The Sports Virus

53 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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Greg Papa on 49ers MNF win, Jimmy G, Gabe Kapler, Buster Posey and Steph Curry

Greg Papa covers Bay Area sports on KNBR and NBC Sports Bay Area while serving as the San Francisco 49ers...

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Ron Wotus On Retiring As Giants 3B Coach, Posey Retirement, Crawford MVP Candidacy

Ron Wotus was a coach for Giants teams that reached four World Series, winning three of them during his 24...

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TheSportsVirus Podcast Debuts With CBS Sportscasting Legend Greg Gumbel

CBS Sports broadcasting legend Greg Gumbel is the first guest as TheSportsVirus podcast makes its debut.

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INSIDE CHINA BASIN GUEST TRIBUTE – FINAL PODCAST REFLECTS ON 12 YEARS OF SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS COVERAGE

The San Francisco Giants Inside China Basin podcast concludes with a special tribute to the guests who helped support a...

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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.