Episode 14: J. A. Adande, Director of Sports Journalism, Medill School of Journalism

August 14, 2017

I really enjoyed chatting with J.A.(@jadande) and appreciated his frankness in discussing his decision to leave ESPN to focus exclusively on his duties at Medill. Topics covered: — Over/under 5 Adande appearances on Around the Horn in 2018? — what role, if any the current journalism & political climate had on his decision — how J.A. uses Twitter (he’s not a fan of anonymous accounts, which I agree with. Unfortunately…


Episode 13: Ryan Glasspiegel, The Big Lead

August 3, 2017

  A fun conversation with The Big Lead’s Ryan Glasspiegel (@SportsRapport on Twitter). It was a pretty freeform covering a wide range of topics including: — Ryan’s work at The Big Lead — Some of the big feature pieces that Ryan has worked on: Dick Schaap Did So Much Work John Madden and Pat Summerall Were Tremendous Thanksgiving Theater George Solomon and the Washington Post Sports Section Have Had Influence…


How much bigger is ESPN than FS1? – August 2017 Cable Coverage Estimates

August 2, 2017

Nielsen typically updates its universe estimates in late August/early September for the coming TV season, so I wanted to post the last set of cable coverage estimates under the current estimates. I plan on posting the first set of #s under the new universe estimates in late August or early September. **DO THESE NUMBERS INCLUDE STREAMING SERVICES LIKE SlingTV, Vue and DirecTV Now?** In the past that was a simple…