Episode #33 of The Terrible Podcast is onlind and in Part 1 we interview Chad Milliman who writes for ESPN.com, ESPN the magazine and is the author of “The Odds” and “The Ones Who Hit the Hardest” which takes a look at the blood feud between the Steelers and Cowboys and the battle for the heart of America in the 1970s. Chad talks about how he got his dream job writing about sports and gambling and discusses how that world has changed during the 11 years he\’s been in the business. He talks about some of his own experiences and then we get into the game and where the “sharps” are putting their money and how the sportsbooks in Vegas see the rest of the week playing out. We discuss prop bets, which have become a huge part of the handle during Super Bowl week and then Chad tells us how he thinks things are going to play out on Sunday.
In Part 2 we talk with Shawn Kennedy Co-Founder of Steel City Mafia which you can find on the web at www.steelcitymafia.com. Shawn tells us how this Steelers Fan Club, which now has over 9,000 members located across the U.S., was founded and how you can become a member. Shawn also tells about the big weekend Steel City Mafia has planned in Dallas. They will be involved with Trib Live Radio at Malarkey\’s Tavern (www.MalarkeysTavern.com) on both Friday and Saturday. You can find all the details on their website. Steelers attending Saturday include Louis Lipps, Eric Green, Yancey Thigpen and Ernie Mills. Be sure to stop by if you are in town.
In Part 3 we chat with Brian Blessing of 4GuysWin.com. This one is for the hardcore gamblers. Brian works with ESPN Las Vegas and has a show on Sirius 98 called Hardcore Sports Radio. Brian gives all the inside info of what goes on in Vegas this weekend and where the money is going. These guys aren\’t just throwing darts, Brian gives some great analysis of the game. Listen and find out what is really happening with Super Bowl 45.
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Please sit back and enjoy Episode 33 now of The Terrible Podcast.