The Doug Russell Podcast

Award-winning sports reporter, host, and anchor Doug Russell (currently heard on 97.3 “The Game” in Milwaukee and formerly on WTMJ, WKTI (ESPN), WSSP, and national syndication) is joined by newsmakers and newsbreakers that cover the teams you love!

The Bill Michaels Huddle with Mike Clemens and COVID on campus

October 30th, 2020

On the weekend edition of TDRP, Doug hits the news of the week, with the Brewers cutting loose Ryan Braun an what that means for him moving forward. Also, what went into the decision to cancel Saturday's Wisconsin-Nebraska football game with Barry Alvarez (12:01) and Paul Chryst (15:42). Plus, Tony La Russa is back managing the White Sox more than 40 years after he first landed there. Doug has some crazy statistics and a mea culpa (20:52). Thursday night, Doug joined Bill Michaels on his statewide "Huddle" show for a Packers preview (31:34) and we wrap up with Kyle Korver detailing what went into the Bucks playoff boycott (47:23).

Inquisitr.com CEO Dominick Miserandino and WTMJ’s Steve Scaffidi

October 29th, 2020

On today's BONUS edition of TDRP, Doug goes all-in on how we have consumed this year's election season. Has the media played favorites or is that a partisan fallacy? Media entrepreneur Dominick Miserandino offers his expertise; locally, how are talk shows trying to be credible but also opinionated? WTMJ's Steve Scaffidi joins Doug to talk about that. 

Frank Caliendo (from 2004), the latest on J.J. Watt, and the final polls are out

October 28th, 2020

On today's "Anything Goes Wednesday" edition of TDRP, Doug dives deeper into the J.J. Watt to the Packers rumor, the Badgers pausing their season for the time being after a COVID outbreak on the team, the final Marquette Law Poll before the election has been released, and comedian Frank Caliendo jumps into the wayback machine from a 2004 conversation with Doug on Sporting News Radio!

Mike Wickett - and should J.J. Watt come to Green Bay?

October 26th, 2020

On the Monday TDRP, Doug recaps the Packers win over the Texans, including Pewaukee native J.J. Watt's terse post game presser (6:39). Also, Doug's former WSSP morning show co-host Mike Wickett (20:15) joins the show for an all-reaching conversation you won't want to miss!

Jake Kocorowski on the Badgers and KILT-Houston’s Sean Pendergast

October 23rd, 2020

On the weekend edition of TDRP, Doug checks in with Badger Blitz Senior Writer Jake Kocorowski (2:15) on Wisconsin's opening night game vs. Illinois and the season as a whole; also, KILT-Houston morning show host Sean Pendergast (32:40) joins Doug to talk about the state of the Texans and what the future holds for Pewaukee native J.J. Watt. 

Vin Baker from 2017, and a World Series wayback machine

October 21st, 2020

On today's "Anything Goes Wednesday" edition of TDRP, Doug revisits his conversation from 2017 with Bucks great Vin Baker, plus a look at Game 1 of the World Series, a look (way) back at Game 1 of the 1982 World Series, how Utah is showing the rest of the country up, and we say goodbye to another musical genius of the 1980's.

Tyler Dunne on the Packers loss to Tampa Bay

October 19th, 2020

On today's TDRP, Doug rehashes the Packers drubbing at the hands of the Buccaneers on Sunday, as longtime NFL writer Tyler Dunne joins the show. Also, the World Series is set, and NHL broadcasting legend Mike "Doc" Emrick hangs up his headset for good.

Packers preview and Mitch “Thunder” Nelles

October 16th, 2020

On the Friday edition of TDRP, Doug previews Sunday's Packers vs. Buccaneers game and old friend Mitch "Thunder" Nelles drops by for another talk about football, Netflix, their respective studio setups, and Mitch's undying love for all things Tom Brady. 

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