The Sports Virus

61 Episodes

Sportscaster Joe Castellano talks to a variety of sports figures from around the country about the latest news. These in-depth conversations take you inside the personalities of the people involved in the sports we love to watch, listen and read about.

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CBS SPORTS PRODUCER JONATHAN SEGAL ON HIS CAREER COVERING NFL/NCAA HOOPS

Jonathan Segal has spent the last 22 years with CBS Sports working his way up the ladder from Broadcast Associate...

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AMY LAWRENCE FROM CBS SPORTS RADIO ON NFL, NBA, MLB & HER CAREER

Amy Lawrence from CBS Sports talks about the 49ers, Warriors, MLB Lockout and her career as a pioneer for women...

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CNN’S PAUL VERCAMMEN ON INTERSECTION BETWEEN SPORTS/NATIONAL NEWS

Paul Vercammen has covered many major news events that have also been sports stories during his 25 years as an...

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FORMER TIGERS ANNOUNCER MARIO IMPEMBA TALKS ABOUT HIS NEW BOOK FOR BASEBALL BROADCASTERS

Mario Impemba spent 25 years as a Major League Baseball broadcaster with the Angels, Tigers and Red Sox. On this...

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Joe Castellano & George Kontos

Joe Castellano has covered professional baseball since 1991, spending five years hosting a Major League Baseball show on Sirius/XM Satellite Radio. Previously he broadcast over 1,500 professional baseball games over 12 seasons in the minor leagues, including seven years in the AAA International League (Rochester Red Wings, then AAA affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles and Syracuse Chiefs, then AAA affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays). During the past 22 years he has covered the NFL as a statistician for CBS Sports, most recently working with Greg Gumbel. He currently serves as a play-by-play announcer for Pac-12 Network and CBS Sports Network covering a variety of sports including baseball, basketball and soccer. During the summer of 2019, Castellano was an updates anchor for NBC Sports Bay Area on the San Francisco Giants pre-game and post-game shows. He has been hosting and producing podcasts on TheSportsVirus.com since 2010.