The Bridge Sports Podcast
About This Show
The Bridge is a weekly sports show that will discuss the current and intriguing topics of the sports world. Most shows feature interviews with members of the sports media to help enhance conversation and to also tell their stories in the process.
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Lance Zierlein, NFL Draft analyst for NFL.com and longtime sports talk radio host in Houston, joins the show to discuss his career in sports radio, becoming the No. 1 morning show, covering the NFL, Houston sports and more
There’s drama in the MLB playoffs, excitement in the NFL, preseason games in the NBA, dismal play by the USMNT, and that was talking sports. Another week, another profile of someone in the sports media world who was No. 1 on Houston sports radio several times over on as many stations, Lance Zierlein!
Before we get into Episode 87, as a reminder, The Bridge is broadcast as a one-hour radio show every Wednesday night at 7 ET and again at 8 ET on Sports Radio America. Once the dust settles from that live broadcast, the show is released as a podcast on iTunes and on this website the following day on Thursday. You can listen to the show every Wednesday on Sports Radio America here or through the TuneIn app, and find some bonus content, including a weekly gambling segment, when the show comes out in podcast form.
* “Sports News Read Like Real News” Flashback: Remember when the NFL was just known as the “No Fun League?” This week, a flashback to this time last year when the NFL prohibited its teams from posting stadium highlights on social media, perhaps putting the use of memes in doubt (2:16).
* The Bridge Question of the Week is: What team is your favorite to win the World Series, and why? Leave a voicemail or text in your answer to 929-BRIDGE7, that’s 929-274-3437, and you’ll make it on the next show.
* This week’s guest is Lance Zierlein, an NFL Draft analyst for NFL.com and longtime co-host of No. 1 morning shows in the Houston market. Lance has football in his blood from a young age, as his father is a longtime coach currently serving as an assistant line coach in the NFL. He would make his way into sports media, eventually doing sports radio in the Houston market, where he would work his way to the No. 1 spot in morning shows several times, and doing so at three different stations. Lance announced in June that he would let his contract run out to focus on his family and his NFL work, but you can still hear him on the podcast airwaves. We’ll chat about how he got into sports media and his path to sports radio, getting on the air in Houston and what contributed to his success in sports radio, a quick un-retir