The Sports Virus

86 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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REMINISCING WITH LEGENDARY PBP ANNOUNCER VERNE LUNDQUIST

Verne Lundquist had a long career as a network play-by-play announcer covering a variety of sports for ABC, CBS and...

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RANDY CROSS TALKS 49ERS, TREY LANCE, SUPER BOWL MEMORIES

Randy Cross played 13 years for the 49ers and always keeps tabs on the team that he won three Super...

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RAY WOODSON ON JIMMY G STAYING WITH 49ERS, GIANTS WOES

Jimmy Garoppolo is staying with the 49ers and Ray Woodson joins TheSportsVirus podcast to give his thoughts on the San...

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SPORTS ANCHOR SCOTT REISS ON LEAVING STANFORD RADIO AND BAY AREA

TheSportsVirus Podcast catches up with Scott Reiss, who is on his way from the Bay Area to be a sports...

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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.