Entertaining and candid conversations with former baseball players, musicians, comedians, actors for a wide-ranging audience of baseball enthusiasts and casual sports fans. Hosted by 16-year MLB veteran and former Chicago Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster. (Marquee Sports Network Podcasts)
SportsJam features in-depth interviews with top athletes, coaches, reporters, authors and fans of the sports world. WBGO News and Sports Director Doug Doyle started the award-winning podcast SportsJam in 2008. The Pennsylvania State University graduate is one of the most decorated reporters in New Jersey radio history. SportsJam with Doug Doyle was recently named one of the top sports podcasts in 2017.
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Michael McCarthy, Sports Media Icon and GM of the Marquee Sports Network in Chicago, chats about starting up a new RSN during the coronavirus pandemicBy Doug Doyle
Super Middleweight WBC and WBO Boxing Champion Franchón Crews-Dezurn looks to unify the title when she steps into the ring with Sweden's Elin Cedroos on June 19 on Triller's Fight Club's card in MiamiBy Doug Doyle
Former MLB Centerfielder, current baseball analyst, writer and author Doug Glanville joins SportsJam to talk about this new show on the Marquee Sports Network "Class Is In Session with Doug Doyle"By Doug Doyle
Law enforcement and basketball come together in this latest edition of SportsJam as host Doug Doyle is joined by JUCO Hall of Fame Basketball Coach and Retired Federal Agent Bob Starkman and and legendary former FBI Agent Joseph D. Pistone (Donnie Brasco).By Doug Doyle
WBGO legendary announcer, Grammy Award-winning producer, author and Blues Foundation Hall of Famer Bob Porter was a guest on SportsJam with Doug Doyle in 2008By Doug Doyle
SportsJam with Doug Doyle welcomes trumpeter, flugelhornist and Jazz Forum Arts Executive Director Mark Morganelli, who's has also competed in four major marathons.By Doug Doyle
New Jersey Hall of Famer and Four-time Olympian Joetta Clark Diggs talks about his inspirational story during a 2014 edition of SportsJam with Doug DoyleBy Doug Doyle
Track Hall of Famer, Sports broadcaster and Jazz Guitarist Marty Liquori talks about his amazing career on SportsJam with Doug Doyle in July of 2012.By Doug Doyle
While on the national tour of "RENT", actor and Chicago Cubs fan Anthony Rapp joins SportsJam with Doug Doyle in Newark
1994 Olympic Gold Medal figure skater Oksana Baiul has a blast on SportsJam with Doug Doyle in 2008By Doug Doyle
Celebrating 350 Episodes of SportsJam with Doug DoyleBy Doug Doyle
Veteran actor Frank Grillo has trained as a boxer and martial artist for nearly four decades. That commitment has led to some of the most physical roles in the movie industry, including Boss Level which premieres on Hulu March 5.By Doug Doyle
Cubs right fielder Jason Heyward joined Off The Mound with Ryan Dempster to give some updates from spring training, reflect on big career moments as an Atlanta Brave and as a Chicago Cub and provide more insight on the Players Alliance
Ryan Dempster welcomed former Cub Andre Dawson on Off The Mound to discuss workout routines, the history of free agency and the Andre Dawson Classic.
World Series champion and manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers Dave Roberts joined Off The Mound with Ryan Dempster Podcast for an extended conversation about social justice, winning the 2020 World Series and a must hear story about facing each other at Wrigley Field.
MLB Network analyst Harold Reynolds joined Off The Mound with Ryan Dempster to reflect on his 12-year MLB career and give some insight on Ernie Banks’ journey to becoming a Chicago Cub. Reynolds also gave some historical knowledge on the Negro League’s growth and impact on the city of Chicago as we celebrate Black History Month.…
The inspirational story of Davyeon Ross is just one of the many reasons why ShotTracker, the company he co-founded in 2013, has reached amazing heights in technology and sports.By Doug Doyle
Former Cub and 1984 Cy Young winner Rick Sutcliffe joined Off The Mound with Ryan Dempster to tell hilarious stories from his professional career including how lifelong Cubs fan Bill Murray played a part in his first career stolen base. Sutcliffe also couldn't be happier for Jon "Boog" Sciambi to join Marquee Sports Network as the TV voice of the C…
Cubs center fielder Ian Happ joined Off The Mound with Ryan Dempster to share and reflect on the 2020 shortened season, how David Ross handled his first year as manager and how he is gearing up for the 2021 season.
The Drone Racing League is entering its 5th season with tens of millions of fans all around the world now enjoying the competition. DRL is the global, professional drone racing property for elite pilots.By Doug Doyle
Pittsburgh Penguins Hall of Fame radio play-by-play announcer Mike Lange is taking a cautious approach to returning to the broadcast booth for the new NHL season. It will be Lange's 46th season.By Doug Doyle
Cubs play-by-play commentator Jon “Boog” Sciambi joined Off The Mound with Ryan Dempster Podcast to discuss his excitement of joining the Cubs booth and how he will feel being in the same booth that Cubs legend Harry Caray was in for 15 years.
For the sixth year in a row, MLB Network's Coordinating Producer and New Jersey resident Jed Tuminaro has directed the official MLB World Series film. "2020 World Series Champions: LA Dodgers" featured a dramatic Dodgers victory over the Tampa Bay Rays during the coronavirus pandemic.By Doug Doyle
Cubs president of baseball operations Jed Hoyer joined the Off The Mound with Ryan Dempster Podcast and shared what the last month has been like in his new role. Hoyer also reflected on his relationship with Theo Epstein, what his vision is for the future of the Cubs and his expectations for the 2021.…
Netflix's new hit miniseries The Queen's Gambit has boosted the sales of chess and is yet another showcase for actor Bill Camp. Camp plays the role of Mr. Shaibel who teaches a young girl the rules of the game and quickly learns Beth (Anya Taylor-Joy) is a natural and could become a top-notch player.…
Former Cubs catcher and 2008 NL Rookie of the Year Geovany Soto joined the Off The Mound with Ryan Dempster Podcast where the former teammates reminisced about Soto's time with the Cubs and what life is like in retirement.
The 121st Army-Navy Game, presented by USAA is coming up this Saturday, December 12 at Michie Stadium on the campus at West Point for the first time since 1943, a game that Navy won 13-0. The game will be televised by CBS.By Doug Doyle
National Baseball Hall of Fame sportswriter, columnist and author Bill Madden says his latest work Tom Seaver: A Terrific Life (Simon & Schuster) is probably the most personal book he's ever written.By Doug Doyle
Former Cubs outfielder Cliff Floyd joined the Off The Mound with Ryan Dempster Podcast to talk about his 17-year career in the majors, how being a Cub for one season in 2008 was 'fate', and what he's doing now in retirement.
Two-time Emmy Award-winning director, writer and executive producer Eric Drath has done it again. His latest documentary airing Friday, December 4 at 9pm on Showtime is titled Macho: The Hector Camacho Story. See the trailer here.By Doug Doyle
Former starting pitcher CC Sabathia joins the Off The Mound with Ryan Dempster Podcast to open up about his incredible career. Listen to stories about Sabathia facing the Cubs as a Brewer in 2008, winning a World Series Championship with the New York Yankees and how life has treated him in retirement.…
Former Cubs pitcher Mark Prior joins the Off The Mound with Ryan Dempster Podcast to open up about his time on the North Side, share his recent World Series experience as a member of the Dodgers coaching staff and much more!
Hall of Famer Jim Thome joined the Off The Mound with Ryan Dempster Podcast for an extended chat to reflect on his Hall of Fame career, his time in Chicago with the White Sox and the crosstown rivalry with the Cubs.
In the Season 2 premiere of Off the Mound with Ryan Dempster, current Cubs manager David Ross stops by to chat with his former teammate. Check out the extended conversation with the 2016 World Series champ in the podcast, including how Ross is spending his offseason and what his first year as skipper was like.…
Fan favorite Reed Johnson played four seasons for the Cubs, showcasing a combination of skill, heart and hustle the North Side will never forget. Johnson and host Ryan Dempster relive some of the most spectacular catches in team history, while also discussing how the former Academic All-American used his smarts to get the job done at the plate. The…
Play-by-play announcer for ESPN Sunday Night Baseball and studio host for MLB Network Matt Vasgersian joins Ryan Dempster to discuss his sportscasting career, including time in the booth with the Brewers and Padres. Vasgersian also reflects on his brief career as a child actor, discovering himself at USC and getting a start in baseball as the radio…
Former MLB starting pitcher Glendon Rusch joins Ryan Dempster for a baseball storytelling session for the ages. Rusch, who is currently playing for a local men's league in Louisville, looks back at his 12-year professional career with the Royals, Mets, Brewers, Cubs, Padres and Rockies. A few highlights include the time Rusch did the unthinkable as…
Pear Jam frontman and lifelong Cubs fan Eddie Vedder joins host Ryan Dempster to discuss his love for the Cubs, a special bond he had with Ernie Banks and many other unique stories from the road and his time in and around Wrigley Field.
Former Cub and current Phillies pitcher Jake Arrieta joined Off The Mound with Ryan Dempster to share memories during the Cubs rebuild up to winning the 2016 World Series and much more.
Former Marlin, Red Sox, Oriole, Blue Jay and host of International Talk Kevin Millar joins host Ryan Dempster on Off The Mound.
Kris Bryant joins host Ryan Dempster on the latest epsiode of Off The Mound.
Hall of Fame pitcher and 1971 NL CY Young Award winner Fergie Jenkins stops by to talk about his commitment to charitable work, playing with the Harlem Globetrotters, share what he learned from his roommate Ernie Banks when he first arrived in Chicago and reflect on the rest of his time with the Cubbies and everything in his life since. Then Dempst…
Two former Cubs pitchers Ted Lilly and Rich Hill join host Ryan Dempster on the latest episode of Off The Mound.
Hall of Fame outfielder Ken Griffey Jr. joins host Ryan Dempster on the latest epsiode of Off The Mound.
Cubs slugger Kyle Schwarber and former Cubs pitcher Carlos Zambrano join host Ryan Dempster.
Former Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood and 1984 World Series MVP Alan Trammell join host Ryan Dempster.
The "Crime Dog" Fred McGriff shares tremendous insight from his 19 MLB seasons, where he tallied 493 home runs, three Silver Slugger awards and a World Series title with the Braves. McGriff talks about his time in Chicago and the 30 home runs he hit for the Cubs in 2002. Former White Sox right fielder Jermaine Dye stops by to discuss the intense Cu…
Cubs starting pitcher and 3x World Series champion Jon Lester reflects on his 'I love you man' moment with David Ross during Game 5 of the 2016 World Series and the challenge of coming out of the bullpen in Game 7. Also, find out if the 5x all-star would pick Anthony Rizzo or Kris Bryant if he needed someone to babysit his kids. Then 3x all-star "T…
Former Cubs fan favorite Mark DeRosa and 7x all-star Michael Young, both former teammates of Ryan Dempster, share many laughs while telling hilarious stories from playing with each other in the big leagues. Find out how DeRosa somehow convinced Lou Piniella to rip up his lineup card shortly after joining the Cubs and he landed the most stylish clea…
Former Cubs first baseman Derrek Lee talks about his 2005 National League batting title, winning a World Series the year before coming to Chicago and sharing his baseball memories with his son. Plus, Hall of Fame pitcher and 18x Gold Glove winner Greg Maddux stops by to discuss how he evolved on the mound early in his career, Game of Thrones, the b…