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 Packers win on SNF, and hoops talk with Brian Geltzeiler and Mike DeCourcy

November 30th, 2020

On a power-packed Monday TDRP, Doug reviews the Packers Sunday Night Football thrashing of the Chicago Bears, does a sweep around the NFL (8:16), revisits the new Lions head coach's greatest moment, talks NBA hoops with NBA Radio's Brian Geltzeiler (17:30), talks college hoops with Sporting News Senior Writer Mike DeCourcy (34:15), looks back on Mike Tyson's greatest rant ever (51:30), says Happy Birthday to the greatest sports announcer of all time (52:15), and drops live turkeys out of a helicopter (sort of...) (59:30)!

Adam Abdalla (ESPN 1000-Chicago) on Packers-Bears and Cole Thompson (Fansided) on the NFL

November 27th, 2020

On the Black Friday TDRP, Doug's conversations from his guest hosting stint on SportsMap Radio Network with ESPN-Chicago's Adam Abdalla on Packers vs. Bears and Fansided NFL Writer Cole Thompson on the rest of the league!

Monday’s day after the weekend football debacle (Take 2)

November 26th, 2020

So after getting a few emails (and THANK YOU! for bringing it to our attention), we accidentally posted last Friday's show where Monday's should have gone...so...with our sincere apologies and without further ado:

On the Monday edition of TDRP, Doug dives into two of the most awfully executed and coached football games Wisconsin sports fans have had to endure: Sunday's Packers debacle at Indianapolis and Saturday's Badgers meek effort at Northwestern. Also, the dust has finally settled in the Bucks front office. So now what?

Andrea Boehlke (Survivor, People Now, Good Morning America)

November 25th, 2020

On today's "Anything Goes Wednesday" TDRP, Doug catches up with longtime friend and Survivor alum Andrea Boehlke. While Andrea may be best known for her three stints on Survivor Island, she has really made a name for herself as an entertainment host for People TV and as a correspondent for ABC's Good Morning America. Doug and Andrea dive into the difficulties navigating from reality television to the entertainment industry, and how COVID has changed her world and priorities.

So about this past weekend on the gridiron…

November 23rd, 2020

On the Monday edition of TDRP, Doug dives into two of the most awfully executed and coached football games Wisconsin sports fans have had to endure: Sunday's Packers debacle at Indianapolis and Saturday's Badgers meek effort at Northwestern. Also, the dust has finally settled in the Bucks front office. So now what?

What are the Bucks doing (??) and a BIG football weekend preview

November 20th, 2020

On the weekend edition of TDRP, Doug dives into the Bucks bungled trade for Bogdan Bogdanovic, previews the big Badgers vs. Northwestern game with Illinois Radio Network's Jason Goch (11:10), and previews the Packers vs. Colts game with 107.5 The Fan-Indianapolis' Jeff Rickard (40:45).

The past and future of Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks

November 18th, 2020

On today's "Anything Goes Wednesday" TDRP, Doug goes back in time to when Giannis Antetokounmpo was drafted, including morning-after-the-draft interviews with Giannis and then-GM John Hammond. Doug also goes back in time to look at where the Bucks were in 2013 and how far they have come. Finally, what is up with national media bloodthirst for Giannis to bolt Milwaukee as soon as he can? 

BREAKING NEWS: The Bucks make two major trades

November 17th, 2020

In this special BREAKING NEWS edition of TDRP, Doug dives into how and why the Milwaukee Bucks reshaped their roster around two-time MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo, agreeing to trade for New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday and Sacramento Kings forward Bogdan Bogdanovic.

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