Ep. 42: Robert Flores


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Katie Nolan discusses the NBA Finals (2:30 mark) and the latest episodes of The Bachelorette (6:05), and chats with MLB Network’s Robert Flores about how he got his start in broadcasting (16:10), getting fired for cursing on air (18:00), getting hired at ESPN (25:55), learning to deal with the politics there (30:15), competitiveness between ESPN talent (35:20), his relationship with Stephen A. Smith (38:50), taking an on-air shot at “First Take” (41:25), being a part of the experiment with the midnight SportsCenter (52:15), finding out he was off that show from a Richard Deitsch tweet (57:10), the recent talent exodus from ESPN (1:01:15), the biggest differences between ESPN and his new gig at MLB Network (1:03:10), and how he feels about ESPN covering WWE (1:06:25). Plus, Chex Mix power rankings and soup talk in this week’s #JunkMail (1:12:05).

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