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.
||CleanSportsJam with Doug Doyle: "Belichick" Author Ian O'Connor||Ian O'Connor grew up in Englewood, New Jersey as a Yankees, Dallas Cowboys and Roger Staubach fan. He also graduated from St. Cecilia High School, the same school where the legendary Vince Lombardi coached. O'Connor is a senior writer at ESPN.com, a||11/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSportsJam with Doug Doyle: Boxing Great Andre Ward and "The Contender" Contestant John Thompson IV||2004 Olympic Boxing Gold Medalist and former super middleweight and light heavyweight champion of the world Andre Ward is the new host the reality boxing series The Contender which started its first episode last week on EPIX. Andre “Son of God” Ward||8/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSportsJam with Doug Doyle: Author and Journalist Mark Di Ionno||Mark Di Ionno is a lifelong journalist who began his career as a sportswriter for the New York Post. Most people know him for his front page columns for The Star Ledger and NJ.com. Di Ionno's second novel is titled Gods of Wood and Stone . It is publish||8/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSportsJam with Doug Doyle: International Basketball Star Duane Morgan's Super Smile Matches His Play||Duane Morgan, the former West Orange High School and Adelphi University star is a rising basketball professional in Spain. This year he’ll be playing for Plasencia in the LEB Plata League where the competition and the crowds are even better. Morgan's||7/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSportsJam with Doug Doyle: Family and Basketball Helped Gage Daye Take the Right Path to Success||Gage Daye is still one of the best basketball players in New Jersey and he's involved in three summer leagues. Daye, a Newark native is doing all that while working as an assistant coach at Bloomfield College, where he's the school's all-time leading||7/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||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|
||CleanSportsJam with Doug Doyle: Soccer 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|
||CleanSportsJam with Doug Doyle: Author 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 with Doug Doyle: 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|
||CleanSportsJam with Doug Doyle: Author 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|
Amazing announcer with an incredible voice as well as personality made for radio, and podcasting!!!