Our latest edition of the Sports Media Weekly Podcast brings us a repeat guest, Neil Best of Newsday. I would link you to his site, but as you many of you know, it’s behind a dreaded paywall so I won’t. He is on for the entire podcast with Keith Thibault of Sports Media Journal and yours truly.
We discuss the success of World Cup through two weeks and how ESPN is approaching this event by using mostly British announcers to call the games. And we talk about how people are engaged by soccer on both TV and online.
We then talk about the latest celebrity conflict between Lady Gaga whose behavior at a recent Mets game got comedian Jerry Seinfeld angry as he vented on sports radio station WFAN. Neil has extensively covered this story.
Neil, Keith and I talk about the NBA and NHL ratings and kick around the topics in the Associated Press Sports Editors Convention.
It’s a good podcast. Neil’s always a good listen. Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes searching for Sports Media Journal or listen to it right here.