Welcome to the SI Media Podcast with Jimmy Traina. This podcast, which will be published weekly, will focus on all things sports media via interviews and roundtable discussions. Occasionally, an athlete or celebrity will drop by for a chat as well.
Episode 170 of the SI Media Podcast features a roundtable discussion with media reporters Andrew Marchand of the New York Post and Chad Finn of the Boston Globe.
Among the many news stories covered: What will FOX do for a Thursday Night Football analyst now that Peyton Manning has turned down the gig? Why did Peyton decline FOX’s offer?
We also talked about whether there can be such a thing as too much Sister Jean and CBS/Turner’s stance on showing crying kids during the NCAA tournament.
Other topics discussed: How will A-Rod do in the booth? Is anyone excited for ESPN’s “Get Up? What is Mike Francesa’s future and why are him and Chris “Mad Dog” Russo so great together?