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!

Bucks talk with BrewHoop Founder Frank Madden

February 26th, 2021

Today, we dive into all things Bucks, as Founder and Editor Emeritus Frank Madden joins Doug in the wake of the team's four-game winning streak, but with the Clippers coming to town for a nationally televised game on Sunday afternoon.

Five-time Gold Medalist Bonnie Blair

February 25th, 2021

On the midweek edition TDRP, Doug revisits his 2018 conversation (in her kitchen) with five-time Olympic Gold Medal Speedskater Bonnie Blair.

EXTRA SHOW: Shailene Woodley confirms her engagement to Aaron Rodgers

February 23rd, 2021

On a special, bonus TDRP, actress Shailene Woodley confirms that she and Aaron Rodgers are engaged during an appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. Plus: what does Miracle On Ice mean to Wisconsin Badgers legend Mark Johnson? You won't want to miss his incredible answer on today's bonus show!

Mike Eruzione - 1980 Miracle On Ice team captain

February 22nd, 2021

On the 41st anniversary of the "Miracle On Ice" hockey game from the 1980 Winter Olympics, Doug looks back at the historical significance of the game, plus dives into just how badly Team USA was outplayed...yet they still won. Also, Doug brings back an interview from the past - US Olympic Hockey Team Captain Mike Eruzione to reflect on what many have called the most significant sporting event in history.

Myles Burkett - Wisconsin QB recruit (Class of 2022)

February 20th, 2021

On the weekend TDRP, Doug checks in with future Wisconsin Badgers quarterback Myles Burkett.

Jon McGlocklin & Alex Lasry (from 2020) and Wisconsin Hockey voice Brian Posick

February 15th, 2021

On the Monday TDRP, we talk to the radio voice of possibly the next champions from the State of Wisconsin. Plus, it was exactly one year ago that Doug covered his last major sporting event, the 2020 NBA All Star Game. But where exactly were the Bucks a year ago? Their past and future joined Doug for two very different conversations.

Should the Packers get J.J. Watt?

February 13th, 2021

The Houston Texans have released (at his request) future Hall of Famer (and Pewaukee native) J.J. Watt. What happened in Houston and should the Packers bring him home? KTRH Radio's Cliff Saunders joins Doug from Houston, here on the latest TDRP.

How Super was the Super Bowl, anyway?

February 9th, 2021

On today's TDRP, Doug goes through the ups and downs of Super Bowl LV, and why the Tom Brady hate is completely unjustified. Plus, the real reason Jim Leonhard spurned the NFL to stay at Wisconsin.

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