10 Best NPR Sports Podcasts

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The best NPR Sports podcasts from thousands of podcasts on the web and ranked by relevancy, authority, social media followers & freshness.

NPR Sports Podcasts

Here are 10 Best NPR Sports Podcasts worth listening to in 2024

1. Embedded

Embedded Host Kelly McEvers takes a story from the news and goes deep. Whether that means digging into the Trump administration's past, the stories behind police shootings caught on video, or visiting a town ravaged by the opioid epidemic, Embedded takes you where the news is happening.
Facebook Followers 6.8MTwitter Followers 8.7MInstagram Followers 6.7M Frequency 11 episodes / quarter Avg Length 37 min Since Mar 2016 Get Email Contact Get Influential Podcasters ContactsGet access to 100k active Podcasters, Influencers in 1500 niche categories.Get targeted media contact list in your niche at your fingertips so you can focus on running your campaign.Email us the categories of Podcasters you want to reach out for your marketing campaign at anuj@feedspot.com Copy email. We'll share active Podcasters list with verified email contacts in an Excel or CSV format.

2. In The Moment

In The Moment We bring you world-class radio storytelling featuring the highest journalistic integrity. We tell true stories of our state and true stories of people who are doing something or creating something for a reason. We tell these stories with intelligence, fairness, compassion, and imagination. We bring our listeners into the conversations and keep them In the Moment.
Facebook Followers 6.7MTwitter Followers 8.7MInstagram Followers 6.7M Frequency 1 episode / month Avg Length 42 min Get Email Contact

3. The View from Pluto

The View from Pluto Sports are a huge part of life in Northeast Ohio: the good, the bad, and the ugly. There's the Browns, Cavs, and Indians, not to mention a wealth of college action. Every Wednesday morning, sportswriter Terry Pluto from the Cleveland Plain Dealer stops by talking about it all with Amanda Rabinowitz.
Facebook Followers 33.2KTwitter Followers 7.5KInstagram Followers 2K Frequency 1 episode / day Avg Length 5 min Get Email Contact

4. The Ostrom Avenue Podcast

The Ostrom Avenue Podcast The Ostrom Avenue Podcast is a Syracuse University sports podcast from WAER Syracuse Public Media studios hosted by Brendan Mortensen and Owen Valentine. The Ostrom Avenue Podcast takes a deep dive into Orange sports and aims to break down game specifics, key players and big storylines. It is catered to the diehard Syracuse sports fan who wants to feel like they're a part of the conversation. A new episode of The Ostrom Avenue Podcast can be found weekly during the school year.
Facebook Followers 2.6KTwitter Followers 1KInstagram Followers 1.5K Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 53 min Get Email Contact

5. SportsJam with Doug Doyle

SportsJam with Doug Doyle SportsJam with Doug Doyle features in-depth interviews with top athletes, coaches, reporters, authors, and fans of the sports world. WBGO News Director Doug Doyle started the award-winning podcast SportsJam in 2008. The Pennsylvania State University graduate is one of the most decorated reporters in New Jersey radio history. SportsJam with Doug Doyle was named one of the top sports podcasts in 2017, and recently claimed the first-place prize for 'Best Interview Podcast' at the 2023 Public Media Journalist Awards .Check out the rest of our line up at WBGO Studios.
Facebook Followers 54KTwitter Followers 38.7KInstagram Followers 20.6K Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 30 min Get Email Contact

6. Football Fridays in Georgia

Football Fridays in Georgia Hosts Jon Nelson and Hannah Goodin of GPB Sports share highlights of high school football games from around Georgia. They also share stories from players, coaches, play-by-play announcers, and other people who live and breathe high school football.
Facebook Followers 39.7KTwitter Followers 8.6KInstagram Followers 7.5K Frequency 7 episodes / quarter Avg Length 34 min Get Email Contact

7. Reading Baseball

Reading Baseball Reading Baseball is a WSIU Radio original series of baseball essays and commentaries by Richard 'Pete' Peterson, editor of the St. Louis Baseball Reader and author of Growing Up With Clemente and the upcoming Pops: The Willie Stargell Story.
Facebook Followers 2.7KTwitter Followers 2.1K Frequency 3 episodes / quarter Avg Length 5 min Get Email Contact

8. Sports Innerview with Ann Liguori

Sports Innerview with Ann Liguori Sports Innerview with Ann Liguori airs every Saturday morning from 9-10 AM EST and features award-winning sports talk show host, reporter, interviewer and author, Ann Liguori, talking to top personalities, experts and best-selling authors on a variety of topics in sports, leisure, health, travel, fitness, nutrition and recreation. Each week, Ann converses with two guests per show and is at ease talking about any subject.
Facebook Followers 3.3KTwitter Followers 251 Frequency 1 episode / quarter Avg Length 33 min Get Email Contact

9. Big Red Wrap-Up

Big Red Wrap-Up Provides a weekly recap of each Husker football game, including highlights, in-depth analysis, background segments, special guests from the world of Nebraska sports, and the latest Cornhusker recruiting news.
Facebook Followers 38.3KTwitter Followers 18.3KInstagram Followers 6.1K Frequency 5 episodes / quarter Avg Length 55 min Get Email Contact

10. Sports at Large

Sports at Large Sports at Large is a weekly exploration of the issues and people who play and watch sports. SaL goes behind the headlines and stats to find the how and why, and the ways in which sports intersect with and influence our daily lives. SaL features interviews and commentaries from professionals and fans a like to tell a more complete story. One person described it as a thinking fan's guide to sports.
Facebook Followers 11.4KTwitter Followers 25.4KInstagram Followers 4.9K Frequency 8 episodes / quarter Avg Length 5 min Get Email Contact

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NPR Sports Podcasters

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Podcaster Name Email Role Podcast Link Total Episodes Twitter Handle Twitter Followers
Georgia Public Broadcastinggpb.org/podcasts/football-fridays-in-georgia69
Ann Liguoriwliw.org/radio/programs/sports-innerview39
Amanda Rabinowitznpr.org/podcasts/476237891/the-view-from-pluto25
Doug Doylewbgo.org/podcast/sportsjam19
Brad Palmernpr.org/podcasts/381444381/reading-baseball18
Ethan Frankwaer.org/podcast/the-ostrom-avenue-podcast9
WYPR Baltimorewypr.org/podcast/sports-at-large7
Craig Matticklisten.sdpb.org/podcast/sdpb-news6
Pete Petersonnpr.org/podcasts/381444381/reading-baseball6
Jordan Leonardwaer.org/podcast/the-ostrom-avenue-podcast3
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