Nov. 23, 2022

#664 Ian Eagle

#664 Ian Eagle

Episode 664 - Ian Eagle is a First Class Father and legendary Sports Broadcaster.  Ian Eagle joined CBS Sports in March 1998 as a play-by-play announcer for the CBS Television Network’s coverage of the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship. He has called play-by-play for the Network’s coverage of the National Football League since 1998, and served as pregame and postgame host contributor during the Network’s coverage of Super Bowl LV, Super Bowl LIII and Super Bowl 50.  This season Eagle again teams with Charles Davis and Evan Washburn to form the Network’s No. 2 NFL ON CBS announce team.  In 2024, Ian will take over for Jim Nantz on NCAA Tournament coverage.

In this Episode, Ian shares his Fatherhood journey which includes two children.  He discusses some of the challenges being a sports broadcaster, which includes a lot of traveling, while being a family man. He describes the joy of watching his son Noah follow in his footsteps becoming a sports broadcaster.  He shares some funny stories about the names his son wanted to be called even in public situations. He talks about how he has disciplined his kids and dealt with things such as dating.  He offers some great advice for new or soon-to-be dads and more!

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