By Doug Doyle
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SportsJam navigates the synergy between sports and jazz, featuring revealing interviews with both sports pros and musicians alike. Hosted by WBGO's News and Sports Director Doug Doyle, the show has received national and state awards from PRNDI, NYABJ and the Associated Press. Doug has been covering local sports in New Jersey for more than 30 years. The Pennsylvania State University grad was a starter on Franklin Regional's high school baseball and basketball teams in Murrysville, Pennsylvania.
||CleanBasketball Great Anne Donovan Dies at 56||Not only was Anne Donovan a legendary and pioneering figure in women's basketball, she was also one of the kindest and thoughtful people I have ever met. Donovan, a native of Ridgewood, New Jersey who dominated play at Paramus Catholic High school, won||6/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSportsJam with Doug Doyle: Former NFL Star Nate Burleson Brings Swag and Fun To Sports Television||Former NFL wide receiver Nate Burleson's transition into sports television has been impressive. Burleson is the co-host of the NFL Network's Good Morning Football and he's also an analyst on CBS' NFL Today . Burleson sat down recently with SportsJam hos||12/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSoccer Legend Ashley Cole Enjoys Giving Back||Here's the transcript of this edition of SportsJam with Doug Doyle featuring Ashley Cole: Doug Doyle : We’re here in New York City for this edition of SportsJam , and what a special edition it is. Ashley Cole, the legendary footballer is here to talk||12/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAuthor Rafi Kohan Guides Us Through "The Arena"||Author Rafi Kohan spent a year traveling all over the U.S. to give readers a detailed look at the lives of sports arenas. His new book The Arena: Inside the Tailgating, Ticket Scalping, Mascot-Racing, Dubiously Funded, and Possibly Haunted Monuments of||8/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFormer Notre Dame Captain Rocky Bleier Remembers Coach Ara Parseghian||Legendary Notre Dame football coach Ara Parseghian, died on Wednesday at age 94. When Parseghian took over at Notre Dame, the Irish were coming off a 2-7 record. In his first season, they finished 9-1 with their only loss to Southern Cal. The program||8/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLegendary Broadcaster Bob Wolff Dies at 96||The sports broadcasting world lost one of its finest this past weekend. Bob Wolff, the only sportscaster to call play-by-play of championships in all four major North American professional team sports, has died at the age of 96. Wolff died peacefully in||7/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFormer Baseball and Basketball Star Spike Doyle Turns 88||Francis "Spike" Doyle, Jr. is the reason that this host became a sports fan and played high school sports in Western Pennsylvania. My dad turns 88 today and still plays nine holes of golf almost every week. While the knees aren't like they used to be||7/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRoberto Clemente's Legacy Continues with Danny Torres and Luis Mayoral||About 300 items from the legendary baseball star Roberto Clemente's personal collection were auctioned during All-Star week in Miami, Florida. The total sales came in more than $3 million. In December of 2014, baseball journalist and Clemente enthusiast||7/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanU.S. Open Championship Director Shannon Rouillard: Golf Is In Her Blood||The Director of the U.S. Open Women's Championship next month at Trump National Bedminister has quite a story to tell. Shannon Rouillard didn't start playing golf until she was 15. She was a gymnast before that, but her father told her she needed to||6/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSportsJam: Drummer Ali Jackson's Son Brings His Rhythm to the Pitch||AZ Jackson, who is training with the Toulouse football club in France, is a rising soccer star. AZ, 15, is the son of jazz drummer and composer Ali Jackson, Jr. Dad spends plenty of time as the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra drummer, but he has also||6/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFootball Legend Mike Reid Brings His Musical Talents to Two River Theater||Singer-Songwriter and legendary football star Mike Reid is always looking to what's next in his life. One of the musicals he's written is running at Two River Theater in Red Bank, NJ from June 3rd through June 25th. Reid wrote the music for The Ballad o||5/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe U.S. Women's Open Championship Returns To NJ||The 2017 U.S. Women's Open will be the third USGA championship conducted at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey. It will take place July 10th through the 16th. Matt Sawicki, Director, U.S. Women's and Senior Women's Open Championships, is||5/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChuck: Long Awaited Movie about Boxing's Chuck Wepner Being Released Friday||The boxing movie, Chuck , is being released this Friday. Boxing legend Chuck Wepner, known as the "Bayonne Bleeder" and his wife Linda joined SportsJam with Doug Doyle in April of 2016 when the movie was to be titled The Bleeder . Wepner was the man who||5/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBig Goals for 3rd Annual Mike Nichols Charity Hockey Game||The Third Annual Mike Nichols Charity Hockey Game this Friday, April 21st at Prudential Center will benefit spinal cord research and quality of life initiatives. Proceeds from the game featuring many former and current NHL stars will go to the Nichols||4/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAuthor Sally Cook Helps You Learn How to Speak Soccer||Author, former Associated Press reporter and New York resident Sally Cook returns to SportsJam with Doug Doyle to talk about her latest book, How to Speak Soccer : From Assist to Woodwork - An Illustrated Guide to Pitch-Perfect Jargon. Soccer, the world||4/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJeff "Tain" Watts, 2017 Guggenheim Fellow, Talks Steeler Nation on SportsJam||Jazz drummer Jeff "Tain" Watts is a 2017 Guggenheim Fellow in the field of music composition. Tain has performed with Wynton Marsalis, Branford Marsalis, Betty Carter, Michael Brecker, Alice Coltrane, Ravi Coltrane and many others. During this Jazz||4/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhen St. Anthony's Closes, The Bob Hurley Legacy Won't Go Away||Word came this week that St. Anthony’s High School in Jersey City, NJ was closing at the end of the academic year. That decision puts an end to one of the country's most successful and revered high school basketball programs led by Hall of Fame coach||4/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBerkeley College in NYC: Champions in Life and Hoops||The Berkeley College Men's Basketball team in New York City won 53 games in a row to claim it's third consecutive USCAA Division 2 Championship. Berkeley defeated Penn State-York 80-76 in overtime to grab the title. Coach Chris Christensen sat down on t||3/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBen May's The Legend of Swee' Pea||The Legend of Swee' Pea is Ben May's first film and it's already won several awards at various festivals. It's officially being released today. Lloyd Daniels was one of the most sought-after college basketball recruits in the 1980's, but he got busted||3/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSportsJam with Doug Doyle: Lamoureux Twins Share Same Olympic Goals||Many refer to two-time Olympic silver medalists Jocelyne and Monique Lamoureux as just "The Twins." They seem to be okay with that even though they are both married now. They realize people will group the Team USA hockey players together for obvious||2/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Amazing announcer with an incredible voice as well as personality made for radio, and podcasting!!!