The Doug Russell Show

The Doug Russell Show

Doug Russell is live every week day from 6 - 8 pm and is your perfect way to wrap up your sports day. Segments include Leading Off, The 7 at 7 and guests from all around sports to fill you in on what happened throughout the day.

Episodes


11.13.19 The Doug Russell Show

November 13, 2019 7:10 p.m.

Hour 1: We have Cousin's Subs Matt Pauley filling in for Doug. In the abbreviated hour we go over sports headlines such as Colin Kaepernick, the recent news about the Houston Astros, and we begin talking about Craig Counsell being the runner up to NL Manager of the year for two years in a row – this year losing out to Cardinal’s manager Mike Schlidt. We dive deeper into the Astros sign stealing and if sign stealing in baseball – without technology – is okay. We also dive deeper into the Colin Kaepernick situation regarding what sort of timing the NFL had for this open workout on Saturday.

11.12.19 The Doug Russell Show

November 12, 2019 8:13 p.m.

Hour 1: The hour begins with Cousin’s Subs Justin Garcia where we discuss the NFL landscape and what it could look like come playoffs. We go through playoff scenarios and who is for real in the NFL. We also have an extensive conversation about “load management” and where it works in sports, what sports it works in, and what sort of sports it should change in. We also discover the origin of load management and it did not take place in sports.

Hour 2: The hour begins talking about Justin announcing his panel discussion he is moderating with Oscar Robertson. We discuss interviews that Justin has had in the beginning of his career, and a very interesting story regarding Butterbean. Yes, that butterbean. The hour is also dedicated to the recent music reunion announcements that have been made public in the past few weeks.

11.11.19 The Doug Russell Show

November 11, 2019 7:59 p.m.

Hour 1: The hour begins recapping the Packers win over the Panthers which begins a conversation regarding the Packers and what letter grade fans and writers think they get after an 8-2 start to the Week 10 and if we overestimated the Packers schedule versus if we are underestimating this Packers team. We also have our Leading Off segment recapping the day in sports. We hear from head coach Matt LaFleur, other highlights around the NFL, as well as quotes from Bucks head coach Mike Budenholzer. We also talk to The Athletic’s Matt Schneidman to get his Packers letter grade and break down more of the team's performance on offense and defense. We also hear the conversation with Packers radio network play-by-play man Wayne Larrivee as he joined Wisconsin’s Morning News this morning.

Hour 2: The hour begins talking about if fans should give up 15 years of your team being atrocious for just one championship. We bounce that subject back and forth. We also have the 7 at 7 where we go over the biggest stories around sports that you need to know on this day. We also go into the conversation that began last hour on who is the best dressed in Packers media? We also talk college hoops with Mike DeCourcey, and break down the current nightmare situation that is the New York Knicks.

11.8.19 The Doug Russell Show

November 8, 2019 6:59 p.m.

Hour 1: The hour begins with our normal segment named Leading Off – where we go over audio and headlines from all around sports. Today we hear from Barry Alvarez, Packers head coach Matt LaFleur, and Greg Hill gets his revenge from earlier in the week. We also go over the likelihood of the Packers playing in London, who they will likely play, and what sort of future the NFL has in London. We also have a conversation with former Badgers quarterback John Stocco, and we hear the media comments from Aaron Rodgers

Hour 2: The hour begins with our 7 at 7 segment where Doug breaks down the 7 most important sports stories that you need to know from around the league. We dive into yet another an injury grievance from the NY Jets, a party deck at Miller Park, hearing yourself live vs actually live on the radio, and the basketball match ups for the night. We have a conversation with Forbes sportswriter Rob Reischel about his recent article regarding Mike McCarthy and what his chances are looking for a coaching job in the NFL. We also end the hour on a feel good story to end all feel good stories.

11.6.19 The Doug Russell Show

November 6, 2019 8 p.m.

Hour 1: The hour begins diving into the load management conversation that is holding Kawhi Leonard out of tonight’s contest against the Bucks. We then have our Leading Off Segment where we hear audio clips from Packers coach Matt LaFleur, UW Athletic Director Barry Alvarez and NBA news. We also dive into the NBA’s statement regarding Leonard as well as field fan phone calls about the whole load management situation. We also have a conversation with WFNZ in Charlotte Chris McClain to discuss the Packers match up with the Panthers on Sunday. We also have a discussion with NBA Radio’s Brian Geitzler to talk more load management as well as what sort of opponents could give the Bucks some trouble in the Eastern Conference playoffs

Hour 2: The hour begins exchanging Milwaukee Admirals stories, we then get to the 7 at 7 where we have the 7 most important story stories that you need to know about. We also talk about the Bears current situation with Mitch Trubisky and his request to remove some TV’s from Halas Hall to avoid the negative talk about the team. We also have our weekly conversation with Jason Wilde about the Packers and preview the game against the Panthers as well as recap the tough game against the Chargers. And we go back 150 years to a game that started it all.

11.5.19 The Doug Russell Show

November 5, 2019 6:42 p.m.

An abbreviated hour ahead of the season opener for Marquette basketball - the hour begins talking about mascots ahead of the conversation talking about Marquette having their season opener tonight at Fiserv Forum against Loyola Maryland. We then have our Leading Off segment where we get into the best local and national headlines around sports with audio clips from Khris Middleton, MU coach Wojo, and Badgers head coach Greg Gard as well as stories around college football and the NFL.

11.4.19 The Doug Russell Show

November 4, 2019 8:09 p.m.

Hour 1: The show begins recapping the Packers tough loss to the Chargers on Sunday. We also have our leading off segment which recaps the day and weekend in sports – we go over “highlights” of the Packers game, as well as other audio around the rest of the NFL. We also get a clip of Bucks guard Donte DiVencenzo, as well as a few nuggets about Phil Mickelson, and a curveball thrown in on the very end. On top of Packers talk, we also have a conversation with Fox Sports analyst Chris Vosters to preview the Marquette basketball season opener tomorrow night.

Hour 2: The hour begins with our 7 at 7 segment where we go over the biggest sports stories, both national and local including a look at the Bucks game tonight against the Timberwolves, the story of the recent roster moves made for the Brewers and what they could mean heading into next season, as well as stories around the NFL and MLB. We also have a conversation with CBS Sports Director Kevin Holden who was in Los Angeles covering the Packers Chargers game. We also go over former Cleveland Browns player Jermane Whitehead who lost his job on the Browns for aggressive tweets towards fans.

11.04.19 The Doug Russell Show

November 1, 2019 8:04 p.m.

Hour 1: The hour begins as every show does with The Lead Off segment. We hear from Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer, Packers coach Matt LaFleur, as well as going over free agents from the Brewers, news around the NFL, and checking in on the latest golf standings worldwide. Doug also has a conversation about Urban Meyer who is on USC’s radar for a new football coach – but is it worth the stress and drama that usually follows Meyer? We also have a conversation about Giannis and if he can deal with being so young and the superstar he is becoming. All this including our weekly conversation with Fat Jack.

Hour 2: The hour begins with the 7 at 7 – the 7 biggest sports stories all around sports including a story about the Golden State Warriors, an update on the current Bucks situation who are taking on the Orlando Magic. We also profile the situation going on with Packers linebacker Za’Darius Smith who was got a ticket for possession of marijuana and what sort of punishments the Smith and other players could get from the league and also, how anyone gets pinched for weed in 2019.

10.31.19 The Doug Russell Show

October 31, 2019 8 p.m.

Doug dives into the news of the day with "Leading Off", talks about the Bucks loss to the Celtics and if it's time to worry about the team, chats with JR Radcliffe of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and Chargers reporter Daniel Plopper, discusses the Nationals winning the World Series, and more!

10.30.19 The Doug Russell Show

October 30, 2019 7:58 p.m.

Hour 1: The hour opens up with our Leading Off segment which recaps the headlines around sports paired with audio cuts. Today we hear from Bucks head coach Mike Budenholzer, Celtics head coach Brad Stevens as well as Astros manager AJ Hinch. We then dive deeper into Trae Turner call during Game 6 of the World Series where Turner was called out by way of runner’s interference. We also have our weekly conversation with Jason Wilde who reports fresh out of Packers practice and updates us on the current team situation ahead of the Packers game against the Chargers in L.A.

Hour 2: The hour begins diving deeper into the runner’s interference call on Trae Turner during Game 6 of the World Series. We dive deeper into detail what could be done for things like this to be fixed. A big majority of the hour also dedicated to the conversation about college student athletes being paid for their name, image, and likeness. We hear from MU Athletic Director Bill Scholl, a cut from UW Athletic Director Barry Alvarez as well as an audio clip from Utah Senator Mitt Romney.