SportsHandle.com is back for more podcasting. “The Hedge – Why I Gamble with Jimmy Shapiro” welcomes sports betting industry and sports media veteran, now Head of Media for The Action Network, Chad Millman (on Twitter @chadmillman). Millman also hosts “The Buffet Podcast” covering all things sports gambling.
Time codes for this episode of “The Hedge” are below:
Topics and Time Codes for Episode Six of ‘The Hedge: Why I Gamble With Jimmy Shapiro’ Include:
0:57: On writing the book “Invincible” with Vince Papale that ended up turning into a movie
2:55: On his decision to leave ESPN and work with The Action Network. As well as what exists on the Action Network
5:45: On the Action Network’s new subscription service
8:00: On his first meeting with the Chernin Group who started the Action Network
12:54: Has his new job re-energized him
16:20: The toughest part of the transition to the Action Network
18:08: Younger writers interest/appetite for writing about sports gambling
23:55: The proliferation now of gambling talk on ESPN and around the media and his role in it.
27:33: On wanting to cover gambling like people covered the NFL as opposed to just a picks column
30:14: On launching ESPN Chalk
33:10: On ESPN using more gambling information on TV, specifically Scott Van Pelt