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A conversation show about Nashville sports, media and business hosted by Braden Gall and Steve Cavendish.

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A conversation show about Nashville sports, media and business hosted by Braden Gall and Steve Cavendish.

    Pete from Utah: A message board genius

    Pete from Utah: A message board genius

    NashvilleBanner.com Steve Cavendish and Braden Gall talk Nashville sports, media and business
    Our first anonymous guest is "Pete" who runs @BoardGeniuses.

    Why start an account about message boards?

    A day in the life of a message board genius

    What makes for the best content?

    Searching for community, information

    How Tennessee fans acted last winter

    Making fun of Kirby Smart

    Staying true to the original mission

    Scott Van Pelt, Finebaum and gaining steam

    Authentic entertainment

    Does the veracity of any post matter?

    What are his aspirations of the account, audience?

    The monetization tipping point

    Braden and Steve talk social media growth, message board behavior, authentic audience cultivation as well as ratings and recommendations for the week.
    Lamestream is BTYB Jasper's on West End.

    • 55 min
    Tennessee's first year of gambling (feat. Allan Bell)

    Tennessee's first year of gambling (feat. Allan Bell)

    NashvilleBanner.com Steve Cavendish and Braden Gall talk Nashville sports, media and business.
    Our guest is Sportsline.com Allan Bell

    Hugely successful first year for all parties

    The state making it easy on all parties

    Acquiring new customers (FTDs!)

    Who is actually winning all this money?

    How has wagering evolved in just one year in the state?

    Books partnering with major media companies

    The next wave of gambling content

    Barstool's launching baked into a content company

    Is there a tipping point on inundating audiences with gambling

    Entertainment gambling vs. the professionals

    We break down exactly how much Tennesseans have gambled in one year:

    How many times has a book lost in a month?

    How much has the state gambled in a year?

    How much has gambling increased this fall?

    Which books are doing the best?

    What is Caesar's doing well?

    Which books are basically rounding errors?

    Barstool came into the market really hard

    How much does the state benefit from gambling?

    We wrap up the episode with a conversation about Titans fans and their obsession with the national media and their validation.
    Lamestream is BTYB Jasper's on West End.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Jamie Watson won't shut up

    Jamie Watson won't shut up

    NashvilleBanner.com Steve Cavendish and Braden Gall talk Nashville sports, media and business.
    Our guest is Nashville SC color analyst Jamie Watson.

    Knowing he would need a second career

    "You dive like Jamie Watson" chant

    A lesson in leaning into trash talk

    IRL interactions are still the best

    Challenging yourself as a broadcaster to be human

    Paying attention to broadcasts as a player

    Sometimes the best thing to say is nothing at all

    Players, coaches get exposed if they don't put in the work

    The first time he met Gary Smith

    External expectations for an expansion franchise

    Rivalries are built on the field

    Lamestream is BTYB Jasper's on West End.

    • 1 hr 18 min
    John Freeman: Stay ready for your dream job

    John Freeman: Stay ready for your dream job

    NashvilleBanner.com Steve Cavendish and Braden Gall talk Nashville sports, media and business.
    Our guest is former Nashville SC commentator John Freeman.

    How he Lane Kiffin'd Nashville!

    Getting his dream job at Virginia

    Moving to Nashville and finding soccer

    Growing up w/ Claudio Reyna, Bruce Arena, Tony Meola

    Breaking the news to Belmont, Scott Corley

    Calling TV vs. calling radio

    Doing the dirty work to be ready for any chance

    Scripting out big calls, practicing

    Major problems for American soccer broadcasters

    Studying John Ward

    The elegance of a soccer broadcast

    Emotionally connecting to the game you call

    Being yourself and using a voice coach

    Lamestream is BTYB Jasper's on West End.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Jim Wyatt: Working the beat to death

    Jim Wyatt: Working the beat to death

    NashvilleBanner.com Steve Cavendish and Braden Gall talk Nashville sports, media and business.
    Our guest is Titans' team reporter Jim Wyatt.

    Learning from Nashville's best

    The changing size of the newsroom

    How he became the best reporter on the beat

    How his job took over his life

    Competing sources: Floyd Reese and Jeff Fisher

    Technology changed how we break news

    Being held accountable when you're wrong

    No reason local media can't break news

    The Rob Bironas story

    How hard was the decision to "cross the street?"

    Crossing the line on too much Titans content

    Seeing stories unfold from inside the building

    Being behind the football curtain

    Which Titans players need more media attention?

    Lamestream is BTYB Jasper's on West End.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Joe Goodman wants Bama and Nashville TV ratings

    Joe Goodman wants Bama and Nashville TV ratings

    NashvilleBanner.com Steve Cavendish and Braden Gall talk Nashville sports, media and business.
    Our guest today is AL.com Joseph Goodman. His new book "We Want Bama" is out Nov. 9.

    Writing in small town papers in Alabama

    Making a move to Florida to cover NBA, Gators

    Heat fans, Florida fans, high school fans

    Why the '20 Bama team so important to write about?

    Writing a book WHILE also being a full-time columnist

    Being scared of failure, learning work ethic

    The goal of writing the book - more than a story about a football team

    Why he loves the state of Alabama?

    What did leaving Alabama for a decade teach him about Alabama?

    What is Bryan Harsin trying to accomplish?

    How does this impact recruiting?

    Trying to bridge a gap to the audience

    The guys talk NFL and college football TV ratings in Nashville:

    Bama-Tennessee scores big numbers

    Different things Nashville cares about

    Great news for Vols administrators

    How Titans-Jets beat Titans-Chiefs

    Best college game compared to worst Titans games?

    Lamestream Sports is BTYB Jasper's on West End.

    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 Ratings

rnfrench21 ,

Great interviews each week of local Nashville media talent.

Being a Nashville native I love hearing all of the back stories of the local media reporters thru this weekly podcast. Great show!

Brandon Chrisman ,

Love this podcast!!

An incredibly unique approach to a podcast. Braden and Steve always deliver the goods and find ways to be informative without being bland. Fully recommend and hope that they keep doing what they’re doing because it’s great!

Patriot98 ,

Great interview

Keep having Godfrey on!

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