John Leahy- Podcaster, Musician, Broadcaster, Audiobook Narrator, Storyteller


Oct. 26, 2022

Hockey Talk with Paul Stewart

Former NHL referee and player Paul Stewart joins me in this week’s episode as we discuss a wide range of topics, including classic arenas, fisticuffs from his playing days, fisticuffs from an official’s perspective, a special...

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Oct. 20, 2022

Hello ESPN (Plus)

Catching up with my new work with ESPN, my crazy schedule, and an update on our crazy house adventure. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. --- Send in a v...

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Oct. 12, 2022

Teaching Today’s Youth- with Digicator Ed McDonough

This episode features Canton (MA) high school educator Ed McDonough, who teaches visual production at Canton (MA) High School. For two decades, Ed has had a passion for teaching the youth of today about the fine art of visual...

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Oct. 5, 2022

Podcast Replay- Our Most Downloaded Episode- with Mike McMahon

This week I take time and share my most downloaded episode of the podcast to date- a chat with College Hockey News and Mack Report reporter Mike McMahon. Nearing the end of our first season, I thought I’d take some …

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Sept. 28, 2022

2022-23 NHL Preview with Pete Sewcyk

In this episode, I invite in my longtime childhood friend and hockey expert Peter Sewcyk to preview the 2022-23 NHL season. Pete is a physical therapist based out of Randolph, MA. who is fully capable of working in the hockey...

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Sept. 21, 2022

Talking Broadcasting with Jerry Trupiano

Stopping by this week is former Boston Red Sox radio play by play voice Jerry Trupiano, a veteran play by play voice who has worked for multiple teams over the course of his brilliant career. Jerry was a wonderful guest …

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Sept. 14, 2022

2022-23 Hockey East Men’s Preview

This episode takes an in depth look at the upcoming 2022-23 Hockey East men’s season. Along with Merrimack color analyst and CHN reporter Mike Machnik, as well as college hockey podcaster Ian Beauchesne, we preview all 11 tea...

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Sept. 7, 2022

2022-23 College Hockey Preview with Dave Starman

With college hockey season just around the corner, this week’s episode features CBS Sports Network analyst Dave Starman, who breaks down the upcoming season. We take a look at all six conferences as well as the independent te...

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Aug. 31, 2022

Talking Sports Information with Pete Divito

This episode features long time sports information professional Pete Divito, a former colleague of mine at Merrimack. Listen as Pete shares his time in the industry and what goes into the job of being a sports information dir...

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Aug. 24, 2022

Vin Scully and a few Baseball stories

In this episode, I reflect back on some memories of the legendary Vin Scully and top it off with a few of my favorite baseball stories from my vast library of baseball archived notes. --- This episode is sponsored by …

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Aug. 17, 2022

A Conversation With Lisa Pride

This episode features Lisa Pride, the play by play voice of the Jupiter Hammerheads and Palm Beach Cardinals of the Florida State League. The wife of former MLB player Curtis Pride, she is one of a handful of female play …

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Aug. 10, 2022

2022 NFL Preview

This episode dives into the 2022 NFL season as I preview the upcoming season with Jason (Jay-Dawg) Arsenault , a New Hampshire radio personality. Find out where your favorite team stands as the season kicks off. --- This ...

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Aug. 3, 2022

A Musical Tribute to Dad

In this episode, I chose a few songs that my father loved and did my best to recreate them myself. I hope I did Dad justice enough. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make …

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July 27, 2022

Broadcasting, Music, and Websites- The Amazing Story of Dan Parkhurst

This episode features longtime college hockey broadcaster and colleague Dan Parkhurst. We talk about his storied broadcast career, spanning from his start on student radio at UNH right up to his work on the NBC Sports Network...

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July 20, 2022

Catching Up With Mike Antonellis

This week I chat with Worcester Red Sox play by play voice Mike Antonellis. We explore Mike’s background and his path to become the voice of the Boston Red Sox AAA play by play voice,. --- This episode is sponsored …

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July 13, 2022

A Conversation with Tyler Murray

This episode features one of the play by voices of the Worcester Red Sox and the voice of the Hockey East Game of the Week on NESN, Tyler Murray. Tyler has done a wide variety of sports in his career, …

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July 6, 2022

Talking Baseball with Emma Tiedemann

Joining me this week is the radio voice of the Portland Sea Dogs, the AA affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, Emma Tiedemann. Learn about Emma’s fascinating sportscasting background that has taken her from Alaska to Maine and man...

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June 29, 2022

A Conversation With 6 Time New Hampshire Sportscaster Of The Year Bob…

Joining me this week is the voice of the New Hampshire Fisher Cats and 6 time New Hampshire Sportscaster Of the Year Bob Lipman. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://ancho...

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June 22, 2022

Talking Baseball With Mac Cerullo

In this episode, I dive into some baseball talk with the beat writer for the Boston Red Sox from the Lawrence Eagle-Tribune, Mac Cerullo. We examine the Boston Red Sox, a look around the Red Sox organization, and some general...

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June 15, 2022

A Discussion With Coach Mentor Helen Williams

In this episode, I visit with Helen Williams, coach, basketball TV analyst, educator, public speaker, and author. Helen and I worked together at Merrimack College, as she served as head coach for women’s basketball. She is a ...

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June 8, 2022

Talking Baseball with Josh Caray

Joining me this week is former colleague Josh Caray, voice of the Rocket City Trash Pandas, the AA affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels. Josh is the son of the late Skip Caray, Hall of Fame voice of the Atlanta …

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June 1, 2022

A Visit with George Commo

One of the most decorated sportscasters in the industry joins me this week, legendary Vermont sportscaster George Commo. Join me as we hear some fascinating stories. You’ll also hear a cameo appearance from George’s landscape...

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May 25, 2022

Baseball, Coney Island, and the Brooklyn Cyclones with Keith Raad

This week I chat with old friend and colleague Keith Raad, play by play voice of the Brooklyn Cyclones baseball club. Keith and I did several games side by side in the New York Penn League and in this episode …

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May 18, 2022

John R. Leahy Sr. (1938-2022) , A Tribute

This episode is dedicated to the memory of my father who passed away a few days ago from Alzheimer’s Disease. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. --- Send...

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