Podcasts are the new source of entertainment in today’s generation. Everyone likes a podcast be it on any topic, sports, movies, music, etc.
The sports podcasts are the ones that give news and discuss it. Some fantasy sports podcasts cover both sports and gambling. Read the list of the best podcasts that you ought to check out.
1. The Bill Simmons Podcast
One of the most loved podcasts related to sports is The Bill Simmons Podcast. The podcast starts and ends with a Pearl Jam riff. You would witness best discussions of sports as the guests themselves indulge directly into the meat of the matter and give in-depth detail of any sporting event.
Bill Simmons is also the founder and CEO of the sports website known as Ringer which gives insides of sports news.
2. ESPN Daily
The Daily has been one of the best podcasts that have been ever featured. The show comes on the ESPN Sports network from Monday to Friday and provides detailed knowledge of sports news.
The podcast features Mina Kimes as the host of the show who not only writes the show but also appears on it. The show features some of the best talents for covering massive sports events.
3. ESPN Fantasy Focus Football
If you are one of those people who love to play Fantasy Football then you would have surely heard of this podcast. The podcast is telecasted from Monday to Friday every week.
The show is aired on iTunes and ESPN. The show features various segments like “The Name Game”, “Cousin of the Podcast”, “The Board”, etc.
4. 30 For 30 Podcast
ESPN has termed this as the most successful sports podcast venture. This audio documentary brings out some of the best stories to you. The show features 6 seasons with each one better than the next.
The podcast has earned many awards like Peabody Award in the years 2010 and 2016, Emmy for outstanding short-format Nonfiction Program in 2010.
5. R2C2 Is Uninterrupted
The show has just finished its final season yet sports enthusiast can’t get out of its hangover. CC Sabathia is one of the veterans in podcasting. Sabathia with Ryan Rucco delivers best podcasts thanks to their chemistry. This podcast is known to empower players.
The show focuses on baseball and provides anecdotes, unfiltered content, and true stories to its audience.
6. No Dunks
As the name suggests, this podcast focuses on the NBA. If you like basketball then “No Dunks” is the best podcast for you. It provides everything which is happening around the league.
7. Only A Game
The show provides its episode in story segments. The program is one hour long and is aired each day.
The podcast is also popular because of its coverage on offbeat competitive sports.
8. The Fantasy Footballers
The trio of Andy Holloway, Mike Wright, and Jason Moore hosts this podcast. The podcast focuses on fantasy football and the hosts advise the people regarding the same.
During the offseason, there are 2 shows per week. The show consists of various formats and features a lot of content.
The show has won many awards with a continuous Podcast Award in the People’s Choice category for four years straight from 2016 to 2019. In 2016, 2017, and 2018 it won the Podcast Award for Best Sports and Recreation Podcast.
9. Men In Blazers
Men in Blazers is a podcast that discusses the events of world soccer. It has now become a digital brand and has earned good fame for itself.
This podcast’s origin story is as exciting as the podcast itself. It came into existence when the two founders of the show Roger Bennett and Michael Davies met at a wedding which led them to miss the World Cup Final of 2005. After this, they got into a conversation which led to the show which people love so much.
10. The Herd With Colin Cowherd
The podcast features Colin Cowherd as the host of the show and is telecasted by Fox Sports Networks. The main premise of the show is to give an opinion on, the news of the day, related to different sports, discussing it with different celebrities and to do commentary on sports.
The show has been applauded many times. In 2005, it helped Colin Cowherd to receive the “Radio Personality Of The Year”. Many sports enthusiasts have appreciated the show for providing engaging content.