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It Was Said...The Sports Version

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Shining City Audio, a recently launched history-focused podcast studio joint-venture between C13Originals and Jon Meacham, have announced details for It Was Said: Sports.

This new documentary podcast franchise created, directed, and produced by C13Originals, written by author Jon Meacham, and narrated by the NBA’s Doc Rivers, is the sports-focused version of,”_ It Was Said_, which featured sports speeches.

Season One will include speeches from Muhammad Ali, Billie Jean King, and Hank Aaron. Rivers, Meacham, and guests–including Michael Strahan, Urban Meyer, and Al Michaels–will offer insight, firsthand perspective and analysis into each speech’s origins, the orator, the context of the times they were given, and why they are still relevant today.

Listen to the trailer HERE.

“Sports are a vital element of our lives, and of the life of the nation. The pursuit of excellence in competition is inherently dramatic and touches the deepest parts of our common story,” said Jon Meacham, Co-Executive Producer, Shining City Audio. “I’m honored to be working with the great Doc Rivers and the C13Originals team to bring these illuminating moments to life."

“As a man who’s been in the arena, I’ve experienced firsthand the power and impact of the words of great sports figures of our time,” said Doc Rivers. “I’m excited to join forces with Jon Meacham and C13Originals to shine a light on these pivotal moments in history.”

“Throughout history, the powerful words of our great sports icons have transcended sports and inspired, healed, and impacted us as a world,” said Chris Corcoran, Chief Content Officer, Cadence13 and Co-Executive Producer, Shining City Audio. “As we work alongside Jon to build out the Shining City Audio slate and tell these historic stories, we’re proud to partner with Doc Rivers on this timeless series that will resonate with listeners of all generations.”

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