October 16, 2019
Former ESPN executive John Wildhack left that network in 2016 to become the Athletic Director at Syracuse University. This episode focuses on his journey from the early days of ESPN to the juggernaut that it became, while also covering some of the issues facing ESPN in recent years. Then, the show transitions into a deep dive into the state of Syracuse Sports. More specifically, the football and basketball programs. Plus, they discuss the Carrier Dome, the move to the ACC, and all the ramifications of those decisions, with a focus on the future.
October 9, 2019
The 2019-2020 is only a week old, and this episode is a deep dive into the state of the league, plus teams to look out for. Brian Compton joins the show to discuss how there are 20+ teams that could go on a Stanley Cup run. He also detailed the experiences of covering the last 2 champions (St. Louis Blues in '19, Washington Capitals in '18). Also covered in this episode are the building drama surrounding the last 5 years of the New York Islanders, the emergence of the new Seattle NHL Franchise. Seth offers some classic Prudential Center stories. Follow Brian Compton on Twitter @BComptonNHL.
October 2, 2019
Noah Eagle graduated from Syracuse in May, 2019. He is the son of CBS/YES Network/Westwood One play-by-play man Ian Eagle. He joined this episode recently after being named the new radio voice of the Los Angeles Clippers, just months removed from graduation. This incredible story is also amazing because of the path he took to get there. He also offered his reaction to the potential critics, and how Seth knew his Dad longer than he’s been alive. Noah answers all the questions, and also outlined his journey through Syracuse University and the incredible legacy radio station of WAER.
September 25, 2019
This episode is a deep dive into sports business with a foremost expert in the field, Scott Soshnick of Bloomberg. He details his reporting goals, and what a Bloomberg subscriber looks for in sports business journalism. Then, the conversation covered the NFL, MLB, and NBA and asked tough questions about challenges and successes facing all three leagues. Follow Scott on Twitter @soshnick.
September 18, 2019
Bode Miller an Olympic and World Championship gold medalist, a two-time overall World Cup champion in 2005 and 2008, and the most successful male American alpine ski racer of all time. In a candid and intimate interview, he discusses his skiing career.  He also delves into the impact of the tragic loss of his daughter in a drowning accident has had on both his and his family's life. The episode was recorded at the "BOMBER Penthouse" in midtown Manhattan, where the Lone Mountain Land Company was celebrating their new, long-term partnership with the legendary Olympic Skier.
September 11, 2019
This week's guest three-time NFL all-pro linebacker Keith Bulluck is involved in a new project called "The Outside Game." He created it with the group that created Blogs With Balls. The group recently launched a seminar that included conversations that involved mental wellness, women and equality, bouncing back from adversity, marijuana, and the politicization of sports. That lead to an intense, honest conversation about football, and the many issues that face the biggest sport in the United States. Follow Keith on Twitter @kbull53.
September 4, 2019
One day before the start of the 2019 NFL season, the 100th in league history, NFL Hall of Famer Terrell Davis joins the show. The history behind this episode is that Seth Everett covered the Denver Broncos as their radio beat reporter in 1996 and 1997. The episode focuses on those two significant seasons in the franchise's history, but also in the evolution of Seth's career.
August 28, 2019
Acclaimed baseball columnist Bob Nightengale joins the show to talk about some of his recent article concerning the game of baseball. Bob recently did a story where some older, former players called the sport "unwatchable." Nightengale goes in-depth on the issues facing the sport. He also answers the question to Seth's claim that MLB is in a legitimate crisis. Follow Bob on Twitter @BNightengale.
August 21, 2019
Former PGA Golfer Justin Leonard is our special guest this week. He had twelve career wins on the PGA Tour, including one major, the 1997 Open Championship. We talked about his career, and his thoughts about the PGA as he continues his transition to broadcasting. Also, he discussed a new project he's involved with. Golfforever in an interactive tutorial from noted back specialist Dr. Jeremy James that can help both golfers and non-athletes follow simple steps to alleviate back pain. James also appears on the podcast.
August 14, 2019
Speaker, Entrepreneur, CEO David Meltzer has about 7 connections to Seth Everett. Co-workers, family friends, and a long history intertwined. David is currently the CEO of Sports 1 Marketing one of the world's leading sports and entertainment marketing agencies, which he co-founded with Hall of Fame Quarterback Warren Moon. He's NOT the wrestling guy! Prior to S1M, Meltzer was CEO of the world's first smartphone, the PC-E Phone, and later became CEO of the world's most notable sports agency, Leigh Steinberg Sports and Entertainment. He is an award-winning humanitarian, an international keynote speaker, best-selling author, Chairman of the Unstoppable Foundation, and is profiled by national publications such as Entrepreneur, Forbes, ESPN, Bloomberg, CNBC, Yahoo, SB Nation and Variety. This episode features Meltzer's history, and how he became a motivational speaker. Also, some classic Dr. J, Kareem, Damion Easley, John Elway, and Jim Nantz stories along the way.
August 7, 2019
Recorded at Liberty National Golf Course on August 7, 2019 on the day of the Pro-Am before The Northern Trust, this episode features interviews with Tiger Woods, Brooks Koepka, and an exclusive chat with Xander Schauffele. Tiger spoke about his health, the playoff system, and his love of playing in Boston. Brooks discussed his issues with slow players as well, plus his thoughts on what is boring about Golf. Xander discussed his approach to the playoffs, and his appreciation for Podcasts. Also features was the presentation of the Aon Risk Reward Challenge. It is a unique, season-long competition stretching across the PGA TOUR and LPGA that highlights golf's best strategic decision makers. The concept is not only authentic to the sport, but it brings consistency to golf by delivering the same season-long competition format and prize money to both male and female players from each tour.
July 31, 2019
Jack Nicholls is the play-by-play announce for the Global feed of FIA Formula-E racing. He has called every race since the sports' inception 5 years ago. He also calls Formula-1 races for BBC Radio and has called the Olympics for global feeds as well.This episode is a perfect way to educate yourself about what Formula-E is. The stories Jack tells are fascinating, and he discusses the growth of the sport, and what it needs to do to grow even more.Also, broadcasting enthusiasts will want to hear the skillset Nicholls has developed to call this modern sport.Furthermore, stay till the end where Nicholls finds out a certain common bond with Seth Everett. There is a history of Mountain Dew in both of their lives.Follow Jack on Twitter @Jack_Nicholls
July 24, 2019
Dive into the world of E-Sports in this exclusive inside look at Dignitas, one of the most decorated Women's esports teams in history. They play Counter-Strike Global Offensive, the team's competitive game. As the only back-to-back Intel Challenge World Champions, Dignitas is a mark of excellence for women in esports. The core roster of EMUHLEET, rain and artStar have competed together since 2015, alongside coach Xp3. EMUHLEET, aka Emmalee Garrido joined the show. She is the team captain and founder of the women's Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team, Dignitas. She is a frequent panelist at various industry conferences, a mentor at youth esports camps and aspires to one day combine her love for gaming with her passion for nursing. Emmalee is a partnered Twitch streamer, and a full-time nurse. artStar, a founding member of the all Women's CS:GO team, is also on the show. She is one of the most popular competitive female esports athletes in the world. artStar has competed in tournaments across the globe including Denmark, Portugal, France, China and Poland. Outside of competing, artStar is a popular partnered Twitch streamer. She and her team were featured in several documentaries including Morgan Spurlock's Inside Man on CNN, Tom Brady and Michael Strahan's Religion of Sports, Sports Illustrated, Player's Tribune, the Wall Street Journal, among other outlets. They both discuss their partnership with HBSE, the group that is also the owner of the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Devils. They discuss being role models in the field, and the growing E-Sports landscape, and how they embrace their newfound popularity, and use it to both help grow the following, and connect with fans. Follow @EMUHLEET and @LynnieNoquez on Twitter!
July 17, 2019
This episode is presented by Swet Tailor. Use the promo code FRIENDS for 25% off your whole order! Recorded in Brooklyn, New York, sight of the season finale of the Formula-E Championship. Guests include 3 drivers: 2-time champion Jean-Éric Vergne of Techeetah, Race 13 winner Robin Frijns on Envision Virgin, and Race 12 winner and championship runner-up Sebastian Buemi of Nissan. Also on this special episode, Formula-E Host and longtime racing broadcaster Bob Varsha joins the show to discuss the sports' 5th season. Also, FOX Sports racing broadcaster Amanda Busick joined the show. She is a former co-host of Seth's from back in the day when they both worked for Spreecast.
July 10, 2019
This episode is presented by Swet Tailor. Use the promo code FRIENDS for 25% off your whole order! In 2019, the New Jersey Devils won the NHL Draft Lottery and selected 18 Year old American Jack Hughes with the first overall pick. This episode features an exclusive interview with young phenom. Also, exclusive interviews with Devils' General Manager Ray Shero and Goalie Cory Schneider. In this discussion, they discuss why Hughes was the first pick, and what his impact will mean on the franchise. Also, Schneider opens up about his determination to rebound from a disappointing 2018-2019 season.
July 3, 2019
This episode is presented by Swet Tailor. Use the promo code FRIENDS for 25% off your whole order! In 2009, the New York Yankees won the World Series for the 27th time in their illustrious history. Bryan Hoch and Mark Feinsand were beat writers for the Yankees that year. On the 10th anniversary of that championship, Hoch and Feinsand collaborated on the book Mission 27: A New Boss, A New Ballpark, and One Last Ring for the Yankees' Core Four, chronicling that championship season. Both Hoch and Feinsand joined this episode, which was recorded at Yankee Stadium. In it, they recap that magic season but also give sneak peaks into new insights uncovered in the reporting for this book. Stories about ARod, Jeter, Sabathia, and Swisher that hadn't been reported until this release.
June 26, 2019
This episode is presented by Swet Tailor. Use the promo code FRIENDS for 25% off your whole order! Martin Brodeur, the winningest goalie in NHL history, is the special guest for this episode. An in-depth discussion on his new role as Executive Vice President of Business Development, Marty discusses his illustrious career. He gives poignant thoughts on the Cup victories, the finals defeats, the Meadowlands Arena vs. Prudential Center, and his relationship with fans both then and now. He also settles the rivalry. If the Rangers are the Devils' biggest rival, who is the team's 2nd biggest? (Islanders or Flyers)
June 19, 2019
Ray Negron's story is the stuff of legend. It began decades ago when he was 16, he was caught spraying graffiti on a wall at Yankee Stadium by NY Yankees owner George Steinbrenner. Steinbrenner decided against putting Ray in jail and instead, offered him a second chance making him the batboy for the Yankees from the mid 70's through the 1990's. From there his career evolved into a front office position with the Yankees as the Community Affairs Advisor. He is also the author of a number of books, His first book, The Boy of Steel was #2 on the NY Times Bestseller List. He also wrote One Last Time: Goodbye to Yankee Stadium which reached #1 on Amazon's Bestseller List. In 2012, he published his memoirs Yankee Miracles: Life with the Boss and co-wrote a children's holiday book with Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia. On this episode, he tells the tale of this incredible story, and gives his views on Steinbrenner, and the many Yankee legends of the 70's and 80's.
June 12, 2019
June 12th marks twenty-five years since the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman. Now, Kim Goldman, sister of Ron Goldman, is going back to the vicious crime that changed her life forever. Finally, Kim gets answers to the questions that have been haunting her since the not-guilty verdict was read. Listen now at
June 12, 2019
In what was shocking to his many fans, former Red Sox star David Ortiz was shot at a club Sunday in Santo Domingo and underwent emergency surgery to repair damage done by the bullet to both his intestines and his liver. He was stabilized and then flown to Boston and taken by ambulance, with police escort, to Massachusetts General Hospital. In this episode, former MLB Security Agent and Investigator, 30+ police vet Eddie Dominguez outlines his investigations and reveals what he learned about Ortiz’s associates during his playing career. No insinuation is inferred that any of his past dealings lead to his being shot, but it does outline a pattern of behavior and his involvement with shady characters. The episode also explains how all of this occurred while Bud Selig and his successor Rob Manfred looked the other way. These details are part of the stories told in the book Baseball Cop. Dominguez wrote the book with investigative reporters Christian Red and Teri Thompson, both of whom are also part of this episode. The book and the stories from it was featured in Episode 171. Baseball Cop with all three authors back in November, 2018.
June 5, 2019
On this 200th episode of Sports with Friends, New York Giants QB Eli Manning makes his 5th appearance on the show. He addresses his new teammate, Daniel Jones, and what are his expecations of the 2019 season. Also, he discusses how he is making his 14th appearance at the Guiding Eyes for the Blind Golf Classic, which will take place on June 10, 2019. For more info, log on to In addition, the episode celebrates the milestone of 200 episodes. Hear clips from the 1st ever show, and hear the story behind this podcast’s creation.
May 29, 2019
Former NBA shooting guard turned broadcaster Doug Christie joins the show. Christie played in the NBA for 15 years, and is currently a broadcaster for Sacramento Kings' games on NBC Sports California. He also hosts a radio show on Sports 1140am KHTK with Kings play-by-play announcer Grant Napear. Christie is also a native of Seattle, and was drafted by the Seattle SuperSonics in 1992. In this episode, he discusses doing both a radio show and the TV broadcasts. Also, they lament what the departure of the Sonics meant for Seattle, and why he was not in favor of the Kings moving to the Emerald City. Follow Doug on Twitter @TheDougChristie
May 22, 2019
Michael McCarthy is a sports business and sports media journalist for the Sporting News. He is an award-winning journalist who has been in the business for over 20 years. In this episode, the focus is on today's media. On the television front, the discussion centers on cord-cutting and the viability of sports in the broadcasting space. Then, the conversation moves to radio vs. podcasts, and how the two entities can co-exist. Plus, how the sports media covers the NBA, NFL, and MLB. Follow Mike on Twitter: @MMcCarthyREV
May 15, 2019
Former MLB Outfielder and longtime broadcaster Billy Sample was also a co-host of Seth's on MLB Radio. They did a show together in 2001, and remained friends ever since. On this episode, Billy went through his playing career, which ended in 1987 during the MLB Collusion Controversy. Then, he transitioned to broadcasting. The show also gets his takes on the current state of Major League Baseball. Plus, the stories from their broadcasting days were never ending. Billy produced his own film, Reunion 108 and wrote a book, A Year in Pinstripes And Then Some.
May 8, 2019
This episode features longtime radio broadcaster JT The Brick. 20+ years in the business, he has quite a story to tell. How he left a successful career to join sports radio. Also, his longtime relationship with the Oakland Raiders. They discuss how to be a fan of a team, while being objective on the air. Also, what he looks for in the future of sports radio. Plus, he discusses the Raiders' move to Las Vegas, and the issues facing the Oakland A's and their stadium wishes. Follow JT on Twitter @JTTheBrick.
May 1, 2019
Acclaimed broadcaster John Kincade joins the show this week. He has hosted middays on 680 the FAN in Atlanta since 2000. He has also been on many national networks including ESPN and his current position at CBS Sports Radio. He also hosted the Big Podcast with Shaq with NBA superstar Shaquille O'Neal. John tells the story of his upbringing and introduction to the broadcasting industry in Philadelphia. He worked under the great Howard Eskin (another guest on this podcast). He also tells an amazing story of his survival of two separate bouts with cancer.
April 24, 2019
Lucas Di Grassi was the winner of the first-ever Formula E race - the 2014 Beijing E-Prix - and is the most successful driver in the history of the Championship. He has a fascinating background. He grew up in Brazil, has Italian roots, and lives in Monaco. di Grassi was the first driver to commit to the series, playing a founding role in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship from the very beginning. Recorded at the Formula-E Race in Rome, Italy, in this episode he discusses why he chose to go into this sport, and has pointed opinions about where the sport has come and where it is headed.
April 17, 2019
Sports rivalries can fuel fans and athletes to fight and argue for years. But what's the real story behind these epic rivalries? From Wondery, the company behind "Business Wars" and "American Scandal" comes Sports Wars, an electric new series that offers an immersive, courtside look at some of the greatest athletic rivalries of all time: starting with Aaron Rodgers vs. Brett Favre. Subscribe to Sports Wars at
April 10, 2019
Fellow Syracuse University 1996 graduate, Andrew Siciliano joins the show for a fun episode. Siciliano details his career path, and how it was intertwined with Seth Everett in 2001. Plus, he discusses the Red Zone, now in its 15th year. The episode also focuses on the NFL's young quarterback crop, and how this sport is always the highest rating of all American Sports.
April 3, 2019
The Philadelphia 76ers are in the playoff hunt in the NBA's Eastern Conference. As the playoffs approach, the owners invited me to spend some with the Sixers. The idea for the episode is that they are relevant after a long rebuilding process. With that, the city is responding quite positively. Tobias Harris and Ben Simmons discuss what that means for the team. Then, Team President Business Operations Chris Heck sits down to go over what the success has meant for the brand, but also how the team also evolved the plan while the franchise was improving.
March 27, 2019
Dave Mahler has known Seth Everett since 1998. He hosts the afternoon drive show on KJR with Dick Fain. Known as Softy, he talks about how his show has evolved, and how he feels about the digital space affecting his radio show. They run through all their stories from over the years. They also touch on all the Seattle sports teams, including the since-departed Seattle SuperSonics.
March 20, 2019
March Madness is upon us!� To preview the "Big Dance" guests are the hosts of the Sharp Edge podcast, Brandon Lang and Scott Seidenberg. Brandon is a noted sports handicapper.� Scott is an NBC Sports Radio host that has been on the podcast before (See episode 177 - 2 Jews hanging out on Christmas).Their show, the�Sharp Edge�can be found wherever you find your favorite podcasts.� Odds used in this episode were pulled from�Bovada Sportsbook.
March 13, 2019
As a follow-up episode to Episode 171 about the recent book Baseball Cop, Nick Francona joins the show. Francona is a former MLB executive who worked for the Angels, Dodgers, and Mets. He has a lot of information about the FBI investigation into Human Trafficking charges involving Cuban baseball players. He also discusses circumstances that lead to his dismissal from the Dodgers, which ties into these allegations. Nick is the son of current Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona. Make sure to read Baseball Cop for all the info on recent baseball controversies.
March 6, 2019
This episode is Part 2 of a Syracuse Basketball legends podcast. This episode features Syracuse stars Billy Owens, Sherman Douglas, and Roosevelt Bouie. Owens and Douglas talk about their time as Orangemen and their NBA careers. Bouie talked about the beginning of Jim Boeheim's coaching career and his time with Louis Orr. On February 23rd, 2019, ESPN Syracuse and Galaxy Broadcasting hosted a day-long Orange Out Pep Rally at the Destiny USA Mall in Syracuse, New York before the Syracuse vs. Duke game at the Carrier Dome that same evening. These interviews aired originally on ESPN Syracuse. On the broadcast, Seth hosted with Paulie Scibilia, who can be heard on the podcast. Enjoy these three Syracuse hoops icons!
February 27, 2019
On February 23rd, 2019, ESPN Syracuse and Galaxy Broadcasting hosted a day-long Orange Out Pep Rally at the Destiny USA Mall in Syracuse, New York before the Syracuse vs. Duke game at the Carrier Dome that same evening. On the broadcast, Seth hosted with Paulie Scibilia. On this episode, 2 segments from that show are presented where Syracuse legends, Derrick Coleman and John Wallace both came on the show. Both had long NBA careers, and have become part of Syracuse sports lore.
February 20, 2019
Sam Bird of Envision Virgin Racing in the FIA Formula-E circuit joins the show. He is a British professional racing driver who is the only driver to win at least one race in each of Formula E's five seasons. In this episode, we talk about how Bird ascended to the top of his sport. Also, he discusses how this sport is more than just a competition, and that the technology advances used to win can actually impact consumer cars in the not-to-distant future. Plus, Bird drives for Virgin, and that means Sir Richard Branson. Bird discusses his dealings with the mogul, and shares some fun stories along the way.
February 13, 2019
As 2019 Spring Training commences, there are still 100 unsigned free agents, including superstars Bryce Harper and Manny Machado. Maury Brown wrote a compelling article in Forbes called Inside The Numbers: The Player Salary Battle Lines Between MLB And The MLBPA. Maury joins the show to talk about the information reported in that piece and to understand the correlation between the changes on the field and its impact off the field. It's more of a debate than an interview. A great conversation that anyone interested in the America's National Pastime's Present and Future will want to hear.
February 8, 2019
Recorded in Los Angeles, Jason Smith of FOX Sports Radio joins the show (begrudgingly, because its Episode 183). The longtime radio host has successful stints at both FSR and ESPN Radio.� He tells stories from both jobs, as well as his take on the industry.� Plus, they walk during the recording to look at dead cockroaches.� Yep, Jason Smith is an entertaining episode.
February 1, 2019
This week the show focusses on Super Bowl 53 between the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams. First guest Andrew Siciliano calls in from the set of NFL Network. He previews the game and sets the scene in Atlanta. He is a fellow 1996 graduate of Syracuse University, Then, Dr. Harvey Schiller joins the show to talk about the business side of the Super Bowl. He discusses Atlanta as a sports town and what is "Patriots Fatigue." The acclaimed executive also chimes in on the ongoing negotiations between Disney and those 22 Regional Sports Networks.
January 23, 2019
Baseball Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr. joins the show for the second time, just a day after his Seattle Mariners teammate Edgar Martinez joined the show. He discusses talking with Edgar after his election. He went in great detail on what it's like to be in the Hall of Fame, and what the new guys should expect. He also went over There was a lot of reminiscing. Many tangents. He did address a universal DH, and was asked whether he thought baseball was a sport in trouble. He also discusses music he listens to, and movies he's seen. Plus, an update on the family, and life after baseball. 2 friends talking like they knew each other for over 20 years.
January 16, 2019
Former Big League Pitcher LaTroy Hawkins makes his record 6th appearance on the show. This time, its to discuss his godson, Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes. Hawkins and Mahomes Sr. were teammates with the Minnesota Twins. Here about the Quarterbacks childhood and his decision to play football. Plus, they size up the Chiefs upcoming AFC Championship Game vs. New England. And if Latroy Hawkins is on the show, the last 10 minutes does include some hardcore baseball talk.
January 10, 2019
Business is war. Sometimes the prize is your wallet, or your attention. Sometimes, it's just the fun of beating the other guy. The outcome of these battles shapes what we buy and how we live. In Xbox vs. Playstation, host David Brown delves into the drama between Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo, in the race to own the gaming industry-- without going bust. Subscribe to Business Wars today at
January 8, 2019
"Shake it Up!" The one and only Scott Ferrall joins the show for a fun episode.� He talks about his legendary career that started in Indiana covering Bob Knight to being a syndicated talk show to moving to Howard Stern's Sirius/XM Channel and now to CBS Sports to Radio.� He talks about his passion for sports and his passion for radio.� He also weighs in on how the industry has evolved since his early days. Follow Scott on Twitter at:�@ScottFerrall�
January 3, 2019
Veteran broadcaster Jody McDonald is an original member of WFAN from back in 1987. Since then, he has been on the radio in New York, Philadelphia, or on a national network all the time. A radio veteran. The conversation covers many topics from his outstanding career.� Then, it veers towards the field where they tackle issues facing baseball and football, with a little NBA sprinkled in.� Also, the story about how his heart attack and how Seth filled in for him on ESPN Radio. Follow Jody on Twitter at�@jodymacman.
December 27, 2018
That's only a joke.� Scott Seidenberg from NBC Sports Radio joins the show to discuss a bunch of fun sports topics.� They include the NBA on Christmas Day, and turned into a fun debate about franchise relocation. They also have stories from their past, including when they crashed the 2009 New York Yankees World Championship parade. Follow Scott on Twitter at�@ScottsOnAir.
December 18, 2018
Chris Shearn�has been with the YES Network since its launch in 2002. Brought on to be a producer, he has emerged as a host for both the New York Yankees and Brooklyn Nets coverage.� He also has a podcast called�"And We're Off".�Seth was the guest on Episode 70.� This episode serves as a continuation of that chat.� However, there are few references to that so the episode is welcome to all who subscribe. Topics covered include the history of the YES Network, classic A-Rod and Griffey Jr. stories, and a lot of laughs. Happy Holidays! Please rate/review.
December 11, 2018
KING 5 Seattle's Chris Daniels returns to the show for the first time since Episode 11! With the recent announcement of an official NHL Franchise in the Emerald City, Daniels rejoined the show to discuss the 10 year journey from the Departure of the Seattle SuperSonics in 2008 to the new team announced in 2018, scheduled to begin play in 2021. They also run down all the speculation on the team name. Please rate/review.
December 4, 2018
Recorded soon after Packers coach Mike McCarthy was fired, Packers Hall of Fame and host of 105.7 The FAN in Milwaukee LeRoy Butler joined the show. The discussion began with all the insight on what happened with McCarthy and where it goes from here for the Packers. The tangents were aplenty, including previously untold stories about what Seth knows about the Green Bay Packers. Butler talks about the origin of the Lambeau Leap, and the two explain why they know each other, and Butler tells the story how he joined the radio business. Please rate and review the show.
November 27, 2018
This episode focuses on the state of Sports Media in 2018. Jason Barrett owns and operates Barrett Sports Media, a sports media consulting company which helps brands and individuals enjoy success in the audio space. He also serves as Chief Editor of which features format related news, expert opinions, analysis, research, and information to benefit experienced and aspiring broadcasters. Jason is a 20-year sports radio veteran who created and launched 2 successful sports radio stations: 101 ESPN in St. Louis and 95.7 The Game in San Francisco. This episode focusses on the impact of technology on sports radio, how cord-cutting affects broadcasters, includes stories from inside the business, and more.
November 20, 2018
The man who played Ivan Drago in Rocky IV, is back 30 years later. A sitdown with the Swedish actor debuts the week that Creed 2 is premiering in the United States. Lundgren reprises the character in this new film. Directed by Steven Caple Jr. In Creed 2, life has become a balancing act for Adonis Creed. Between personal obligations and training for his next big fight, he is up against the challenge of his life. Facing an opponent with ties to his family's past only intensifies his impending battle in the ring. Rocky Balboa is there by his side through it all and, together, Rocky and Adonis will confront their shared legacy, question what's worth fighting for, and discover that nothing's more important than family. Creed II is about going back to basics to rediscover what made you a champion in the first place, and remembering that, no matter where you go, you can't escape your history.
November 15, 2018
Former MLB Investigator�Eddie Dominguez,�along with Christian Red (@CRedRojo) and Teri Thompson (@TeriThompson71), explore the issues covered in the new book�Baseball Cop: The Dark Side of America's National Pastime�in this episode. Dominguez, and old friend and decorated member of the Boston Police Department, was an RSA (Resident Security Advisor) for Major League Baseball from 1999-2007. �He then joined MLB's newly formed (at the time) Department of Investigations and served there from 2008-2014. The DOI was formed as a response to the Mitchell Report on PEDs in baseball. �There Dominguez found issues of human trafficking, rampant PED use, and much more. It is an eye-opening conversation about the current issues facing baseball that are completely uncovered and exposed in this book.
November 6, 2018
NBA All-Star Blake Griffin is the guest on Episode 170. He joins the show after playing in back-to-back tough losses. He is also the star of a new web series, "Blake vs. Todd", a 3-part episodic content series that flips the script on the classic relationship between fans watching at home and the superstars playing on the court by taking a humorous look at the "commodification" of professional athletes by fans and the "gamification" of everyday life. More information on his partnership with WinView Inc. can be found at Blake Griffin can be found on Twitter/Instagram @BlakeGriffin23.
October 30, 2018
On Sunday, October 28th, the Cleveland Cavaliers fired head coach Tyronn Lue. The Cleveland Browns fired head coach Hue Jackson the very next day. We can assure that as of this recording, Terry Francona is still safe.� Adam "The Bull" hosts an afternoon show on 92.3 FM The FAN in Cleveland.� Adam joins the show to discuss both firings.� As is typical with this podcast, they go off on tangents, including Adam's rise to broadcasting prominence.� The conversation centers on the issues facing Major League Baseball towards the end of the show. Follow Adam on Twitter
October 23, 2018
The story of Dave Henson is fascinating, and even though he KNOWS Prince Harry, he didn't tell any of the secrets about the Prince of Wales.� He is a former soldier in the British Army, where he�stood on a hidden IED.�Henson had his right leg amputated above the knee and his left leg amputated through the knee.� But with prosthetic limbs, he went from being an amazing solider to an amazing athlete. In 2012 he was selected to be captain of the British team in the inaugural�Invictus Games. He entered three events, the sitting volleyball and the 100m and 200m ambulant IT2 sprints, winning gold in the 200m. He joined the show from Sydney, Australia, home of the 2018 Invictus Games presented by Jaguar Land Rover.�� Here the emotional, heartwarming story, that is also a funny story about how he met his wife. Find Dave on Twitter @leglessBDH.
October 16, 2018
Is the NHL heading to the Pacific Northwest? This exclusive conversation with Tod Leiweke discusses the latest steps towards an NHL Expansion Franchise in Seattle.� They discuss the history of Key Arena, the Sonics departure, Leiweke's tenure with the Seattle Seahawks, Seattle Sounders, as well as his other stints notably in Minnesota & Tampa Bay.� Plus, they play Jewish Geography and figure out how many mutual friends they both have. Please note: This interview was recorded BEFORE the unfortunate passing of Seahawks owner & Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen.� It is noted in the podcast but not by Leiweke for that reason.
October 16, 2018
Football star Aaron Hernandez went from the bright lights of the Super Bowl to a convicted murderer in a few years. The Boston Globe's Spotlight Team, best known for its investigation of the sexual abuse scandal inside the Catholic Church, takes a hard look at the crisis facing football through the lens of Aaron Hernandez's life and terrible crimes. Listen today:
October 9, 2018
Ian O'Conner joins to show to discuss his new book, "Belichick: The Making of the Greatest Football Coach of All Time", a comprehensive biography that pulls no punches. Ian and Seth have done plenty of radio shows together, and they discuss the Patriots' coach's many accomplishments and also the controversies of his career.
October 2, 2018
Author and Journalist Jeff Pearlman joined the show for Episode 165.�Football for a Buck: The Crazy Rise and Crazier Demise of the USFL.� It's a fun conversation where he discusses all the storylines from that era, including Doug Flutie, Jim Kelly, and Donald Trump.� The Trump stories are outstanding, whether you are a supporter or not.
September 13, 2018
Seth is joined by 1010 WINS Sports Director Marc Ernay and Senior Editor of The Post Game Jeff Eisenband joined the show to discuss the recent controversy involving Serena Williams at the 2018 US Open Final. Both guests worked at the Open this year, and joined Seth for a lively debate. Was this sexist? Was the penalty justified? Is Serena to blame? What's the impact on the sport? Is the best tennis player ever a sore loser? All those questions are debated in the most spirited podcast in a long time.
August 24, 2018
Boxing champ Andre Ward is the host of Season 5 of EPIX "The Contender." Ward enjoyed a 13-year undefeated career, holding multiple world titles in two weight classes. He also won the gold medal in the light heavyweight division in the 2004 Summer Olympics. The Contender is a new version of the seminal boxing franchise executive produced by Emmy award-winning producer Mark Burnett. The 12-episode competitive boxing docuseries, produced by MGM Television and Paramount Television, is hosted by undefeated boxing champion Andre Ward, will premiere on EPIX August 24, 2018 at 9 PM ET/PT.
July 24, 2018
Colorado Rockies SS Trevor Story discusses playing defense in an era of strikeouts and home runs. Plus, he speaks about playing for Bud Black, and how Black leads the ball club. This episode was recorded at the 2018 All-Star Media Day.
July 13, 2018
During the week of July 4th, 2018, I hosted a week of shows for NBC Sports Radio filling in for Scott Seidenberg on a show called Overtime. However, those shows air in the middle of the night. 6 great guests came on the show, and this episode plays all those interviews. They are: Kurt Helin, Lead NBA writer/managing editor at Eric Pincus, Bleacher Report, NBA TV Jared Diamond, MLB Writer for Wall Street Journal Barry Bloom, MLB Writer for Forbes, Mark Feinsand, MLB Executive Reporter for MLB.COM Dick Fain, Afternoon Host, KJR Seattle.
July 2, 2018
Barstool Sports produces hundreds of pieces of original content from videos to podcasts to radio shows. Audiences are consuming all of it. They have been controversial at times, yet the audience continues to grow. On June 27, 2018, Erika Nardini, CEO of Barstool Sports, took part in a panel discussion at the Hashtag Sports 2018 Conference about putting fans first. I served as the interviewer for this panel. Thanks to Barstool Sports and Hashtag Sports for use of the audio.
June 29, 2018
Yankee GM Brian Cashman joins the show at an event for New York Sports Tours. Topics discussed: Aaron Boone, Giancarlo Stanton, the Yankee-Red Sox series, and the overabundance of strikeouts.
June 19, 2018
Recorded during the 2018 US Open Golf Championship, this episode's featured guest is Tara Sullivan. The former Bergen Record columnist recently uprooted her family to Boston to become a featured Sports Columnist at the fabled Boston Globe. This episode is an open, honest, enlightening chat about NY Sports, Boston Sports, Women in Sports, and how great New Jersey is. Please rate/review the podcast on iTunes.
June 13, 2018
Remember the Montreal Expos? Seth was in Montreal and caught up with City TV Host and former Expos PR Man Elias Makos for an entertaining discussion (over wine) about the last years of the Expos, the chance of the team returning, and how great life is in Montreal. This podcast is sponsored by Acronis.
June 7, 2018
Lance Stroll, a budding star on the Formula-1 Circuit was at an event in Montreal to promote the Montreal Grand Prix sponsored by Acronis. I was there to meet and speak with him! We discussed his expectations for the race, his ascension into Formula-1, and his thoughts on the Williams team he is on. This podcast is sponsored by Acronis, the world's fastest backup, which delivers near-instant recovery.
June 6, 2018
In this episode, The Great White Shark announces that he is joining Sirius/XM as a host on PGA Tour Radio. He joined the podcast to announce the move. The two-time British Open winner, whose aggressive style of play and bold approach to life and business captivated fans and earned him the nickname the Great White Shark, will host Attack Life Radio with Greg Norman. The monthly, hour-long program will not only focus on golf, but feature Norman, who has lived an extraordinary and adventurous life and achieved enormous success in his entrepreneurial and philanthropic endeavors, discussing and sharing philosophies and advice for getting the most out of life. Norman will make his SiriusXM debut on Monday, June 11 (2:00 pm ET/11:00 am PT), the week of the U.S. Open, an event he finished in the top-ten in five times. Normans guests on the premiere episode will include the past two U.S. Open Champions Brooks Koepka (2017) and Dustin Johnson (2016), as well as Normans son, Greg Norman Jr.
June 5, 2018
To help celebrate the Tennis Channel's 15th anniversary, the guest on this podcast is Tracy Austin, a former #1 player in the world, and analyst for Tennis Channel. She won three Grand Slam titles, including the women's singles titles at the 1979 and 1981 US Opens, and the mixed doubles title at the Wimbledon Championships in 1980. In addition, Tennis Channel President Ken Solomon discusses what has help this network stand the test of time.
June 2, 2018
Though this is not the 1st podcast Seth and Kyle have done together, this is the 1st time Kyle Palmieri has been on Sports with Friends. Speaking at US Open Media Day, Kyle discusses the Devils' playoff season that just concluded, and the direction the franchise is heading. They also dispel the myth that the team's success is not correlated to Seth's not working with the Devils.
May 31, 2018
In an interview that took place at Shinnecock Country Club in Southampton, NY Islanders winger Cal Clutterbuck joined the show to talk about the course, the Islanders' 2017-2018 season, the Barclays Center and Nassau Coliseum, and the (then) rumors of Lou Lamoriello coming to the organization.
May 30, 2018
In an interview that took place at Shinnecock Country Club in Southampton, NY, Rangers D Kevin Shattenkirk joined the show to talk about the course, his inaugural Rangers season, and his thoughts on the Vegas Golden Knights.
May 25, 2018
While I was covering the 2018 US Open Golf Media Day, I caught up with former Giants star Justin Tuck. We had a quick, frank discussion about his take on the Giants decision to get behind Eli Manning and delect Saquon Barkley in the Draft. Also, he addresses his thoughts on the recent Supreme Court ruling making Sports Betting ban unconstitutional.
May 23, 2018
Joining the show is the CEO of Liverpool FC Peter Moore. The episode was recorded days before the Champions League Final vs. Real Madrid. Moore discusses the Liverpool FC brand, and its globalization initiative. They also discussed the American owners, John Henry, Tom Werner and the Fenway Sports Group as well as minority owner LeBron James. Also discussed was the forthcoming participation from Liverpool FC in the International Champions Cup this summer in the United States.
May 15, 2018
On March 14, 2018, the Supreme Court declared unconstitutional a law passed by Congress 25 years ago that forced states to ban sports betting. Reaction from that story is the topic that Danny Sheridan is the featured guest. Sheridan is a Handicapper and Sports Analyst for USA TODAY. This is an enlightening discussion on the impact this ruling will have on sports in America.
May 8, 2018
New York Giants QB Eli Manning in his 4th appearance on the Podcast. They discuss his commitment to the Guiding Eyes for the Blind Golf Classic, of which he is the host (Seth Everett is the emcee). He also speaks about the 2018 NFL Draft, and how the Giants could have taken a QB but instead went with RB Saquon Barkley and also addressed the offensive line.
April 30, 2018
This podcast is focused on the Formula E racing circuit. Virgin Founder Sir Richard Branson and his Virgin Racing Team begin the Podcast discussing technological innovation and the race to preserve the environment. Actor Idiris Elba was a specator at the Paris E-Prix and commented on what celebrity could bring to the sport. Also, there is a reason why a person who is in Marvel Cinematic Movies isn't on the Hall of Justice podcast. Alejandro Agag is a Co-Founder of the Formula E circuit. He was an assistant to the Prime Minister of Spain, and an investor in many sports. Jean Todt is the President of the FIA (Federationn Internationale de Automobile). He is Special Envoy for Road Safety for the United Nations.
April 24, 2018
Paolo Maldini is an icon of his sport. He spent 25 years playing in Serie A for AC Milan, amassing 23 trophies. One of the new captains, in the history of AC Milan, Maldini retired in 2009. He is now an ambassador for the International Champions Cup. He also had 2 meals with Seth Everett.
April 18, 2018
The International Champions Cup is the worlds premier annual summer soccer tournament featuring the top European clubs playing across North America, Europe and Asia. In this episode, Matt Higgins, Co-Founder and CEO of RSE Ventures, discusses the creation of the tournament, and what it means for European Soccer, both in America and the World. They also discuss Matt's role in the creation of the Drone Racing League, which has been profiled on this podcast often. Also, Daniel Sillman, CEO of ICC and RELEVENT, joins the show to take the soccer discussion and its brand impact even further.
March 20, 2018
For 16 years, Barry Bloom covered baseball for MLB.COM. Now, he is working for Forbes, part of their SportsMoney team. This podcast covers that, but at the dawn of the 2018 season, the issues facing the National Pastime are alarming. Tune in for a frank discussion about pace of play, walks, strikesouts, and all those Home Runs. Furthermore, if baseball's business is booming, how big a problem does the sports have? Please rate/review the podcast on iTunes.
March 6, 2018
The Vegas Golden Knights are the story of the NHL in their inaugural season. The 1st radio voice of the franchise is also an alum of the AHL's Syracuse Crunch, something Seth Everett has history with. Hear the story of D'Uva's rise to the NHL ranks, plus the touching story of the team's connection to the city of Las Vegas after the horrific shooting on October 1, 2017. Also, they share never-before-told stories of both of their days working with the Syracuse Crunch.
February 21, 2018
New Jersey Devils legend Patrik Elias will have his #26 jersey retired in a ceremony that which will occur Saturday February 24th. In honor of this event, this podcast is an interview that took place last year when he announced his retirement. It is an in-depth, intimate conversation about his legacy, the memories, and how he wants to be remembered. His will be the fifth jersey to hang from the Prudential Centers rafters joining #4 Scott Stevens, #3 Ken Daneyko, #27 Scott Niedermayer and #30 Martin Brodeur. Drafted by the Devils in the second round with the 51st overall selection in the 1994 NHL Draft, Elias played all 18 full seasons of his NHL career in New Jersey, leading the team to two Stanley Cup Championships, in 2000 and 2003. Elias is the regular-season franchise leader in goals (408), assists (617) and points (1,025), and ranks third in games played with 1,240. He is also the clubs all-time playoff leader with 45 goals, 80 assists and 125 points, 21 power-play goals and six game-winning goals. Thanks to the New Jersey Devils for permitting use of this audio. For more info on "Devil of a Conversation,"
February 8, 2018
Jayson Stark is a fellow Syracuse graduate who is a former senior writer for ESPN, and He has made numerous appearances on Sportscenter and Baseball Tonight. In this episode, Stark reflects on his recent departure from ESPN, the outpouring of support from people inside the game of baseball, as well as readers and viewers. They also have a frank discussion on the recent changes that are affecting this sport, and take both positives and negatives from those changes.
February 2, 2018
The 3rd and Final Super Bowl LII themed episode is with Andy Benoit, and accomplish author/reporter who covers the NFL for Sports Illustrated and for SI's NFL webpage, The MMQB with Peter King. In this show, Andy discusses the chances the Eagles have vs. New England, and the Patriots legacy and how it can be unaffected by this game. MYBookie is the industry-leading online sportsbook. And its players enjoy the fastest payouts in the business when they win. I would only recommend a service to thats been good to me and our listeners. Thats why I urge you to make your way to MyBookie, You win, THEY PAY! Without any hassles They even have in-game live betting so you can place a bet after kick off Join now and score free cash to place your Super Bowl wager on the house Right now, MYBookie is giving away up to $1,000, to every new player Sign up today to score an instant 50% Bonus on your first deposit Thats right, if you join with $100 youll get $150 bankroll to play with. Use promocode (ENTER PROMOCODE FRIENDS) to activate offer Visit My Bookie today or call 844-900-BETS
February 1, 2018
Continuing the Super Bowl Week string of Episodes, the show heads to Radio Row at the Mall of America to welcome Peter King of SI/MMQB, one of the most influential storytellers in all of sports media, three-time American Sportswriter of the Year. MYBookie is the industry-leading online sportsbook. And its players enjoy the fastest payouts in the business when they win. I would only recommend a service to thats been good to me and our listeners. Thats why I urge you to make your way to MyBookie, You win, THEY PAY! Without any hassles They even have in-game live betting so you can place a bet after kick off Join now and score free cash to place your Super Bowl wager on the house Right now, MYBookie is giving away up to $1,000, to every new player Sign up today to score an instant 50% Bonus on your first deposit Thats right, if you join with $100 youll get $150 bankroll to play with. Use promocode (ENTER PROMOCODE FRIENDS) to activate offer Visit My Bookie today or call 844-900-BETS
January 31, 2018
Al Michaels, the play-by-play voice for NBCs Sunday Night Football, calls his 10th Super Bowl on February 4, 2018 on NBC. In calling Super Bowl LII, Michaels will become only the second television commentator to earn 10 Super Bowl play-by-play assignments joining former CBS and FOX announcer Pat Summerall (11). In addition, Michaels call of this years NFL title game alongside Cris Collinsworth from U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, will come nearly 30 years to the day since his first Super Bowl play-by-play assignment ABCs broadcast of the Washington Redskins historic 42-10 Super Bowl XXII victory over the Denver Broncos on Jan. 31, 1988. Michaels is the only TV commentator with a Super Bowl play-by-play run of three decades. One of the most renowned sports broadcasters of all time and the commentator called TVs best play-by-play announcer by the Associated Press, Michaels recently completed his 12th season as the voice of NBCs Sunday Night Football and record 32nd campaign as the play-by-play announcer of the NFL in primetime. MYBookie is the industry-leading online sportsbook. And its players enjoy the fastest payouts in the business when they win. I would only recommend a service to thats been good to me and our listeners. Thats why I urge you to make your way to MyBookie, You win, THEY PAY! Without any hassles They even have in-game live betting so you can place a bet after kick off Join now and score free cash to place your Super Bowl wager on the house Right now, MYBookie is giving away up to $1,000, to every new player Sign up today to score an instant 50% Bonus on your first deposit Thats right, if you join with $100 youll get $150 bankroll to play with. Use promocode (ENTER PROMOCODE FRIENDS) to activate offer Visit My Bookie today or call 844-900-BETS
January 30, 2018
Honored to have Edwin Moses on the podcast. Edwin Moses won the 400-meter hurdles at the 1976 Olympics with a world-record time. He began a decade-long streak of 122 consecutive victories in 1977, earning a second gold medal at the 1984 Olympics. After retiring from track, Moses became a competitive bobsledder and influenced drug policies as a member of the U.S. and international Olympic committees. Laureus USA and Nike announced the launch of Sport for Good New York City (S4G NYC), a long-term commitment to improving the lives of under served youth in the five boroughs of New York City through the power of sport. By bringing together nonprofit leaders, providing resources and facilitating collaboration at the local level, Sport for Good New York City will ensure more children and youth have access to high quality, youth-centered sports programs. To support the launch of S4G NYC, Laureus USA, awarded grants to eight local nonprofit organizations that use sport or physical activity to empower local youth. Olympic legend Edwin Moses helped kick off the initiative at University Heights High School in the Bronx with kids from I Challenge Myself, one of the New York City grant recipients.
January 29, 2018
The Super Bowl is here! Minneapolis is the host city for the Super Bowl, and the first in a series of Super Bowl related podcasts begins with MN Native Caleb Truax. Truax was an All-Conference football player at Osseo High School, just northwest of Minneapolis. A walk-on at Virginia State University, Caleb wasnt able to play collegiate football due to a lingering left knee injury, so he returned home and enrolled at the University of Minnesota where he graduated with a degree in political science. Needing to fulfill his competitive spirit, Caleb saw a Tough Man competition ad in the City Pages. Though he lost his first fight, Caleb was hooked and started to train as a boxer. During an illustrious 3 1/2 year amateur boxing career, Caleb was the 2006 Upper Midwest Golden Gloves champion and won the USA Boxing titles for Minnesota and the region. After turning pro in April 2007, Caleb won his first 18 matches. On Dec. 9, 2017, Caleb scored arguably the biggest upset of the year, earning a majority decision over Olympic champion James DeGale. Now the IBF Super Middleweight champion, Calebs adviser Al Haymon, whose clients also includes Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Deontay Wilder, is lining up his first title defense.
December 28, 2017
A frank and honest discussion on the state of sports gambling with an insider of the industry. Brett Smiley is the Editor-in-Chief of and is covering the Supreme Court case involving legalization of sports gambling.
December 25, 2017
After more than 30 years, the National Lacrosse League (NLL) is the largest mens professional indoor lacrosse league in North America. With unprecedented growth upon the league, the Commissioner Nick Sakiewicz joins the show to discuss the league's big plans.
December 8, 2017
The benching of Eli Manning for Geno Smith shook the sports world, as the outpouring of opinions came from all angles. Then, head coach Ben McAdoo and GM Jerry Reese were dismissed in a very un-Giant-like midseason firing. Ralph Vacchiano has covered the Giants for over a decade. First with the NY Daily News, and now for Sportsnet New York and SNY.TV. He joined the podcast to try and make sense of an unprecedented turn of events with the New York Giants.
December 1, 2017
Longtime English Premiere League star Ashley Cole joined the podcast during his New York promotional tour with the Premiere League trophy. The former Arsenal and Chelsea star made a stop in Serie A but last year played for the LA Galaxy. He talks about his legacy, the availability of Premiere League games in the US, and how that impacts Major League Soccer.
November 10, 2017
On November 7, 2017, baseball icon and future hall-of-famer Roy Halladay died in a plane crash. The baseball community remembers the former Toronto Blue Jay and Philadelphia Phillie. Mike Wilner of the Blue Jays Radio Network /FAN 590 and Glen Macnow of WIP in Philadelphia covered Halladay during his career. They both join Seth to discuss the pitcher, and many stories about him, that easily tells the story of his life.
October 24, 2017
The Drone Racing League (DRL), the worlds premier drone racing circuit, and The General Sport Authority (GSA) of Saudi Arabia today announced the 2018 DRL Allianz World Championship will take place in Saudi Arabia next September. Supporting the GSAs broader commitment to sports and the development of drone racing in Saudi Arabia, the 2018 DRL Allianz World Championship will be the first professional drone race staged in the kingdom. DRL CEO/Founder, Nicholas Horbaczewski makes his "record" 3rd appearance on the Podcast to discuss the impact of this announcement on both the growth of the DRL and the way fans will benefit from this news.
October 10, 2017
Charles Grantham is no stranger to issues in sports. He serves as a union executive and principal negotiator with the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) from 1976 to 1995. In this episode, Grantham discusses NFL players kneeling during the national anthem, how it got to this level, and offers solutions on how to resolve disputes.
October 2, 2017
Miriam Gonzalez, a producer at NBC Sports Radio, was Miss March 2001, in Playboy Magazine. As a Playboy Playmate, she had unique experience in and around the Playboy Mansion, and the world of Playboy. With the recent passing of founder Hugh Hefner, she joined both Sports with Friends and Hall of Justice in a joint podcast production to discuss the live and times of an American pop culture icon.
September 14, 2017
Excitement and intrigue are the themes as the NFL kicks off a new season. Gary Myers is an award winning NFL Writer for the NY Daily News and bestselling author. In this episode, they discuss the impact of a lighter training camp on the quality of play in Week 1. That leads to a discussion about NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to Colin Kaepernick and much more. His newest book, explores the many interesting facets to NFL quarterbacks and their relationships with their fathers. Tom Brady's father is an estate planner. Jim Harbaugh's father had a long career as a college coach. Archie Manning played fourteen years in the NFL and never made the playoffs, but his sons Peyton and Eli won a combined four Super Bowls. Joe Montana is considered by many to be the greatest quarterback of all time, but his two sons bounced around college football with limited success. Jameis Winston's father supported his family working overnight highway construction in Alabama. Derek Carr's father moved the family to Houston after Derek's older brother, David, was drafted by the Texans. MY FIRST COACH goes behind the scenes to explore the unique relationship between these and other quarterbacks and their fathers, as well as investigate various approaches to parenting through their stories. Can young athletes overcome helicopter parents? How did the kids with NFL aspirations deal with their fathers who'd already made it? What kind of pressure did they have to overcome? What kind of pressure did the father who succeeded put on his son to be an athlete? Would the expectations be lower and the results greater if the father was an attorney or doctor? Was it better for the fathers to be overbearing, or borderline disinterested? MY FIRST COACH tells the compelling, real-life stories of some of the country's most famous quarterbacks and how they took advantage of or overcame their relationships with their fathers.
August 23, 2017
In August 2017, ESPN pulled a young broadcaster off of a Univ. Virginia football game because his name was Robert Lee, bearing resemblance to "Robert E. Lee," whose statue lead to a violent riot in Charlottesville, Virginia. Janib Abreu Ihaia is an accomplished TV broadcaster who has worked in Denver, New York, and Miami. In 1999, she was offered a job at WABC/Eyewitness News in New York, provided she change her 1st name to "Jan" to be "less ethnic." Janib breaks her silence on this subject in a candid interview. Seth also reveals some secrets about himself.
August 13, 2017
A fun discussion about the places where sports are played. From Stadiums to arenas, to ballparks, Rafi Kohan spent a year traveling to many locations to research what made these places great. Rafi Kohan is a freelance writer and editor, and an amateur ivy groomer. Formerly, he served as deputy editor at the New York Observer and has written for GQ, Mens Journal, Wall Street Journal, Town and Country,, and more. He lives in New York City and deeply misses the old Yankee Stadium. Seth offers his favorite ballparks, as well as some classic Kingdome stories.
August 3, 2017
Jordan Tempkin won the 2nd consecutive Drone Racing League championship. He is the only champion the young league has ever seen. Shortly after winning, he made an exclusive appearance on Sports with Friends. DRL Founder/CEO Nick Horbaczewski also joined the show to recap the highly successful 2nd season, and preview the future for Drone Racing and the DRL.
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