219. John Wildhack, Syracuse University Athletic Director


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Former ESPN executive John Wildhack left that network in 2016 to become the Athletic Director at Syracuse University. This episode focuses on his journey from the early days of ESPN to the juggernaut that it became, while also covering some of the issues facing ESPN in recent years. Then, the show transitions into a deep dive into the state of Syracuse Sports. More specifically, the football and basketball programs. Plus, they discuss the Carrier Dome, the move to the ACC, and all the ramifications of those decisions, with a focus on the future.

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