SI Media Podcast: Featuring Premier League broadcaster Arlo White

Thursday August 25th, 2016

Episode 73 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features NBC Sports Premier League broadcaster Arlo White, who recently called soccer at the Rio Olympics. 

In this episode, White discusses his approach to calling Neymar's game-winning penalty kick in the men's gold medal game in Rio; how to call a game when your analyst is thousands of miles away; what he does to prepare for a Premier League broadcast; moving back to the United Kingdom to call Premier League games; how the U.S. soccer audience has gotten smarter over the last two decades; working in Seattle as the voice of MLS and the Sounders; calling Super Bowls for the BBC; why the Men In Blazers would toss him overboard into the sea long before Rebecca Lowe; the balance between describing a play and letting the action breath; his approach to calling Leicester City games as a lifelong fan; the soccer book he recommends to learn about tactics, and much more.

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