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Welcome to the podcast network home for "Last Word on Sports Media." This feed includes episodes of the "Last Word on Sports Media Podcast" with host T.J. Rives and his guests. TJ will tackle the most interesting topics in U.S. Sports Media, including: what everyone is (or isn't) watching in the ratings, the latest news and insight on everything from ESPN, to the over the air networks like: NBC, CBS, FOX and ABC. He'll have critiquing of the shows, the personalities and production. And, T.J. will constantly talk to prominent members of the Sports Media, as well as, other writers/critics/voices of the genre' right here. You'll also hear other sports media themed podcasts appearing on this same LWOS Media feed, including George Ofman's "Tell me a story I don't know" series based on interviews with sports media members tied to Chicago and beyond.And, you'll hear Mike Gill and Phil de Montmollin's "Announcer Schedules Podcast" each week. Mike and Phil will let you know which broadcasters are calling and analyzing, which important games, give some critiques of what they are seeing and hearing and have special announcer guests, as well.So, make sure to follow/subscribe to the "Last Word On Sports Media" feed for all of this interesting/diverse content where ever you hear your podcasts on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Spreaker, Google, etc.!!

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Welcome to the podcast network home for "Last Word on Sports Media." This feed includes episodes of the "Last Word on Sports Media Podcast" with host T.J. Rives and his guests. TJ will tackle the most interesting topics in U.S. Sports Media, including: what everyone is (or isn't) watching in the ratings, the latest news and insight on everything from ESPN, to the over the air networks like: NBC, CBS, FOX and ABC. He'll have critiquing of the shows, the personalities and production. And, T.J. will constantly talk to prominent members of the Sports Media, as well as, other writers/critics/voices of the genre' right here. You'll also hear other sports media themed podcasts appearing on this same LWOS Media feed, including George Ofman's "Tell me a story I don't know" series based on interviews with sports media members tied to Chicago and beyond.And, you'll hear Mike Gill and Phil de Montmollin's "Announcer Schedules Podcast" each week. Mike and Phil will let you know which broadcasters are calling and analyzing, which important games, give some critiques of what they are seeing and hearing and have special announcer guests, as well.So, make sure to follow/subscribe to the "Last Word On Sports Media" feed for all of this interesting/diverse content where ever you hear your podcasts on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Spreaker, Google, etc.!!

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NFL Training Camps Begin + Olympics And More With Guest Jonathan Grella | LWOS Media Podcast

7/23/2024
The Summer rolls on but the NFL is nearing, as their training camps open. And, we're ready to go over that, the start of the Summer Olympics in Paris and more on the newest "Last Word on Sports Media Podcast." Host T.J. Rives returns and has takes on the WNBA All Star Game, the NBA cashing in on huge media rights deals and why their leverage was so great this time around and has rememberance of a colleague from PGA Tour Radio, Mark Carnevale, who passed away suddenly Monday. Then, he's joined by Jonathan Grella of JAG Public Affairs in Washington D.C., who is the former VP of Communications of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and also, for the LIV Golf Tour. The guys discuss the start of NFL training camp, including for Jonathan's New York Jets and the Aaron Rodgers saga resuming. They also talk the resumption of the NFL Network's "Good Morning Football" show that will resume with a new look, a new L.A. location, and more. Jonathan shares what future hall of fame QB was coincidentally with his family on vacation in Japan, when Jonathan was recently. And, there's also talk about the Olympics begging this weekend and the coverage of it all for NBC, etc. It's all on the "Last Word on Sports Media Podcast" and make sure to follow/subscribe on Apple/Spreaker/Spotify, etc.!!

Duration:00:44:01

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Baseball Cards for Announcers, NBA Summer League; Saban at SEC Media Days; Chaos at Copa America and More | Announcers Schedules Podcast

7/18/2024
This week on Episode 107 of the Announcer Schedules Podcast, Mike Gill and Phil de Montmollin celebrate the All-Star break with a ton of baseball talk, including the arrival of a new series of Topps baseball cards featuring announcers. Plus a look at all the announcers getting action in Vegas for the NBA Summer League, a check-in on Nick Saban at SEC Media Days, and thoughts on the Copa America chaos in Miami. A multitude of announcers from past and present are mentioned throughout the show with an array of topics discussed including: *** MLB's Home Run Derby *** MLB All-Star Game on FOX and ESPN Radio *** Craig Carton to handle Yankees radio pbp for series *** Topps baseball cards for announcers *** Iowa Cubs announcer called up to big leagues *** Syracuse Chiefs announcer alumni reunion *** Announcers calling the NBA Summer League games *** Nick Saban now needs media credentials *** Euro Cup and Copa America on FOX *** Debacle in Miami for Copa America final *** Wimbledon in the books *** Preview of The Open on NBC and USA Network Hear it all on the newest "Announcer Schedules Podcast" as part of the Last Word on Sports Media podcast feed. And, make sure to follow/subscribe on Apple/Spreaker/Spotify, etc.!

Duration:00:35:55

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College Football Insider Brett McMurphy And George Ofman Talks MLB All Star Game Nostalgia | LWOS Media Podcast

7/16/2024
It's a special edition of the show, as host T.J. Rives is away this week, but still covers some relevant sports media news, etc. for the "Last Word on Sports Media Podcast." He talks recently concluded Big 12 media days with the premier insider of college football information, Brett McMurphy of the ActionNetwork.com. They go over the storylines from Las Vegas for the Big 12, plus is conference re-alignment about to crank up, yet again, with Florida State suing to get out of the ACC? And, just how many phones and cell batteries does Brett keep handy to break his info all the time, no matter the day or the hour? Then, some tremendous reminiscing about MLB All Star Games past, with George Ofman of the "Tell me a story I don't know" sports media interview pod from this feed. George talks famous World Series moments from the '83 ROMP in Chicago at old Comiskey Park by the American League, featuring the Fred Lynn grand slam. And, George also talks nostalgia from Wrigley Field in the 1990 ASG, as the A.L. won there, too. George also remembers the famous moments for Ryne Sandberg, too, especially, his spectacular and dramataic two late game tying homers in a rivalry game with the Cardinals, now 40 years ago with Bob Costas calling them nationally on NBC Sports. It's all great stuff for this week on the "Last Word on Sports Media Podcast" and make sure to follow/subscribe on Apple/Spreaker/Spotify, etc.!

Duration:00:47:13

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Announcer Schedules Podcast Ep 106

7/11/2024
This week on Episode 106 of the Announcer Schedules Podcast, Mike Gill and Phil de Montmollin drive in to all the latest announcing news and schedules as the Major League Baseball season heads into the All-Star break. Big news on the NBA's new rights deals, plus all the latest from USA Basketball, Euro Cup, Copa America, Wimbledon and more. Finally, a check-in with the transactions wire headlined the addition of Joe Tesstiore to WWE. A multitude of announcers from past and present are mentioned throughout the show with an array of topics discussed including: *** MLB All-Star week events and announcers *** MLB Draft now part of All-Star week *** Busy few days for Karl Ravech *** FOX and ESPN's plans for All-Star game and HR Derby *** This week's MLB national slate heading into break *** Apple TV+ packages *** ESPN Radio with a Saturday doubleheader and All-Star coverage *** Marney Gellner makes history in Minnesota *** An all-female broadcast for Cubs *** Jon Miller as MC for Willie Mays Celebration of Life *** Dick Vitale at Rays games *** NBA Rights deal with ESPN/NBC and Amazon *** Potential announcer movement with new rights deal *** Gus Johnson and Bill Raftery on Team USA Basketball *** NBA Summer League in Salt Lake and NoCal *** Euro Cup and Copa America notables *** Wimbledon Finals preview *** Joe Tessitore joins WWE *** Matt Neverett named voice of UNLV *** College Football Media Days underway Hear it all on the "Announcer Schedules Podcast" as part of the Big Fight Weekend Podcast feed and make sure to follow/subscribe on Apple/Spreaker/Spotify, etc.

Duration:00:32:17

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Big 12 Football Invades Las Vegas, WNBA Continues To Grow, Raiders Build Up And More | LWOS Media Podcast

7/10/2024
Viva Las Vegas! Wer're ready to roll from "Sin City" on a brand new "Last Word on Sports Media Podcast!" Host T.J. Rives explains why he is in Las Vegas this week and has guests with him for perspective. Hear T.C. Martin of the T.C. Martin Show, 5 days a week based in Vegas talking about the two time WNBA Champ Las Vegas Aces going for a three peat and looking good right now. T.C. has takes on Caitlin Clark's impact on the league, her Olympic team situation and more. T.C. also has thoughts on College Football and the Raiders getting ready to go to camp in a couple of weeks for the '24 NFL season too. T.C. has great insight. Next, T.J. is joined by Brian Dancel of Compass Media and Westwood One's coverage of college football and the NFL is back on. This, as he's helping T.J. in Vegas with the Big 12 media days for Tunein and their new exclusive coverage of the conference with a Big 12 dedicated channel on their streaming audio service. Brian has thoughts on the personalites in the Big 12 and will "Coach Prime" Deion Sanders be better than his dismal opening year finish or not? We have it all on the "Last Word on Sports Media Podcast" and make sure to follow/subscribe on Apple/Spreaker/Spotify, etc.!

Duration:00:32:27

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Midway Year in Review - Biggest Announcer Stories of First Part of 2024 | Announcer Schedules Podcast

7/3/2024
This week on Episode 105 of the Announcer Schedules Podcast, Mike Gill and Phil de Montmollin take an in-depth look at the first half of 2024 from an announcing standpoint. The biggest stories from the NFL, College Football, NBA, MLB, NHL, Golf and NASCAR are all discussed as well as a look at what's ahead for the remainder of the year. A multitude of announcers from past and present are mentioned throughout the show with an array of topics discussed including *** Tom Brady's arrival at FOX *** Brady's readiness for the no. 1 analyst role *** Greg Olsen and Joe Davis on FOX's no. 2 booth *** Olsen's future in broadcasting *** Super Bowl recap with Nantz and Romo *** Future TV rights for Super Bowl *** Bill Belichick the broadcaster *** Jason Kelce joining ESPN’s Monday NightCountdown *** Boomer Esiason and Phil Simms out at CBS *** Matt Ryan moves from CBS booth to studio *** Howard Deneroff departs Westwood One *** Ed Werder Departs ESPN *** Nick Saban Joins ESPN *** Chris Fowler’s Travel *** Rise of Noah Eagle *** Eli Gold out at Alabama; In at GridIron Radio *** Doc Rivers/JJ Redick Saga for lead NBA team on ESPN *** What's next for ESPN's lead NBA booth *** Future of Charles Barkley and Inside the NBA *** Announcer implications on new NBA TV deals ** Ian Eagle Debuts as Lead for March Madness/Final Four ** Andrew Catalon and Steve Lappas Promoted *** John Sterling Retirement *** Bob Uecker Returns for Year 54 with Brewers *** Sean McDonough on Stanley Cup *** Jack Edwards Retires as voice of Bruins *** Steve Mears Named Blue Jackets TV pbp *** Verne Lundquist Retires *** Trevor Immelman as lead analyst for CBS Golf *** Dale Jr. Leaves NBC for TNT and Amazon Prime *** NASCAR Race Hub Leaves the Airwaves *** In Memorium: Bill Walton, Chris Mortenson, Howie Schwab, Bob Cole Hear it all on the "Announcer Schedules Podcast" as part of the Last Word on Sports Media Podcast feed and make sure to follow/subscribe on Apple/Spreaker/Spotify, etc.!

Duration:00:43:36

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Pending Boston Celtics Sale, Turner Buying Rights To Non-NBA + CRAZY Braves-Mets July 4th Game 1985 | LWOS Media Podcast

7/2/2024
On a special holiday week edition of the show for July 4th, we still have tons to go over from the Boston Celtics up for sale, to Warner Bros./Turner gathering up multiple rights deals across multiple sports in anticiapation of losing the NBA, the NFL's "Sunday Ticket Mess" and we relieve an incredible, wacky, 9 hour long July 4th MLB game bleeding into the pre-dawn hours of July 5th nearly 40 years ago. And, we discuss it all on the latest "Last Word on Sports Media Podcast." Host T.J. Rives is back and is talking numerous sports business/media subjects with Sportico.com's Kurt Badenhausen. Kurt has tremendous insight on the subjects above and also has written about the surging popularity and increased ratings/attendance of the WNBA and what it all means for Sportico's "franchise worth valuations" that they created? There's excellent back and forth on all subjects with Kurt's insight here. Then, T.J. relieves the craziest July 4th MLB game ever played, as the Atlanta Braves hosted the New York Mets in 1985 and after rain delays and wild scoring/drama, the game played on, and on and on. Hear his interivew with a good friend of his that was in attendance at Atlanta's Fulton County Stadium that night and gives great first person remembrances. Plus, re-live one of the great home run calls in Braves history as THE John Sterling called weak hitting pitcher Rick Camp's dramatic home run in the 18th inning to keep the game alive! It's all part of the "Last Word on Sports Media Podcast." Happy 4th of July and make sure to follow/subscribe on Apple/Spreaker/Spotify, etc.!

Duration:01:01:05

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NBA Finals And Stanley Cup Final Broadcasts, JJ Redick Leaves Booth For Lakers, MLB And More! | Announcer Schedules Podcast

6/27/2024
This week on Episode 104 of the Announcer Schedules Podcast, Mike Gill and Phil de Montmollin dive into the potential NBA booths for ESPN with JJ Redick now coaching the Lakers. A big review of the best calls from the Stanley Cup and the Men's College World Series plus the latest from the MLB announcing world. Finally, some notables from NBC's announcing roster for the Olympics are revealed. A multitude of announcers from past and present are mentioned throughout the show with an array of topics discussed including: *** JJ Redick to Lakers *** What's next for ESPN's NBA lead booth *** NBA Draft coverage on ABC and ESPN *** NHL Stanley Cup Game 7 on ABC *** Sean McDonough's call on ABC *** Sports USA national radio coverage of Cup ** Calls from Panthers and Oilers radio ** Dan LeBatard Show makes headlines *** MCWS final calls from ESPN and Westwood One *** Kevin Kugler and Nebraska local broadcaster opportunities *** Upcoming MLB announcing slate *** MLB on Roku *** Yankees vs. Mets Booth "Rivalry "*** NBC Olympics roster includes familiar names Hear it all on the "Announcer Schedules Podcast" as part of the Last Word on Sports Media Podcast Feed and make sure follow/subscribe on Apple/Spreaker/Spotify, etc.!

Duration:00:48:23

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Ken Fang Of Awful Announcing, Matt Zemek Of Trojanswire.com And Brian Dancel of Compass Media On Roundtable | LWOS Media Podcast

6/25/2024
It's been a busy, crazy and at times surreal first six months in the sports media landscape and we're ready to go over it all on our newest "Last Word on Sports Media Podcast!" Host T.J. Rives is back with distinguished guests: Ken Fang of AwfulAnnouncing.com, Matt Zemek of USA Today's Trojanswire.com and Brian Dancel of Compass Media's coverage of the NFL and college football join the show to discuss the topics. They go over stoires like: JJ Redick going from the analyst on ABC's NBA Finals coverage to being named the new L.A. Lakers coach, the NFL "thumbing its nose" at College Football's Playoff by playing games on it's first day of four opening round games. the emergence of Caitlin Clark from college hoops to the WNBA and their skyrocketing ratings and much more. The guys tell some great stories and bring up more subjects like the French Open heading to Turner Sports, the 30th anniversary of the O.J. Simpson "Bronco Chase" and even, the arrest of the top golfer on the PGA Tour, Scottie Scheffler, just prior to the 2nd round of the PGA Championship in Louisville, KY, last May. It's all on the "Last Word on Sports Media Podcast" and make sure to follow/subscribe on Apple/Spreaker/Spotify, etc.

Duration:01:08:58

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Willie Mays Coverage, MLB In London Including Mike And Phil Meet Up, NBA Announcers Hot Stove, Etc | Announcers Schedules Podcast

6/20/2024
This week on Episode 103 of the Announcer Schedules Podcast, Mike Gill and Phil de Montmollin are back from their recent trips to London for the MLB World Tour and ready to discuss all the latest from the announcing world. A look at how broadcasters handled the news of Willie Mays' passing, a look ahead to MLB this week including the Rickwood Field game, and a discussion of the potential shakeupss for the NBA announcing scene are all covered. Plus NHL Stanley Cup, the Men's College World Series and Tom Brady's FOX Sports debut.A multitude of announcers from past and present are mentioned throughout the show with an array of topics discussed including: *** MLB in London redux *** News of Willie Mays' passing during live broadcasts *** Jon Miller on Giants TV *** Dave Flemming on Giants Radio *** Gary Cohen and Keith Hernandez on Mets TV *** Three networks in three days for Tom McCarthy *** Scenarios for ESPN/ABC if JJ Redick goes to Lakers *** Charles Barkely retirement announcement *** Jeff Van Gundy earns ring, lands coaching job *** Tim Legler's future *** Stanley Cup Final on TV and Radio *** Men's College World Series Championship Series *** Tom Brady debut on FOX Sports at UFL Championship Hear it all on the newest "Announcer Schedules Podcast" as part of the Last Word on Sports Media podcast feed and make sure to follow/subscribe on Apple/Spreaker/Spotify, etc.!

Duration:00:44:31

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NBA Finals, US Open Golf, Etc With Jay Betsill And More | LWOS Media Podcast

6/18/2024
A busy June weekend sees the NBA Finals wrap up with a Boston Celtics title win, the U.S. Open golf had a dramatic finish late Sunday with American Bryson Dechambeau outdueling Rory McIlroy and we have more to go over on newest "Last Word on Sports Media Podcast." Host T.J. Rives is back with his insight and a guest, Jay Betsill of DFWSportsOnline.com to go back and forth on numerous subjects. Jay attended game's 3 and 4 of the Finals and gives his takes on the Celtics winning it, ABC's coverage and did Mark Cuban continue to get attention in the Dallas market, despite not being majority owner any longer? Jay and T.J. also discuss the DeChambeau win, his new maturity with the fans and the media and more, as he captured the the U.S. title. And, they also talk the NFL having to defend its "Sunday Ticket" price offering against a class action lawsuit in Federal Court that has seen commissioner Roger Goodell and Cowboys owner Jerry Jones on the witness stand. Will the fans get a huge judgement against the NFL? Hear it all on the "Last Word on Sports Media Podcast" and make sure to follow/subscribe on Apple/Spreaker/Spotify, etc.

Duration:00:57:29

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WFAN's Al Dukes On OJ Simpson Murder Case 30th Anniversary | LWOS Media Podcast

6/11/2024
It's a special editon of the show, as host T.J. Rives reminisces with with friend and colleague, Al Dukes, of WFAN Radio in New York about all that went on 30 years ago with the murders of O.J. Simpson's wife and her friend. And, what ensued is the most controversial trial and acquitall, arguably, in U.S. criminal court history. Before Al's long time current role as the executive producer of the "Boomer and Gio" morning show, weekdays on the #1 sportsradio station in the coutnry, he started his sportsradio career as T.J.'s prodcuer weekday afrernoons in Tampa Bay. The guys talk about how their work relationship began with the start of Simpson's infamous murder trial in Los Angeles in January of 1995, and which continued until October of that year . And, they give their thoughts on everything surrounding the former Heisman winner at USC and Hall of Fame player with the Buffalo Bills, eventual acquitall and then all that happened after it. This, included Simpson later being incarcerated in Nevada in the 2000s for nine years for a separate incident involving assault and false imprisionment, while trying to regain some of his memorabillia at a Las Vegas hotel. It's a fascinating look back to the amazing, sensational story, trial and aftermath of O.J. Simpson and the murders on the newest "Last Word on Sports Media Podcast." And make sure to follow/subscribe to this feed on Apple, Spreaker, Spotify, etc.

Duration:00:55:47

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NBA Finals, Stanley Cup Finals, MLB in London plus more Bill Walton tributes | Announcers Schedule Podcast

6/6/2024
This week on Episode 102 of the Announcer Schedules Podcast, Mike Gill and Phil de Montmollin preview the upcoming NBA Finals and Stanley Cup Finals which includes the return of Mike Breen and debuts for Doris Burke and JJ Redick. A big weekend ahead for MLB as well with the London Series plus Yankees-Dodgers. A look at the latest from college softball, college baseball and the French Open as well as a discussion on the success of the WNBA.A multitude of announcers from past and present are mentioned throughout the show with an array of topics discussed including: *** NBA Finals announcing preview *** Mike Breen to call 19th straight Finals *** Doris Burke makes her TV analyst Finals debut *** JJ Redick debuts amid coaching rumors *** ESPN Radio coverage of NBA Finals includes Jorge Sedano *** Preview of Stanley Cup Finals on ABC *** MLB London Series on FOX and ESPN *** Announcer Schedules in London *** Roku's announcer strategy for MLB package *** WNBA's exposure with TV packages *** Women's College World Series this week *** College Baseball heads to Super Regionals *** Noah Eagle debuts as lead pbp on French Open *** More Tributes for Bill Walton Hear it all on the Announcer Schdules Podcast as part of the Last Word on Sports Media podcast feed and make sure to follow/subscribe on Apple/Spreaker/Spotify, etc.!

Duration:00:27:25

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Remembering Bill Walton- A Conversation With Dave Pasch of ESPN | Announcer Schedules Podcast

5/30/2024
Episode 101 of the Announcer Schedules Podcast is dedicated to legendary basketball Hall of Famer and broadcaster Bill Walton.Dave Pasch of ESPN, longtime partner of Walton, joins co-hosts Mike Gill and Phil de Montmollin to discuss what it was like to work with Bill behind-the-scenes. Gill and de Montmollin then discuss Walton''s legacy from many angles.A multitude of announcers from past and present are mentioned throughout the show with an array of topics discussed including: *** Pasch's first games with Walton *** When Pasch and Walton became a phenomenon *** Walton stories involving Jim Gray, Mike Tirico and Steph Curry *** The relatability of Walton to fans *** Challenges of handling play-by-play alongside Walton *** Pasch's text message conversations with Walton *** Walton's start as a broadcaster *** Play-by-play partners who worked with Walton *** Luckiest Guy in the World documentary *** Walton as a Hall of Fame player *** The Grateful Dead and Bill Walton It's all part of the "Announcer Schedules Podcast" as part of the Last Word on Sports Media podcast feed. Make sure to follow/subscribe on Apple/Spreaker/Spotify, etc.!!

Duration:00:46:16

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End Of Pac12 And Passing Of Bill Walton With His Broadcast Partner Roxy Bernstein And More | LWOS Media Podcast

5/28/2024
It's the latest edition of our look at sports media and the overall looming subject is the passing of Bill Walton, NBA playing legend and legendary off beat, humorous TV analyst for hoops for the past four decades. We discuss it with a special guest wtih insight and more on "The Last Word On Sports Media Podcast." Host T.J. Rives has his thoughts on the current events in sports media, including the NBA Playoffs and Stanley Cup Playoffs winding down, wondering why ESPN's Sean McDonough didn't cover his NHL assignment last Friday night in NYC "due to Illness," yet it was immediately known that he COULD work the Sunday afternoon broadcast of the next game of the series over 1,000 miles away?! He explains that and goes over the TV ratings for the weekend that include the rain delayed Indy 500 in the mix with the pro hoops and hockey. And, next T.J. talks with Pac12/ESPN broadcaster Roxy Bernstein, who broadcasted the final games of the Pac12's conference history (for now) with the finish of their baseball tournament this past Sunday night. Roxy talks about his emotional preparation for saying goodbye on the final live broadcast of the Pac12 network and then, the final Pac12 game, the championship of the baseball tourney. Roxy then has heartfelt thoughts and tribute to Bill Walton after working with him over a decade in his college hoop capacities. This includes Walton making sure that Roxy was reading enough, and not sports only. Hear it all as part of the "LWOS Media Podcast" and make sure to follow/subscribe on Apple/Spreaker/Spotify, etc.!!

Duration:00:44:41

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Joe Castello Conversation On HUGE Motor Racing Sunday | LWOS Media Podcast

5/25/2024
From this week's edition of the "Last Word on Sports Media Podcast" hear host T.J. Rives and co-host Phil de Montmollin of the "Announcer Schedules Podcast" have a great, insightful conversation on the massive race Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend with Joe Castello of "WFO Radio." T.J., Phil and Joe talk the Grand Prix of Monaco, the Indy 500 and the NASCAR Coca Cola 600 all in the same day and tell some insightful stories about their experiences at Indy, etc. They also tell stories about the famous racers and storylines involved in the race. Enjoy the preview build up and more in the conversation with Joe Castello on the "Last Word on Sports Media" podcast and make sure to follow/subscribe on Apple/Spreaker/Spotify, etc.!

Duration:00:30:19

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Announcers Schedule Podcast Turns 100!- A Look Back At 100 Episodes And More! | Announcer Schedules Podcast

5/23/2024
This week on the Announcer Schedules Podcast, Mike Gill and Phil de Montmollin celebrate the 100th episode of the show with T.J. Rives of the Last Word on Sports Media Podcast. Reaction to the news of Ed Werder departing as well as discussion on the selections for this year's Sports Emmy winner. A look at the upcoming NBA and NHL conference finals plus a preview of the racing weekend that includes F1 at Monaco, the Indy 500 and the Coca-Cola 600. A multitude of announcers from past and present are mentioned throughout the show with an array of topics discussed including: *** 100th Episode Celebration *** Origin story of Announcer Schedules with T.J. RIves *** Ed Werder departs ESPN after 26 years *** Sports Emmy nominations and winners *** NBA Eastern Conference Finals on ESPN/ABC *** NBA Western Conference Finals on TNT *** ESPN Radio's coverage of NBA Playoffs *** NHL Eastern Conference Finals on ESPN/ABC *** NHL Western Conference Finals on TNT *** Biggest Weekend in Motorsports ** F1 Grand Prix of Monaco ** Indy 500 on NBC *** Coca-Cola 600 on FOX *** All-Time Guest Roll Call, Thank You It's all part of the "Announcer Schedules Podcast" as part of the Last Word on Sports Media podcast feed. And make sure to follow/subscribe on Apple/Spreaker/Spotify, etc.!

Duration:00:47:44

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Golf Channel Non Coverage Of Scottie Scheffler Arrest + Indy 500/Coca Cola 600 And More | LWOS Media Podcast

5/21/2024
A truly sensational and bizarre sports story emerged last Friday in Louisville, KY, as #1 golfer in the world, Scottie Scheffler, was arrested by police officers after a misunderstanding at the front of the Valhalla Golf Club. And, we're ready to discuss what ESPN did amazingly well and what the Golf Channel was pathetically behind on, the entire morning/day. We ready to discuss that with a special guest and have a lot more on the massive racing weekend from Indianapolis to Charlotte to Monte Carlo, too on the "Last Word on Sports Media Podcast." Host T.J. Rives brings aboard Andrew Bucholtz of AwfulAnnouncing.com, to discuss the Scheffler arrest coverage, as he wrote about it for that site. The guys debate what Golf Channel did not do and what they very easily could have done in covering such a huge story in their niche'. They also debate whether the Golf Channel is done as an entity that fans can rely on to cover/analyze and report on the game and it's players/events or if it's just a hub to show golf tournament broadcasts at this point? Next, the talk turns to the auto racing and T.J. turns to Phil de Montmollin of the "Announcer Schedules Podcast" and Twitter handle to interview their mutual friend and racing enthusiast Joe Castello. Joe has tremendous insight into the newest running of the Indy 500 Sunday in America's hearland and also, NASCAR's most grueling afternoon and night in the Coca Cola 600 in Charlotte. The guys talk about it all and also tell some great stories about covering the 500 on separate occasions earlier this century and what it's all like? Hear it all on the "Last Word on Sports Media" podcast and make sure to follow/subscribe on Apple/Spreker/Spotify, etc.!

Duration:01:29:43

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Kevin Harlan’s Big Night in Minny, NFL Happenings, NBA, NHL, MLB + NCAA Softball! | Announcer Schedules Podcast

5/16/2024
This week on Episode 99 of the Announcer Schedules Podcast, Mike Gill and Phil de Montmollin discuss the latest announcing news from the NFL, NBA, NHL and MLB, while looking back at Kevin Harlan’s call of Timberwolves-Nuggets. A multitude of announcers from past and present are mentioned throughout the show with an array of topics discussed including: *** ESPN shopping for new rules analyst *** John Murphy stepping away from Bills radio *** More on Howard Deneroff and Westwood One ** Kevin Harlan’s call of DEN-MIN ** Harlan honored by TWolves *** Remote announcers for NHL *** New MLB package on Roku *** College Softball on ESPN *** NCAA Championships for many sports *** A look ahead to next week’s 100th episode celebration Hear it all on the newest "Announcer Schedules Podcast" as part of the Last Word on Sports Media podcast feed. And, make sure to follow/subscribe on Apple, Spreaker, Spotify, etc.!!

Duration:00:34:45

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Knicks and Rangers Playoff Coverage With Zach Gelb And PGA Championship Golf With Bob Harig | LWOS Media Podcast

5/14/2024
We are ready for another edition of our sports media pod, as New Yorkers are nuts for thier Knicks and Rangers making playoff runs, Caitlin Clark debuts in the WNBA and lots of golf subplots off the course for Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy as their latest major, the PGA Championship is played in Louisville, KY. And, we discuss it all on the "Last Word on Sports Media Podcast." Host T.J. Rives returns with guest Zach Gelb, afternoon radio host on the national Infinity Sports Network. He's in New York and gives insight into the Rangers and Knicks chances to move on together in the NHL Stanley Cup and the NBA Playoffs? Zach also weighs in on where Caitlin Clark and the massive interest in her debuting this week ranks? And, what about Tom Brady headed to the Fox Sports NFL booth, as well? Then, T.J. brings Bob Harig, outstanding golf writer/insider for SI.com, back to the show to talk PGA Championship. Tige is back for the first time since the Masters, but does he realistically have a chance to compete at the PGA Championship? Also, what about the off course drama involving Rory McIlroy suddenly filing for divorce after seven years of marriage, while McIroy played brillant golf to win in Charlotte last week. And, will he be just as focused on the course this week? Plus, Bob has the latest on whether the feud with the LIV Golf tour members and the PGA Tour is smoothing over after time or not? It's all part of the coverage and discussion in the sports media world on the "Last Word on Sports Media Podcast" and make sure to follow/subscribe on Apple, Spreaker, Spotify, etc!

Duration:00:48:51