The Sneak

By USA TODAY | Wondery

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Moonbob
 Oct 2, 2020

Ryan Peck
 Sep 13, 2020
The narrator needs to polish up his vocabulary and diction. It comes across as a high school student speaking at times.


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Season 3: The Disappearance of Mario Rossi - Set against the backdrop of NASCAR’s drug smuggling scandal in the early 1980’s, this season of The Sneak tells the story of the disappearance of one of the sport’s most brilliant engineers, a mystery that haunts racing to this day. The hosts will set out to finally answer the question: What really happened to Mario Rossi? 

Season 2: Murders at Whiskey Creek - We follow world champion surfer Jack Roland Murphy as he pulls off the biggest jewel heist in American history. Things turn deadly as he is implicated in two murders afterwards. Interviews with him and his accomplices expose even more murders, and an even darker story.

Season 1: DB Tuber - News of the crime spread across the internet like wildfire. The story of a football hero turned bank robber shocked the sleepy town where the heist occurred, and became a worldwide sensation. People were aghast as the disgraced athlete told his incredible story. There was only one problem. It wasn’t the whole story. Not by a long shot. 

From USA Today & Wondery comes The Sneak. A show that digs into spectacular true crime stories from the world of sports. New episodes every Tuesday. 



Episode Date
Hot Shoe | 7
00:31:14

Gary “Hot Shoe” Balough tells his side of the story, clarifies what he knows about the final day of Mario Rossi … and then gets mad. Really, really mad. 

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May 13, 2021
George and Carlos | 6
00:27:46

A surprising old friend comes back and provides a moment of clarity about Mario Rossi. Plus, it’s time to talk to the DEA.

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May 06, 2021
The Informant | 5
00:28:44

An ex-FBI agent connects the crew with a confidential informant, who gives a wild tour of the seedy racing underworld of the 1980s, and gives a new understanding of how dangerous Mario’s associates were.

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Apr 29, 2021
A Couple of Very Hard Men | 4
00:25:23

The Rossi family suspects that Mario’s disappearance may have something to do with Black Thursday, a drug smuggling scandal that rocked NASCAR just months before he was last seen

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Apr 22, 2021
Betty | 3
00:27:00

The Rossi family received most of their information about Mario’s disappearance from a mysterious woman on the phone, Betty. Which begs the question: Who on earth is Betty?

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Apr 15, 2021
Spartanburg | 2
00:38:03

The crew heads to Spartanburg, SC to meet the Rossi family. Yet the Rossi family is having second thoughts … and then a surprising conversation shows why their fears may be justified.

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Apr 08, 2021
The Disappearance | 1
00:32:40

Just after New Year’s Day 1983, Bill Rossi was called to his family’s house in New Jersey. There, his loved ones gave him heartbreaking news: His father, Mario Rossi, had died in a plane crash. Yet from the start, the story wasn’t making sense.

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Apr 08, 2021
SNEAK PEEK: The first 5 minutes of Season 3, the Disappearance of Mario Rossi
00:05:34

The Sneak: The Disappearance of Mario Rossi premieres on April 8. Find it wherever you listen to your podcasts.

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A missing racing genius. A NASCAR drug smuggling scandal. A broken and haunted family. What happened to Mario Rossi?

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Mar 23, 2021
The Sneak Returns for Season 3: The Disappearance of Mario Rossi on April 8
00:01:00

The Sneak: The Disappearance of Mario Rossi premieres on April 8. Find it wherever you listen to your podcasts.

Listen to the entire season ad-free exclusively on Wondery+ app on March 25.

A missing racing genius. A NASCAR drug smuggling scandal. A broken and haunted family. What happened to Mario Rossi?

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Mar 18, 2021
Introducing: The Apology Line
00:06:39

If you could call a number and say you’re sorry, and no one would know…what would you apologize for? For fifteen years, you could call a number in Manhattan and do just that. This is the story of the line, and the man at the other end who became consumed by his own creation. He was known as “Mr. Apology.” As thousands of callers flooded the line, confessing to everything from shoplifting to infidelity, drug dealing to murder, Mr. Apology realized he couldn’t just listen. He had to do something, even if it meant risking everything. From Wondery the makers of Dr. Death and The Shrink Next Door, comes a story about empathy, deception and obsession. Marissa Bridge, who knew Mr. Apology better than anyone, hosts this six episode series.

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Jan 19, 2021
BONUS: Epilogue
00:15:33

Exclusive interviews update you on the latest news about Jack Roland Murphy, and the truth of his life.

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Oct 07, 2020
Reckoning | 9
00:39:50

We finally track down the family members of one of the Whiskey Creek murder victims, who agree to speak on the record for the first time in 52 years. And, we confront Jack Murphy in one final, explosive interview.

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Sep 16, 2020
Rusty and Cataño | 8
00:31:33

Jack Murphy offers his explanation for how his story about Whiskey Creek changed ... but things aren’t adding up.

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Sep 09, 2020
A Man of God | 7
00:30:39

Despite a double life sentence plus twenty years, Jack Murphy convinces the state parole board that he has changed his life and found God. Now out, we speak to several of his friends to ask the question: Is it real, or just his latest con?

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Sep 02, 2020
The Trial | 6
00:28:48

More headlines as Murf the Surf is tried for murder, and tries to escape punishment by reason of insanity. We also get to know Salvatore “Sonny” Grech, the state’s star witness who made a run for it when it came time to testify.

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Aug 26, 2020
The Murders at Whiskey Creek | 5
00:27:46

Murf the Surf offers his explanation for what happened at Whiskey Creek, where two young women were found bludgeoned, shot, and stabbed. And the last man they were seen with was Jack Murphy.

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Aug 19, 2020
A Visit to Crystal River | 4
00:28:41

We visit Jack Murphy now, and get to know the man who is somehow out of prison, and preaching the gospel of his lord and savior, Jesus Christ. But a few actions suggest Murphy may not be quite the saved man he proclaims to be.

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Aug 12, 2020
The Hunt | 3
00:25:24

After the heist, a wild manhunt ensues, led by a renegade public prosecutor from New York City. After their capture, Murphy and Kuhn quickly become two of the most famous criminals in America.

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Aug 05, 2020
Heist | 2
00:21:38

Murphy and an accomplice, Alan Kuhn, head to New York City, where they decide to pull off what was at that time the largest jewel heist in American history — robbing the JP Morgan gem collection from the Museum of Natural History.

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Jul 29, 2020
Crossing the Line | 1
00:20:59

Jack Murphy, a childhood violin prodigy who played in symphony orchestras and earned a full scholarship for tennis to the University of Pittsburgh, drops out and heads to Florida. There, he quickly rises to the upper echelons of the booming sport of surfing, and earns his nickname – Murf the Surf. After a failed marriage, however, his mood turned south, and he made a decision to enter into a life of crime.

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Jul 29, 2020
The Sneak Returns for Season 2: Murders at Whiskey Creek on July 29
00:01:46

The Sneak: Murders at Whiskey Creek premieres on Apple Podcasts on July 29th.

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How did Jack Roland Murphy go from world-champion surfer to notorious jewel thief? How did it all go wrong and end in at least two murders in the murky waterways of southern Florida? Find out this season on The Sneak.

Jul 09, 2020
The Aftermath | 9
00:25:04

Anthony makes a small fortune in a surprising way. The town of Monroe reckons with what happened back in 2008. We examine how everyone involved has changed since the robbery. 

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Mar 03, 2020
The Source | 8
00:21:46

One of Anthony’s accomplices comes forward and speaks publicly for the first time.

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Feb 25, 2020
The Accomplices | 7
00:19:07

We dig into the big question: Who helped Anthony Curcio? And how have they avoided prosecution?

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Feb 18, 2020
The SHU | 6
00:20:45

Anthony is sentenced to six years in prison, where he experiences a waking nightmare in solitary confinement.

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Feb 11, 2020
The Arrest | 5
00:18:40

Detective Buzzell loses his primary suspect when Anthony bolts to Las Vegas for a lavish getaway. Thanks to a lucky break, the police finally nab their man.

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Feb 04, 2020
The Heist | 4
00:19:46

Anthony walks us through the crime’s harrowing play-by-play, revealing extraordinary details about previously unreported accomplices. 

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Jan 28, 2020
The Plan | 3
00:17:12

We meet the eccentric criminal mastermind, known in the media as “D.B. Tuber.” A stunning realization pivots our entire investigation.

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Jan 21, 2020
The Tip | 2
00:18:15

Detective Tim Buzzell catches a major break in the case thanks to a local homeless man, who witnessed a dry run of the outlandish crime. The police key in on a main suspect.

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Jan 14, 2020
The Witness | 1
00:19:02

It’s September 30, 2008, hours before the U.S. government votes to bail out some of the largest banks in our country. In a small suburb 30 minutes outside of Seattle, local realtor Mitch Ruth witnesses what appears to be a city employee violently attack a Brink’s truck employee and sprint off with over $400,000. Ruth pursues the robber into a park … until he vanishes into thin air.

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Nov 13, 2019
Introducing The Sneak
00:01:55

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Nov 13, 2019