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369. Chris Rose (NFL Network, Jomboy Media)
Chris Rose has been on national television for decades. He is now with NFL Network and has been since 2012. He has now joined Jomboy Media hosting podcasts for the company. They include The Chris Rose Rotation https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-chris-rose-rotation-mlb-players-podcast/id1555532184, which with a rotating cast of current major-league players co-hosting — Miguel Rojas, Tyler Glasnow, Steven Brault, Archie Bradley, Lucas Giolito and Trevor May. He also hosts a daily video show with former big leaguer Trevor Plouffe, while continuing his gig with the Discovery show “BattleBots.”
In 2020, Rose concluded his 10-year run at MLB Network. In this podcast, he explains how joining Jomboy allowed him to stay involved in baseball. In August 2022, Rose started hosting a national football podcast on Jomboy Media called “The Chris Rose Football Show” with Jets Tight End CJ Uzomah.
During the course of this episode, Rose reflects on his career going back to hosting the “Best Damn Sports Show Period,” and his run at FOX Sports. He discusses how baseball in 2022 is filled with interesting characters but the sport has major marketing trouble and the media doesn't cover the stuff fans would enjoy. He also discussed baseball's declining popularity while the NFL's popularity has soared.
Follow Chris Rose on social media @ChrisRose.
368. NFL Writer Bob Glauber, New York Newsday
Bob Glauber has covered the NFL since 1985 and has been Newsday's NFL columnist since 1992. He recently announced his retirement from the daily coverage of the league but will contribute occasional articles and work on book projects. He was selected in 2021 for the Bill Nunn Career Achievement Award by the Pro Football Writers of America and is a three-time winner of the New York State Sportswriter of the Year by the National Sports Media Association. Glauber was the President of the PFWA for the 2018-20 seasons. He is the author of two books, “The Forgotten First” and “Guts and Genius.”
In this episode, Glauber explains how retirement was entirely his idea and reflects on the four decades of covering the NFL. He explained his favorite players to cover, and how the newspaper business has evolved during his career. This podcast has some great stories, including his coverage of Rex Ryan, whether Eli Manning is a Hall-of-Famer, and advice he received from Carl Banks.
Follow Bob on social media @BobGlauber.
367. 2022 NFL Season Preview w/Mark Schlereth (FOX Sports)
This episode is released one day before the 2022-2023 NFL season commences in Los Angeles. The Rams raise their Super Bowl banner and host the Buffalo Bills. Mark Schlereth played guard in the NFL for 12 seasons (1989–2000) with the Washington Redskins and Denver Broncos. He is now a broadcaster for the NFL on FOX coverage and a radio host at The FAN in Denver, Colorado.
Seth covered Mark during his two years as a Broncos beat reporter for that same radio station. Only then, Schlereth didn't speak to the media. In this episode, he reminisces of those glory years in Denver, where the Broncos won 2 Super Bowls.
In this episode, they also discuss the upcoming NFL season. Topics include the Buffalo Bills, San Francisco 49ers quarterback situation, Russell Wilson's arrival in Denver, and the Deshaun Watson situation in Cleveland.
Follow Mark Schlereth on social media @markschlereth.
366. Live at the 2022 US Open: Russ Thaler, Tennis Channel
This episode was recorded at the Billie Jean King Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, the site of the US Open Tennis Tournament. Russ Thaler is a broadcaster for Tennis Channel and CBS Sports HQ. During the Open, he calls the World Feed, which is heard globally and also available on ESPN+. Russ was with NBC Sports Network in 2012 when Seth would come on as a baseball insider.
This episode is pretty tennis heavy. They discuss the greatness of this era of tennis, and how it might be the best era of tennis in history, which is debated in other sports. Novak Djokovic, Nick Kyrgios, Rafa Nadal, Naomi Osaka, Iga Swiatek, and ultimately, Serena Williams were among the topic of discussion.
Follow Russ Thaler on social media @RussThaler.
365. NFL Reporter Aditi Kinkhabwala, CBS Sports
Longtime sports reporter/broadcaster Aditi Kinkhabwala is now with CBS Sports' NFL coverage after 10 years at NFL Network. She also spent time at the Wall Street Journal. Currently, she is also a part of the local Cleveland Browns pre-season TV coverage, where she recently became the only reporter in weeks to interview recently suspended Browns QB Deshaun Watson one-on-one.
In this episode, Kinkhabwala explains how important her Indian heritage is for her public persona. She also discusses the incredible popularity the National Football League currently enjoys. She also went into great detail on how the process of getting the Watson interview, and the reaction she saw afterward. Finally, she explains the role social media plays in her very public role.
Follow Aditi on social media @AKinkhabwala.
364. ESPN's Linda Cohn
Linda Cohn has hosted more Sportscenter's than anyone else in the history of that network. She joins the show to discuss her new contract, her role at ESPN, and what makes her a great TV anchor.
Cohn joined ESPN in 1992, and a few years ago moved to Los Angeles to host the West Coast Sportscenter. When ESPN got the hockey rights back in 2021, Cohn became part of that coverage, including hosting In the Crease on ESPN+.
In this episode, she explains her broadcasting origins, from Long Island, NY to Seattle, WA to Bristol, CT. She discusses what she loves about hockey and her issues with baseball. That all is despite her enjoyment of the 2022 Mets season and her adoration of the NY Rangers.
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Great interview with Aditi and what I took from it is everyone thinks watson is scummy
LOVE THE NFL STUFF LATELY
Cohn and Adti
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