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Sports Business Radio focuses on the issues and people directly impacting the world of sports business. Guests on the show offering an insider's perspective include pro sports league executives, agents, college athletics administrators, sports apparel company reps, ad agency executives, media executives & athletes. Follow us on: Instagram | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube

Sports Business Radio Podcast Brian Berger

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Sports Business Radio focuses on the issues and people directly impacting the world of sports business. Guests on the show offering an insider's perspective include pro sports league executives, agents, college athletics administrators, sports apparel company reps, ad agency executives, media executives & athletes. Follow us on: Instagram | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube

    Emmanuel Acho (@Emmanuel Acho) - NYT Bestselling Author & Sports Analyst

    Emmanuel Acho (@Emmanuel Acho) - NYT Bestselling Author & Sports Analyst

    Emmanuel Acho (@EmmanuelAcho) is a New York Times Bestselling Author and the Host of "Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man”. He has a 2-book deal with Oprah Winfrey and her publishing company. His groundbreaking online series to drive meaningful dialogue around racial insensitivity and ignorance launched in June 2020 with more than 80 million views to date.  Emmanuel is a Fox Sports Analyst and television personality. He co-hosts "Speak for Yourself" on FS1 and has also hosted “The Bachelor: After the Final Rose”.
    His new book "Uncomfortable Conversations With A Black Boy" is out this week. Buy it online and in bookstores everywhere. 
    Acho joins Sports Business Radio this week for a wide-ranging and insightful conversation.
    Listen to the award-winning Sports Business Radio podcast on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon Music or at www.sportsbusinessradio.com.
    Follow Sports Business Radio on Twitter @SBRadio and on Instagram @SportsBusinessRadio.
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    #EmmanuelAcho #Diversity #DEI #Equity #Inclusion #FS1 #TheBachelor #Author #Media #OprahWinfrey #SpeakForYourself
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    • 35 min
    Meg Whitman (@MegWhitman), Managing Owner of FC Cincinnati of MLS

    Meg Whitman (@MegWhitman), Managing Owner of FC Cincinnati of MLS

    Meg Whitman (@MegWhitman), Managing Owner of FC Cincinnati of MLS, former CEO of Hewlett Packard and former President and CEO of eBay joins this week’s edition of Sports Business Radio.
    Whitman discusses FC Cincinnati and the club’s new stadium, why she invested in Major League Soccer and what makes Cincinnati a unique sports town.
    She also discusses what happened with Quibi, which was a short-form streaming platform that generated content for mobile devices. Whitman was the CEO of Quibi and partnered with media mogul Jeffrey Katzenberg on the venture that shut down in October of 2020. 
    The billionaire entrepreneur provides insight on the traits that make for a successful leader, the future of tech, media and education and why she has invested in esports.
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    This edition of Sports Presented by Power-Up Premium Trail Mix (www.PowerUpSnacks.com)
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    • 41 min
    Brian Grant, NBA Vet & Parkinson's Advocate & Ric Bucher, Author of the book REBOUND

    Brian Grant, NBA Vet & Parkinson's Advocate & Ric Bucher, Author of the book REBOUND

    Brian Grant (@BWGrant) - 12-year NBA Vet, Founder of the Brian Grant Foundation, which assists those living with Parkinson’s and Ric Bucher (@RicBucher) - NBA Analyst for FS1 and Author of the book "REBOUND, Soaring in the NBA, Battling Parkinsons and Finding What Really Matters" join Sports Business Radio this week to discuss the book about Brian Grant's life story. The book can be purchased on amazon.com and at bookstores everywhere.
    Grant and Bucher are close with Sports Business Radio Host Brian Berger and the idea for Grant's book was first discussed at Berger's home. Berger worked with Grant as his publicist and business manager for more than a decade. Berger and Bucher are business partners and friends.
    This week's Power-Up Premium Trail Mix "Power Player of the Week" is Alex Smith, who retired from the NFL this week. Smith inspired people worldwide with his return to the football field last year after a gruesome injury that nearly cost him his leg.
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    • 50 min
    Peter Feigin (@PFeigin) - President of the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks

    Peter Feigin (@PFeigin) - President of the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks

    Peter Feigin (@PFeigin), President of the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks and their new state-of-the-art arena, the Fiserv Forum. The Bucks are one of the best run franchises in all of pro sports and with their recent contract extensions with 2-Time NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo and star guard Jrue Holiday, they have shown that small market franchises can retain their stars and thrive financially. The Bucks have also been one of the most outspoken pro sports franchises when it comes to social justice issues, so we discuss how the organization has created an environment for such conversations to take place.
    Also joining this week’s edition of Sports Business Radio is Jeff Kunowski, Associate Director of Innovation Programs for Arizona State University’s Global Sport Institute and J Orin Edson Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute. What makes for a good entrepreneur and what are the elements of a good pitch? Learn more about the program at www.globalsport.asu.edu.
    Sports Business Radio is celebrating our 17-year anniversary this week. Listen to our award-winning podcast on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon Music or at www.sportsbusinessradio.com.
    Follow Sports Business Radio on Twitter @SBRadio and on Instagram @SportsBusinessRadio.
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    • 50 min
    Danica Patrick (@DanicaPatrick) - Entrepreneur + "Pretty Intense" Podcast Host

    Danica Patrick (@DanicaPatrick) - Entrepreneur + "Pretty Intense" Podcast Host

    PODCAST: Danica Patrick (@DanicaPatrick) joins Sports Business Radio for a wide-ranging conversation. Patrick is the most successful woman in the history of American open-wheel racing after racing in Indycar and NASCAR. Patrick has been named to TIME’s “100 Most Influential People” list and has appeared in a record-setting 14 Super Bowl commercials. In her post-racing career, Patrick is now the host of the “Pretty Intense” podcast and she has become a very successful entrepreneur with an impressive portfolio of businesses including two wine companies and vineyards. Patrick joins Sports Business Radio on behalf of Power-Up Premium Trail Mix.
    Listen to the award-winning Sports Business Radio podcast on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon Music or at www.sportsbusinessradio.com. WATCH this interview on the Sports Business Radio YouTube channel at www.sportsbusinessradio.com.
    Follow Sports Business Radio on Instagram @SportsBusinessRadio and on Twitter @SBRadio.
    This week’s edition of Sports Business Radio is presented by Power-Up Premium Trail Mix. Fuel up like sports icons Danica Patrick, Lindsey Horan and the Washington Capitals and find Power Up nationwide at retailers, on Amazon, and at powerupsnacks.com.
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    • 46 min
    Mark Messier - Hockey Hall of Famer & 6-Time Stanley Cup champion

    Mark Messier - Hockey Hall of Famer & 6-Time Stanley Cup champion

    Mark Messier - Hockey Hall of Famer, 6-Time Stanley Cup champion and the only player in NHL history to Captain two different teams to Stanley Cup wins (Edmonton Oilers and New York Rangers) joins this week’s edition of Sports Business Radio. Messier also discusses his role as Brand Captain for Akeso Hemp Powered Hydration (@AkesoWater). Messier is one of the Top 5 hockey players in the history of the sport and is one of the greatest leaders the sports world has ever known, so you will learn valuable lessons from our conversation. WATCH this interview on the Sports Business Radio YouTube channel at www.sportsbusinessradio.com.
    Also joining Sports Business Radio this week are Chef Robert Wood and Travis Eagleson of SuperFood Performance Nutrition (@MySuperFD). SuperFd Performance Nutrition works with professional sports teams and athletes to provide meals built with athletic intent to fuel the athlete's body through the rigors of a long season. They work with the Washington Capitals and Washington Wizards as well as the LA Kings. Chef Robert Wood will even share a recipe for an out of this world smoothie that you can make at home.
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    #NHL #MarkMessier #HOF #Hockey #Food #MySuperFD 
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