Sports & Recreation

Mic Drop

The Official Podcast of The Dallas Sports Commission. L.A. has its movie stars, Nashville its country troubadours and Detroit is the motor city. In Dallas we do sports… and we do it unlike anywhere in the country. From its iconic teams, state-of-the-art venues, larger than life owners and athletes, to a sports marketing community that is shaping the way sports will be consumed in the 21st century, Dallas is the true Silicon Valley of the sports world. Join hosts Monica Paul and Kevin Sullivan as they pull back the curtain on this vibrant community and talk to the legendary athletes and business visionaries leading a sports marketing revolution. Every show will have something you won’t want to miss. Every episode will be a Mic Drop.

J. Kidd Plus The SEC Scramble

Dallas Mavericks Head Coach Jason Kidd on his third go around in Dallas & Luka; Kevin Sherrington on Texas & OU moving to the SEC; Sam Gannon on Oklahoma's biggest rivalry & the Olympics.

Big D Summer Sports Storylines

Mike Rhyer on the state of play with the Cowboys, Mavs, Stars and Rangers; Chris Ivy on the booming NFT market and Heritage Auctions' billion dollar year; Steve Davis thoughts on CONCACAF

Troy Aikman, Cowboys & Mavs

No. 8 talks year 21 with FOX, Dak expectations and his typing prowess; Jane Slater on what to look for as Cowboys camp starts; Mark Followill on CONCACAF and Mavs makeover.

A Hard Knock Life

Charean Williams joins to talk HBO's Hard Knocks again choosing the Cowboys to feature on the long-running docuseries; Larry Lundy on his long career, the NBA's Disney Bubble and the state of diversity hiring in the sports industry; Chuck Morgan on walk up music at Globe Life Field -- and his memories of filming "The Rookie."

Fourth of July Sports Grab Bag

CFP Executive Director Bill Hancock talks potential Playoff expansion and Olympic memories; Mavs voice Chuck Cooperstein on a wild few weeks; Laura Harris talks heading to Tokyo to anchor NBC 5 coverage.

30 Days Until Tokyo!

Molly Solomon, NBC Olympics coverage chief, talks the upcoming games and what you need to know before tuning in; The Ticket’s Mark Elfenbein on a crazy two weeks for the Mavericks.

Big Week In Big D Sports

Sully & Monica talk Mavs moves; Chuck Carlton on the CFP's 12-team playoff proposal; Mark Mclemore says MLB is wrong for coming down hard on pitchers; Jim Nill's offseason plans for the Stars.

Sports Tech Talk

Geoff Moore on Team Envy and worldwide boom in e-sports; Entrepreneur Danyel Surrency Jones talks bringing tech and innovation to athletic training with POWERHANDZ; The Athletic's Saad Yousuf looks ahead at the big summer for both the Stars and Mavs.


Dale Hansen joins Sully and Monica to talk retirement; The Ringer's Bryan Curtis helps contextualize Hansen's legendary career; Emily Jones recals how Sharon Stone got her into big trouble.

Mavs up 2-0!

Brad Townsend on the Mavs wrestling control of Round 1; Spud Webb on what he's seen in first two games and his unforgettable career; Big time tennis returns to the region in the form of the Dallas Open.

World Cup Fever

There's Han Solo and Hope Solo - this week we add Monica Solo as she drives the ship alone while Sully is at the PGA; Monica talks World Cup wih FC Dallas President Dan Hunt and Univision's Pedro Silva.

Cowboys Top Forbes List...Again!

Darren Woodson on the enduring value of the Star. Salesmanship Club President Mike McKinley talks Momentous Institute, the reigning PGA Tour Charity of the Year. Newy Scruggs on how his 5 year plan to return to LA became a two decades and counting in Big D. #bevokal @micdropdallas @dallas_sports @darrenwoodson28 @newyscruggs

AT&T Byron Nelson Week

Jon Drago previews the tournament's move to TPC Craig Ranch; Pudge Rodriguez on pizza, coffee and catching; Skin Wade weighs in on Mavs & Cowboys.

NFL Draft Day 2021

Draft talk - and other topics - with Charles Haley and Babe Laufenberg; Natalie Jenkins on the larger role women are playing in sports marketing. #bevokal @babelaufenberg @charleshaley94

Episode 10 - The Beautiful Game

CONCACAF Gold Cup is headed to North Texas; FC Dallas Technical Director, Andre Zanotta, breaks down how soccer transfers work; Lady Magic, Nancy Lieberman; Stars beat writer Matt DeFranks. #bevokal @dallas_sports @MicDropDallas @nancylieberman

100 Days to Tokyo

Dedra DeLilli, Toyota's global Olympic sponsorship lead, talks the upcoming summer games; Ro Blackman recalls the 1980 Olympic boycott; Could Jimmy Johnson coach a Premier League club? Mike Doocy weighs in. #micdrop #bevokal #olympics #paralympics #legend @MikeDoocyFox4

Sic 'Em Bears

Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby on Baylor's historic run; Lance Barrow talks Masters & the 25th anniversary of Tin Cup; Kristi Scales tackles Cowboys draft. #micdrop @micdropdallas @big12conference @baylormbb @themasters

Episode 7 - "Maybe... YES, SIR" w/Verne Lundquist

35th anniversary of Jack's Masters Miracle with Verne; Major League Rugby Commish George Killebrew; Chris Arnold on being a Hype Man in the age of Covid.

Episode 6 - Take me out to Globe Life Field.

Eric Nadel gives his thoughts on Rangers 2021 and Hulu's "In and Of itself"; Sean Decker and Bryan Trubey on Globe Life Field and how modern sports venues are birthed; Joe Trahan talk golf and Muhammad Ali.

Ep. 5 - Happy Gilmore's dream pod: A little stick & puck, a little club and fairway.

Dallas Stars goalie Marty Turco details a fabled team prank known as "The San Jose Job"; Sandy Cross on the PGA's big move to North Texas; Mavs voice Mark Followill & Sully talk Shawn Bradley.

Ep.4: College Football Playoff; World Cup talk; Dak's new deal

College Football Playoff COO Andrea Williams stops by to chat about her career path and Dallas taking a leading role in the college football world; Andy Swift and Gordon Jago talk Dallas' World Cup chances; Brad Sham breaks down Dak's new deal.

Episode 3

Panini VP Jason Howarth stops by to talk about that Luka card that recently sold for $4.6 million, the NBA Top Shot phenomenon and why everyone should be investing in trading cards. Dallas Wings HC Vickie Johnson makes her pitch for the Dallas Wings and DFW as a marquee WNBA destination. And Athletes Unlimited Volleyball star Molly McCage tells us what she loves about the new all female pro volleyball league... and what she is downloading this week!

Episode 2

FOX Sunday NFL host, Curt Menefee stops by and shares his wisdom for the next generataion trying to break into sports broadcasting. UNT & Dallas Texans legend Abner Haynes and Dallas Cowboys LB, Jaylon Smith share stories on how football has allowed them to become champions for their communities. David Moore, from the Dallas Morning News makes an appearance.

Episode 1 - Welcome to the Mic Drop!

Episode 1: ESPN analyst Jeff Van Gundy talks Luka Doncic and his international appeal, and Dallas Stars President Brad Alberts speaks to the sports marketing landscape during the pandemic and how Stars fans defy national expectations. Appearance by the Old Grey Wolf himself, Mike Rhyner.