Sports Media with Richard Deitsch

MLB Network lets go of Ken Rosenthal and will Urban Meyer get hired again as a broadcaster. The guests are Britt...

MLB Network lets go of Ken Rosenthal and will Urban Meyer get hired again as a broadcaster. The guests are Britt Ghiroli of The Athletic and Chad Finn of the Boston Globe

Sports Media with Richard Deitsch - January 5, 2022 - 53:56

Episode 176 of the Sports Media Podcast features two guests: First up is Britt Ghiroli, a national baseball writer for The Athletic. She is followed by Chad Finn, the sports media writer and columnist for the Boston Globe.In this podcast, Ghiroli discusses Ken Rosenthal (who works with us at The Athletic) not being retained by MLB Network; her experiences working with Rosenthal; whether MLB Network can cover ownership and the commissioner with any heft; what she learned during her 10 years with MLB.com including eight on the Orioles beat; an update on Trevor Bauer’s legal situation and more. Finn discusses whether Urban Meyer will return to broadcasting and whether he remains hirable; what he thought of the news of Rosenthal; the Week 18 schedule in the NFL; why the Cowboys remain a national team; the upcoming Beijing Olympics and why we think it is going to be the least-watched ever; and more. You can subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher and more.

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About The Show

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.

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