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Sport Empathy and Acceptance: Those Stories, Plus a Long Conversation With Adam Amin

15:50  30 october  2020
15:50  30 october  2020 Source:   thebiglead.com

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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.

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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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