with Dale Earnhardt Jr., Steve Letarte and Nate Ryan.
      • On this week’s episode: Steve Letarte, Jeff Burton, Krista Voda, and Nate Ryan discuss Monday’s conclusion of the Daytona 500 that saw Denny Hamlin becoming a three-time Daytona 500 Champion. Plus an update on Ryan Newman’s condition following the crash on the final lap of the race. Afterwards, Marty Snider and Dave Burns provide updates from Daytona and Roush Fenway Racing, while Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Dale Jarrett call in to share their thoughts.
      • When: Tuesday, Feb. 18

 

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