Category: Dan Lebatard

Rick Pitino is a Little Surprised By Miami’s Play, But Still Believes Indiana is the Best Team in College Basketball

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Louisville head coach Rick Pitino was recently named among 12 finalists for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Louisville currently sits at 21-5 overall and 9-4 in Big East play heading into the weekend. The Cardinals host Seton Hall on Saturday at noon. Rick Pitino joined 790 The Ticket in Miami ...

Stan Van Gundy Opens Up About Press Conference With Dwight Howard; Jeff Van Gundy Offers His Support

Monday, September 17th, 2012

Stan Van Gundy has been relatively quiet since being let go by the Orlando Magic in May. He's been in media hiding for quite some time outside of one interview that appeared here on SRI back in mid-August. Appearing on a Grantland podcast earlier this week, Stan decided to open up ...

Jim Brown On Excessively Rigid Rules, the Mess at Ohio State, Working to Survive Back in His Collegiate Days, and His Role in Any Given Sunday

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

Even though the conversation never turned to the firing of Eric Mangini, or the future of the Cleveland Browns, Jim Brown's most recent radio interview was still well worth a listen. Brown's always been a tremendous story teller, but what makes him unique, is that unlike most athletes, Brown has ...

Guest Column: Jon Weiner, aka “Stugotz” Interviews His Partner Dan LeBatard on the Art of Interviewing

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

On Tuesdays, SportsRadioInterviews.com often has guest columns penned from one of the many sports radio hosts whose interviews you see here frequently on SRI. This week’s column is courtesy of Jon Weiner, aka "Stugotz" from the Dan LeBatard Show with Stugotz on 790 the Ticket in Miami. When Jimmy asked to ...

Erik Spoelstra Not Shying Away From The Spotlight

Monday, September 27th, 2010

All eyes and all the pressure in the world will be on the Miami Heat this upcoming NBA season. You've heard and read all the hype: it's championship or bust for the Heat after re-signing Dwayne Wade, and landing LeBron James and Chris Bosh during free agency this summer. Is ...

Stan Van Gundy: “The Heat Roster Is Better Than Any Roster That Michael Jordan Played With With The Bulls.”

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

Stan Van Gundy is always good for a great quote. He'll talk about anything and share his honest thoughts in a very matter of fact manner. Unlike other coaches and personalities, he does not seem to have an agenda or any hidden message. It's odd not to have to put ...

Mark Cuban Talks for 15 Minutes Without Getting Fined

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

Mikhail Prokhorov is the most intriguing and buzzworthy name among owners is sports these days. That used to be Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban. It's hard to say that he revolutionized sports ownership because there has not been anyone like him since, but Cuban has clearly left his mark on ...

Chipper Jones May Walk Away from $20 Million

Thursday, May 27th, 2010

It's not quite embarrassing for Larry Wayne Jones - yet. Chipper is hitting just .226 with a .729 OPS, but he is just two years removed from the best offensive season of his career (2008 when he hit .364 with a 1.044 OPS) and has still been able to play ...

Isiah Thomas On His New Job, His Old Jobs, Success and Failure

Friday, April 17th, 2009

Isiah Thomas is one of the most recognizable names EVER in terms of coaching and managing in basketball. That's because he's failed. A lot. (Not as a player, of course, just when running teams.) Instead of a lot of intro stuff, let's dive right in: there's plenty of good discussion ...