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Episode 429 of "SI Media with Jimmy Traina" features an interview with CBS Sports and Turner Sports play-by-play man, Ian Eagle.
Eagle talks about succeeding Jim Nantz next year to call the NCAA Tournament Final Four and why working with Bill Raftery is so special.
Eagle also shares his thoughts on the Greg Olsen-Tom Brady situation and what it means for fellow play-by-player, Kevin Burkhardt. Eagle, who calls Nets games locally, also discusses the team's implosion this season and why it was difficult for him to call Kyrie Irving's games after Irving promoted and anti-semetic film.
Other topics discussed with Eagle include his favorite sports call of all time, where he was when the NBA shut down because of Covid, the pronunciation of his name, Aaron Rodgers' darkness retreat and much more.
Following Eagle, Sal Licata from WFAN radio and SNY TV joins Jimmy for their weekly "Traina Thoughts" segment. This week, Jimmy and Sal discuss Rihanna's Super Bowl halftime performance, the NBA's All-Star weekend, Major League Baseball's new rules changes, the passing of Tim McCarver and more.
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