The podcast crew is back with another sports media roundtable.

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This week, Ben Heisler is joined by Andrew Bucholtz, Joe Lucia, and Matt Yoder to discuss some of the biggest headlines in sports media.

  • 1:48 – Are we surprised by the improved ratings for the Olympics and what can we attribute it to
  • 4:50 – On NBC wanting more live coverage than ever before
  • 7:20 – How does NBC walk the line between the crowd who wants live coverage and the drama of prime time Olympics
  • 11:38 – Favorite story from the Olympics
  • 17:37 – Tirico replacing Costas
  • 22:47 – On NBC’s coverage (or lack thereof) on Shaun White’s sexual harassment allegations
  • 30:00 – Tirico’s Replacement, Sean McDonough and the lack of a TNF broadcast team… Who would you like to see?

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About Joe Lucia

I'm the managing editor of Awful Announcing and the news editor of The Comeback. I also made The Outside Corner a thing for six seasons.