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Welcome to the Sports Illustrated 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 Sports Illustrated 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.

    FOX Sports' Troy Aikman on pandemic football & a front office future

    FOX Sports' Troy Aikman on pandemic football & a front office future

    The guest on Episode 329 of the "Sports Illustrated Media Podcast" hosted by Jimmy Traina is Troy Aikman. FOX's lead NFL analyst, who will call the Bucs-Saints divisional playoff game, explains why Tom Brady and Drew Brees have been able to have so much success at the late stages of their careers, reveals who he thinks deserves the most credit for the NFL being able to play an uninterrupted season during a pandemic, what it's been like calling games in empty stadiums, his philosophy for criticizing players during a game, his desire for a front-office job, the controversy with the Eagles final regular season game, why he thinks Aaron Donald is better than Lawrence Taylor whether he'd ever want to guest host a game show, recording a Country and Western album many years ago and much more. 
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    • 35 min
    NY Post's Andrew Marchand & Armen Keteyian on HBO's Tiger Woods Doc

    NY Post's Andrew Marchand & Armen Keteyian on HBO's Tiger Woods Doc

    Episode 328 of the "Sports Illustrated Media Podcast" features two interviews. First up is "New York Post" sports media reporter, Andrew Marchand. Marchand and Jimmy Traina talk about the latest sports media news topics including Tom Rinaldi leaving ESPN for FOX, what's going on with Tony Romo, Jim Nantz's contract status, ESPN getting fooled by a fake Adam Schefter story, a potential problem for FOX's college football pregame show, the future of NFL broadcasts and much more.
    Following Marchand, reporter Armen Keteyian joins the show to talk about HBO's upcoming two-part docuseries on Tiger Woods. Keteyian, who serves as an executive producer of "Tiger," goes in depth on all things Woods, from his rise to the most dominating golfer on earth to various scandals to his comeback win at the 2019 Masters.
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    • 1 hr 15 min
    Year-End Roundtable with Peter Schrager and Andrew Perloff, Part II

    Year-End Roundtable with Peter Schrager and Andrew Perloff, Part II

    Episode 327 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast is the second part of a roundtable discussion with Peter Schrager of "Good Morning Football" and Andrew Perloff from the Dan Patrick Show. In this episode, we talk about why "The Last Dance" was the sports media event of the year, sports shows we loved, sports podcasts that got us through 2020 and underrated sports media people, athletes we'd like to see transition to sports media and much more.
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    • 55 min
    Year-End Roundtable with Peter Schrager and Andrew Perloff, Part I

    Year-End Roundtable with Peter Schrager and Andrew Perloff, Part I

    Episode 326 of the "Sports Illustrated Media Podcast" is a roundtable discussion with Peter Schrager of the "Good Morning Football" and Fox Sports and Andrew Perloff from the Dan Patrick Show. The episode recaps the year in sports media and pop culture. This episode focuses on how we adjusted our media consumption during a pandemic as we highlight the best shows we watched, the best podcasts we listened to and much more.
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    • 51 min
    SiriusXM's Chris "Mad Dog" Russo on the pandemic & Tony Romo

    SiriusXM's Chris "Mad Dog" Russo on the pandemic & Tony Romo

    Episode 325 of the "Sports Illustrated Media Podcast" features a conversation with SiriusXM radio host, Chris Russo. The Mad Dog, who also hosts "High Heat" on the MLB Network talks about the challenges of doing sports talk radio during a pandemic, deciding to talk about Covid and the election on a sports show, why he's not a fan of Tony Romo, his dream NFL broadcast team, the importance of Howard Stern to SiriusXM, his one problem with Sour Shoes imitating him, his son's very successful cameo on a recent show and much more.
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    • 50 min
    Mike Tirico and Steve Kornacki

    Mike Tirico and Steve Kornacki

    Episode 324 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features two interviews. First up is Mike Tirico from NBC Sports. Tirico talks about still having a heavy workload through the pandemic, how hard it is to call blowouts, the NFL blocking him from calling "Thursday Night Football" when he left ESPN, succeeding Al Michaels on "Sunday Night Football" and his relationship with Al, whether NFL play-by-play broadcasters are too easy on referees and much more.
    Kornacki discusses his appearance on NBC's "Football Night in America," where he broke down the NFL playoff picture, how much prep he had to do for the gig, the most difficult part of working Election Night, whether sports or politics is more tribal, whether he owns a pair of jeans and if he has a rivalry with John King.
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    • 1 hr 30 min

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