The Sports Virus

85 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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RAY WOODSON ON CURRENT SITUATION IN BASEBALL AND USA, HOF MIKE SCHMIDT TALKS ABOUT BARRY BONDS

Ray Woodson tackles the question of whether or not MLB will have a season and HOF Mike Schmidt reminisces about...

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Jeremy Affeldt and Steve Bitker

Jeremy Affeldt reminisces about SF World Series teams and Steve Bitker gives his opinions on a possible 2020 baseball season.

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CHRIS SHAW PERSEVERING, SCOTT EYRE REFLECTING

The present and future are covered with our Chris Shaw interview and we reminisce about the past with former Giants...

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Former Giants Reliever George Kontos Reflects On His Career In San Francisco

Former Giants reliever George Kontos shares his memories of playing for San Francisco.

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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.