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Sports / General

302. Mike McCarthy (Marquee Sports Network)

Seth Everett June 2, 2021


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This week on Sports With Friends:

Longtime sports executive Mike McCarthy joins the show this week. McCarthy is currently the General Manager of the Marquee Sports Network, a new regional sports network based out of Chicago, owned in part by the Chicago Cubs.

McCarthy started his career at Madison Square Garden, starting as an intern and ascending all the way to President of MSG Network. He was also the CEO of the NHL’s St. Louis Blues and COO of the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks.

In this episode, McCarthy spoke about the new Cubs’ RSN. He addressed non-play-by-play programming for RSNs. The issues with cord-cutting as RSNs also was a topic. McCarthy also discussed the relationship that Chicago fans have with their beloved Cubs.

 

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Seth Everett

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.

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