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Episode 73: Jon Rothstein | CBS Sports College Basketball Insider

Episode 73: Jon Rothstein | CBS Sports College Basketball Insider

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Rich Take On Sports

Show Notes:

  • Rich Spotlight: Jon Rothstein
    • Stay Hungry, Stay Humble quote comes from an NBA coach he heard say at a press conference referring to a player’s potential
    • Has always been a sports junkie and remembers vividly when Christian Laettner and Duke beat UNLV and knew then he wanted a career in sports
    • Has always been an avid reader as a son of school teachers and eventually was able to have an article published in a local Gannett paper in high school
    • Attended Ithaca College and graduated in 3 years
    • Won the “Dream Job” contest in 2004 for ESPN Radio in NYC and thus began his career in sports media
    • Spent six years in sports talk radio before being offered a job with the MSG Network covering college basketball
    • Some of his most memorable interviews have been with Bobby Knight and with John Calipari during Kentucky’s National Championship season as well as Tommy Amaker now head coach at Harvard
    • Words of Wisdom from Jon Rothstein: “We never cross a goal line. We don’t arrive in life, we’re always becoming.”

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About the author, Richmond Weaver

Richmond, a graduate of Clemson University has been involved with sports for most of his life and developed a passion for basketball and sports at an early age. He currently lives in Greenville, SC with his wife Karen, founder of Upstate Esthetics and their three kids.

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