Mad Dog Sports Radio

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Mad Dog Sports Radio
Mad Dog Sports Radio Logo.svg
Broadcast area United States
Frequency Sirius XM 85
First air date November 12, 2008
Format Sports Radio
Class Satellite Radio Station
Owner Sirius XM Radio
Website Mad Dog Sports Radio

Mad Dog Sports Radio is a Sirius XM Radio station which broadcasts sports talk, sports news, and some play by play on channel 85. This channel officially started broadcasting on November 12, 2008. However, Chris Russo,[1] the channel's namesake was on the air before the channel officially signed on.

Mad Dog Sports Radio has recently pushed to improve its programming schedule adding the likes of Stephen A Smith (from New York), Glenn Ordway (from Boston) and Tom Byrne (from Philadelphia). The addition of Smith to the weekday lineup puts the station atop the national outlets for sports talk.

Current programming[edit]

Weekday programming

Airtime (Eastern) Program Host(s)
2:00 AM – 6:00 AM Mad Dog Unleashed (rebroadcast) Christopher "Mad Dog" Russo
6:00 AM – 10:00 AM Morning Men with Evan Cohen Evan Cohen
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Schein on Sports Adam Schein
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM The Stephen A Smith Show Stephen A Smith
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM Mad Dog Unleashed Christopher "Mad Dog" Russo
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Dog Bites Steve Torre
7:00 PM – 11:00 PM Mad Dog Sports Radio Tonight Dan Graca
11:00 PM – 2:00 AM The Wrap Patrick Meagher

Weekend programming highlights include

Airtime (Eastern) Program Host(s)
8:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Sat/Sun) The Big Weekend Show Glenn Ordway and (Jamie Dukes on Sat.)
7:00 PM – 11:00 PM (NFL Sundays) Point After Tom Byrne

Mad Dog Sports Radio also employs Scott Wetzel and Lance Medow on weekends and as regular fill-in hosts.


  1. ^ "Chris 'Mad Dog' Russo Joins SIRIUS XM Radio" (Press release). PR Newswire via 2008-08-19. Retrieved 2008-12-01. Russo to headline 'Mad Dog Radio,' new sports talk channel on SIRIUS and XM 

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