Episode 265 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features interviews with "Washington Post" sports media reporter Ben Strauss and the radio voice of the Boston Celtics, Sean Grande.
Strauss and host Jimmy Traina go around the horn on a variety of sports media news items including the state of Deadspin, ESPN personalities plugging Disney+, the Don Cherry controversy and Stephen A. Smith's new $8-million-a-year contract.
Grande then joins the show to talk about broadcasting and wrestling. Grande, who has called Celtics games since 2001, talks about his passion for old-school WWF, how wrestling announcers have influenced his work, why Vince McMahon was an underrated announcer and much more.
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