NBC Sports broadcaster Mike Tirico

podcast SI Media Podcast With Richard Deitsch

NBC Sports broadcaster Mike Tirico
  • Language: eng
  • Published: 26 Jan 2017
  • Duration: 01:17:34

Episode 100 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features NBC Sports broadcaster Mike Tirico, who works on a variety of sports for that company including the NFL, golf, college football (Notre Dame) and the Olympics.

In this podcast, Tirico discusses what sport is the toughest to prepare for as a sports broadcaster and why; the legacy of Brent Musburger; the advice he would give college broadcasting students on how to succeed in 2017; how he gets evaluated by his bosses; which aspect of football play-by-play is the most difficult; why he left ESPN for NBC; whether he was frustrated by Monday Night Football’s schedule in relation to Fox, CBS and NBC’s NFL schedules; how critical a network broadcaster can be of coaches, players or the league; the comments made by Bill Simmons that Tirico failed Tony Kornheiser while both worked on Monday Night Football; his current relationship with Kornheiser; whether a women will call the NFL in the near future; how he balances calling a game in which his alma mater (Syracuse) is playing; what it was like working with Hubie Brown; the broadcaster he would most like to meet; his NBC golf schedule in 2017; his connection to the University at Buffalo; whether SportsCenter’s new format will be successful, and much more.

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