Episode 149 of the Sports Media Podcast features Mike Golic, who spent 26 years at ESPN as a radio host, NFL studio analyst and NFL and college football game analyst. In this podcast Golic discusses leaving ESPN and why it happened; how management informed him they were no longer interested in his services; what he’s been doing the last six months; what he’s likely to do next professionally; how his salary impacted ESPN decision-making; his desire to work on radio again calling games; his non-existent relationship today with Mike Greenberg; how he felt about Greenberg wanting his own show; the other interesting candidates for his last ESPN show other than Trey Wingo; whether formal ESPN-ers who have found success in their post-ESPN life motivates him; living outside of Notre Dame; why people liked him on the radio, and much more. You can subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher and more.
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The Sports Media Podcast with Richard Deitsch is a weekly show that features interviews with members of the sports media about their work, as well as roundtables with sports media reporters about television, digital, audio/radio, print, and other forms of media. You can read Richard’s work at The Athletic and hear his words at Sportsnet 590 The Fan in Toronto.