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!

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.

WNFL‘s Mark Daniels on Packers cuts and season preview

September 1st, 2021

On today's TDRP, Doug talks to longtime Packers reporter Mark Daniels of WNFL. The Packers made 26 cuts on Tuesday and re-signed 16 of them to the practice squad on Wednesday. Also, a Brewers primer with one month to go!

FS1’s Tim Brando and former Brewers pitcher Paul Wagner

August 19th, 2021

We talk some college football with longtime announcer Tim Brando, now of Fox Sports and FS1! Tim has been *almost* everywhere in college sports, but you might be surprised where he hasn't been yet. Also, breaking down the Brewers incredible run with former MLB pitcher and Germantown, Wis. native Paul Wagner.

Doug’s new show, “The Game Night” from August 12, 2021

August 12th, 2021

Another cross-promoted TDRP show of Doug's new nightly show on 97.3 The Game in Milwaukee, The Game Night. More Brewers talk with MLB Insider Paul Wagner, and Badger Blitz Senior Writer Jake Kocorowski join the show on Thursday night.

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