Football is back the first week of September. Sports coverage is bigger than ever, especially in the pod-o-sphere! Luckily, there are some amazing podcast options to supplement your sports-watching prowess if have a voracious appetite for athletics, playing sports, or learning about games.
Whether you’re looking for NFL updates or learning from sports history, tune in to these shows. Podsauce has rounded up 6 podcasts ranging from interviews with heavy hitters to the story of an athlete-turned-killer for true crime fans out there. On our list, we’ve also included a show detailing the NFL’s latest season and a historical podcast revisiting some of the greatest sports speeches ever.
Pardon My Take
“Pardon My Take” is the loudest sports podcast on the internet. The Barstool Sports show comes to you three times a week with huge guests and correct takes. Conversations vary from football, golf, basketball, Bear Grylls and so much more, this podcast is off the rails every episode. Honestly, it’s difficult to explain exactly what goes on over the course of “Pardon My Take’s” two hours, so take a listen for yourself.
The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz
Coming at you hot from Miami Beach, Dan Le Batard, Stugotz and company are talking about sports, pop-culture, current events and more. And sometimes, none of the above! Hear about the latest Ben Simmons drama and the funniest sports news, and for all of you local Miamians, they have a local hour for all thing south Florida sports. Check out “The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz” to see what you’ve been missing.
Skip and Shannon: Undisputed
Straight from the television, Skip Bayless, Shannon Sharpe, and Jenny Taft are hitting the biggest stories in sports. Brady vs. Belichek, Rodgers vs. The Green Bay Packers, or Ben Simmons vs. himself, “Skip and Shannon: Undisputed” are all things NFL and NBA. Don’t miss their professional analysis and opinions every single weekday.
The Sports Junkies
From Audacy, “The Sports Junkies” are, in no particular order, Cakes, Bish, EB and JP. Coming at you daily with four hours of radio (split into 4, one hour long episodes, don’t worry), they are addressing sports, pop culture, Sex and the City and more. From 106.7 the Fan, check out “The Sports Junkies.”
Any hockey fans in the house? Former NHL players Ryan Whitney, Paul Bissonnette, along with Barstool Sports writer Rear Admiral and Producer Mike Grinnell are always hunting down the newest news in hockey. The “Spittin’ Chiclets” crew is often joined by current and former NHL players and managers, so don’t miss it!
It Was Said: Sports
Revisiting speeches can inspire, instill empathy, and provide listeners with insight as the concepts broached are still relevant today. Audacy’s Cadence13 Originals’ “It Was Said: Sports” is a history podcast narrated and hosted by NBA’s Doc Rivers and written by Pulitzer-Prize Winning Historian, Jon Meacham. Season 1 presents listeners with six profound speeches from sports history. We’ll hear Muhammad Ali protesting the Vietnam War, Billie Jean King rallying for equal pay, Jack Buck’s “For America” after the 9/11 attacks, Tim Tebow’s promise, Hank Aaron’s Hall of Fame speech, and Harry Flournoy’s speech on race. This podcast is part of the “It Was Said” series. New episodes are updated weekly.
In 2012, Paralympian and double-amputee sprinter Oscar Pistorius earned gold metals and broke world records. Oscar was the first amputee sprinter to compete in the Paralympics. Six months after competing, Oscar murdered his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Religion of Sports and PRX present “False Idol,” a podcast telling Oscar’s story leading up the Paralympics, investigating his personal life, and interviewing those who knew him. Tim Rohan hosts this series. All 15 episodes are now available to stream.
What’s up with the Cleveland Browns? Blue Wire’s “Brownstown” unpacks the team’s calamity of errors in its 20 seasons, and why they continue to be horrible. Sports broadcaster Andre Knott hosts this season and will interview players, coaches, GMs, journalists, and fans to dish on why they think this is the case. Andre has been a lifelong fan of the Cleveland Browns. New episodes are updated weekly.
Uncut with Jay Cutler
PodcastOne’s “Uncut with Jay Cutler” speaks with athletes, celebrities, friends, and experts. Jay is a former NFL Quarterback who mainly played with the Chicago Bears, and former teammates will appear on the episodes. He has also starred on reality TV. For recent episodes, Jay was joined with ESPN’s Waddle & Silvy who spoke about the Chicago Bears. On an episode, Jay laughed with comedian Nate Bargatze and shared how he accidentally got recruited by Vanderbilt. In future episodes, Jay will spill on news and analyze sports. Tune in on Wednesdays for new episodes.
What’s in your Glass? with Carmelo Anthony
Audacy’s Cadence13 and Creative 7 present “What’s in Your Glass?” with Carmelo Anthony. The NBA all-star hosts to combine his love of wine and conversations, as he’s joined by superb guests from the worlds of sports, entertainment, business, music, and media. Steph Curry, Andra Day, Mark Cuban, Shaka King, Dwyane Wade, and Marlon Wayans, have been featured so far. Tune in for new, weekly episodes.
Ultimate Season Preview 2021 – NFL Edition
Football season is just getting started! Audacy’s “Ultimate Season Preview 2021 – NFL Edition” partners with the Locked On Podcast Network to bring you into the latest season. Audacy’s insiders Jason La Canfora and Ross Tucker will be joined by 35+ Locked On’s local experts to chat about lineup changes, best possible players, and more. They’ll analyze the teams and share their knowledge! Episodes of this series will cover all 32 NFL teams.