The Suspendables with Jim Jerome & Russ Courtnall
Welcome to The Suspendables with funny man, Jungle Jim Jerome, and world renowned former NHL player, Russ Courtnall, as they unleash the laughs, the stories and the outrage, with their irreverent and sometimes unusual (yet compelling) perspectives on all things IN A MAN'S WORLD.
#77 THEY PAID HOW MUCH FOR THE BROADCAST RIGHTS??
Today we’re joined by media consultant and longtime broadcast executive Mark Maheu. We discuss the evolution of the sports media landscape and where advertisers are spending their money. We get into the NHL’s very lucrative TV deal with Rogers and whether the deal has been worth it so far. Russ tell a great story about radio legends Howard Stern and Rick Dees. They guys get into the story of Sarah Fuller who became the first woman to play in a Power Five conference football game. They also discuss the charity matches in golf and boxing from last weekend. Boxing: Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Junior. Golf: Phil Mickelson and Charles Barkley vs Peyton Manning and Steph Curry. Russ remembers his days competing in the Battle of the Blades celebrity figure skating and what judge Brett Hull said to him when he eliminated him.
This week’s the boys discuss the amazing feedback from last week’s emotional interview with Corey Hirsch. Russ talks about his friendship with former Today host Billy Bush, the invitation to his 50th birthday and the infamous recording on Donald Trump’s…LISTEN
In this episode, we’re joined by Canucks broadcaster Corey Hirsch, former NHL goalie, Russ’s former teammate and 1994 Olympic silver medalist. The boys tell some great stories in this one – stories about former NHL coach Mike Keenan and Marc…LISTEN
This week we’re joined by Ron Chipperfield, who was Wayne Gretzky’s captain in his early days with the Oilers. Russ talks about almost getting into a recent scrap with his “little” brother and the time he and his wife booked…LISTEN
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