February 5, 2023

As we strategy the 20th anniversary of the terrorist assaults of September 11, 2001, SiriusXM is presenting 9/11 & Sports activities: 20 Years Later, a 13-episode podcast collection wanting again on the influence of that day’s occasions on the world of sports activities and the response by leagues, gamers, and followers within the hours, days, weeks, and years that adopted.

All 13 episodes are already out there on the SXM App and could be listened to now right here:

The episodes will even air a number of instances on SiriusXM’s varied sports activities channels now by means of September 11. See the schedule with these channels and their airtimes beneath.

In episodes that concentrate on the influence of 9/11 on completely different sports activities and leagues, listeners will hear from executives and homeowners who made the choices to postpone sporting occasions and decide when it was acceptable to renew play, and the athletes and coaches who, after the preliminary shock of the assaults, would play a major function in comforting residents and sports activities followers across the nation, and individuals who misplaced family members that day.

SiriusXM’s Steve Phillips, who was the New York Mets common supervisor in 2001, narrates three baseball-focused episodes that embody interviews with former New York Governor George Pataki, former MLB Commissioner Bud Selig, Yankees GM Brian Cashman, and former Yankees catcher Todd Greene, who caught the ceremonial first pitch from President George W. Bush previous to Sport 3 of the 2001 World Collection. Listeners will even hear from former Mets Mike Piazza, Edgardo Alfonso, John Franco, Bruce Chen, and Bobby Valentine, and former Atlanta Braves Chipper Jones and Steve Karsay, who have been all a part of the primary sport performed in New York after the assaults.

In an episode wanting again on the NFL within the interval after 9/11, listeners will hear from the league’s former commissioner, Paul Tagliabue, in addition to former Jets head coach Herm Edwards and offensive lineman Kevin Mawae, former Giants DB Jason Sehorn, Washington Soccer Crew proprietor Dan Snyder, New England Patriots proprietor Robert Kraft, and former defensive finish Hint Armstrong, who was the president of the NFL Gamers Affiliation in 2001.

One other episode appears again on the 2001 Military-Navy Sport, performed weeks after the beginning of Operation Enduring Freedom by cadets and midshipmen who can be referred to as into fight after their commencement. Narrated by SiriusXM host Chris Spatola, who was himself a firstclass (senior) cadet at West Level within the fall of 2001, the episode options commentary from former Navy head soccer coach Charlie Weatherbie, former Military head coach Todd Berry, former Navy QB Ed Malinowski and former Military QB Chad Jenkins.

From the world of golf, listeners will hear conversations with former PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem, former govt director of the European Tour Ken Schofield, and former PGA of America CEO Jim Awtrey, who made the choice to postpone the Ryder Cup, in addition to the story of distinguished novice Jimmy Dunne, whose choice to try to qualify for the U.S. Mid-Newbie Championship at Bedford G.C. on September 11, 2001, saved his life.

The NHL misplaced two members of its group on September 11, when L.A. Kings scouts Garnet “Ace” Bailey and Mark Bavis misplaced their lives aboard Flight 175 when it crashed into the South Tower of the World Commerce Middle. They’re remembered in one other episode by Bailey’s widow, Kathy, and Bavis’ brother, Mike, in addition to Wayne Gretzky, former Kings GM Dave Taylor and Bruce Boudreau, who was a Kings affiliate coach in 2001 and was scheduled to be on Flight 175 with Bailey and Bavis earlier than his plans modified.

On a separate episode, SiriusXM’s Christopher “Mad Canine” Russo is joined by his former on-air companion, Mike Francesa, in a uncommon sit-down dialog between the 2, to recollect the occasions that befell throughout the sports activities panorama after 9/11.

Different episodes within the collection function former New York Knicks coach Jeff Van Gundy, whose buddy and school roommate was misplaced within the World Commerce Middle, SiriusXM host and former Kansas Metropolis Wizards goalkeeper Tony Meola, who hails from the New York/New Jersey space, and remembers the choice to go forward with their sport in Peru on September 12, personalities from the WWE who participated within the first public sporting occasion within the U.S. 48 hours after the assaults, the influence on the world of NASCAR, and Glenn Colton, who along with his profession as a fantasy sports activities host, is a lawyer who each labored on the U.S. Justice Division within the workplace liable for main the prosecution of one of many 9/11 hijackers and one who was privileged to play a small function in that effort.


Broadcast Schedule (all instances ET)*


ESPNU Radio (Ch. 84)
September 11 at 10:30am

SiriusXM Fantasy Sports activities Radio (Ch. 87)
September 11 at 8:30am

SiriusXM FC (Ch. 157)
September 1 at 11am
September 2 at 12am, 8am, and 10pm
September 3 at 6am and 3pm
September 4 at 7am and 6pm
September 5 at 12:30am, 10am, and 9pm
September 6 at 7pm
September 7 at 9pm
September 8 at 7am
September 9 at10pm
September 10 at 3pm
September 11 at 6pm and 9:30pm
September 12 at 3pm and 9pm

SiriusXM Struggle Nation (Ch. 156)
September 9 at 5pm
September 11 at 12pm and 4pm

Mad Canine Sports activities Radio (Ch. 82)
September 8 at 6pm
September 11 at 7am
September 12 at 7amMLB Community Radio™ (Ch. 89)
Episode 1 – September 8 at 6pm
Episode 2 – September 9 at 6pm
Episode 3 – September 10 at 6pm
All 3 episodes – September 11 from 3-6pm

SiriusXM NASCAR Radio (Ch. 90)
September 11 at 12pm

SiriusXM NBA Radio (Ch. 86)
September 11 at 1pm and 5pm

SiriusXM NFL Radio (Ch. 88)
September 6 at 10pm
September 7 at 6am
September 8 at 11pm
September 10 at 3am and 7pm
September 11 at 8am and 11pm

SiriusXM® NHL Community Radio™ (Ch. 91)
September 6 at 6pm
September 7 at 7pm
September 8 at 12pm
September 10 at 6pm
September 11 at 9am, 12pm, 5pm and 9pm
Plus varied different airings

SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio (Ch. 92)
September 7 at 7pm
September 9 at 1pm
September 10 at 12pm
September 11 at 8am, 6pm, 9pm, and extra*Schedule topic to alter


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