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Bleav in The Media Guide

The Media Guide hosted by Stu Hothem is a podcast that features guests and full encompassing analysis on sports media.

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Off Mike with Doc Emrick

NHL on NBC play-by-play announcer Mike Emrick has called it a career and released a memoir, “Off Mike.” In his farewell address to the media, Emrick explained why he’s stepping away after 50 years of covering hockey. He discussed how his love of animals helps him show his humanity as a hockey ambassador. Fellow play-by-play … Continued

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NFL 101: Season Kicks Off on NBC

The 101st NFL season gets underway Thursday as the Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs host the Houston Texans. NBC’s Sunday Night Football crew begins its 15th year following a record ninth consecutive season as the No. 1 show in primetime television. Play-by-play voice Al Michaels and analyst Cris Collinsworth describe how to strike the … Continued

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Rich DeMarco on Army Football, 9/11

As the Army Black Knights begin their college football season, play-by-play voice Rich DeMarco explains the special role athletics plays at a military academy and looks back at nearly two decades at West Point. He discusses Army’s breakthrough win over Navy in 2016, covering 9/11 and how hearing one of his college play-by-play highlights on … Continued

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ESPN’s NFL Makeover

As NFL training camp ramps up, TV has more than two-a-days with offerings from NBC, NFL Network and ESPN. In addition to revamping its “Monday Night Football” booth and crew, ESPN’s “NFL Live” will feature a new, younger team. Hear from the show’s quarterback, Dan Orlovsky, and former NFL defensive end, Marcus Spears, as they … Continued

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Host Info

Stu Hothem

Stu Hothem has covered some of the biggest events in sports across TV, radio and the web. As a researcher with ABC, CBS and ESPN, he worked on the Super Bowl, Olympics, World Cup and X Games. At FOXSports.com, he integrated content and interactive features with FOX Sports broadcast and cable programming. He managed the editorial team at NASCAR.com and also worked in the sanctioning body’s integrated marketing communications department. His professional career began at WFAN, the nation’s first all-sports radio station, following his time at the Rutgers radio station as a play-by-play announcer, talk-show host and general manager.