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Olympic Fever

The feeling is uncontrollable and comes about every couple of years when athletes around the world convene on one city in their quest for glory. For some reason, you can't stop devouring the news and watching the events. For several weeks, you can't get enough. It's clear: You've got a case of Olympic Fever.

Now there's a show that can help. Welcome to Olympic Fever, the podcast for fans of the greatest sporting event in the world: The Olympic Games.

Each week, hosts Jill Jaracz and Alison Brown explore the stories of the Olympics through its sports, athletes, officials, organizers, host cities, fans and more.

New episodes come out every Thursday right here, and on your favorite podcast platform. Join us for all the fun and grandness that is the Olympic Games.

Citius, Altius, Feverrius! 

May 11, 2018

Wouldn't it be amazing if your job took you to the Olympics? NBC Boston Video Journalist Sean Colahan lived the dream this winter by covering the Olympics for the local news station. Sean tells us what it was like to be a local news cameraman at PyeongChang 2018, the gold medal game he saw, the pins he traded, and just...

Feb 26, 2018

It's the last day of the 2018 Olympics! Jill and Alison wrap up the action in the 4-Man Bobsled, Men's Ice Hockey, Cross-Country Skiing and Curling events. Then it's time for the Closing Ceremonies, where we wave to all of our Team Olympic Fever members, give Soohorang one final hug and extinguish the Olympic Flame. 

Feb 25, 2018

Team USA's #1 fan Sarah Patton is back for our daily wrap-up. First up is our discussion of Team Olympic Fever's very own gold medalist John Shuster and Team Shuster's amazing victory over Sweden. Plus, Snowboard, Team Alpine, Ice Hockey, Speedskating, and the inevitable chat about doping at PyeongChang.

Feb 24, 2018

Alison's all dressed up for our review of the Women's Figure Skating free skate (or as Jill says, a Lipinski/Kwan redux). Then it's on to the other sports of the day--which turns out to be a lot, even though we're nearly at the end of the Games. We've got:

  • Bobsled - with Team Olympic Fever member Nick...

Feb 23, 2018

It's been another exciting day of Olympic action! Jill and Alison discuss:

  • The US' victory in Women's Ice Hockey
  • Team Olympic Fever member John Shuster going for gold in Curling
  • The Women's Figure Skating free skate
  • Women's Alpine Skiing
  • Team Olympic Fever member Clare Egan's Biathlon relay
  • Team Olympic Fever member...