Seth Everett's Sports With Friends
Summary: Every guest is a friend. Or a friend of a friend. (We play Jewish Geography) For advertising opportunities on this show, or any of the other shows on our network, contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
NBA All-Star Blake Griffin is the guest on Episode 170. He joins the show after playing in back-to-back tough losses. He is also the star of a new web series, "Blake vs. Todd", a 3-part episodic content series that flips the script on the classic relationship between fans watching at home and the superstars playing on the court by taking a humorous look at the "commodification" of professional athletes by fans and the "gamification" of everyday life. More information on his partnership with WinView Inc. can be found at www.winviewgames.com. Blake Griffin can be found on Twitter/Instagram @BlakeGriffin23.
On Sunday, October 28th, the Cleveland Cavaliers fired head coach Tyronn Lue. The Cleveland Browns fired head coach Hue Jackson the very next day. We can assure that as of this recording, Terry Francona is still safe. Adam "The Bull" hosts an afternoon show on 92.3 FM The FAN in Cleveland. Adam joins the show to discuss both firings. As is typical with this podcast, they go off on tangents, including Adam's rise to broadcasting prominence. The conversation centers on the issues facing Major League Baseball towards the end of the show. Follow Adam on Twitter https://twitter.com/AdamtheBullFAN
The story of Dave Henson is fascinating, and even though he KNOWS Prince Harry, he didn't tell any of the secrets about the Prince of Wales. He is a former soldier in the British Army, where he stood on a hidden IED. Henson had his right leg amputated above the knee and his left leg amputated through the knee. But with prosthetic limbs, he went from being an amazing solider to an amazing athlete. In 2012 he was selected to be captain of the British team in the inaugural Invictus Games. He entered three events, the sitting volleyball and the 100m and 200m ambulant IT2 sprints, winning gold in the 200m. He joined the show from Sydney, Australia, home of the 2018 Invictus Games presented by Jaguar Land Rover. Here the emotional, heartwarming story, that is also a funny story about how he met his wife. Find Dave on Twitter @leglessBDH.
Is the NHL heading to the Pacific Northwest? This exclusive conversation with Tod Leiweke discusses the latest steps towards an NHL Expansion Franchise in Seattle. They discuss the history of Key Arena, the Sonics departure, Leiweke's tenure with the Seattle Seahawks, Seattle Sounders, as well as his other stints notably in Minnesota & Tampa Bay. Plus, they play Jewish Geography and figure out how many mutual friends they both have. Please note: This interview was recorded BEFORE the unfortunate passing of Seahawks owner & Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen. It is noted in the podcast but not by Leiweke for that reason.
Football star Aaron Hernandez went from the bright lights of the Super Bowl to a convicted murderer in a few years. The Boston Globe's Spotlight Team, best known for its investigation of the sexual abuse scandal inside the Catholic Church, takes a hard look at the crisis facing football through the lens of Aaron Hernandez's life and terrible crimes. Listen today: wondery.fm/friends
Ian O'Conner joins to show to discuss his new book, "Belichick: The Making of the Greatest Football Coach of All Time", a comprehensive biography that pulls no punches. Ian and Seth have done plenty of radio shows together, and they discuss the Patriots' coach's many accomplishments and also the controversies of his career.
Author and Journalist Jeff Pearlman joined the show for Episode 165. Football for a Buck: The Crazy Rise and Crazier Demise of the USFL. It's a fun conversation where he discusses all the storylines from that era, including Doug Flutie, Jim Kelly, and Donald Trump. The Trump stories are outstanding, whether you are a supporter or not.
Seth is joined by 1010 WINS Sports Director Marc Ernay and Senior Editor of The Post Game Jeff Eisenband joined the show to discuss the recent controversy involving Serena Williams at the 2018 US Open Final. Both guests worked at the Open this year, and joined Seth for a lively debate. Was this sexist? Was the penalty justified? Is Serena to blame? What's the impact on the sport? Is the best tennis player ever a sore loser? All those questions are debated in the most spirited podcast in a long time.
Boxing champ Andre Ward is the host of Season 5 of EPIX "The Contender." Ward enjoyed a 13-year undefeated career, holding multiple world titles in two weight classes. He also won the gold medal in the light heavyweight division in the 2004 Summer Olympics. The Contender is a new version of the seminal boxing franchise executive produced by Emmy award-winning producer Mark Burnett. The 12-episode competitive boxing docuseries, produced by MGM Television and Paramount Television, is hosted by undefeated boxing champion Andre Ward, will premiere on EPIX August 24, 2018 at 9 PM ET/PT.
Tampa Bay Rays catcher Wilson Ramos joins the show to discuss all the data and technology used in baseball today. Plus, they discuss the new ballpark proposal for a stadium near Ybor City. This episode was recorded at the 2018 All-Star Media Day.
Colorado Rockies SS Trevor Story discusses playing defense in an era of strikeouts and home runs. Plus, he speaks about playing for Bud Black, and how Black leads the ball club. This episode was recorded at the 2018 All-Star Media Day.
Colorado Rockies 3B Nolan Arenado joins the show to discuss getting the Rockies back to the pennant race. He also talked about strikeouts and its impact on the sport. This episode was recorded at the 2018 All-Star Media Day.
Milwaukee Brewers reliever Jeremy Jeffress joins the show to discuss his team's 1st half. He also discusses the amazing strikeout rates in 2018. This episode was recorded at the 2018 All-Star Media Day.
J.A. Happ joins the show to discuss his 1st half, and all the trade rumors that surround him. This episode was recorded at the 2018 All-Star Media Day.
World Champion George Springer of the Houston Astros joins the show to discuss defending the title and making sure there isn't a let down. This episode was recorded at the 2018 All-Star Media Day.