15 Best NPR Sports Podcasts

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

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NPR Sports Podcasts

Here are 15 Best NPR Sports Podcasts worth listening to in 2024

1. Embedded

Embedded Washington, District of Columbia, US
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.more
6.8M 8.7M 6.7M 11 episodes / quarter Avg Length 38 min Mar 2016
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2. Big Red Wrap-Up

Big Red Wrap-Up Lincoln, Nebraska, US
Provides a weekly recap of each Husker football game, including highlights, in-depth analysis, background segments, special guests from the world of N...ebraska sports, and the latest Cornhusker recruiting news.more
38.3K 18.3K 6.1K 5 episodes / quarter Avg Length 55 min
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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.more
33.2K 7.5K 2K 1 episode / day Avg Length 5 min
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4. Football Fridays in Georgia

Football Fridays in Georgia Atlanta, Georgia, US
Hosts Jon Nelson and Hannah Goodin of GPB Sports share highlights of high school football games from around Georgia. They also share stories from play...ers, coaches, play-by-play announcers, and other people who live and breathe high school football.more
39.7K 8.5K 7.4K 7 episodes / quarter Avg Length 34 min
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5. 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.more
6.7M 8.7M 6.7M 1 episode / month Avg Length 41 min
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6. SportsJam with Doug Doyle

SportsJam with Doug Doyle Newark, New Jersey, US
SportsJam with Doug Doyle features in-depth interviews with top athletes, coaches, reporters, authors, and fans of the sports world. WBGO News Directo...r 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.more
54K 38.7K 20.6K 1 episode / month Avg Length 31 min
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7. The Ostrom Avenue Podcast

The Ostrom Avenue Podcast Syracuse, New York, US
The Ostrom Avenue Podcast is a Syracuse University sports podcast from WAER Syracuse Public Media studios hosted by Brendan Mortensen and Owen Valenti...ne. 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.more
2.6K 1K 1.5K 1 episode / week Avg Length 57 min
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8. 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 Read...er and author of Growing Up With Clemente and the upcoming Pops: The Willie Stargell Story.more
2.7K 2.1K 3 episodes / quarter Avg Length 6 min
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9. Sports Innerview with Ann Liguori

Sports Innerview with Ann Liguori Long Island City, New York, US
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.more
3.3K 251 1 episode / quarter Avg Length 33 min
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10. Sports at Large

Sports at Large Baltimore, Maryland, US
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 an...d 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.more
11.4K 25.4K 4.6K 8 episodes / quarter Avg Length 5 min
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11. Sports with Art Thiel

Sports with Art Thiel Seattle, Washington, US
Covering all the major professional sports teams in Seattle as well as the University of Washington and Washington State University. Kirsten and Art a...lso talk about the business of sports, such as the proposal to build a new arena in Seattle. Other issues they've discussed include head injuries in sports and the crackdown on domestic violence.more
28.6K 20.7K 21.6K
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