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!

Are the Packers and Aaron Rodgers heading to divorce court?

April 30th, 2021

On the weekend TDRP, history seems to be repeating itself as the Packers and a three-time NFL MVP, Super Bowl-winning, future Hall of Fame quarterback is ready to leave Green Bay under a cloud of controversy. In this episode, Doug talks with former Packers legend John Kuhn, and we get the latest from Packers GM Brian Gutekunst.

Are they finally fixing college football?

April 27th, 2021

On the Monday TDRP, Doug reads with giddy excitement that the college football overlords finally seem to be making progress on how to fix their terribly broken postseason. The giddiness ends, however, when we realize just how long Doug has been talking on the radio about this exact issue.

Former Badgers Reggie Holt & Eric Unverzagt

April 21st, 2021

After several technical delays and a COVID pause, the TDRP is back with an all-new episode. As Barry Alvarez prepares to depart the University of Wisconsin, Doug went back and found two of his players who were there at the beginning. Both endured the early struggles, but both would up with Rose Bowl rings to show for it; cornerback Reggie Holt and linebacker Eric Unverzagt.

BONUS EPISODE: Shameless’ “Tommy” - Michael Patrick McGill

April 11th, 2021

As we say goodbye to Showtime's iconic and longest-running scripted series, "Shameless" tonight, Doug goes back into the (short) archives of the podcast to bring back his interview from late last year with longtime friend and Alabi Room barfly "Tommy" - aka Michael Patrick McGill.

Masters preview with Chuck Garbedian

April 5th, 2021

The Masters is back in April (where it belongs) so Doug went to Wisconsin's premier golf broadcaster, Garbedian on Golf host Chuck Garbedian. Who will win? Who knows, but Doug and Chuck also tackle whether or not Wisconsin will ever see more majors like we did in the 2010's.

Opening Day 2021!

April 1st, 2021

If you're looking for deep analysis, this probably isn't your show. If you're looking to celebrate baseball and take a walk down Opening Day's recent memory lane, this probably is. Not much analysis here...just a celebration of baseball and what Opening Day means.

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