January 9, 2018 – Mature Preneurs Host Diana Todd-Banks speaks with MIKE on Sports creator Jim Sweeney about the genesis of his MIKE sports character.
Banks also determines how Sweeney has been able to generate content for MIKE while still playing competitive basketball at age 60 in international tournaments.
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November 27, 2017 – Purpose 2 Play Founder Kim Constantinesco interviews MIKE on Sports creator Jim Sweeney about his other passion in life – playing basketball – even at the ripe old age of 60!Constantinesco captures the beauty of the global sports organization FIMBA – Federation of International Masters Basketball Association – for which Sweeney serves as the Head of FIMBA USA.
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November 11, 2017- Mobius Podcast Host David Taylor interviews MIKE on Sports creator and Head of FIMBA USA – Jim Sweeney – about what keeps him young and energized to continue playing basketball competitively at age 60.
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October 30, 2017 – Host Robert Plank peppers MIKE on Sports creator Jim Sweeney about the creativity, discipline, consistency and courage to overcome obstacles to develop his MIKE sports character.
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October 19, 2017 – Twelve Minute Convo Host Engel Jones questions MIKE on Sports Creator about what motivates him.
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February 21, 2017 – Host Martin Lindeskog interviews MIKE on Sports creator Jim Sweeney about creating the Trademarked MIKE cartoon sports character.
February 10, 2017 – Host Ryder Bullock peppers MIKE on Sports creator Jim Sweeney with questions about today’s top sports stories.
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February 9, 2017 – Host Tony D’Urso interviews MIKE on Sports creator Jim Sweeney about the making of his Trademarked MIKE cartoon sports property.
December 12, 2016 – Host Brad Gudim interviews MIKE on Sports creator Jim Sweeney on his Synergy Cafe Show.
Brad peppers Sweeney about his Trademarked MIKE cartoon sports character and the success he’s enjoyed in his MIKE on Sports blogs and sports comic book series.
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November 11, 2017 – Podcast Host Dusty Porter interviews MIKE on Sports creator Jim Sweeney on his Online Business Realm show.
The two discuss the making of his Trademarked MIKE cartoon sports character and how he monetizes the intellectual property.
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October 11, 2016 – Host Charlene Gilmam interviews MIKE creator Jim Sweeney on her My Time is Now podcast.
Gilman peppers Sweeney with questions about his desire to carve out a unique lifestyle business when traveling and enjoying the things that he loves.
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October 9, 2016 – Luxury Travel Podcast host Allen Suss interviews MIKE creator Jim Sweeney about his love of travel and how he incorporates a unique business lifestyle of combining his work, love of basketball and travel to 60+ countries.
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June 27, 2016 – Kathe Kline interviews MIKE creator Jim Sweeney on her Rock Your Retirement podcast.
The interview covers the motivation behind the making of the Trademarked MIKE sports character.
In addition, Kline delves into Sweeney’s current role as Head of FIMBA USA for the largest senior basketball federation in the world and touches upon Sweeney’s harrowing experience in the early 80’s when testifying against organized crime and how it helped steel him as a person.
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June 22, 2016 – MIKE creator Jim Sweeney talks with Clock Dodgers host Neal Maligno about the making of his MIKE intellectual sports property as well as his masters basketball volunteer gig with FIMBA.
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May 20, 2016 – MIKE creator Jim Sweeney shares his zealous plans for his MIKE intellectual sports property on the Tom and Jerry Sports Show.
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May 12, 2016 – Stephan Moses Blaxberg, host of the Year of Purpose podcast, interviews MIKE creator and FIMBA USA’s Jim Sweeney about his vision for his Trademarked MIKE cartoon sports character. Also, Sweeney shares how he is utilizing his lifetime experiences in sports and business as a catalyst to develop MIKE into a sports and cultural icon.
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May 8, 2016 – Jared Easley, host of the Starve the Doubts podcast, interviews MIKE creator and FIMBA USA’s Jim Sweeney about bringing his MIKE cartoon sports character to fruition as well as his unique volunteer gig as Head of USA for an international masters basketball organization.
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April 19, 2016 – Sean Ackerman, host of the popular You Leading You podcast, interviews MIKE creator Jim Sweeney about his entrepreneurial journey of bringing his animated sports character to fruition.
March 7, 2016 – Baxter Colburn, host of the BG Sports Show on Sports Radio America, interviews MIKE creator Jim Sweeney about his Trademarked cartoon sports character and his entertaining series of MIKE sports comic books.
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February 19, 2016 – Joel Boggess, host of the #1 rated iTunes podcast ReLaunch, interviews MIKE on Sports creator Jim Sweeney about mustering the confidence to walk away from a previously successful business to start a new one.
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February 17, 2016 – Jamie Jay, host of Stop Riding the Pine catches up with MIKE creator Jim Sweeney to learn about the making of the MIKE cartoon sports character and his exciting plans for the property.
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February 12, 2016 – Neil Ball, host of The Entrepreneur Way, interviews MIKE on Sports creator Jim Sweeney about surrounding himself with the right people when starting and building his business.
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February 1, 2016 – Christina Nitschmann, host of Savvy Central Radio, sits down with MIKE creator Jim Sweeney to discuss the genesis of his Trademarked cartoon sports character. Nitschmann also questions Sweeney about his entrepreneurial drive and the successes and stumbling blocks Sweeney has faced along his journey.
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January 21, 2016 – Scott Jones, host of Athlete on Fire, interviews MIKE creator Jim Sweeney about the making of the MIKE sports character.
Also, Jones quizzes Sweeney about still playing basketball at 58 years-old as well as serving as the USA representative for FIMBA or Federation of International Masters Basketball Association.
January 4, 2016 – David Ralph, host of Join Up Dots, interviews MIKE creator Jim Sweeney about utilizing all the skills and knowledge from his background in order to bring the MIKE on Sports property to fruition.
David’s probing and insightful questions challenge Jim to share with listeners how he connected all of the many “dots” or work experiences from his past to craft his successful sports entertainment property.
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December 18, 2015 – The Digital Professor ArJay Febus, host of Digital Wealth Digest, interviews MIKE Creator Jim Sweeney about bringing his Trademarked MIKE sports property to fruition and monetizing his MIKE on Sports blogs and sports comic book series.
November 12, 2015 – Patience Nyesigire, host of Online Success Journey, interviews MIKE creator Jim Sweeney about his online success with his MIKE blogs, ebooks and podcast.
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October 21, 2015 – Janelle and Rob Alex, hosts of the Authors Talk About It podcast, interview MIKE on Sports author and creator Jim Sweeney and learn the genesis of the MIKE cartoon sports character and how MIKE found his niche in sports comic books.
October 15, 2015 – Anthony Witt, host of The Champion Entrepreneur, interviews MIKE creator Jim Sweeney about birthing his unique digital property of sports blogs, sports comic books and a witty sports podcast.
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September 29, 2015 – Brent Price, host of Lifestyle Income Podcast, interviews MIKE creator Jim Sweeney who says, “You can’t put a price tag on loving what you do.”
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September 9, 2015 – MIKE Creator Jim Sweeney shares the genesis of the MIKE cartoon sports character as well as banters on Blog Talk Radio with KSM Radio show host Mike Cantwell about growing up in Trenton, the genesis of Big East basketball, the Playing for the Mob ESPN doc, rooting for professionally sports teams and more.
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September 2, 2015 – MIKE Creator Jim Sweeney & MIKE Publisher Maura Sweeney discuss working together in developing content for MIKE on the new podcast Together 24/7 with hosts Barry & Catherine Cohen.
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August 11, 2015 – Justin Watson of the iTunes Exposure Podcast interviews MIKE creator Jim Sweeney about the MIKE sports property.
July 29, 2015 – The Safety Harbor Writers and Poets Conference announced MIKE Creator Jim Sweeney and MIKE Publisher Maura Sweeney as guest speakers for the November 8, 2015 event.
July 21, 2015 – A young reporter from the Safety Harbor Connect site interviews MIKE Creator Jim Sweeney about his creation of MIKE as well as his basketball background at Boston College and on the FIMBA masters basketball circuit.
July 8, 2015 – MIKE Creator Jim Sweeney shares his entrepreneurial story, and more specifically, his “launching point” on the Mike O’Toole Launching Point podcast.
June 10, 2015 – MIKE Creator Jim Sweeney interviewed by Anthony Kovacs for his new Florida news periodical.
May 12, 2015 – MIKE Creator Jim Sweeney featured on Jamie Meloni’s That Business Show in the Tampa market. Start at 28:53 mark in video.
April 20, 2015 – MIKE Creator Jim Sweeney is interviewed on Tysen Webb’s Go For It Show and explains how he’s swinging for the fences with his unique intellectual sports property of blogs, ebooks and podcasts.
March 11, 2015 – The Podcast Daily now features all episodes of the fun and witty MIKE on Sports! podcast.
February 26, 2015 – Open Sponsorship blog features Jim Sweeney – FIMBA USA Rep and creator of the iTunes podcast MIKE on Sports!
December 19, 2014 – Bob Eres of Pro Sports Broadcasting interviews MIKE creator Jim Sweeney about the success of the MIKE sports comic book series and his plans for MIKE in the future.
September 12, 2014 – Corine LaFont of Blog Talk Radio’s Between the Lines interviews MIKE creator Jim Sweeney about the genesis of the character and his vision for his sports property.
September 10, 2014 – Brian T. Shirley of the BTS Radio Show interviews MIKE Maker Jim Sweeney about his plans for the unique sports property.
August 20, 2014 – Mike Rudd of the Hot Dog Stand Chronicles interviews MIKE creator and FIMBA USA Rep Jim Sweeney about his passion for the MIKE sports entertainment property as well as playing international masters basketball.
August 13, 2014 – Adam White, Founder of Front Office Sports, interviews MIKE creator Jim Sweeney about the vision for his MIKE on Sports entertainment property and the challenges he has faces in bringing MIKE to market.
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August 11, 2014 – Maura Sweeney, Publisher of the MIKE Sports Comic Book Series, announces the release of MIKE’s 35th book titled Favorite Sportscasters available for download on Amazon. Click below to read the press release.
August 6, 2014 – MIKE’s creator Jim Sweeney named USA representative for FIMBA Masters Basketball. Sweeney will be responsible for extending the FIMBA brand in the United States and recruiting men’s and women’s teams for the 2015 World Basketball Championships at Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fl. Click on logo and read the press release.
July 23, 2014 – Real Talk with Hollywood Lee interviews MIKE Maker Jim Sweeney about the making of the MIKE sports character. Click on image below to listen to Jim share his vision for MIKE.
May 16, 2014 – Marketing Fun with Mike Rudd features MIKE creator Jim Sweeney’s guest blog post about the development of the Trademarked MIKE sports property.
April 28, 2014 – The Sports Chicks Beth Silverberg and Stacie Deberry interview MIKE creator Jim Sweeney on their Monday night show based in South Florida called The Inside Score and talk about the success of his unique MIKE sports entertainment property.
April 6, 2014 – Scuba Steve, Host of Talk Wad Studio’s Two Cents Sports Show, interviews MIKE creator Jim Sweeney about his vision for the MIKE sports entertainment property as well as his thoughts on the 2014 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament.