Podcasts for Sports
While radio is still going strong in some respects, the new era of the podcast is well underway and is certainly taking more of radio’s market share. For sports lovers, podcasts are becoming the new source for up to date information and rumors about your favorite teams. As anyone can make a podcast, large communities of sports fans around the world are coming together in a growing interactive network. While websites and message boards will always be popular, podcasts are oftentimes the first source to have the latest information as many people who host these podcasts are very well connected in the sports world. Here are some popular sports podcasts that are worth checking out if you’re a fan!
One Shining Podcast: College Basketball
If you’re a fan of college basketball, One Shining Podcast will help you stay up to date on the latest rumors, trade news, and which teams have favorable odds of winning their biggest games. Led by college basketball fanatics, this podcast has been running for over three years and has amassed a large following of fans. While other basketball podcasts focus solely on the NBA, this is a great place to get updates on the college level which is arguably more competitive and fun than the major league counterpart.
The Fighter and the Kid: MMA
This mixed martial arts centered podcast is run by the former UFC fighter turned comedian, Brendan Schaub. It doesn’t get much better than that as far as hosts go. From his days of fighting at the highest level, he has years of experience and knowledge about the sport, and a vast understanding of the inner workings including finance, the marketing side, and the mindset and path of the fighters that compete. This is a well known and exceptionally good podcast for MMA enthusiasts around the world!
Effectively Wild: Baseball
Effectively Wild is a podcast centered around MLB baseball, hosted by Ben Lindbergh who is a well known and respected commentator and journalist in the baseball world. The podcast is consistently rated as the #1 podcast for baseball, furthering the reputation it has. Over time, their status has grown with several professional players and coaches coming on the show as guests and discussing breaking news around the league. For fans of baseball, and those that want to get insider information for their fantasy draft, this is a great place to tune in to for baseball news.
Around the NFL: Football
There are many interesting podcasts around the world but when it comes to the NFL none are quite as informative podcasts for NFL football led by four guys that have been watching the sport for decades and are incredibly knowledgeable. Several stories last season broke on this podcast before anywhere else as the hosts are directly in contact with NFL agents and media outlets. At the moment, this podcast is rated #1 in NFL football podcasts and #12 overall in sports. Over the years they have been active, they have had numerous guests on the show like Daniel Jeremiah and Connor Orr who are analysts and sports writers, as well as numerous players and coaches. This podcast is a must for NFL fans everywhere!