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!

NFL Week 17 Playoff Scenarios, a Mayo Bowl preview, and Hot Stove League

December 29th, 2020

On this end-of-year-week TDRP, Doug briefly revisits Sunday night's thrashing of the Tennessee Titans, goes over all of the final week's playoff scenarios (2:20), why the past means nothing in Chicago, previews the first-ever Mayonnaise Bowl (??) (19:39), heats up the Hot Stove with MLB Radio's Mike Ferrin (22:15), and then uses an example from Tuscaloosa why in 2020, you should never worry about the small stuff (34:38).

A Christmas Weekend Packers vs. Titans Preview

December 26th, 2020

On this truncated TDRP, Doug replays his Christmas Day conversation from SportsMap Radio Network with CBS 58's Kevin Holden, and takes a look inside the Packers locker room for their Sunday Night Football tilt against the (10-4) Tennessee Titans.

Elizabeth Kay (99.1 WMYX) and her gift of life

December 23rd, 2020

On today's special TDRP, Doug sits down with longtime dear friend Elizabeth Kay of the "Elizabeth and Radar Morning Show" on 99.1 WMYX. Recently, Elizabeth decided that she was going to donate her healthy kidney to her ailing mother in law, Camille. The website Elizabeth references is


Doug votes, NFL tiebreaker scenarios, and what the hell is a Mayo Bowl?

December 21st, 2020

On the Monday TDRP, for the first time ever, Doug invites you to fast forward exactly 10 minutes (from 8:36 to 18:36) if you don't want to dive deep into the weeds of the Packers No. 1 playoff seed tiebreaker scenarios. It's pretty detailed, so you've been advised. Also, Doug's ballot is IN, what the hell is a Mayonnaise Bowl, and we say goodbye to a Pro Football Hall of Famer who won a Super Bowl 45 ring with the Packers.

A big Packers and Badgers weekend — and Giannis speaks!

December 18th, 2020

On the weekend TDRP, Doug dives into the Packers and Badgers football games, goes over the NFL playoff scenarios, and talks some hoops with Big Ten Network play-by-play announcer Chris Vosters (17:40). In case you missed any of Giannis Antetokounmpo's news conference following his signing of the NBA;s so-called "supermax" contract, you can listen to it in its entirety beginning at 30:31.  

Giannis signs the supermax - a look back - BUT WHAT NOW?

December 16th, 2020

Giannis Antetokounmpo signs on the dotted line! On the Wednesday TDRP, Doug reminds us what the last two years have sounded like for Bucks fans (featuring such soothsayers as Colin Cowherd, Ryan Hollis, Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman, Skip Bayless and others). PLUS, why Doug thinks that the onus is now squarely on the Bucks front office to deliver a strong enough supporting cast to land the Larry O'Brien in the 414 before 2026.

The Packers win the NFC North and the one week until Giannis’ D-Day

December 14th, 2020

On the Monday edition of TDRP, The Packers are NFC North Champions once again! Plus, Doug takes a sweep around the NFL, visits the ailing Wisconsin football program, and is joined by Bucks beat writer from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jim Owczarski...just one week before Giannis Antetokounmpo has to decide whether or not he will sign the team's "supermax" contract extension.

Calling Giannis out on his BS and another Brett loves Aaron episode

December 11th, 2020

On the weekend TDRP, Doug calls BS on Giannis Antetokounmpo, dives into the Brett/Aaron bromance, and why the Big Ten is doing the right thing by giving Ohio State a pass to the conference championship game.

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