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SportsJam navigates the synergy between sports and jazz, featuring revealing interviews with both sports pros and musicians alike. Hosted by WBGO's News and Sports Director Doug Doyle, the show has received national and state awards from PRNDI, NYABJ and the Associated Press. Doug has been covering local sports in New Jersey for more than 30 years. The Pennsylvania State University grad was a starter on Franklin Regional's high school baseball and basketball teams in Murrysville, Pennsylvania.

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SportsJam navigates the synergy between sports and jazz, featuring revealing interviews with both sports pros and musicians alike. Hosted by WBGO's News and Sports Director Doug Doyle, the show has received national and state awards from PRNDI, NYABJ and the Associated Press. Doug has been covering local sports in New Jersey for more than 30 years. The Pennsylvania State University grad was a starter on Franklin Regional's high school baseball and basketball teams in Murrysville, Pennsylvania.

    SportsJam with Doug Doyle: "Willie" Documentary Director Laurence Mathieu-Leger

    SportsJam with Doug Doyle: "Willie" Documentary Director Laurence Mathieu-Leger

    Laurence Mathieu-Leger and Bryant McBride's critically acclaimed documentary Willie is now airing on ESPN in celebration of Black History Month. It's the incredible story of trailblazer and Hockey Hall of Famer Willie O'Ree. Mathieu-Leger's first feature length documentary about the NHL's first black player has already won several awards during its festival run, including the Hot Docs Film Festival's Top 5 Audience Favorite and the Downtown LA Film Festival's Best Sports Documentary. Laurence

    • 36 min
    SportsJam with Doug Doyle: NFL Hall of Famer Chris Doleman (2014)

    SportsJam with Doug Doyle: NFL Hall of Famer Chris Doleman (2014)

    Football fans around the world are mourning the loss of NFL Hall of Fame defensive end Chris Doleman who passed away Tuesday after a courageous battle with brain cancer that lasted more than two years. Doleman was 58. Doleman spent the majority of his fabulous football career with the Minnesota Vikings. The University of Pittsburgh great also played for the Atlanta Falcons and San Francisco 49ers. He was an eight-time Pro Bowl selection. It was in August of 2014 that Chris Doleman was a guest on

    • 30 min
    SportsJam with Doug Doyle: DraftKings Head of Sportsbook Digital Jamie Shea

    SportsJam with Doug Doyle: DraftKings Head of Sportsbook Digital Jamie Shea

    With the Super Bowl coming up this Sunday between the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers, sports betting is expected to be at an all-time high in states like New Jersey. Gov. Phil Murphy signed New Jersey sports betting into law in June of 2018, and the first legal bets were place three days later. DraftKings is a global sports technology and entertainment company that believes life is more fun with skin in the game. It was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Boston, MA but last

    • 31 min
    SportsJam with Doug Doyle: New York Guardians (XFL) President Janet Duch

    SportsJam with Doug Doyle: New York Guardians (XFL) President Janet Duch

    The New York Guardians are one of eight teams in the newly created XFL. The American football team will play its home games at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, the same stadium that houses the New York Giants and New York Jets. The home opener for the Guardians, coached by former Giants offensive coordinator and former LA Chargers head coach Kevin Gilbride, will be February 9 against the Tampa Bay Vipers at 2pm. New York Guardians President Janet Duch sat down recently with

    • 33 min
    SportsJam with Doug Doyle (2008) Monte Irvin and Jimmy Heath Talk Sports, Music & Segregation

    SportsJam with Doug Doyle (2008) Monte Irvin and Jimmy Heath Talk Sports, Music & Segregation

    In 2008, SportsJam host Doug Doyle brought two legendary figures together to talk about how they dealt racial segregation in the Jim Crow Era and well as the synergy between music and baseball. The late baseball Hall of Famer Monte Irvin joined the conversation from his home in Houston, Texas while iconic saxophist, arranger, composer and 2003 NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Heath spoke from his home in New York City. Jimmy Heath and Monte Irvin shared a great mutual respect for each other, celebrity

    • 27 min
    SportsJam with Doug Doyle (2014) : Jazz Guitarist Vic Juris

    SportsJam with Doug Doyle (2014) : Jazz Guitarist Vic Juris

    The amazing jazz guitarist Vic Juris passed away this morning at the age of 66. In 2014, Vic Juris was a guest on SportsJam with Doug Doyle where he talked about his love of boxing. Juris started following the sport when Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) fought Sonny Liston in 1964. "Muhammad Ali, at the time Cassius Clay, was so charasmatic and every little kid on the block wanted to see him lose to Sonny Liston. There was so much hype for this fight. It was all people were talking about, through

    • 37 min

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