Episode 443 of "SI Media with Jimmy Traina" features an interview with Radio Hall of Famer, Chris "Mad Dog" Russo.
Russo talks about radio shows vs. podcasts and how radio has changed over the years and how sports talk hosts can no longer just do sports. He also shares his thoughts on re-upping with "First Take" for another year, how his relationship with JJ Redick has improved over the past few months and Pat McAfee joining ESPN.
Other topics covered with Russo include flex scheduling coming to "Thursday Night Football," the NFL putting a playoff game exclusively on Peacock, the problem MLB and the NBA face in this day and age, getting blowback for not liking the WBC, Bruce Springsteen's latest tour, his son landing a job as an assistant basketball coach at Northern Arizona, why it's so awful to fly in America and much more.
Following Russo, Sal Licata from WFAN radio and SNY TV in New York joins Jimmy for their weekly "Traina Thoughts" segment. Licata and Traina discuss the McAfee interview from last week's podcast, the "Succession" series finale and more. Jimmy also reads all the May reviews left on Apple for the podcast