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!

Marquette Madness is FRIDAY? Paint Touches writer Andrei Greska

September 30th, 2021

On today's TDRP, Doug checked his Twitter on Thursday and discovered that Marquette Madness in FRIDAY already? Paint Touches' Andrei Greska joins the show to give us the inside scoop on just who the new faces are on the Golden Eagles.

Original ”Survivor” castmate Joel Klug (from 2017)

September 24th, 2021

In honor of the 41st season of Survivor, Doug goes back to 2017 for his backyard conversation with original Season One cast member Joel Klug. What was it like to have 51 million Americans watch you on television? Only a very small handful of people know.

Packers-Lions MNF preview

September 20th, 2021

Tonight, the Packers try to get their first win of the season; we'll hear from Aaron Rodgers, Matt LaFleur, and WNFL Packers Insider Mark Daniels.

Paul Wagner, Jim Owczarski, J.R. Radcliffe, and a Packers recap

September 15th, 2021

On today’s TDRP, we bring you some highlights from this week’s The Game Night with a Packers recap (6:53), a look at the Brewers and Ryan Braun’s legacy with MLB insider and former pitcher Paul Wagner (15:43), explore what is and what isn’t a no-hitter with the Journal Sentinel’s J.R. Radcliffe (35:32), and talk some Bucks (already??) with MJS beat writer Jim Owczarski (53:14)

A 9-11 remembrance 20 years after that fateful day

September 11th, 2021

On today’s TDRP, Doug looks back at his experience of 9/11, and get the remembrances of Brewers President of Baseball Operations David Stearns and Badgers head football coach Paul Chryst.

FINALLY! The Badgers and Packers play the same weekend!

September 10th, 2021

Before you cozy up in your recliner or make the trek to Camp Randall, tune in to the weekend football TDRP! Doug checks in with Badgers reporters Colten Bartholomew from the Wisconsin State Journal and NBC 15 Sports Director Mike "Jocko" Jacques. The, it's time to head to Titletown, where we hear from Aaron Rodgers, Matt LaFleur, Davante Adams, and TMJ4 Sports Anchor/Reporter Lance Allan. 

A celebration of Ted Simmons‘ Hall of Fame career

September 9th, 2021

On today’s TDRP, Doug pays tribute to Brewers Hall of Fame catcher Ted Simmons, who was finally inducted into Cooperstown this week. Doug plays back his speech in its entirety and revisits his conversation with Simmons from 2020 after he learned he had been chosen for the game’s highest honor. Also, former MLB pitcher Paul Wagner gives his perspective on Simmons as a general manager, and a Cooperstown worthy tribute to the late Hank Aaron.

Badgers vs. Penn State preview with Badger Blitz Senior Writer Jake Kocorowski

September 4th, 2021

The Badgers take on Penn State Saturday at Camp Randall Stadium. Today's show is a short preview with Badger Blitz Senior Writer Jake Kocorowski.

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