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Bonus Track: Introducing Mitch Eats Food

In a short bonus track, Mitch Goldich introduces his new podcast called Mitch Eats Food. Fans of The Mitch Goldich Podcast can also subscribe to Mitch Eats Food in iTunes, SoundCloud, Stitcher or Google Play Music.

If you enjoy the podcast, please consider taking a minute to give it a rating and a review on iTunes. It helps other people find my podcast and I really appreciate it. Read the whole post

Episode 15: Jay Kornegay

In Episode 15 of The Mitch Goldich Podcast, my guest was Jay Kornegay.

Jay is the Vice President of the Race and Sportsbook at the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook.

We talked about the NHL and NFL moving franchises to Vegas, and the effect it would have on the city. We also discussed changing attitudes toward gambling, his sportsbook taking prop bets on the NFL draft for the first time and the best times of year to visit Vegas. Read the whole post

Episode 14: Derek Bodner

In Episode 14 of The Mitch Goldich Podcast, my guest was Derek Bodner.

Derek has covered the Sixers for five years and recently adopted a model of subscription-based independent coverage on his own website.

He talked about working the Sixers beat from analyzing games to developing sources and breaking news. He discussed how he balances his time to cover the Sixers, write stories on other teams in the league and scout top NBA prospects for DraftExpress.com. Read the whole post

Episode 13: Sarah Barshop

In Episode 13 of The Mitch Goldich Podcast, my guest was Sarah Barshop.

Sarah is a former coworker of mine at Sports Illustrated, now an NFL Nation reporter covering the Texans for ESPN.

We talked about both covering our first Super Bowl last week in Houston, highlights of the week, the party scene bringing together reporters and players, and what we learned from our first Super Bowl experience that will help us next time. Read the whole post

Episode 12: Tom McCarthy

In Episode 12 of The Mitch Goldich Podcast, my guest was Tom McCarthy.

T-Mac is the Philadelphia Phillies’ lead TV play-by-plan man, and he also calls NFL and college basketball for TV and radio.

Tom talked about calling the great Packers/Cowboys game in the divisional round of the playoffs the week before, how he juggles multiple sports and prepares for games, how much he listens to his old broadcasts to improve and what it’s like when a coach calls a timeout that ices the broadcaster. Read the whole post

Episode 11: Ben Lindbergh

In Episode 11 of The Mitch Goldich Podcast, my guest was Ben Lindbergh.

Ben is a writer for The Ringer, covering mostly baseball, but also topics like movies, television, video games and more.

Ben explained how he manages to cover baseball while also finding time to follow his many other hobbies. He also talked about how he writes about baseball, comes up with ideas for new articles and finds time to co-host three different podcasts. Read the whole post

Episode 10: Michael McCann

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In Episode 10 of The Mitch Goldich Podcast, my guest was Michael McCann.

Michael is my colleague at Sports Illustrated, where he serves as our legal analyst. He’s also a law professor at the University of New Hampshire, where he also holds several other administrative positions.

We spoke about his legal career, which includes serving as counsel for Maurice Clarett, during the star Ohio State running back’s lawsuit against the NFL. Read the whole post

Episode 9: Nichole Young

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In Episode 9 of The Mitch Goldich Podcast, my guest was Nichole Young.

Nichole recently finished through-hiking the Appalachian Trail, a 2,000+ mile journey that took about five months. We discussed what made her want to do something so crazy, and what mental and physical challenges she faced on her hike.

She gave details about what she ate, where she slept and how much gear she carried with her. Read the whole post

Episode 8: Dan Hicks

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In Episode 8 of The Mitch Goldich Podcast, my guest was Dan Hicks.

Dan is a broadcaster for NBC. He calls Olympic swimming, golf and Notre Dame football. Rio 2016 will be his sixth Olympics as the lead play-by-play man for NBC’s swimming in prime time.

We discussed his career as the play-by-play voice for Michael Phelps’ entire Olympic career. Dan gave insight into how he prepares for the Olympics, and the unique challenges that making calling swimming different from other sports. Read the whole post

Episode 7: Michael Levin

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In Episode 7 of The Mitch Goldich Podcast, my guest was Michael Levin.

Michael is a writer for Liberty Ballers, SB Nation’s Philadelphia 76ers blog, and co-host of The Rights To Ricky Sanchez podcast. He also organized The Rights To Ricky Sanchez NBA Draft Lottery party with about 2,000 Sixers fans that received national media attention.

We discussed The Process, and what it’s been like being a Sam Hinkie supporting fan, blogger and podcaster over the last three seasons. Read the whole post