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Andrew Marchand, senior sports media columnist for the New York Post and John Ourand, a writer at Sports Business Journal have teamed up for a new weekly podcast about sports media. They will cover and discuss the business beyond the buzzer: the hottest headlines, best/worst of the week, network deals, ratings, trends - everything you need to know inside sports media, with the most informed guys in sports media, brought to you by New York Post and Sports Business Journal.  

New episodes every Wednesday.

The Marchand and Ourand Sports Media Podcast New York Post

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Andrew Marchand, senior sports media columnist for the New York Post and John Ourand, a writer at Sports Business Journal have teamed up for a new weekly podcast about sports media. They will cover and discuss the business beyond the buzzer: the hottest headlines, best/worst of the week, network deals, ratings, trends - everything you need to know inside sports media, with the most informed guys in sports media, brought to you by New York Post and Sports Business Journal.  

New episodes every Wednesday.

    Episode 52: What Apple's & Amazon's big week means for future rights 

    Episode 52: What Apple's & Amazon's big week means for future rights 

    Aaron Judge and Albert Pujols went for historic home runs exclusively on AppleTV+. The NFL put some of its most popular teams exclusive on Amazon. The NFL wants to sell its Sunday Ticket service exclusively to a streamer. Podcast hosts Andrew Marchand and John Ourand discuss what sports leagues’ moves to streaming services mean for the business. Other topics: Pac-12 and Big 12 media rights, the new NBA App, J.J. Redick’s media future and Peyton and Eli Manning’s role in the new NFL Pro Bowl weekend.
    Troy Aikman, Joe Buck, Chris Russo, Jeff Passan, Pedro Martinez, Adam Silver, George Kliavkoff, Brett Yormark, Jay Marine, Jeff Bezos, Marie Donoghue, Jared Stacy, Barry Bonds, Michael Kay, Alex Rodriguez, Aaron Judge, Roger Maris, David Waldstein, Joel Sherman, Roger Clemens, Burke Magnus, Jimmy Pitaro, Adley Rutschman, Roger Goodell, Ian Eagle, Charles Davis, Marv Albert, Chris Ripley, Albert Puljols, Letitia James, Bob Lawyer, Ted Lasso, The Morning Show, WeCrashed, Tripp Mickle, James Nestor, Eddy Cue, Brian Rolapp, John Canzano, Jon Wilner, Pat McAfee, JJ Redick, Eli Manning, Peyton Manning, Wayne Randazzo, Richard Jefferson, Ryan Ruocco, Dave Pasch, Stephen A. Smith, Howie Rose, Acie Wyatt, Chris Mason.
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    • 37 min
    Episode 51: Amazon & Apple: The future of sports is here 

    Episode 51: Amazon & Apple: The future of sports is here 

    Sports media’s push to streaming dominates the first part of this week’s podcast, as Andrew Marchand and John Ourand take a deep dive into how Amazon fared during its first exclusive NFL game. Marchand and Ourand take a look at Amazon’s performance from the NBA’s perspective since that league’s media rights deals are up after the 2024-25 season. They bring up both the good and the bad with Amazon’s stream of the Chargers-Chiefs game.
    Other streaming topics include the potential for AppleTV+ to carry a historic MLB game as Aaron Judge chases Roger Maris’ Yankees homerun record and discuss how a direct-to-consumer ESPN may look. College rights negotiations continue to be a big issue, as the Big 12 and Pac-12 have started looking into re-doing their deals. And they tell you why Dwyane Wade is leaving TNT’s NBA telecasts this season. As always, the show has its Who’s Up/Who’s Down and Call of the Week features.
    Mentions: Aaron Judge, Roger Maris, Joe Buck, Troy Aikman, Kevin Burkhardt, Greg Olsen, Al Michaels, Kirk Herbstreit, Jimmy Pitaro, Eli Manning, Peyton Manning, Scott Van Pelt, Burke Magnus, Bob Chapek, Russell Wilson, Dak Prescott, Ian Eagle, Eddy Cue, Dean Spanos, Justin Herbert, Jay Marine, Marie Donoghue, Jared Stacy, Fred Gaudelli, Kaylee Hartung, Richard Sherman, Ryan Fitzpatrick, Dude Perfect, Joe Flint, Jeff Bezos, Bart Simpson, Al Bundy, Roger Goodell, Chris Russo, Pat McAfee, Stephen Nelson, Hunter Pence, Katie Nolan, Derek Jeter, Babe Ruth, John Canzano, Jon Wilner, George Kliavkoff, Dwyane Wade, Kevin Harlan, Tua Tagovailoa, Tyreek Hill, Gus Johnson, Joel Klatt, Jason McCourty, Michael Nathanson, Acie Wyatt, Chris Mason
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    • 39 min
    Episode 50: Al Michaels and Kirk Herbstreit 

    Episode 50: Al Michaels and Kirk Herbstreit 

      
    Days before they will call the first regular season NFL game on Amazon Prime, Al Michaels and Kirk Herbstreit joined the pod this week to discuss their plan for calling games on the streaming service and how they’ve approached their partnership. The two also discuss the free agent frenzy that hit NFL announcers in the off season; Michaels talks about how he will decide when to hang up his announcer’s microphone; and Herbstreit offers his two cents on Big Ten expansion. Other topics: Michaels’ disdain for vegetables and Herbstreit’s travel schedule to Boone, N.C. 
     
    Marchand and Ourand also discuss ESPN’s future, what to expect from Amazon’s first game and a review of Week 1 on television. The two also make their weekly picks about Who’s Up, Who’s Down and Call of the Week. 
     
    Mentioned this week: Ian Eagle, Chris Russo, Kevin Burkhardt, Greg Olsen, Joe Buck, Troy Aikman, Chris Finnegan, Pat McAfee, Brad Marchand, Jimmy Pitaro, Bob Chapek, Urban Meyer, Jac Collinsworth, Maria Taylor, Mike Tirico, Tim of Shelbyville, Tenn., Rick Mace, Jonathan Tannenwald, Brian Roberts, Charlie Ergen, Rob Thun, Brian Rolapp, Hans Schroeder, Michael Nathanson, Peyton Manning, Eli Manning, Robert Seidman, Marion Barry, Steve Levy, Louis Riddick, Dan Orlovsky, Darren Rovell, Joel McHale, Shannon Sharpe, Mystery Science Theater 3000, Chris LaPlaca, Jay Marine, Marie Donoghue, Fred Gaudelli, Jared Stacy, Tripp Mickle, Jeff Bezos, Jim Nantz, Tony Romo, Justin Reid, Eric Reid, Cris Collinsworth, Marty Brennaman, Wayne Lucas, Mario Cristobal, Jimbo Fisher, Mack Brown, Michael Smith, Bob Kraft, Michele Tafoya, Jay Michaels, Lila Roginsky, Dr. Spock, Michael Kay, Ian Eagle, Jo Ann Ross, Acie Wyatt, Chris Mason  
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    • 1 hr 12 min
    Episode 49: Kevin Burkhardt and Greg Olsen

    Episode 49: Kevin Burkhardt and Greg Olsen

     
    Fox Sports’ top NFL announcing team of Kevin Burkhardt and Greg Olsen join the pod this week to discuss the upcoming season when they will call the Super Bowl for the first time. Andrew Marchand and John Ourand ask about the long off-season process to become Fox’s top NFL broadcasting team. Burkhardt and Olsen also address Tom Brady, who is scheduled to replace Olsen when he stops playing football. Other topics include their New Jersey roots, where Burkhardt called Olsen’s high-school games; Burkhardt’s “first pitch” at Citi Field; and Burkhardt’s role on WFAN 20 years ago.
     
    Marchand and Ourand also discuss the NFL’s upcoming season, from Amazon’s debut and the Manningcast to NBC’s Sunday Night Football’s expected performance. The two opine on what the expansion of the College Football Playoff means to ESPN, Fox and Amazon.
    Mentioned on the pod: Joe Buck, Troy Aikman, Al Michaels, Kirk Herbstreit, Jay Marine, Marie Donoghue, Jeff Bezos, Brett Yormark, Burke Magnus, Ray Davis, Sarah Krouse, Chris Fowler, Mike Tirico, Cris Collinsworth, Tony Romo, Jim Nantz, Peyton Manning, Fred Gaudelli, Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, Chris Olsen, Jr., Chris Olsen, Sr., Art Stapleton, Mike Trevino, Tom Brady, Erin Andrews, Tom Rinaldi, Rob Boras, Drew Brees, Aaron Rodgers, Charles Davis, Kenny Albert, Gregg Picker, Gary Cohen, Keith Hernandez, Ron Darling, Bill Webb, Chris Russo, Richard Cross, Leger Douzable, Andrew Fegyveresi, Acie Wyatt, Chris Mason.
     
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    • 1 hr 2 min
    Episode 48: Joe Buck and Troy Aikman

    Episode 48: Joe Buck and Troy Aikman

    ESPN’s new Monday Night Football announcers Joe Buck and Troy Aikman join the pod to talk about how and why they moved from Fox to ESPN during the offseason. Aikman details his talks with Amazon and ESPN and discusses how much Tony Romo’s CBS salary played into his decision to leave. Buck talks about his reasons for leaving Fox and why he’s decided to give up the baseball booth. A UCLA alum, Aikman also addresses his school’s move from the Pac-12 to the Big Ten.
     
    Marchand and Ourand also discuss Amazon’s exclusive NFL preseason game, the stunning strength of NFL TV ratings, the future of Sinclair’s RSNs, Apple’s Friday night MLB telecasts, ESPN’s ACC contract and Pat McAfee’s exit from SiriusXM.
     
    Mentioned in the podcast this week: Tony Romo, Chris Russo, Pete Bevacqua, Chris Ripley, Katie Nolan, Hannah Keyser, Melanie Newman, Chris Young, Hunter Pence, Stephen Nelson, Fred Gaudelli, Al Michaels, Kirk Herbstreit, Charissa Thompson, Richard Sherman, Ryan Fitzpatrick, Jared Stacy, Marie Donoghue, Bob Kraft, Rupert Murdoch, Kevin Burkhardt, Alana Russo, Michael Nathanson, Burke Magnus, Jeb Bush, Tim Green, Thom Brennaman, Kenny Albert, Anthony Muñoz, Phil Dean, David Hill, Jimmy Pitaro, Eric Shanks, Michelle Beisner-Buck, Joe Davis, Jack Buck, Vin Scully, Richie Zyontz, Tony Kornheiser, Chris Kerber, Beverly Sills, Kevin Burkhardt, Greg Olsen, Tom Brady, Rick Sutcliffe, Brent Musburger, Wally Matthews, Derek Jeter, Robert Heymann, Pat McAfee, Peyton Manning, LeBron James, Charles Barkley, Stephen A. Smith, Jason Benetti, Casey Thompson, Isaiah Garcia-Castaneda, Tim Brando, Gus Johnson, Greg Olsen

     
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    • 1 hr 8 min
    Episode 47: ESPN’s Burke Magnus on college sports

    Episode 47: ESPN’s Burke Magnus on college sports

    Andrew Marchand and John Ourand spend much of the pod peppering ESPN’s Burke Magnus, this week’s Big Get, with questions about the college sports landscape. Magnus discussed what happened during Big Ten media rights negotiations and how ESPN views upcoming Pac-12 and Big 12 negotiations. Magnus also discusses how ESPN plans to schedule SEC and ACC games next year and talks about the future of SEC Network and ACC Network.
     
    Pod topics include Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy’s latest venture, Amazon’s failure to get Big Ten or UEFA rights and CNN’s decision to move away from media reporting. Marchand and Ourand also talk about whether Disney plans to spin off ESPN, Ted Leonsis’ purchase of NBC Sports Washington, broadcasters’ support of women’s sports, Amazon’s “Thursday Night Football” debut and the Little League Classic.


    Mentioned on this week’s pod: Chris Russo, Eric Shanks, Mark Silverman, Larry Jones, Andrew Fegyveresi, Brad Zager, Tom Brady, The Masked Singer, Urban Meyer, Mike McCarley, Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods, Dick Ebersol, John Collins, Jeff Bezos, Brian Stelter, Chris Licht, John Malone, Oliver Darcy, Sean McManus, Ted Lasso, Daniel Loeb, Bob Chapek, Michael Nathanson, Bob Iger, Ted Leonsis, Zach Leonsis, Randy Levine, Kirk Herbstreit, Al Michaels, Kaylee Hartung, Fred Gaudelli, Mark Gross, Cedric Mullins, Austin Hays, Adley Rutschman, Karl Ravech, Mo’ne Davis, Meghan Ourand, Bill Simmons, David Lennon, Dave Anderson, Steve Anderson, George Bodenheimer, Dick Vitale, Burke Magnus IV, Kevin Warren, Michael Smith, John Swofford, John Wildhack, Mike Aresco, Jack Swarbrick, Jimmy Pitaro, Paul Rabil, Mike Rabil, Keyshawn Johnson, Aaron Judge, Mike Francesa
     
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    • 1 hr 19 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
173 Ratings

173 Ratings

Salzy1954 ,

Dynamic Duo

Both Andrew and John bring their own perspective and their great deal of knowledge to the pod. Great guests and like how down to earth they are. Keep being yourselves.

Elle 11234 ,

Best Sports Media Podcast Period

Ourand and Marchand are titans of the sports media industry and bring it every week. A must listen for anyone in the sports industry.

eb + bear ,

Top Sports Media Podcast

This is clearly the top sports media podcast out there. Ourand and Marchand are always at the forefront of breaking sports media news, and they often know more about what’s going on with timelines and contracts than some of the talent they are reporting on. Nice work, boys!

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