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Sports Businss Radio Road Show Heads to UCLA for chat with Baron Davis on December 4th

We're excited to announce that the Sports Business Radio Road Show presented by @Postano is headed to the UCLA campus on December 4th.

Sports Business Radio host Brian Berger will interview former UCLA and NBA star Baron Davis in front of an audience comprised of sports business students from UCLA's @CenterforMEMES.

Davis is a savvy businessman and will discuss his business acumen as well as life following his very successful NBA career.

The conversation with Davis at UCLA will be recorded and will air on an upcoming edition of Sports Business Radio.

The Sports Business Radio Road Show presented by Postano takes the conversations on our show to sports business students at universities. Students have the opportunity ask questions and interact with the key decision makers and marquee names who appear on Sports Business Radio.

Past guests at the Sports Business Radio Road show have included MLS Commissioner Don Garber, Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott and Jordan Brand President Larry Miller.

If you are interested in having the Sports Business Radio Road Show visit your university for a conversation with a key decision maker from the world of sports, email

Former NFL Players Association President Kevin Mawae Joins Sports Business Radio for In-depth Interview about NFL

Kevin Mawae, former President of the NFL Players Association and 16-year NFL veteran goes one-on-one with Sports Business Radio host Brian Berger to provide insight on what current and former NFL players think of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Mawae also shares his observations of Goodell's relationship with NFL owners. Mawae also shares his thoughts on the NFL's efforts regarding player safety and what the league needs to do to address player discipline.

Mawae was the NFLPA President during the lockout in 2011 and was involved in the negotiations of a new CBA.

Listen on iTunes or via this link:

Sports Busness Radio Examines the NFL in Crisis

Sports Business Radio host Brian Berger and Yahoo! Sports NFL reporter Rand Getlin (@Rand_Getlin) closely examine the NFL in crisis after high profile off the field controversies involving Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson, Greg Hardy and other players involved in domestic violence.

What do these controversies mean for the future of the NFL and the league's Commssioner Roger Goodell? Listen to the latest episode of Sports Business Radio here:

The Sports Business Radio podcast can also be downloaded on iTunes, Tunein Radio, Stitcher and the Swell app.

Sports Business Radio Host & Crisis PR Expert Brian Berger Weighs in on Roger Goodell Press Conference

Sports Business Radio host and crisis PR expert Brian Berger weighs in on NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's press conference.

Berger on the Fox Sports Radio network:

Berger on the Bald Faced Truth with John Canzano on 750AM The Game in Portland:

We Preview the Top NFL Sports Business Storylines on the Latest Edition of Sports Business Radio

Jason Cole, NFL reporter for the Bleacher Report joins us to preview the upcoming NFL season and discuss the top sports business storylines. We also discuss Colts owner Jim Irsay's suspension and fine as well as Houston Texans DE JJ Watt's new $100M contract. Brian Cheek of Postano joins us to discuss what Postano will be doing with teams like the Dallas Cowboys and Arizona Cardinals this NFL season to help them engage with their fans via social media. We also discuss the sports business headlines of the week including Kevin Durant's new contract with Nike.

Listen to the latest edition of Sports Business Radio here:

Brian Windhorst, ESPN NBA Insider, Joins Sports Business Radio for In-Depth Conversation about LeBron James

Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN), ESPN NBA Insider and someone who has covered LeBron James since James was in grade school, joins us to talk about the ramifications of LeBron's move from the Miami Heat to Cleveland Cavaliers and how the surprising chain of events that saw James return to Cleveland unfolded.

Berger and Windhorst discuss Dan Gilbert, Rich Paul, Maverick Carter, Pat Riley and the futures for the Cavs and Heat after LeBron's return to Cleveland. Insight you won't hear anywhere else.

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Tiki Barber and Ric Bucher Join Brian Berger on Latest Edition of Sports Business Radio

Tiki Barber, the all-time leading rusher for the New York Giants, joins us to discuss his unique sports business Thuzio as well as top storylines from the NFL. Ric Bucher, Bleacher Report national NBA reporter and TNT broadcaster stops by to discuss the Clippers $2B sale to Steve Ballmer as well as the future of NBA star Kevin Love amongst other NBA topics.

Listen to the latest edition of Sports Business Radio here:

Sports Business Radio Host & Crisis PR Expert Brian Berger Weighs in on Donald Sterling's Lifetime Ban by the NBA

Sports Business Radio host and longtime Crisis PR expert Brian Berger has made several media appearances discussing the lifetime ban handed down by the NBA to LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling.

Berger on ESPN Radio Network:

Fox Sports Radio Network:

Berger on NBC-TV Portland:

Berger on Bell Media Network - Montreal:

Berger is the Founder of the Sports PR Summit ( and partner with the media and social media training firm Everything is on the Record (

Latest Edition of Sports Business Radio now available via Podcast

Christine Brennan of USA Today joins us to discuss the startling stats around the decline of the number of people playing golf as well as the lack of African American players in MLB. Zvee Geffen from Topps joins us to discuss how the trading card company is thriving in the digital age. Dr. Rahul Desai, our sports injury expert, stops by to discuss the epidemic of Tommy John surgeries for MLB pitchers.

Listen to the show here:

Associated Press Feature on Sports Business Radio's 10-year Run

Sports Business Radio is celebrating its 10-year anniversary this week. The Associated Press sat down with SBR Co-Founder and Host Brian Berger to discuss the show's success over the past decade.

Read the feature here:

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