We’re back again with another episode of the AA podcast.
This week, Joe Lucia and Andrew Bucholtz join host Ben Heisler and discuss the most recent headlines in the sports media world. Some highlights:
1:00-7:40: Have the strong World Series rating been surprising?
7:40 -10:20: How have Joe Buck and Fox as a whole done this Postseason? Is the mass hatred for Joe Buck going away?
10:20 – 13:30: What’s the ideal broadcast booth for a World Series?
13:30 -18:30: Should Fox tinker with their pre and post-game show personnel?
19:00 – 23:45: Reactions from the fallout to ESPN’s debacle with Barstool
24:15 – 32:00: Did the comments the CEO of The Athletic hurt the company’s prospects going forward?
34:00 – 38:00: Looking forward into 2018 and beyond in sports media
39:00 – 42:00: Mike joins the podcast, goes 2/2 on our Clippit sponsored trivia game, and wins a $50 Amazon gift card.
42:30 – 63:00: Bleacher Report President Rory Brown discusses the history of the company from his start in 2008 to now.
1:05:00 – 1:11:00: How important is Bleacher Report’s website in 2017, given how popular the social accounts, newsletter, and app are?
1:16:30 – 1:21:00: Biggest regret in terms of Bleacher Report’s strategy over the last decade
1:25:30 – 1:28:00: Could Bleacher Report ever launch a subscription premium content service?
1:28:00 – 1:30:00: Could Bleacher Report become the umbrella brand for Turner Sports?
1:30:30 – 1:32:00: Why doesn’t Bleacher Report offer their own fantasy games?
1:36:00 – 1:38:45: Ben gets closure from Rory on his failed commissionership of their fantasy football league in 2003.
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