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Last Word On Sports Media Podcast

  • Joe Castello Converstation On HUGE Motor Racing Sunday | LWOS Media Podcast

    25 MAY 2024 · From this week's edition of the "Last Word on Sports Media Podcast" hear host T.J. Rives and co-host Phil de Montmollin of the "Announcer Schedules Podcast" have a great, insightful conversation on the massive race Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend with Joe Castello of "WFO Radio." T.J., Phil and Joe talk the Grand Prix of Monaco, the Indy 500 and the NASCAR Coca Cola 600 all in the same day and tell some insightful stories about their experiences at Indy, etc. They also tell stories about the famous racers and storylines involved in the race. Enjoy the preview build up and more in the conversation with Joe Castello on the "Last Word on Sports Media" podcast and make sure to follow/subscribe on Apple/Spreaker/Spotify, etc.!
    30m 18s
  • Announcers Schedule Podcast Turns 100!- A Look Back At 100 Episodes And More! | Announcer Schedules Podcast

    23 MAY 2024 · This week on the Announcer Schedules Podcast, Mike Gill and Phil de Montmollin celebrate the 100th episode of the show with T.J. Rives of the Last Word on Sports Media Podcast.  Reaction to the news of Ed Werder departing as well as discussion on the selections for this year's Sports Emmy winner.  A look at the upcoming NBA and NHL conference finals plus a preview of the racing weekend that includes F1 at Monaco, the Indy 500 and the Coca-Cola 600. A multitude of announcers from past and present are mentioned throughout the show with an array of topics discussed including: *** 100th Episode Celebration  *** Origin story of Announcer Schedules with T.J. RIves *** Ed Werder departs ESPN after 26 years *** Sports Emmy nominations and winners   *** NBA Eastern Conference Finals on ESPN/ABC *** NBA Western Conference Finals on TNT  *** ESPN Radio's coverage of NBA Playoffs *** NHL Eastern Conference Finals on ESPN/ABC *** NHL Western Conference Finals on TNT *** Biggest Weekend in Motorsports  ** F1 Grand Prix of Monaco ** Indy 500 on NBC *** Coca-Cola 600 on FOX *** All-Time Guest Roll Call, Thank You It's all part of the "Announcer Schedules Podcast" as part of the Last Word on Sports Media podcast feed. And make sure to follow/subscribe on Apple/Spreaker/Spotify, etc.!
    47m 43s
  • Golf Channel Non Coverage Of Scottie Scheffler Arrest + Indy 500/Coca Cola 600 And More | LWOS Media Podcast

    22 MAY 2024 · A truly sensational and bizarre sports story emerged last Friday in Louisville, KY, as #1 golfer in the world, Scottie Scheffler, was arrested by police officers after a misunderstanding at the front of the Valhalla Golf Club. And, we're ready to discuss what ESPN did amazingly well and what the Golf Channel was pathetically behind on, the entire morning/day.  We ready to discuss that with a special guest and have a lot more on the massive racing weekend from Indianapolis to Charlotte to Monte Carlo, too on the "Last Word on Sports Media Podcast." Host T.J. Rives brings aboard Andrew Bucholtz of AwfulAnnouncing.com, to discuss the Scheffler arrest coverage, as he wrote about it for that site. The guys debate what Golf Channel did not do and what they very easily could have done in covering such a huge story in their niche'. They also debate whether the Golf Channel is done as an entity that fans can rely on to cover/analyze and report on the game and it's players/events or if it's just a hub to show golf tournament broadcasts at this point? Next, the talk turns to the auto racing and T.J. turns to Phil de Montmollin of the "Announcer Schedules Podcast" and Twitter handle to interview their mutual friend and racing enthusiast Joe Castello. Joe has tremendous insight into the newest running of the Indy 500 Sunday in America's hearland and also, NASCAR's most grueling afternoon and night in the Coca Cola 600 in Charlotte. The guys talk about it all and also tell some great stories about covering the 500 on separate occasions earlier this century and what it's all like? Hear it all on the "Last Word on Sports Media" podcast and make sure to follow/subscribe on Apple/Spreker/Spotify, etc.!
    1h 29m 42s
  • Kevin Harlan’s Big Night in Minny, NFL Happenings, NBA, NHL, MLB + NCAA Softball! | Announcer Schedules Podcast

    16 MAY 2024 · This week on Episode 99 of the Announcer Schedules Podcast, Mike Gill and Phil de Montmollin discuss the latest announcing news from the NFL, NBA, NHL and MLB, while looking back at Kevin Harlan’s call of Timberwolves-Nuggets.  A multitude of announcers from past and present are mentioned throughout the show with an array of topics discussed including: *** ESPN shopping for new rules analyst  *** John Murphy stepping away from Bills radio *** More on Howard Deneroff and Westwood One ** Kevin Harlan’s call of DEN-MIN ** Harlan honored by TWolves *** Remote announcers for NHL *** New MLB package on Roku *** College Softball on ESPN *** NCAA Championships for many sports *** A look ahead to next week’s 100th episode celebration  Hear it all on the newest "Announcer Schedules Podcast" as part of the Last Word on Sports Media podcast feed. And, make sure to follow/subscribe on Apple, Spreaker, Spotify, etc.!!
    34m 44s
  • Knicks and Rangers Playoff Coverage With Zach Gelb And PGA Championship Golf With Bob Harig | LWOS Media Podcast

    15 MAY 2024 · We are ready for another edition of our sports media pod, as New Yorkers are nuts for thier Knicks and Rangers making playoff runs, Caitlin Clark debuts in the WNBA and lots of golf subplots off the course for Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy as their latest major, the PGA Championship is played in Louisville, KY. And, we discuss it all on the "Last Word on Sports Media Podcast." Host T.J. Rives returns with guest Zach Gelb, afternoon radio host on the national Infinity Sports Network. He's in New York and gives insight into the Rangers and Knicks chances to move on together in the NHL Stanley Cup and the NBA Playoffs? Zach also weighs in on where Caitlin Clark and the massive interest in her debuting this week ranks? And, what about Tom Brady headed to the Fox Sports NFL booth, as well? Then, T.J. brings Bob Harig, outstanding golf writer/insider for SI.com, back to the show to talk PGA Championship. Tige is back for the first time since the Masters, but does he realistically have a chance to compete at the PGA Championship? Also, what about the off course drama involving Rory McIlroy suddenly filing for divorce after seven years of marriage, while McIroy played brillant golf to win in Charlotte last week. And, will he be just as focused on the course this week? Plus, Bob has the latest on whether the feud with the LIV Golf tour members and the PGA Tour is smoothing over after time or not? It's all part of the coverage and discussion in the sports media world on the "Last Word on Sports Media Podcast" and make sure to follow/subscribe on Apple, Spreaker, Spotify, etc!
    48m 50s
  • Wayne Randazzo Joins the Show; Westwood One changes, Who's best all-around announcer in all four sports? | Announcer Schedules Podcast

    9 MAY 2024 · This week on Episode 98 of the Announcer Schedules Podcast, Mike Gill and Phil de Montmollin welcome Apple TV+ and Los Angeles Angels television play-by-play announcer Wayne Randazzo to the show.  Reaction to the news of Howard Deneroff departing Westwood One as well as discussion on who is the best all-around announcer in all four major U.S. team sports.  A look at the upcoming NBA, NHL and MLB slates plus the latest broadcasting news from NASCAR rounds out the show.A multitude of announcers from past and present are mentioned throughout the show with an array of topics discussed including: *** Howard Deneroff Departs Westwood One  *** NBA Playoffs in Full Swing *** Reggie Miller on Knicks-Pacers *** Upcoming NBA announcer pairings *** Stanley Cup Playoffs on TNT, ESPN and TSN *** Harnarayan Singh on TSN  ** Mike Monaco's wild travel continues ** The best all-around announcer in all four major team sports *** Wayne Randazzo joins the show  *** The makeup of an Apple TV+ broadcast  ** Working in Chicago, NYC and LA8 ** Fake MLB  broadcasts with Randazzo, Joe Davis and Adam Amin *** Upcoming MLB announcer pairings *** Dale Earnhardt Jr. to TNT and Amazon Prime *** NASCAR Race Hub Leaving the Airwaves  Hear it all on the newest "Announcer Schedules Podcast" as part of the Last Word on Sports Media Podcast feed. And, make sure to follow/subscribe on Apple, Spreaker, Spotify, etc.!!
    1h 4m 47s
  • Kentucky Derby And NASCAR Insanely Close Finishes + NBA, Stanley Cup And WNBA Too! | LWOS Media Podcast

    8 MAY 2024 · An amazing weekend for the Kentucky Derby and the NASCAR circuit with two razor thin finishes and we go over both with interesting insight from our guests. Plus, conversation on the NBA, WNBA and Stanley Cup Playoffs, too are part of the newest "Last Word On Sports Media Podcast!" Host T.J. Rives returns with his guests, Tyler Jones of "The Jones Report Podcast" and Chat Sports on Youtube and also THE T.C. Martin of the T.C. Martin show based in Las Vegas. The guys have their perspectives on Mystick Dan's Kentucky Derby win in the closest three horse finishi they've ever had. Plus, Tyler was in attendance at the NASCAR cup race in Kansas, as Kyle Larson won by .0001 seconds in the AdventHealth 400. He has stories from there. There's also discussion on the NBA playoff series for the OKC Thunder and the Dallas Mavericks and T.C. relays the shock that the Vegas Golden Knights are OUT of the Stanley Cup Playoffs before their title defense could really get underway.. And, T.C. is ready to go with Vegas' other title team, the WNBA's Aces, as they start the '24 season soon. Hear those conversations, plus, T.J. has a tremendous story to share that relates to a big time game or event being "Heided" or taken off the air. This one involving Tiger Woods record breaking 2000 U.S. Open golf tourney. It's all on the "Last Word on Sports Media Podcast" and make sure to follow/subscribe on Apple, Spreaker, Spotify, etc.!
    53m 47s
  • Phil Simms/Boomer Esiason Out, Matt Ryan In- For "NFL Today," Jason Kelce to ESPN; NBA and NHL Playoffs & More | Announcer Schedules Podcast

    2 MAY 2024 · This week on Episode 97 of the Announcer Schedules Podcast, Mike Gill and Phil de Montmollin break down the recent news of the departure of Phil Simms and Boomer Esiason from CBS' NFL Today.  Matt Ryan moves on to the NFL Today desk, while Jason Kelce joins ESPN's Monday Night Countdown.  Nick Saban and Bill Belichick at ESPN are discussed further, along with thoughts on the futures of studio shows.  The NBA and NHL Playoffs, the MLB and more tributes to Howie Schwab round out the episode.   A multitude of announcers from past and present are mentioned throughout the show with an array of topics discussed including: *** NFL Today Shakeup  *** Phil Simms out after 26 years at CBS *** Boomer Esiason out after 22 years on NFL Today *** Matt Ryan moves from booth to studio *** Jason Kelce sweepstakes *** Kelce joining Monday Night Countdown *** Nick Saban on ESPN's Draft coverage *** Bill Belichick a fit for McAfee and ManningCast  *** Local NBA television announcers in First Round  *** Local NHL tv and radio announcers  *** Kentucky Derby Preview  *** Larry Collmus, race caller *** MLB on Apple TV+ *** More Tributes for Howie Schwab  Heart it all on the latest "Announcer Schedules Podcast" and make sure to follow/subscribe to for more to the Last Word on Sports podcast feed on Apple, Spreaker, Spotify, etc.!
    37m 50s
  • Kentucky Derby Insight With Mark Ennis And NFL Draft And Broadcasting With Jonathan Grella | LWOS Media Podcast

    1 MAY 2024 · It's horse racing's most prestigious weekend as the Kentucky Derby runs in for the 150th time in Louisville, KY. We'll discuss that, the aftermath of the NFL Draft and it's coverage and more on the newest "Last Word on Sports Media" podcast. Host T.J. Rives returns to talk these subjects with Mark Ennis arguably the most prominent media member in Louisville from the ESPN radiio station there. Ennis gives great insight into how big the Derby has become, the controversy that still lingers over famed trainer Bob Baffert including him trying to sue his way into having horses in the field and more. And, T.J. discusses the 2022 NFL Draft from Detroit and the massive coverage and attention of it with Jonathan Grella, former V.P. of Communications of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the LIV Golf Series. Jonathan has unique insight and stories from within the war rooms of the Buccaneers and what's reality and a myth about what happens in there on draft night. Plus, he and T.J. disucss legendary New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick debuting on ESPN's draft coverage and being paired with the "wildcard host" Pat McAfee's show.  Jonathan also weighs in on the CBS "NFL Today" show making changes to go newer and younger with it's personalities and what does that signify? It's all discussed on the latest "Last Word on Sports Media Podcast" and make sure to follow/subscribe on Apple, Spreaker, Spotify, etc.
    1h 18m 59s
  • Bill Belichick, Nick Saban On NFL Draft; RIP Howie Schwab; JJ Redick's Future; NBA, NHL, MLB and More | Announcer Schedules Podcast

    26 APR 2024 · This week on Episode 96 of the Announcer Schedules Podcast, Mike Gill and Phil de Montmollin discuss the coverage of the NFL Draft as Bill Belichick and Nick Saban both arrive on the broadcasting scene.  A tribute to the late Howie Schwab, NBA and NHL Playoffs talk, plus the latest from the MLB.A multitude of announcers from past and present are mentioned throughout the show with an array of topics discussed including: *** Bill Belichick on Pat McAfee Show *** Nick Saban on ABC's Draft Coverage  *** NFL Network's Draft Coverage *** Announcer assignments across the NFL Draft dial *** Rest in Peace Howie Schwab *** A look back at the game show "Stump the Schwab "*** JJ Redick's Future  *** NBA Playoffs Review *** Upcoming NBA and NHL assignments  *** Rest in Peace Bob Cole of Hockey Night in Canada *** John Sterling Celebration at Yankee Stadium  *** Upcoming MLB schedule  Hear it all on the "Announcer Schedules Pocast" as part of the Last Word on Sports Media Podcast feed and make sure to follow/subscribe on Apple, Spreaker, Spotify, etc.!
    44m 6s

Welcome to the podcast network home for "Last Word on Sports Media." This feed includes episodes of the "Last Word on Sports Media Podcast" with host T.J. Rives and his...

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Welcome to the podcast network home for "Last Word on Sports Media." This feed includes episodes of the "Last Word on Sports Media Podcast" with host T.J. Rives and his guests.

TJ will tackle the most interesting topics in U.S. Sports Media, including: what everyone is (or isn't) watching in the ratings, the latest news and insight on everything from ESPN, to the over the air networks like: NBC, CBS, FOX and ABC. He'll have critiquing of the shows, the personalities and production. And, T.J. will constantly talk to prominent members of the Sports Media, as well as, other writers/critics/voices of the genre' right here.

You'll also hear other sports media themed podcasts appearing on this same LWOS Media feed, including George Ofman's "Tell me a story I don't know" series based on interviews with sports media members tied to Chicago and beyond.And, you'll hear Mike Gill and Phil de Montmollin's "Announcer Schedules Podcast" each week.

Mike and Phil will let you know which broadcasters are calling and analyzing, which important games, give some critiques of what they are seeing and hearing and have special announcer guests, as well.So, make sure to follow/subscribe to the "Last Word On Sports Media" feed for all of this interesting/diverse content where ever you hear your podcasts on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Spreaker, Google, etc.!!
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