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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 • 94 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

    SBR Vault - Conversations with Alex Honnold & Lindsey Horan

    SBR Vault - Conversations with Alex Honnold & Lindsey Horan

    PODCAST: We step into the Sports Business Radio #podcast vault to look back on our conversation with Alex Honnold (@AlexHonnold), professional adventure rock climber whose free-solo ascents of America’s biggest cliffs have made him one of the most recognized and followed climbers in the world. Alex became the first climber to free solo Yosemite’s 3,000-foot El Capitan wall and it was captured on film for the Oscar-winning Best Documentary, "Free Solo”. We also look back on our conversation with Lindsey Horan (@LindseyHoran), U.S. Women’s National Team soccer star. Horan discussed the importance of World Cup vs the Olympics, what she looks for in her endorsement partners and Equal Pay for the USWNT.
    LISTEN to Sports Business Radio on Apple podcasts or Spotify podcasts. Give Sports Business Radio a 5-star rating if you enjoy our podcast. Click on the plus sign on our Apple Podcasts page and follow the Sports Business Radio podcast.
    Follow Sports Business Radio on Twitter @SBRadio and on Instagram, Threads and Tik Tok @SportsBusinessRadio.
    This week’s edition of Sports Business Radio is presented by Morgan Stanley Global Sports & Entertainment - the Exclusive Financial Partner of Sports Business Radio.
    Morgan Stanley Global Sports & Entertainment, celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2024, is a division of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management dedicated to serving the unique and sophisticated needs of elite and professional athletes, entertainers, executives, creators, and other top talent and professionals in the sports and entertainment industry. The division consists of over 200 Financial Advisors with the Global Sports & Entertainment Director/Associate Director designation, several of whom are former professional and collegiate athletes who once embarked on a similar journey to that of today’s talent, leaders, executives and creators. Visit morganstanley.com/gse to learn more.
    #FreeSolo #AlexHonnold #USWNT #Soccer #LindseyHoran #SportsBusiness 
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    • 1 hr 11 min
    Alexander Wolff - Longtime sports journalist at Sports Illustrated

    Alexander Wolff - Longtime sports journalist at Sports Illustrated

    PODCAST: Alexander Wolff, longtime sports journalist who spent 36 years at Sports Illustrated, joins Sports Business Radio to discuss the new book WORLD CLASS - Purpose, Passion and the Pursuit of Greatness On and Off the Field. WORLD CLASS is the definitive collection of writings from late journalist Grant Wahl. Wahl died suddenly in 2022 at the World Cup. The book is on sale now in bookstores everywhere and on Amazon.com. Wolff serves as an Editor on WORLD CLASS and during this conversation with Sports Business Radio, he shares his memories of working with Grant Wahl, how this book came together after Wahl’s death and what made Wahl such a unique journalist and person. Grant Wahl was the foremost soccer expert amongst U.S. journalists and he covered a wide array of sports. He also authored the cover story for Sports Illustrated about a 16-year old basketball prodigy - LeBron James.
    LISTEN to Sports Business Radio on Apple podcasts or Spotify podcasts. Give Sports Business Radio a 5-star rating if you enjoy our podcast. Click on the plus sign on our Apple Podcasts page and follow the Sports Business Radio podcast.
    Follow Sports Business Radio on Twitter @SBRadio and on Instagram, Threads and Tik Tok @SportsBusinessRadio.
    This week’s edition of Sports Business Radio is presented by Boingo Wireless. Teams like the LA Clippers, Atlanta Hawks, Chicago Bears and San Diego Padres trust Boingo to connect their stadiums and arenas with cutting-edge 5G and Wi-Fi.
    From mobile ticketing to security cameras to kiosks, connect every piece of stadium technology with Boingo’s converged wireless networks. As you plan for the future of your stadium, make 5G part of your gameplan and choose Boingo Wireless as your trusted connectivity partner.
    Learn more by downloading Boingo’s free 5G Playbook for Stadiums & Arenas. Head to boingo.com/5Gstadium to get your copy 
    #GrantWahl #Book #Journalism #Soccer #Media
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    • 1 hr 8 min
    Alicia Jessop (@RulingSports) - College Sports legal expert

    Alicia Jessop (@RulingSports) - College Sports legal expert

    PODCAST: Alicia Jessop (@RulingSports), college sports legal expert, professor and Host of the Ruling Sports podcast, joins Sports Business Radio to discuss the evolving college sports landscape. The $2.8 billion settlement in the House v. NCAA case, a landmark legal battle, has far-reaching implications and we discuss those implications with Alicia. Will student athletes unionize? Will college athletes become employees of the university they play for? How will the money from the landmark settlement be divided amongst athletic departments? We discuss all of these issues on this week’s edition of Sports Business Radio.
    LISTEN to Sports Business Radio on Apple podcasts or Spotify podcasts. Give Sports Business Radio a 5-star rating if you enjoy our podcast. Click on the plus sign on our Apple Podcasts page and follow the Sports Business Radio podcast.
    Follow Sports Business Radio on Twitter @SBRadio and on Instagram, Threads and Tik Tok @SportsBusinessRadio.
    This week’s edition of Sports Business Radio is presented by Matsing (www.matsing.com). Matsing’s antennas are deployed in over 100 venues globally, including 50% of NFL venues, 35% of NBA and NHL arenas, several F1 race tracks and even at the upcoming 2024 Olympics in Paris. Venues such as AT&T Stadium (home of the Dallas Cowboys), Alegiant Stadium (home of the Las Vegas Raiders and Super Bowl LVIII) and Amalie Arena (home of the Tampa Bay Lightning) all have Matsing’s innovative lens antennas.
    For more information on how Matsing can help your venue, visit www.matsing.com or email Tracy Salazar at Tracysalazar@matsing.com.
    Matsing is the Exclusive Antenna Partner of Sports Business Radio
    #NCAA #CollegeSports #NIL #StudentAthlete #Interview #Podcast
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    • 1 hr 12 min
    SBR Vault - Conversations with Chip Schaefer and Dr. W. Chris Winter

    SBR Vault - Conversations with Chip Schaefer and Dr. W. Chris Winter

    PODCAST: We step into the SBR Vault to look back on past conversations with Chip Schaefer, Director of Performance Health and winner of 11 NBA championships with the Michael Jordan/Scottie Pippen/Phil Jackson led Chicago Bulls dynasty of the 1990’s and the Kobe Bryant/Shaquille O’Neal/Phil Jackson led dynasty of the 2000’s. Schaefer won 6 rings with the Bulls and 5 rings with the Lakers. He shares stories of those teams, details the differences he observed between Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant and provides insight into what made Phil Jackson such a unique and successful Head Coach. Schaefer was the Head Trainer for the 1989-90 Loyola Marymount University men’s basketball team that broke NCAA scoring records and featured Bo Kimble, Jeff Fryer and the late Hank Gathers and was coached by Paul Westhead. Schaefer also discusses his own role with performance health of elite athletes and how it has changed over the past 3 decades. 
    We also hear from Dr. W. Chris Winter (@SportSleepDoc), Renowned sleep specialist and author of the book “The Sleep Solution: Why Your Sleep is Broken and How to Fix It”. Winter provides his expertise to several pro sports teams including NBA and MLB teams. More and more sports teams are working with sleep consultants to map out the best travel and sleep patterns for their seasons, how to utilize sleep for recovery. Dr. Winter is a foremost sleep expert who has many great tips to share that will benefit elite athletes, coaches and everyday people. 
    LISTEN to Sports Business Radio on Apple podcasts or Spotify podcasts. Give Sports Business Radio a 5-star rating if you enjoy our podcast. Click on the plus sign on our Apple Podcasts page and follow the Sports Business Radio podcast.
    Follow Sports Business Radio on Twitter @SBRadio and on Instagram, Threads and Tik Tok @SportsBusinessRadio.
    This week’s edition of Sports Business Radio is presented by Morgan Stanley Global Sports & Entertainment - the Exclusive Financial Partner of Sports Business Radio.
    Morgan Stanley Global Sports & Entertainment, celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2024, is a division of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management dedicated to serving the unique and sophisticated needs of elite and professional athletes, entertainers, executives, creators, and other top talent and professionals in the sports and entertainment industry. The division consists of over 200 Financial Advisors with the Global Sports & Entertainment Director/Associate Director designation, several of whom are former professional and collegiate athletes who once embarked on a similar journey to that of today’s talent, leaders, executives and creators. Visit morganstanley.com/gse to learn more.
    #Health #Wellness #Sleep 
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    • 2 hr 10 min
    Jerry Bruckheimer - Iconic Filmmaker

    Jerry Bruckheimer - Iconic Filmmaker

    PODCAST: Jerry Bruckheimer, Iconic Filmmaker, joins Sports Business Radio to discuss his latest movie, Disney’s “YOUNG WOMAN AND THE SEA” starring Daisy Ridley (@DaisyRidley). The film chronicles the amazing true story of Trudy Ederle, 1924 Olympic gold medalist in swimming and the first woman to successfully swim 21 miles across the English Channel back in 1926. YOUNG WOMAN AND THE SEA champions female empowerment and the jarring realities that faced female athletes in that era. It's an inspiring underdog story and Bruckheimer notes in this conversation with Sports Business Radio, that this movie received the highest audience test score of any movie he has ever made.
    Bruckheimer has produced over 50 blockbuster movies in his career, grossing nearly $14.5 Billion. His hit movies include “Top Gun”, “Top Gun:Maverick”, “Remember the Titans”, “Glory Road”, “Flashdance”, “Beverly Hills Cop”, “The Rock”, “Con Air”, “Pirates of the Caribbean” and “Armageddon”. During this conversation with Sports Business Radio, Bruckheimer discusses his career that spans back to 1972 and how the movie industry has changed.
    LISTEN to Sports Business Radio on Apple podcasts or Spotify podcasts. Give Sports Business Radio a 5-star rating if you enjoy our podcast. Click on the plus sign on our Apple Podcasts page and follow the Sports Business Radio podcast.
    Follow Sports Business Radio on Twitter @SBRadio and on Instagram, Threads and Tik Tok @SportsBusinessRadio.
    This week’s edition of Sports Business Radio is presented by Boingo Wireless. Teams like the LA Clippers, Atlanta Hawks, Chicago Bears and San Diego Padres trust Boingo to connect their stadiums and arenas with cutting-edge 5G and Wi-Fi.
    From mobile ticketing to security cameras to kiosks, connect every piece of stadium technology with Boingo’s converged wireless networks. As you plan for the future of your stadium, make 5G part of your gameplan and choose Boingo Wireless as your trusted connectivity partner.
    Learn more by downloading Boingo’s free 5G Playbook for Stadiums & Arenas. Head to boingo.com/5Gstadium to get your copy 
    #JerryBruckheimer #Movies #DaisyRidley #YoungWomanandSea #SportsBusinessRadio #Disney #Films 
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    • 48 min
    James Brown - NFL TODAY on CBS

    James Brown - NFL TODAY on CBS

    PODCAST: James Brown, Sports Broadcasting Hall of Famer, Three-Time Emmy Award winner and studio host for the NFL TODAY on CBS joins Sports Business Radio. Brown, who will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award from The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at the 45th Annual Sports Emmy® Awards ceremony on May 21 in New York City, reflects on his illustrious career during this in-depth conversation. Brown discusses his transition from elite athlete to broadcaster, his biggest broadcasting influences, his strategy with setting others up for success as a studio host, recent changes at the NFL TODAY on CBS, doing news interviews for 60 Minutes and the CBS Evening News and what the Lifetime Achievement Award means to him.
    LISTEN to Sports Business Radio on Apple podcasts or Spotify podcasts. Give Sports Business Radio a 5-star rating if you enjoy our podcast. Click on the plus sign on our Apple Podcasts page and follow the Sports Business Radio podcast.
    Follow Sports Business Radio on Twitter @SBRadio and on Instagram, Threads and Tik Tok @SportsBusinessRadio.
    This week’s edition of Sports Business Radio is presented by Matsing (www.matsing.com). Matsing’s antennas are deployed in over 100 venues globally, including 50% of NFL venues, 35% of NBA and NHL arenas, several F1 race tracks and even at the upcoming 2024 Olympics in Paris. Venues such as AT&T Stadium (home of the Dallas Cowboys), Alegiant Stadium (home of the Las Vegas Raiders and Super Bowl LVIII) and Amalie Arena (home of the Tampa Bay Lightning) all have Matsing’s innovative lens antennas.
    For more information on how Matsing can help your venue, visit www.matsing.com or email Tracy Salazar at Tracysalazar@matsing.com.
    Matsing is the Exclusive Antenna Partner of Sports Business Radio
    #JamesBrown #CBS #Media #NFL #Broadcasting #Emmys
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    • 1 hr 5 min

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94 Ratings

94 Ratings

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Really Unique Stories

Love the really unique perspectives and stories that are presented here. Honestly they’re not all my cup of tea but for the overwhelming most part, these pods are a solid listen.

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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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