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Astros Sign Stealing Podcast On The Way

“The currently untitled podcast is planning to launch this summer, but according to The Hollywood Reporter a TV series adaptation of the podcast is also being developed.”

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The Houston Astros sign-stealing scandal isn’t good for Major League Baseball, but it certainly generates interest, opinion and content. Cadence13, a subdivision of Entercom’s RADIO.com is capitalizing on the interest by creating a podcast series focused on the Astros 2017 World Series-winning season.

According to Natalie Jarvey of The Hollywood Reporter, the project is part of a new sports documentary podcast franchise for Cadence13. Joining the Astros podcast as host will be Sports Illustrated writer Ben Reiter, along with producers Leon Neyfakh and Andrew Parsons who co-created Slow Burn.

“The Astros of the 2010s were the most innovative organization in the history of sports,” Reiter said in a statement. Having previously wrote the book Astroball: The New Way to Win It All, Reiter is very familiar with the Houston Astros. 

“As it turned out, the ‘new way to win it all’ involved factors that no one could have imagined — myself included,” Reiter added. “Cadence13, Prologue Projects, and Left/Right are the ideal partners with whom to reveal the full story of the Astros’ exhilarating rise and shocking fall.”

The podcast will look at sign stealing and organizational strategies that helped the Astros go from losing 100 games or more three years in a row from 2011-2013, to winning 100 games or more three straight years, with just a three-season gap in-between. 

“We have long wanted to apply our narrative approach to a story that’s outside the world of politics,” said producer Leon Neyfakh. “The Astros saga is the perfect place for us to start — in addition to being populated by amazing characters, it forces you to ask yourself hard questions about the meaning of fairness, cheating and secrecy.” 

“This is a story that everyone is talking about and partnering with Ben and Leon to deep dive on this scandal should give listeners the best insight and context possible,” Cadence13 content chief Chris Corcoran added. “We are thrilled to expand Cadence13’s powerful lineup of original documentary storytelling with this new franchise.”

The currently untitled podcast is planning to launch this summer, but according to The Hollywood Reporter a TV series adaptation of the podcast is also being developed. Reiter is said to be involved in the television project as well, along with Left/Right Productions. 

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Linda Cohn and Emily Kaplan To Host In The Crease Podcast

“The network is airing 103 exclusive NHL games across ESPN, ABC, ESPN+, and Hulu this season.”

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ESPN is launching an NHL podcast with two of their biggest names covering the sport. Linda Cohn and Emily Kaplan are co-hosting In The Crease. The show debuts this week.

Cohn is a legendary SportsCenter anchor who also hosts the ESPN+ show In The Crease as it heads into its fourth season. The on-demand show whips around all the biggest games with highlights each night of the NHL season.

“We can’t wait to give NHL fans what they’ve never had before,” Cohn said in a press release. “I’m ecstatic to team up with Emily, who shares my passion for the greatest game in the world. It will be a must-listen fix for every kind of hockey fan. Honest takes, storytelling, interviews, and laughs. We are counting down the days. Let’s go!”

Kaplan started her career at Sports Illustrated in 2014 before moving to ESPN as an NHL reporter in 2017. She is now a frequent panelist on Around The Horn and will be a mainstay in the network’s revamped hockey coverage.

“I’m thrilled for the opportunity to team up with Linda – a role model I’ve long admired, who I am now lucky enough to call a friend,” Kaplan said. “We truly believe we’ll be able to bring hockey fans something unique. We’re going to use this platform to share our opinions and insights from covering the game; while having candid and fun conversations with players that will let their personalities shine through. It’s going to be a blast.”

The network is airing 103 exclusive NHL games across ESPN, ABC, ESPN+, and Hulu this season. Kaplan and Cohn are covering all the action with shows planned for Tuesdays and Thursdays. They are welcoming on all the best hockey talent ESPN has to offer following a talent hiring spree in that section of the network.

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Guaranty Media Launches Podcast Network

After so many years of broadcast experience, Guaranty will be venturing into the world of podcasting.

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Guaranty Media, the family owned company in Baton Rouge which owns 104.5 ESPN, will be going through some big changes in the very near future. The company is set to launch an innovative podcast network.

“Podcasting is such an interesting space. It’s kind of like the Wild West right now,” Jay Parker, digital content director for the company, said. “You’ve got lots of people innovating and adapting, so the landscape changes every day.”

According to Edison Research, only 22 percent of people in the U.S are listening to podcasts, and Parker believes that there is a ton of upward movement available to the medium.

”Producers are getting better and better at reaching their audience, Advertisers are getting smarter and smarter when it comes to utilizing the platform…. Any business that is serious about content marketing needs to become intimately familiar with Podcasting now.” said Parker.

Parker added that Guaranty Media has so many talented people with interesting stories in the city of Baton Rouge, which he believes will make the move to podcasting content seamless.

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Clay Travis & Todd Fuhrman Launch Get Rich, Kids Podcast

”You’ll always be in good hands. I’m the greatest gambler who’s ever lived.”

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Get Rich, Kids!

Outkick has announced a new gambling podcast. Every Monday and Thursday at 5pm EST, Clay Travis and Todd Fuhrman will be sharing their best bets for the upcoming College Football and NFL week ahead.

This show, called Get Rich, Kids, should come as no surprise to viewers. Clay Travis used the introduction to the debut show to remind his followers that he is no stranger to sports betting. Travis is a panelist on Fox Bet Live and has worked with Fuhrman, who is a frequent guest on the FS1 show for a long time.

Get Rich, Kids! aired for the first time on YouTube Thursday, with much of the discussion being on the Thursday Night Football matchup between the Giants and Washington.

Travis, one of the early adopters of sports gambling content in the mainstream media, added this in the latest promo video for the new show ”You’ll always be in good hands. I’m the greatest gambler who’s ever lived.”

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