Business of Sports: NFL Business Podcast

Business of Sports: NFL Business Podcast

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NFL Business


ESPN.com’s Howard Bryant
Nov 21 • 39 min
ESPN.com’s Howard Bryant talks with Andrew about the Kaepernick workout including what went on during the workout, and what has happened since.
Brandt’s Rants
Nov 13 • 21 min
On this week’s podcast, Andrew dives deep into the subject of Colin Kaepernick’s workout, being arranged by the NFL league office. He makes many interesting points throughout the show and will leave you with more questions than answers!
Val Ackerman
Nov 5 • 27 min
Big East Commissioner Val Ackerman talks with Andrew on this week’s podcast about her involvement advising the NCAA about college athletes profiting from their name, image, likeness.
Tim Donaghy
Nov 1 • 38 min
Inside Game (in theaters Nov 1) follows the story of former NBA referee Tim Donaghy and the 2007 betting scandal. Tim, along with his friend/accomplice Tommy Martino, & Tommy’s cousin Paul Martino (the producer of the film) sat down with Andrew to discuss…
TJ Quinn
Oct 24 • 53 min
ESPN investigative reporter TJ Quinn joins Andrew on this week’s podcast to discuss the death of Angel’s pitcher Tyler Skaggs & what happens next with the DEA, the Angels, and how to control opioid addictions in MLB.
Brandt’s Rants
Oct 16 • 33 min
Andrew talks about the Lions @ Packers officiating controversy, the Jalen Ramsey trade, & more thoughts from the NBA/China story on this week’s podcast.
Len Elmore
Oct 10 • 30 min
Former NBA & College Basketball star Len Elmore, a senior lecturer at Columbia University talks with Andrew about the NBA China standoff.
Gabe Feldman & Andy Schwarz
Oct 2 • 73 min
Andrew welcomes economist & antitrust expert Andy Schwarz and Tulane Sports Law expert Gabe Feldman to this week’s podcast. They go in-depth on California’s ‘Fair Play to Pay Act’ that will allow college athletes to profit from their name, image, &…
Joe Banner
Sep 25 • 39 min
Joe Banner, former NFL President and CEO with Eagles and Browns returns to the podcast to discuss free agency, tanking, contracts, & more.
Antonio Brown’s Release from the Patriots
Sep 21 • 16 min
Andrew recorded this ‘emergency’ podcast after the Patriots released Antonio Brown on Friday. What happens next for AB? Andrew talks about any money owed, how much he already received, & whole lot more.
Brandt’s Rants
Sep 19 • 31 min
Andrew ‘Rants” on Jalen Ramsey, Daniel Jones vs Eli Manning, & ‘tanking’ in the NFL on this week’s podcast. To hear more about the new podcast, “The Lead” (from Wondrey & The Athletic) that Andrew spoke about, visit: http://wondery.fm/TheLeadAB
Brandt’s Rants 9/11
Sep 11 • 27 min
On this week’s podcast, Andrew talks about September 11, 2001, the emotions of that day, the NFL’s initial plans to play that weekend, the logistical challenges, & the ultimate postponement of that weekend’s games. Also, Andrew talks more about the…
AB Rant on AB
Sep 7 • 19 min
On a special ‘Brandt’s Rants’ edition of the Business Of Sports , Andrew goes in-depth on Antonio Brown’s release by the Oakland Raiders. * Note, this was recorded prior to Brown signing with the Patriots*
Amy Trask
Sep 5 • 54 min
Former Raiders COO Amy Trask is back on the podcast. She & Andrew talk about the inner workings of NFL team offices., working with Al Davis, & much more.
Brandt’s Rants
Aug 29 • 30 min
Andrew goes in-depth on NFL cuts plus Andrew Luck on this week’s podcast.
David Epstein
Aug 20 • 86 min
Author David Epstein talks about his new book, Range: How Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World. He & Andrew discuss individuals who are specialists vs. generalists, our culture of trying to be the best, & much more.
Brandt’s Rants
Aug 13 • 35 min
This week, Andrew ‘Rants’ on Antonio Brown, the Dallas Cowboys, & the NFL’s partnership with Roc Nation.
Brandt’s Rants
Aug 7 • 26 min
Andrew ‘Rants’ on Tom Brady’s contract, the Dallas Cowboys holdouts, & Cryotherapy on this week’s podcast. He also answers listener questions. If you have a question for a future episode, leave him a message at 484-416-5654.
The NFC Title Game Lawsuit
Jul 31 • 53 min
Andrew welcomes New Orleans attorney Antonio Lemon to this week’s podcast. Antonio filed the NFC Title Game lawsuit on behalf of Saints ticket holders. He talks about why he filed the suit & what he hopes to get out of it.
Brandt’s Rants
Jul 23 • 30 min
This week, Andrew’s ‘Rants’ include his experience taking the NFLPA agent exam, Tyreek Hill & NFL discipline, & more.
Brandt’s Rants
Jul 17 • 21 min
Andrew ‘rants’ on having to retake the agents exam, the latest on the NFL CBA negotiations, & more on this week’s podcast.
Terri Boyer
Jul 11 • 27 min
Terri Boyer, the founding Director of the Anne Welsh McNulty Institute for Women’s Leadership at Villanova University talks with Andrew about equal pay in sports, specifically related to the U.S Women’s National Soccer team.
Ross Tucker
Jul 1 • 46 min
Andrew reverses the roles and interviews Ross on this week’s Business Of Sports podcast. They talk about NBA Free Agency, the NFL dead period, NFL Analytics, the balance between media access vs. privacy, & much more.
Max Dickson & Kenny Moore
Jun 27 • 36 min
This week is an emotional episode as Andrew talks with Colts CB Kenny Moore & how he saved the life of a dog and its owner, Max Dickson. The original story was written by Max’s father (link below).…
NBA Contracts vs. NFL Contracts
Jun 18 • 31 min
Andrew goes over the differences between NFL & NBA contracts as well as the salary cap between the two leagues on this week’s ‘Brandt’s Rants’ edition of the Business of Sports podcast.
Brandt’s Rants
Jun 12 • 22 min
This week on the Business of Sports, Andrew ‘rants’ about the Kevin Durant injury and then talks about his latest career move joining Vayner Sports as Executive Vice President.
Jeffrey Kessler & the US Women’s Soccer Lawsuit
Jun 5 • 28 min
With the Women’s World Cup set to start this week, Andrew shares his conversation with sports attorney Jeffrey Kessler (from last month’s Moorad Symposium) about the United States Women’s National Soccer Team’s lawsuit against USSoccer for gender equality…
Thoughts & Reflections on Bart Starr
May 29 • 17 min
Andrew reflects on the passing of Bart Starr & his interactions with the Packers legend during his time in Green Bay. Also, Andrew talks about marijuana in the NFL on this ‘Brandt’s Rants’ edition of the Business Of Sports.
The Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association
May 22 • 34 min
Andrew talks with Hilary Knight and Jocelyne Lamoureaux, two of the top women’s hockey players, about their decision to leave the NWHL (with over 200 players) and form the Professional Women’s Hockey Player’s Association.
Michael McCann
May 15 • 30 min
Sports Illustrated legal analyst Michael McCann returns to the Business of Sports podcast to talk about the latest on the Robert Kraft case. Also, Andrew ‘Rants’ on whether or not it’s a veteran player’s responsibility to mentor their eventual replacement.
The Moorad Symposium
May 7 • 58 min
On this week’s Business Of Sports, Andrew replays a panel from the recent Moorad symposium at Villanova University on the data, gambling, & privacy of athletes. The panel includes, Darren Rovell (The Action Network), Michele Roberts (Executive Director of…
Erik Burkhardt
May 1 • 64 min
Erik Burkhardt, the agent for Kyler Murray is this week’s guest with Andrew. Erik talks about working with Kyler, negotiating Frank Clark’s deal with Kansas City, & a whole lot more.
Brandt’s Rants
Apr 26 • 25 min
Andrew shares his ‘rants’ from the first round of the NFL Draft on this week’s podcast.
Mark Rodgers
Apr 18 • 58 min
Russell Wilson’s agent, Mark Rodgers talks with Andrew on this week’s podcast about the negotiations that went into Wilson’s record setting contract with the Seahawks.
David Canter
Apr 9 • 87 min
Longtime NFL agent David Canter joins Andrew on this week’s podcast to talk about his latest deal between DeMarcus Lawrence & the Dallas Cowboys. They also discuss Eric Weddle’s signing with the Rams and Oliver Vernon’s restructured contract with the…
A Postmortem of the AAF
Apr 1 • 29 min
Andrew looks back on his earlier episodes featuring ‘AAF Founder’ Charlie Ebersol & ‘AAF Funder’ Tom Dundon about the growth & longevity of the now defunct Alliance of American Football League.
Brandt’s Rants
Mar 27 • 20 min
Andrew talks about what it’s like inside the owner’s meetings & his thoughts on Rob Gronkowski on this week’s ‘Brandt’s Rants’ edition of the Business of Sports podcast.
Sara Slane
Mar 20 • 30 min
Sara Slane, the Senior Vice President of the American Gaming Association talks about the state of gambling in the U.S.
Free Agency ‘Brandt’s Rants’
Mar 14 • 29 min
Andrew talks about the major NFL trades involving Odell Beckham Jr & Antonio Brown plus the big free agency signings (Le’Veon Bell) on this week’s ‘Brandt’s Rants’ edition of the Business Of Sports podcast
Michael McCann
Mar 5 • 38 min
Sports Illustrated legal analyst Michael McCann is this week’s guest on the Business Of Sports. Michael & Andrew talk about Robert Kraft’s legal troubles and where they go from here.
Tom Dundon
Feb 28 • 42 min
Carolina Hurricanes owner & new Chairman of the Alliance of American Football Thomas Dundon is this week’s guest on the Business Of Sports podcast. He & Andrew discuss his career, how he got into sports ownership, & his latest investment in the AAF.
Brandt’s Rants
Feb 21 • 24 min
Andrew goes in-depth on the following topics this week: Antonio Brown, the Colin Kaepernick settlement, the AAF’s funding, & Zion Williamson’s injury.
Brandt’s Rants
Feb 12 • 25 min
Andrew “rants” about MLB Free Agency, the debut of the AAF, Antonio Brown, & more on this week’s podcast.
Charlie Ebersol
Feb 6 • 38 min
Charlie Ebersol, Co-Founder of the Alliance of American Football is this week’s guest with Andrew. They talk about how the AAF got its funding, their use of data & analytics, the value of the teams, its relationship with the NFL, & much more.
Jim Steeg
Jan 30 • 74 min
Former NFL executive Jim Steeg is Andrew’s guest this week on the Business Of Sports. Steeg helped transform the Super Bowl from just a game into the week long event it has become. They talk about the evolution of the Halftime Show, NFL Experience, A-List…
Angelo Poli
Jan 24 • 73 min
MetPro founder Angelo Poli is this week’s guest on the Business of Sports podcast talking about his company that offers Concierge Nutrition, Fitness & Lifestyle Coaching.
Booger McFarland
Jan 16 • 59 min
Booger McFarland is this week’s guest with Andrew on the Business Of Sports podcast. Booger talks about his upbringing, how he got into broadcasting, & his current gig with Monday Night Football.
Brandt’s Rants
Jan 10 • 26 min
On this week’s podcast, Andrew talks about getting a job in the sports industry, the NFL head coach hiring process, & more.
Ross Tucker
Jan 2 • 43 min
Andrew turns the tables and interviews Ross on this week’s Business Of Sports podcast. They look back on the 2018 NFL regular season and discuss the television ratings increase, rookie quarterbacks, Tom Brady’s compensation, the Steelers missing the…
Brandt’s Rants
Dec 28, 2018 • 24 min
On this week’s episode of the Business of Sports, Andrew talks about what it’s like after Week 17 for teams NOT in the post season. Also, he ‘rants’ on why Nick Foles will most likely not be a part of the 2019 Eagles.
Brandt’s Rants
Dec 19, 2018 • 22 min
Andrew talks about the end of the season player shut-downs and his latest thoughts on legalized gambling on this week’s edition of the Business Of Sports podcast.
Jim Quinn
Dec 14, 2018 • 36 min
This week’s guest on the Business Of Sports is antitrust lawyer, Jim Quinn. Quinn is representing the City of Oakland in a suit against the NFL for conspiring to keep Oakland from retaining the Raiders & for going against the relocation guidelines.
Darren Rovell
Dec 3, 2018 • 61 min
Andrew talks with Darren Rovell, Sports Business Reporter & Senior Executive Producer for @ActionNetworkHQ. They discuss Darren’s decision to leave ESPN, the Action Network in general, & a lot more. Also, Andrew ‘Rants’ about the Kareem Hunt situation and…
Wharton Sports Summit
Nov 27, 2018 • 47 min
On this week’s episode, Andrew plays his speech from the recent Wharton Sports Business Summit. He talks about what it’s like to be inside an NFL front office, specifically his time with the Green Bay Packers.
Dave Mason
Nov 21, 2018 • 36 min
Dave Mason from BetOnline.ag is this week’s guest with Andrew. They discuss business model for Sports Books, the history of BetOnline, Monday Nights Chiefs Rams game, & more.
Brandt’s Rants
Nov 14, 2018 • 30 min
Andrew dives deep into Le’Veon Bell’s decision to sit out the 2018 NFL season. He also talks in depth about the NFL moving the Chiefs /Rams game out of Mexico City and back to Los Angeles.
Nyheim Hines
Nov 7, 2018 • 24 min
Colts rookie running back Nyheim Hines is this week’s guest on the Business Of Sports. Nyheim talks with Andrew about playing with Andrew Luck, being a rookie in the NFL, and why he worked at a fast food restaurant during the Colts bye week.
Brandt’s Rants
Oct 31, 2018 • 30 min
Andrew dives deep into the NFL trade Deadline, gambling, & a few of your questions on this week’s Business Of Sports podcast.
Brandt’s Rants
Oct 23, 2018
Andrew dives deep into the NFL trade deadline, the World Series, and College Basketball’s ‘One and done’ on this week’s Business Of Sports podcast.
Brandt’s Rants
Oct 18, 2018 • 32 min
On this week’s podcast, Andrew talks about the NFL’s cross ownership rules, Chargers PSL sales, TV Ratings, Paul Allen, London, & more
Introducing Gladiator: Aaron Hernandez & Football Inc.
Oct 16, 2018 • 3 min
Football star Aaron Hernandez went from the bright lights of the Super Bowl to a convicted murderer in a few years. The Boston Globe’s Spotlight Team, best known for its investigation of the sexual abuse scandal inside the Catholic Church, takes a hard…
Matt Wynn - USA Today
Oct 9, 2018
Andrew’s guest on this week’s podcast is USA Today columnist Matt Wynn. Wynn & John Kelly analyzed NFL TV ratings in select markets to determine if there was a “Trump Effect” in 2017.
Chris Seeger
Oct 4, 2018 • 63 min
Chris Seeger, the lead attorney in the NFL concussion settlement spoke with Andrew (and his class at Villanova Law school) about the settlement for this week’s Business Of Sports podcast.
Brandt’s Rants
Sep 26, 2018 • 30 min
Andrew talks about the player safety double-standard in the NFL, Placeholder QBs, & Le’Veon Bell on this week’s podcast.
Joe Banner
Sep 19, 2018 • 41 min
Former Eagles & Brown President Joe Banner is this week’s guest with Andrew. They talk a lot about Josh Gordon, Khalil Mack, Carson Wentz starting, & more.
Sally Jenkins
Sep 12, 2018 • 27 min
Washington Post columnist Sally Jenkins talks with Andrew about the Serena Williams US Open Final controversy.
Mark Leibovich
Sep 2, 2018 • 45 min
NY Times author Mark Leibovich talks with Andrew about his new book, “Big Game: The NFL in Dangerous Times.” Mark talks about his dealings with Roger Goodell, several owners, and the inner workings of the league.
Brant’s Rants
Aug 30, 2018 • 29 min
On this week’s podcast, Andrew dives deep into the new contracts for Aaron Rodgers and Odell Beckham Jr.
Dan Pompei
Aug 23, 2018 • 26 min
Veteran NFL writer Dan Pompei talks with Andrew about his collaboration with Eagles Head Coach Doug Pederson on the his new book, Fearless.
Brandt’s Rants
Aug 15, 2018 • 23 min
This week Andrew goes in depth on Tom Brady’s contract adjustment, Roquan Smith ending his holdout, & the latest on the anthem protests.
Brandt’s Rants
Aug 8, 2018 • 19 min
This week on the Business Of Sports, Andrew talks about NFL rookie contracts, the NBA & its stance on sports gambling, and NFL holdouts.
Anquan Boldin
Jul 30, 2018 • 38 min
On this week’s ‘Business Of Sports,’ Andrew talks with former NFL WR Anquan Boldin about his activism, the player’s coalition, & what’s behind the player protests.
Jack Groetzinger
Jul 25, 2018 • 26 min
Seat Geek Co-Founder Jack Groetzinger talks with Andrew about starting Seat Geek, what makes them different, how they grew, their partnership with SnapChat, & more.
Leigh Steinberg
Jul 17, 2018 • 44 min
Andrew talks with the preeminent sports agent of our time, Leigh Steinberg about his start in the business, how the agent business has changed over the years, and his advice for aspiring agents.
Brandt’s Rants
Jul 11, 2018 • 27 min
Andrew weighs in on the NFL’s anthem policy, NBA contracts, the Franchise Tag deadline, & LeSean McCoy on this week’s podcast.
Adam Grant
Jun 27, 2018 • 34 min
Renowned author/speaker/professor Adam Grant (@AdamMGrant) shares his thoughts on success & traits of winners in sports.
Rich Kleiman
Jun 6, 2018 • 40 min
This week on the Business Of Sports Andrew talks with Rich Kleiman, Kevin Durant’s manager & business partner @ Durant Company.
Laurent D. Tardif
May 31, 2018 • 27 min
Kansas City Chiefs Lineman Laurent D. Tardif just graduated medical school. He talks about balancing his medical career and football career with Andrew on this week’s Business of Sports podcast.
Thomas Dimitroff
May 21, 2018 • 37 min
Atlanta Falcons General Manager Thomas Dimitroff joins Andrew to discuss Matt Ryans $150,000,000 contract.
Legalized Sports Gambling
May 17, 2018 • 28 min
Andrew shares his thoughts on the recent Supreme Court decision to let the states legalize sports gambling. Additionally, he answers some of your questions on this week’s bonus episode of the Business Of Sports.
David Purdum & Dustin Gouker
May 14, 2018 • 29 min
ESPN gambling guru David Purdum & Legal Sports Report’s Dustin Gouker join Andrew to discuss the SCOTUS decision to strike down the federal ban on sports betting.
Ask Andrew
May 9, 2018 • 20 min
On this week’s podcast, Andrew answers your questions about the business of sports. If you have a question for Andrew, you can leave him a message at 484-416-5654.
Jack Mills
Apr 30, 2018 • 61 min
Baker Mayfield’s agent, Jack Mills is this week’s guest on the Business Of Sports. Andrew & Jack have a wide ranging conversation including: -How he signed Baker with one meeting at a restaurant (the Big Red O, in LA), even before dinner was ordered. -How…
Sloan Sports Analytics Conference
Apr 23, 2018 • 34 min
Andrew spoke at the Sloan Sports Analytics Conference in February 2018 about his background, becoming an agent, what it’s like inside the front office of the Green Bay Packers & how they landed Aaron Rodgers on draft night in 2005.
John Branch & Juliet Macur
Apr 16, 2018 • 38 min
This week Andrew speaks with NY Times sports reporters John Branch & Juliet Macur about their recent article on the sexualization of professional cheerleaders.
Brandt’s Rants
Apr 4, 2018 • 33 min
This week, Andrew’s topics include an inside look at Villanova’s success, MLB games on Facebook, Patriots/Rams trade/philosophies, & LeBron v. Saban.
Kari Smoker
Mar 27, 2018
Under the new Federal tax law, Pro Sports player contracts are now “Real Property,” which means they are now subject to Capital Gains Tax. This week, Andrew talks with SUNY Brockport Professor/ Tax expert Kari Smoker about the tax implications when…
Allen Robinson
Mar 20, 2018
Andrew talks with Bears WR Allen Robinson to get an inside perspective on free agency from a player’s viewpoint.
Free Agency
Mar 15, 2018
This is the busiest week in the NFL off season. Andrew does a “Brandt’s Rants” edition of the Business Of Sports podcast talking about free agency.
Salary Cap 101
Mar 8, 2018
On this week’s podcast, Andrew explains the history of the NFL salary cap and how its calculated.
Brandt’s Rants
Feb 28, 2018
On this week’s Business Of Sports podcast, Andrew talks about Goodell v. Jones, Blake Bortles contract, Papa John’s/Pizza Hut, player cuts, & more.
Ken Rosenthal
Feb 19, 2018
This week Andrew shifts gears to talk baseball with Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports & The Athletic. They discuss the stagnant MLB free agent market.
John Barr
Feb 12, 2018
ESPN Investigative reporter John Barr is this week’s guest on the Business Of Sports. He talks with Andrew about covering the Larry Nassar case.
Mike Sielski
Feb 5, 2018
Philadelphia Inquirer columnist Mike Sielski chats with Andrew about the Eagles Super Bowl victory.
Brandt’s Rants
Jan 23, 2018
Andrew shares his insights to the Eagles and Patriots leading up to the Super Bowl.
Amy Trask
Jan 16, 2018
Former NFL Team Executives Andrew Brandt and Amy Trask discuss what it’s like to be an NFL team exec and how their careers evolved after leaving the Packers & Raiders respectively.
Mark Murphy
Jan 10, 2018
Packers President Mark Murphy sits down with Andrew on this week’s Business Of Sports podcast. They address the Packers’ and NFL business, social protests, his background, management style, & the unique challenges in Green Bay.
Brandt’s Rants
Jan 6, 2018
On this week’s Business Of Sports podcast, Andrew talks about the Packers, Jon Gruden, and Seth Wickersham’s (ESPN) story about the New England Patriots.
Jon Wertheim
Dec 20, 2017
Sports Illustrated Executive Editor Jon Wertheim broke the Jerry Richardson story. He talks about it on this week’s Business Of Sports Podcast with Andrew Brandt.
Brandt’s Rants
Dec 14, 2017
Andrew discusses Aaron Rodgers return, Roger Goodell’s extension, the Verizon deal, and CTE/Concussions on this week’s podcast.
Brandt’s Rants
Dec 7, 2017
Andrew goes inside the Supreme Court gambling case, the conflicted relationship we have with NFL violence, arbitrary suspensions, and Roger Goodell’s extension on this week’s podcast.
The Sports Betting Case
Nov 28, 2017
David Purdum, ESPN Gambling guru & Ryan Rodenberg, Associate Professor at Florida State University join Andrew this week to discuss ‘Christie v. NCAA’ (aka the Sports Betting case) which the US Supreme Court will hear about legalized sports gambling in…
Sally Jenkins
Nov 13, 2017
Washington Post columnist & writer Sally Jenkins is this week’s guest on the Business of Sports discussing Jerry Jones vs. Roger Goodell.
Brandt’s Rants
Nov 9, 2017
Andrew shares his thoughts on the big legal issues in the NFL this week including Ezekiel Elliott’s suspension and Jones v. Goodell.
Joe Banner
Oct 31, 2017
Former Eagles President/Browns CEO Joe Banner talks with Andrew about the NFL trade deadline.
Ryan Howard
Oct 24, 2017
On this week’s podcast Andrew talks with former Phillies 1B Ryan Howard about being a professional baseball player and his entry into the business world.
Jim Trotter
Oct 18, 2017
ESPN’s Jim Trotter talks with Andrew about the recent NFL owner’s meetings. He also discusses his recent conversations with NFL players about social issues.
Brandt’s Rants
Oct 14, 2017
This week Andrew does a “Brandt’s Rants” about social protests, Zeke, Duane Brown, & more.
Brandt’s Rants
Sep 26, 2017
Andrew offers insight on the players side as well as the owners side as it relates to President Trump’s recent comments regarding the National Anthem.
Brandt’s Rants
Sep 18, 2017
Andrew dives deep into the decision to extend & compensate Roger Goodell and the complicated relationship the NFL owners have to the Commissioner.
Tom Condon
Sep 11, 2017
Andrew talks with super agent Tom Condon about negotiating Matthew Stafford’s new contract and whether or not we will see fully guaranteed contracts in the NFL anytime soon.
Jason Robins
Sep 5, 2017
Andrew talks with Draft Kings CEO Jason Robins about how Draft Kings got started, their 2015 advertising push, their failed merger talks with Fan Duel, legal issues/regulations with New York (and other states), and their Week 1 $1 Billion giveaway…
Brandt’s Rants
Sep 1, 2017
Andrew talks about Matthew Stafford’s new contract with the Lions to become the highest paid player in the NFL.
Dave Zirin
Aug 28, 2017
Andrew talks with @thenation ‘s sports editor Dave Sirin about the recent Colin Kaepernick rally in from of the NFL offices in NYC.
Brandt’s Rants
Aug 22, 2017
Andrew shares his thoughts on Roger Goodell’s contract extension and the tension between the NFL and NFLPA.
Brandt’s Rants
Aug 8, 2017
Andrew shares his thoughts on the CTE study and what it means for the future of football. Also, he talks about Spike Lee’s rally for Colin Kaepernick.
Chris Nowinski & Dr. Jesse Mez
Jul 31, 2017
Chris Nowinski, the Co-Founder of the Concussion Legacy Foundation and Dr. Jesse Mez, Assistant Professor of Neurology at Boston University talk about their recent landmark study in the Journal of American Medical Association between CTE and football.
Domonique Foxworth
Jul 26, 2017
Former NFL CB & NFLPA President Domonique Foxworth talks with Andrew about his involvement with the NFLPA, why unions are generally better for management than players, and why he thinks De-Certification is needed.
Brandt’s Rants
Jul 10, 2017
Andrew compares the NBA to the NFL and answers the question, “Why doesn’t the NFL have guaranteed contracts?”
Joe Asher
Jun 29, 2017
Joe Asher, CEO of the William Hill Sports & Race Book talks with Andrew about the SCOTUS decision to hear New Jersey’s case to allow legal sports betting.
Brandt’s Rants
Jun 20, 2017
Andrew compares the business of the NBA to the NFL, Michael Oher, & Amazon, & more on this week’s podcast.
Will Ahmed
Jun 5, 2017
Andrew talks with Whoop CEO, Will Ahmed about their deal with the NFLPA to monitor and sell player’s data from Whoop’s wearable health monitoring device.
Sally Jenkins
May 29, 2017
Andrew talks with Washington Post columnist Sally Jenkins about her recent article regarding Tom Brady hiding concussions.
RTFP: Brandt’s Rants
May 23, 2017
Andrew talks about what agents are negotiating for in NFL rookie contracts and Mark Cuban’s comments on NBA teams tanking once they are eliminated from the playoffs.
Tom Condon
May 9, 2017
Super Agent Tom Condon talks with Andrew about his scouting process for new clients, his nine 1st round clients in this year’s draft, and what the future is for Sam Bradford in Minnesota.
The ESPN Layoffs
May 2, 2017
Andrew discusses his time at ESPN and being a part of the recent layoffs.
Malcolm Jenkins
Apr 24, 2017
Andrew talks with Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins about his social activism, advice for draftees, and much more on this week’s podcast.
Celeste & Sydney Corcoran
Apr 16, 2017
Boston bombing survivors Celeste & Sydney Corcoran talk with Andrew about the bombing, their recovery, and how they are helping others through their, “One World Strong” foundation.
John Ourand
Apr 5, 2017
Sports Business Journal’s John Ourand is this week’s guest on the Business of Sports podcast. He and Andrew discuss Tony Romo’s decision to join CBS and the impact of Amazon’s $50M rights fee to stream Thursday Night Football.
Brandt’s Rants
Mar 28, 2017
Andrew’s thoughts on the Vegas Raiders, Goodell shortening games, and Kaepernick distraction discrimination.
USA Women’s Hockey Boycott
Mar 18, 2017
Attorneys for USA Women’s Hockey and forward Meggan Duggan address their boycott of the upcoming World Championships.
Joe Banner
Mar 8, 2017
Former Eagles & Browns President Joe Banner is this week’s guest with Andrew discussing free agency and what’s next for guys like Adran Peterson, Tony Romo, & Jamaal Charles.
Brandt’s Rants
Mar 1, 2017
Andrew discusses the Scouting combine & Franchise tags on this week’s podcast.
Paul Domowich
Feb 21, 2017
Andrew recently hosted a sit-down at Villanova with Paul Domowich of the Philadelphia Daily News. Domowich, one of the HOF voters who supported TO talks about what happened with denying him entry, the exclusion of Paul Tagliabue, and some interesting…
Ross Tucker
Feb 7, 2017
Ross joins Andrew to discuss the Falcons Super Bowl miscues.
Thomas Dimitroff
Jan 31, 2017
Falcons GM (and former head of New England’s college scouting) is Andrew’s guest this week on the Business of Sports.
Don Yee
Jan 23, 2017
Longtime agent Don Yee talks with Andrew about starting his new venture, The Pac Pro Football League.
John Spanos
Jan 16, 2017
Chargers President of Football Operations John Spanos talks with Andrew about the move to Los Angeles.
Joe Banner
Jan 9, 2017
Former Eagles & Browns exec Joe Banner talks about what to look for when hiring an NFL coach.
2016 in Review
Dec 27, 2016
Andrew reflects back on 2016 with his “Top Ten” Business of Sports stories of the year.
Ahmad Nassar
Dec 19, 2016
This week Andrew speaks with Ahmad Nassar, the President of NFL Players Inc (the for profit division of the NFLPA that handles licensing, sponsorships, etc) about their new venture, One Team Collective.
Annie Apple
Dec 12, 2016
Andrew & Annie discuss the process of how draft eligible prospects pick an agent.
Dave Purdum
Dec 5, 2016
Dave Purdue writes for ESPN Chalk about sports gambling. He and Andrew discuss the state of gambling, Raiders/Vegas, & more..
Buster Olney
Nov 30, 2016
ESPN Senior Baseball writer Buster Only joins Andrew to discuss the latest on the MLB Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Lane Johnson’s Legal Team
Nov 29, 2016
Steve Zashin and the rest of Lane Johnson’s legal team talk with Andrew about the appeal of Johnson’s suspension and their actions against the NFL and NFLPA.
Andrew Hawkins
Nov 21, 2016
Cleveland Browns WR Andrew Hawkins is this week’s guest with Andrew Brandt. They discuss race relations and his recent trip to Capitol Hill.
Ralph Cindrich
Nov 15, 2016
Former NFL agent (and player) Ralph Cindrich is this week’s guest with Andrew. They discuss how the agent business has changed over the past 30 years, his experience with former players memory loss ,and his new book, “NFL Brawler.”
Rick Klein
Nov 7, 2016
ABC News Political Director Rick Klein talks about the Presidential election and how (if at all) it affected the decreasing NFL television ratings.
Brandt’s Rants
Oct 31, 2016
Andrew’s rants this week include the Trade deadline, domestic violence in the NFL, and next week’s Chargers stadium vote.
Jane McManus
Oct 25, 2016
ESPN’s Jane McManus discusses domestic violence in the NFL.
Chris Seeger
Oct 17, 2016
Chris Seeger, the lead attorney in the NFL concussion litigation is Andrew’s guest on this week’s podcast.
Jacob Tamme
Oct 11, 2016
Atlanta Falcons Tight End Jacob Tamme rebuts Donald Trump’s comments about “Locker Room culture” and how comments like Trumps are not prevalent in NFL locker rooms.
Michael McCann
Oct 5, 2016
This week Andrew speaks with sports attorney Michael McCann about the end of Deflategate, the O’Bannon case being denied by the Supreme Court, and Maria Sharapova’s suspension reduction.
Brandt’s Rants
Sep 27, 2016
This week’s Brandt’s Rants focuses on the Eagles, a restructuring in the league office, and the CBA.
Jeff Miller
Sep 19, 2016
Jeff Miller, the NFL’s point man on player health & safety joins this week’s show to talk about the NFL’s Play Smart Play Safe initiative, its funding/priorities, and more.
Domonique Foxworth
Sep 12, 2016
NFLPA President Domonique Foxworth joins Andrew on this week’s podcast.
Brandt’s Rants
Sep 6, 2016
Andrew’s rants on Colin Kaepernick, Sam Bradford, and the Labor day cuts.
Aaron Rodgers
Aug 30, 2016
Andrew talks with Packers superstar Aaron Rodgers about the NFLPA, this season’s Packers team, and more.
Brandt’s Rants
Aug 23, 2016
Andrew shares his thoughts on the latest news of the week including the Al Jazeera report, Josh Brown’s suspension, Ryan Lochte, & more.
Eugene Monroe
Aug 15, 2016
Retired Ravens & Jaguars OT Eugene Monroe talks with Andrew about the unsafe use of opioids in the NFL and his advocacy for the league to accept marijuana as an accepted option for pain management.
Michael Avenatti
Aug 11, 2016
Attorney Michael Avenatti is suing the NFL over the Hall of Fame game. He talks to Andrew Brandt about the case as well as an update to his other high profile case involving the NFL - the lawsuit from Super Bowl XLV in Dallas.
David Epstein
Aug 8, 2016
ProPublica’s David Epstein talks about Russian doping in the olympics plus the iOC vs. the anti doping agencies as the summer games in Rio get underway.
AJ Tarpley
Aug 2, 2016
This week Andrew talks with AJ Tarpley, the former Bills Linebacker who retired from the NFL at age 23, after only one year in the league due to concussions
Scott Fujita
Jul 29, 2016
Former NFL Linebacker Scott Fujita joins Andrew to talk about his friendship with Steve Gleason and the newly released Gleason movie.
Rich McKay
Jul 25, 2016
Falcons President Rich McKay joins Andrew this week to discuss getting the Super Bowl in 2019, the Falcons concession pricing for their new stadium, and his work on the NFL’s competition committee.
Joby Branion
Jul 18, 2016
Von Miller’s agent Joby Branion joins this week’s show to talk about his negotiations with the Broncos that led Miller to the biggest defensive player contract in NFL history.
Justin Tuck
Jul 11, 2016
Justin Tuck looks back on a successful career with the Giants followed by an eventful two-year stint with the Raiders; explains life lessons learned from Michael Strahan and his role modeling for younger players; and looks ahead to pursuing his MBA at the…
Brad Allen
Jul 5, 2016
Andrew talks with NextVR’s CEO Brad Allen about the future of virtual reality in sports & entertainment.
Annie Apple
Jun 27, 2016
Annie Apple, the mother of NYGiants’ top pick Eli Apple and longtime Twitter pal of Andrew talks about her new fame, how she is teaching Eli about life on & off the field, and much more.
Howie Roseman
Jun 21, 2016
Eagles EVP/GM Howie Roseman explains his entry into the football business, the inherent bias against non “football guys”, and his philosophies on an active Eagles offseason (including dramatic moves at the quarterback position)
Jeffrey Kessler
Jun 13, 2016
Preeminent player-oriented sports attorney Jeffrey Kessler explains his advocacy on behalf of (1) NFL players (Bounty case, Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson, Tom Brady), (2) NCAA players (suing the NCAA for player pay, rights and benefits), and (3) the US…
Jeremy Schaap
Jun 7, 2016
ESPN’s Jeremy Schaap talks about the passing of Muhammad Ali on the latest “Business of Sports” podcast.
Tom Condon
May 3, 2016
Andrew sits down with super agent Tom Condon.
Joe Banner
Apr 25, 2016
Joe Banner, the former CEO of the Browns & former President of the Eagles joins Andrew in his debut episode of “The Business of Sports” podcast to discuss the philosophy of acquiring tough, smart, high character players, the big trades at the top of the…
Business of Sports Preview
Apr 15, 2016
Business of Sports Sample Clip