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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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    • 4.5 • 84 Ratings

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

    Jonathan Taylor (@JayT23), Indianapolis Colts Pro Bowl running back

    Jonathan Taylor (@JayT23), Indianapolis Colts Pro Bowl running back

    PODCAST: Jonathan Taylor (@JayT23), Pro Bowl running back for the Indianapolis Colts joins this week’s edition of Sports Business Radio. Taylor led the NFL in rushing yards last season with 1811 rushing yards, while scoring 18 touchdowns. He is a franchisee for Toppers Pizza (@ToppersPizza) and owns a store in Madison Wisconsin, where he starred at the University of Wisconsin. We cover a variety of topics in our conversation including the criteria Taylor looks for when making a business investment, why he chose Toppers Pizza to invest in, his Pro Bowl season last season with the Colts, playing with new Colts QB Matt Ryan and Taylor shares his thoughts on #NIL and the Big Ten adding USC and UCLA to the conference.
    In our sports business headlines of the week, we discuss billions of dollars worth of free agent signings in the NBA, the seismic move of USC and UCLA to the Big Ten Conference and the NFL’s hiring of a first ever VP & GM of sports betting.
    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.
    This week’s edition of Sports Business Radio is presented by @UnderdogFantasy. Underdog Fantasy is the Official Gaming Partner of Sports Business Radio and the fastest growing fantasy app ever released with investors that include Mark Cuban, Kevin Durant, Adam Schefter and Jared Goff. The Underdog Fantasy app is available at Underdogfantasy.com, on iOS, and on Android. We’ve got a SPECIAL OFFER FOR SPORTS BUSINESS RADIO LISTENERS: New users get up to $100 matched on their first deposit when they use the code SBR. So download the app at underdogfantasy.com and then enter the promo code SBR to get up to $100 to play with. 
    Sports Business Radio is also brought you by @Rhone. Rhone makes the absolute highest quality, best fitting and most comfortable performance driven clothing for men. Rhone is offering a 15% discount to Sports Business Radio listeners when you enter the promo code SBR15 at checkout. 
    Sports Business Radio is produced by Griggs Productions (@GriggsProd) and powered by Malka Sports (@MalkaSports).
    #NFL #Colts #Investing #JonathanTaylor #Football #Pizza
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    • 45 min
    Mike Tannenbaum (@RealTannenbaum), ESPN NFL Insider & former New York Jets GM & Miami Dolphins EVP

    Mike Tannenbaum (@RealTannenbaum), ESPN NFL Insider & former New York Jets GM & Miami Dolphins EVP

    PODCAST: Mike Tannenbaum (@RealTannenbaum), ESPN NFL Insider & former New York Jets GM and Miami Dolphins Executive Vice President, joins Sports Business Radio to discuss a variety of NFL topics including the recent sale of the Denver Broncos, the likely upcoming suspension for Cleveland Browns QB DeShaun Watson, how Watson’s record-setting $230M guaranteed contract has changed future NFL QB contracts and which NFL team could be the surprise team of the league as the Cincinnati Bengals were last season when they advanced to the Super Bowl. Tannenbaum also discusses his entrepreneurial ventures with us including his website the 33rd team - which is a football think tank consisting of former NFL head coaches, GMs and graduate students creating in-depth analysis on college and pro football AND his e-learning company “On This Topic” which is a partnership with Cleveland Browns executive Paul DePodesta.
    In our sports business headlines of the week, we discuss the Colorado Avalanche winning the Stanley Cup and owner Stan Kroenke winning a Stanley Cup and Super Bowl in 2022, ESPN’s new TV deal with F1 and the upcoming start to NBA free agency on Thursday.
    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.
    This week’s edition of Sports Business Radio is presented by @UnderdogFantasy. Underdog Fantasy is the Official Gaming Partner of Sports Business Radio and the fastest growing fantasy app ever released with investors that include Mark Cuban, Kevin Durant, Adam Schefter and Jared Goff. The Underdog Fantasy app is available at Underdogfantasy.com, on iOS, and on Android. We’ve got a SPECIAL OFFER FOR SPORTS BUSINESS RADIO LISTENERS: New users get up to $100 matched on their first deposit when they use the code SBR. So download the app at underdogfantasy.com and then enter the promo code SBR to get up to $100 to play with. 
    Sports Business Radio is also brought you by @Rhone. Rhone makes the absolute highest quality, best fitting and most comfortable performance driven clothing for men. Rhone is offering a 15% discount to Sports Business Radio listeners when you enter the promo code SBR15 at checkout. 
    Sports Business Radio is produced by Griggs Productions (@GriggsProd) and powered by Malka Sports (@MalkaSports).
    #SportsBusiness #SportsBusinessRadio #MikeTannenbaum #NFL #NHL #StanleyCup #F1 #NBA 
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    • 40 min
    Haley Rosen (@HaleyRosen) - CEO & Founder, Just Women's Sports

    Haley Rosen (@HaleyRosen) - CEO & Founder, Just Women's Sports

    Haley Rosen (@HaleyRosen), CEO & Founder of Just Women's Sports (@JustWSports) joins Sports Business Radio to discuss her growing media company whose investors include Billie Jean King, Joe Tsai, Hilary Knight, Kevin Durant and Rich Kleiman of 35 Ventures and Abby Wambach. Rosen also details the growth of women’s sports and why investing in women’s sports is a smart decision for sponsors, media companies and businesspeople.
    Just Women’s Sports recently announced a $6 million in a funding round and is now valued at $36 million. Rosen is a former pro soccer player and walks us through her Founder’s story as well.
    In our sports business headlines of the week segment, we recap Matt Fiztpatrick’s U.S. Open win, Brooks Koepka’s move to the LIV Tour, the Golden State Warriors NBA championship and Major League Soccer’s big deal with Apple.
    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.
    This week’s edition of Sports Business Radio is presented by @UnderdogFantasy. Underdog Fantasy is the Official Gaming Partner of Sports Business Radio and the fastest growing fantasy app ever released with investors that include Mark Cuban, Kevin Durant, Adam Schefter and Jared Goff. The Underdog Fantasy app is available at Underdogfantasy.com, on iOS, and on Android. We’ve got a SPECIAL OFFER FOR SPORTS BUSINESS RADIO LISTENERS: New users get up to $100 matched on their first deposit when they use the code SBR. So download the app at underdogfantasy.com and then enter the promo code SBR to get up to $100 to play with. 
    Sports Business Radio is also brought you by @Rhone. Rhone makes the absolute highest quality, best fitting and most comfortable performance driven clothing for men. Rhone is offering a 15% discount to Sports Business Radio listeners when you enter the promo code SBR15 at checkout. 
    Sports Business Radio is produced by Griggs Productions (@GriggsProd) and powered by Malka Sports (@MalkaSports).
    #SportsBusiness #SportsBusinessRadio #HaleyRosen #WomeninSports #Founder #CEO #Women #Golf #NBA #MLS #PGA #LIV #Apple
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    • 51 min
    Jake Olson (@JakeOlson61), Co-founder & President of Engage, Former USC Trojan

    Jake Olson (@JakeOlson61), Co-founder & President of Engage, Former USC Trojan

    PODCAST: Jake Olson (@JakeOlson61), Co-founder & President of Engage (https://www.letsengage.com/) and former long snapper for the USC Trojans shares his inspirational story. Olson became the first blind college football player ever when he took the field for USC in 2017.
    Since graduating from USC, Jake has been a compelling motivational speaker and has been working on growing Engage, a platform that digitizes the process of booking talent. Jake started Engage while at USC because of inefficiencies he was dealing with in the booking process, and he wanted to make it easier for companies to find and book incredible speakers. Olson also discusses how he is working in the NIL space and utilizing his experience as a student athlete to help today’s student athletes navigate a tricky NIL landscape. Jake will be playing in the inaugural US Adaptive Open this July at Pinehurst Country Club. 
    Also, Josh Norris of Underdog Fantasy joins us to discuss the growth of their company and all of the offerings the company currently has in the fantasy space, from Best Ball to Pick'Em games.
    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.
    This week’s edition of Sports Business Radio is presented by @UnderdogFantasy. Underdog Fantasy is the Official Gaming Partner of Sports Business Radio and the fastest growing fantasy app ever released with investors that include Mark Cuban, Kevin Durant, Adam Schefter and Jared Goff. The Underdog Fantasy app is available at Underdogfantasy.com, on iOS, and on Android. We’ve got a SPECIAL OFFER FOR SPORTS BUSINESS RADIO LISTENERS: New users get up to $100 matched on their first deposit when they use the code SBR. So download the app at underdogfantasy.com and then enter the promo code SBR to get up to $100 to play with. 
    Sports Business Radio is also brought you by @Rhone. Rhone makes the absolute highest quality, best fitting and most comfortable performance driven clothing for men. Rhone is offering a 15% discount to Sports Business Radio listeners when you enter the promo code SBR15 at checkout. 
    Sports Business Radio is produced by Griggs Productions (@GriggsProd) and powered by Malka Sports (@MalkaSports).
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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Ken LaRose, FootJoy SVP of Brand and Consumer

    Ken LaRose, FootJoy SVP of Brand and Consumer

    Ken LaRose, FootJoy SVP of Brand and Consumer joins us on this week’s edition of Sports Business Radio. FootJoy has been around for over a century and we talk about the evolution of the golf shoe, how FootJoy activates around partnerships like the one they have with PGA Championship winner Justin Thomas and the other products FootJoy offers beyond footwear.
    In our sports business headlines of the week, we discuss Walmart heir Rob Walton’s bid for the NFL’s Denver Broncos, Nike Founder Phil Knight’s bid for his hometown Portland Trail Blazers of the NBA and Phil Mickelson’s announcement that he is joining the LIV Tour for a reported $200M.
    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.
    This week’s edition of Sports Business Radio is presented by @UnderdogFantasy. Underdog Fantasy is the Official Gaming Partner of Sports Business Radio and the fastest growing fantasy app ever released with investors that include Mark Cuban, Kevin Durant, Adam Schefter and Jared Goff. The Underdog Fantasy app is available at Underdogfantasy.com, on iOS, and on Android. We’ve got a SPECIAL OFFER FOR SPORTS BUSINESS RADIO LISTENERS: New users get up to $100 matched on their first deposit when they use the code SBR. So download the app at underdogfantasy.com and then enter the promo code SBR to get up to $100 to play with. 
    Sports Business Radio is also brought you by Linkedin Jobs. Linkedin Jobs helps you find the candidates you want to talk to, faster. Did you know that every week nearly 40 million job seekers visit Linkedin? Post your job to Linkedin.com/SBR for FREE.
    Sports Business Radio is produced by Griggs Productions (@GriggsProd) and powered by Malka Sports (@MalkaSports).
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    • 40 min
    Eric LeGrand (@EricLeGrand52), former Rutgers football player, Founder of LeGrand Coffee and LeGrand Whiskey

    Eric LeGrand (@EricLeGrand52), former Rutgers football player, Founder of LeGrand Coffee and LeGrand Whiskey

    Eric LeGrand (@EricLeGrand52), former Rutgers football player, Founder of LeGrand Coffee and LeGrand Whiskey, Co-Founder of Knight Society and Jimmy V Award winner, joins us on Sports Business Radio.
    In October 2010, LeGrand sustained a spinal cord injury at his C3 and C4 vertebrae in a game at MetLife Stadium. Since that life-altering incident occurred, he has become a worldwide source of inspiration whose message of positivity has influenced a countless number of people throughout the world. Additionally, LeGrand has developed an incredible business and professional acumen, becoming an established entrepreneur, motivational speaker, sports analyst, philanthropist and author.
    LeGrand discusses the launch of LeGrand Coffee, LeGrand Whiskey and the Knight Society, what he looks for in investments as an entrepreneur, he shares details of his upcoming “A Walk to Believe” event and how he tells us the keys to remaining positive since his paralysis in 2010.
    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.
    This week’s edition of Sports Business Radio is presented by @UnderdogFantasy. Underdog Fantasy is the Official Gaming Partner of Sports Business Radio and the fastest growing fantasy app ever released with investors that include Mark Cuban, Kevin Durant, Adam Schefter and Jared Goff. The Underdog Fantasy app is available at Underdogfantasy.com, on iOS, and on Android. We’ve got a SPECIAL OFFER FOR SPORTS BUSINESS RADIO LISTENERS: New users get up to $100 matched on their first deposit when they use the code SBR. So download the app at underdogfantasy.com and then enter the promo code SBR to get up to $100 to play with. 
    Sports Business Radio is also brought you by @Rhone. Rhone makes the absolute highest quality, best fitting and most comfortable performance driven clothing for men. Rhone is offering a 15% discount to Sports Business Radio listeners when you enter the promo code SBR15 at checkout. 
    Sports Business Radio is produced by Griggs Productions (@GriggsProd) and powered by Malka Sports (@MalkaSports).
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    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
84 Ratings

84 Ratings

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Invaluable insight from the industry’s best

To anyone working the the sports industry, this is a must listen. Brian has a talent for reaping outstanding insight and advice. When he does this to the likes of Mark Cuban and Jeanie Buss, it is a masterclass.

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Great guests and very informative!

SBR has a great variety of guests and very informative especially for folks looking to learn more about the sports industry. Great listen!

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