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September 20, 2022

It’s here – your inside scoop to all things Major League Pickleball! The first episode of our new, weekly podcast, “Inside MLP,” hosted by Tyson ApostolMichelle McMahon, and Casey Patterson is available now.

Each week we’ll discuss all the latest news in Major League Pickleball. Anything from player updates, ownership news, to MLP partnerships, etc. We’ll also interview those closest to MLP, from the people that make MLP tick to league players and owners. Inside MLP is your most comprehensive new source for MLP news! 

Meet the Hosts

Tyson Apostol – You might know Tyson from his time on Survivor or Challenge USA. Tyson, possibly Pickleball’s most fashionable influencer, leads the conversation each week on the sport, which is his true passion.

Michelle McMahon – Michelle McMahon is a Sports Broadcaster in Pickleball who has worked with the NHL and in College Football. She’s a former D1 Volleyball player from the University of Michigan and out of all the sports she’s worked on or played, pickleball is her favorite.

Casey Patterson – Casey Patterson has been a professional Volleyball player for the past 20 years and competed in the Olympics. Pickleball has taken over Casey’s time, thoughts, and energy and he’s excited to talk about it every week on the podcast, and transition his own career as a professional athlete into Pickleball.

Listen to the Inside MLP Podcast on your favorite platform below.



Ep.1 | Sept 21 | What’s Happening at MLP
Special Guest: Brooks Wiley, MLP Commissioner
Michelle, Casey and Tyson talk with League Commissioner, Brooks Wiley about a brand new amateur event, DUPR Minor League Pickleball! They also talk about the upcoming MLP event in Columbus and drop some hints about potential new teams and owners for our 2023 season!

Ep.2 | Sept 27 | Group Draw for Columbus Event
Special Guest: Kamryn Blackwood, Pro Player & Commentator
Michelle and Tyson chat with Kamryn Blackwood and Brooks Wiley to breakdown the group draw for MLP Columbus. Who are the favorites and who could surprise us?

Ep.3 | Oct 4 | MLP’s Letter to Players
Special Guest: Zane Navratil, Top Pro Player
Our guest is Zane Navratil one of the top pro Pickleball players in the world. Zane talks about his first reaction to news for MLP’s expansion in 2023 and how he’s navigated deciding which pro events/tours to play.