Sport Empathy and Acceptance: Those Stories, Plus a Long Conversation With Adam Amin
How the pandemic gave Adam Amin a glimpse into the future of broadcasting
A Q&A with Adam Amin on broadcasting in a pandemic, calling games in VR, and where the industry is headed.Amin has been has busy as ever since the pandemic started. He left ESPN to take a job with FOX, landed the play-by-play gig with his hometown Chicago Bulls, called playoff baseball, NFL football, and NBA games in the bubble in VR. We sat down with the 33-year-old to talk about how the pandemic has changed his industry, what the future of broadcasting looks like, and the advice he’d give to young people aspiring to get into the business.
The versatile Adam Amin joined Fox Sports in July after ascending up ESPN's impressively crowded depth chart over a number of years. He jumped in with both feet, calling MLB games before getting his first opportunity to call the NFL.
In a free-ranging, hour-long conversation, Amin, the son of Pakistani immigrants, told The Big Lead how he deals with the racist vitriol he receives online, looks back on the path that brought him here, revisits an old Sports Night podcast, and clarifies what system settings he used when playing hockey video games in the 1990s.
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The Magic Fish author Trung Le Nguyen discusses the heroism of fairy tales: 'It's a fantasy of growth'
The new graphic novel 'The Magic Fish' is a story about an immigrant mother and her young gay son telling themselves about each other through the shared medium of fairy tales. What is the role of water in this book? One of the fairy-tale characters is an ocean princess, and Hiền obviously had to cross the ocean to make it to America in the first place. I always regard the ocean as sort of a liminal space. It's that big thing in between land masses and it's a thing that kind of separates cultures.
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Top GOP official says cyber attackers stole $2.3 million from Republican Party of Wisconsin .
Chairman Andrew Hitt said the party discovered the attack Oct. 22 and by Friday realized $2.3 million was taken.Party Chairman Andrew Hitt said the loss was attributed to a phishing attack that has been reported to the FBI.