LOS ANGELES, October 7, 2022 – FOX Sports Radio’s LaVar Arrington – co-host of the network’s weekday morning program “Two Pros and a Cup of Joe” with Brady Quinn and Jonas Knox, and co-host of the nationally-syndicated weekend program/podcast “Up On Game” with TJ Houshmandzadeh and Plaxico Burress – announced today a slate of new podcasts that will join the “Up On Game Presents” feed, which is available on the iHeartRadio app and everywhere podcasts are heard.
The new slate includes:
“Built Different” – Popular social media influencers Mr. Go 30 and King battle it out with invited guests as they discuss sports, social issues and pop culture. The weekly podcast, which features dynamic debates on all the trending topics, will welcome WNBA legend Sheryl Swoopes for the debut episode on the feed today, October 7, at 3 p.m. ET/12 p.m. PT.
“Lost Art” – hosted by Latinx storyteller Josue Blanco, aka “Esco,” this new docu-series podcast highlights the journey of undiscovered talent in the music and entertainment industry. Creating a bridge for up-and-coming artists to expose their music to new audiences, the weekly program launches Monday, October 10, at 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT.
“Keeping Pace with Skill” – Powered by Pace-O-Matic, this podcast is hosted by NFL legend LaVar Arrington and is focused on the positive impact skill games have on small businesses, fraternal clubs, veterans’ clubs, and community organizations. Arrington and special guests will have informative and authentic discussions about the industry and the role skill game revenue has played in providing a lifeline to small businesses. The new podcast launches Thursday, October 13, at 12 p.m. ET/9 a.m. PT.
“We’re building something special over here at Up On Game Presents and people are starting to take notice,” shared Arrington. “Our goal is to connect with our wide-ranging audience and deliver content that resonates with them, and these three new shows will continue to do that.”
Produced in partnership with FOX Sports Radio, “Up On Game Presents” is an extension of the network’s popular “Up On Game” program. Launched in December 2021, the podcast feed has garnered millions of impressions and features a diverse lineup of shows hosted by entertaining and authentic personalities with unique perspectives and opinions driven by sports and pop culture. Among the programs are: “Conversations with a Legend,” “Pritty Left Hook,” “Straight Facts,” “What Are Those?,” “Business Of Esports,” “Billy The Batboy’s Corner,” “Stay A While with Tommi Vincent,” “Under Appreciated with Flash Garments” and “The Nil House with John Brenkus and Rob Vaka.”
“Up On Game Presents” is distributed by iHeartPodcasts. Visit iHeart.com/apps to download iHeartRadio and listen on your favorite device.
About LaVar Arrington
LaVar Arrington is co-host of FOX Sports Radio’s weekday morning program, “2 Pros and a Cup of Joe” with Brady Quinn and Jonas Knox. Airing Monday through Friday from 6 to 9 a.m. ET on more than 350 stations nationwide, in addition to iHeartRadio, the program features the trio’s entertaining and thought-provoking conversation on the biggest headlines. Arrington also co-hosts the national weekend show and podcast “Up On Game,” along with TJ Houshmandzadeh and Plaxico Burress, which broadcasts live on Saturdays from 12 - 2 p.m. ET on 400 radio stations. In December 2021, Arrington partnered with FSR to launch the “Up On Game Presents” podcast feed. Among the podcasts is “Conversations with a Legend” hosted by Arrington. In the weekly podcast, he sits down with the best from the field, the stage and beyond, sharing intimate conversations featuring stories of legendary humans and their successful careers. Arrington first joined FSR as a weekend personality in February 2020. Prior to that, he hosted a radio program on WJFK-FM in Washington, D.C. for several years. During that time, he produced a multimedia blog for The Washington Post. In addition to his current radio duties, Arrington is a regular contributor on FS1. A former Penn State All-American Linebacker, Arrington was the #2 pick in the 2000 NFL Draft. The three-time Pro Bowler played for the Washington Football Team from 2000 to 2005. He later joined the New York Giants before retiring in 2007.
About FOX Sports Radio
The FOX Sports Radio Network, based in Los Angeles, Calif., is a division of Premiere Sports Network in partnership with FOX Sports. All entities have combined their considerable resources to develop a turnkey, personality driven sports programming network for radio stations nationwide. The FOX Sports Radio Network reaches nearly millions of listeners on more than 600 radio stations, and can also be heard on iHeartRadio and FOXSportsRadio.com. Fans can also follow the network on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and YouTube.
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