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Welcome to the SI Media Podcast with Jimmy Traina. This podcast, which will be published weekly, will focus on all things sports media via interviews and roundtable discussions. Occasionally, an athlete or celebrity will drop by for a chat as well.

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Welcome to the SI Media Podcast with Jimmy Traina. This podcast, which will be published weekly, will focus on all things sports media via interviews and roundtable discussions. Occasionally, an athlete or celebrity will drop by for a chat as well.

    Tom Verducci

    Tom Verducci

    Episode 277 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features an interview with longtime Sports Illustrated baseball writer, Tom Verducci. Verducci explains why the Astros controversy will not go away and linger all season long, talks about all the benefits of the new proposed playoff format and why it's good for the league, reveals the one thing he'd do to fix Major League Baseball, defends the Hall of Fame voting process and reiterates that he will never join Twitter.
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    • 37 min
    Mitchell Schwartz + ‘Don’t F—- With Cats

    Mitchell Schwartz + ‘Don’t F—- With Cats

    Episode 276 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features an interview with Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl champion Mitchell Schwartz. The offensive lineman discusses his dominant season in which he gave up no sacks, Super Bowl stories, leaving the Browns for the Chiefs, Travis Kelce's personality, how K.C. was able to orchestrate so many comebacks, the possibility of a 17-game season and being a huge foodie. Following Schwartz, Jimmy Traina's SI colleagues, Chris Chavez and Jessica Smentana join the podcast for a roundtable discussion about Netflix's wild documentary, "Don't F--- With Cats."
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    • 1 hr 14 min
    Dan Orlovsky and Andrew Marchand

    Dan Orlovsky and Andrew Marchand

    Episode 275 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features two interviews. First up is ESPN football analyst, Dan Orlovsky. The former NFL QB talks about NFL teams having interest in him for coaching positions, what he tries to do for viewers while breaking down film, his rise up the ranks at ESPN, what his ultimate broadcasting job would be, what Kyle Shanahan did wrong in the Super Bowl and whether NSYNC's "Bye, Bye, Bye" or Backstreet Boys' "I Want It That Way" is the more iconic song.Following Orlovsky, "New York Post" sports media columnist/reporter, Andrew Marchand joins the podcast to discuss the possibility of "Monday Night Football" getting flex scheduling, MLB's possible playoff changes being all about TV, the XFL's ratings and the controversy surrounding Gayle King's interview with Lisa Leslie.
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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Bryan Curtis of The Ringer

    Bryan Curtis of The Ringer

    Episode 274 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features an interview with Bryan Curtis, Editor-at-Large with the Ringer. Curtis, who covers media, talks about the ratings for Super Bowl LIV, Joe Buck and the halftime show. Curtis also discusses a recent article he wrote about all things Radio Row and how the hierarchy there works for interviews.
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    • 50 min
    Kevin Harlan

    Kevin Harlan

    Episode 273 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features an interview with Kevin Harlan. The veteran play-by-play will call Super Bowl LIV for Westwood One radio. He also has the call of the Lakers' first game after the tragic death of Kobe Bryant. He discusses both of those very different assignments. (NOTE: This episode was recorded before the decision was made to postpone the Lakers vs Clippers game on 1/28/20.)
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    • 48 min
    Brent Musburger and Chris Long

    Brent Musburger and Chris Long

    Episode 272 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features two interviews. First up is the legendary Brent Musburger to discuss all things Super Bowl betting. How should we view the Niners? What is the action in Vegas looking like? Which prop bets are worth betting on? Why does Vegas have to limit the props they offer? Musburger also shares information on betting the national anthem over/under and the coin flip.
    Following Musburger, former NFL star and Super Bowl champion, Chris Long, joins the podcast to discuss Netflix's Aaron Hernandez docs-series. Was the doc effective? What's the biggest takeaway from the series? How unusual was Hernandez's case? How should we evaluate the role played by Urban Meyer and the Patriots in Hernandez's advice?
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    • 1 hr 11 min

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