Mike Venditti

Mike "Ditti" Venditti broke into the sports talk industry in 2013 in Orlando, Florida. Ditti spent almost 3-years as the executive producer and co-host of Orlando Sentinel columnist Mike Bianchi's radio program and hosted a variety of shows of his own in his time in the Orlando market. In July, Ditti made his way back to the Upstate where he attended High School and College to join the ESPN Upstate team as an online content provider and guest on The Huddle with Greg McKinney. Find Ditti's blogs on the ESPN Upstate blogs page and his podcasts on the Inside the Mind of Ditti page. Favorite Sports Teams: Boston Red Sox, New England Patriots, Boston Bruins, South Carolina Gamecocks, Sacramento Kings, Orlando City Soccer Club (He moved around a lot) Favorite Sports Quote: "Baseball is ninety percent mental, the other half is physical." Yogi Berra Favorite Sports Moment: October 27, 2004. A blue moon, a lunar eclipse AND the Red Sox defeated the Cardinals to win their first World Series in 86-years. Favorite Sports Moment (witnessed in person): ​62,510 people at the Citrus Bowl for Orlando City Soccer Club's inaugural MLS match. Favorite Food: Pizza...and Tacos. Favorite Band(s): Led Zeppelin and The Beatles

    Blog Post
    February 15, 2020 - 12:00 am

    Bases Loaded comes to the Ditti Takeover! Ditti gives his bold predictions for the 2020 Major League Baseball season! Braves fans...you're going to want to hear this!

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    February 11, 2020 - 5:33 pm

    Former Major Leaguer and current Radio.com Sports MLB Insider Ben Davis joins Ditti to discuss Rob Manfred's crazy playoff idea, the Astros scandal, Pete Rose and more! 

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    Blog Post
    February 07, 2020 - 6:53 pm

    Orlando Sentinel National College Football Insider Matt Murschel joins the Ditti Takeover to put a bow on 'crootin season for the Gamecocks and Tigers!

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    Blog Post
    February 03, 2020 - 2:06 pm

    It's Super Bowl LIV reaction time! Ditti talks about the Chiefs BIG win, Shanahan's BIG choke and discusses the halftime show and commercials!  Enjoy! 

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    Blog Post
    January 29, 2020 - 2:30 pm

    An all-new ITMOD podcast is here and Ditti is ready to talk Super Bowl LIV! Ditti also discusses the Coach K incident at Cameron Indoor on Tuesday night and discusses the death of Kobe Bryant. 

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    January 28, 2020 - 11:05 am

    The death of Kobe Bryant hit the sports world extremely hard on Sunday afternoon. The news was shocking, saddening and impacted so many people.  Ditti is one of them, but in a different way. ...

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    January 22, 2020 - 2:02 pm

    Bases Loaded podcast is BACK! This episode, Ditti discusses the recent signings by the Atlanta Braves, takes on the embarrassment that is National Baseball Hall of Fame voting and dives head first...

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