In March 2020, when Covid-19 shut down sports, acclaimed sports journalist Jane McManus came on to discuss what was happening as the pandemic shut down the sports world. 10 agonizing months later, the pandemic is surging, yet the vaccine has arrived. Sports, meanwhile, have come back, albeit in most instances without fans. This episode focuses on how to play sports safely and what sports are doing just that. She also focuses on how money and politics put some sports, namely college football, in peril.
McManus is the Director of the Center for Sports Communication at Marist College in New York. She is also a sports columnist for Deadspin, and hosts “The Ladies Podcast” with Julie DiCaro. Before that, she spent nearly 10 years at ESPN, covering the NFL and as a columnist for espnW.
Seth Everett is a 24-year National Sports Broadcaster currently heard on iHeartMedia, NBC Sports Radio, Westwood One (Olympics coverage), & Entercom. He is a media veteran that has been seen & heard on ESPN, Sirius/XM, Bloomberg TV, FOX Sports covering 2 Super Bowls, 12 World Series, 2 NBA Finals, & 2 Stanley Cup Finals. Also covered local teams such as the New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies, Seattle Mariners, Colorado Avalanche, Denver Broncos, & more.