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Clinton Yates, Part One - ESPN, Star Wars and Sports

Around the Galaxy

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Episode  ·  43:15  ·  Mar 7, 2024


Join Pete Fletzer and Nick Mielke on this week's episode of Around the Galaxy as they sit down with Clinton Yates, a prominent columnist, television commentator, and host for ESPN, and one of the voices behind ESPN's official Star Wars Podcast, Never Tell Me The Odds.In this captivating conversation, Clinton shares his Star Wars Origin Story, offering a glimpse into the forces that shape his deep connection to the galaxy far, far away. Together, they explore the state of fandom, discussing its evolving landscape and the unique intersection of sports, race, and culture within the Star Wars universe.But the conversation doesn't stop there. Pete, Nick, and Clinton dive into the fun realm of speculation, pondering which iconic Star Wars characters would excel in various sports roles, from MLB closers to NFL quarterbacks.This is just the beginning of a two-part special with Clinton Yates. Stay tuned for next week's bonus episode, where Clinton takes on the Ten Questions Segment.Don't forget to connect with Around the Galaxy:Website: TheSSWNetwork.comTikTok: @TheSSWNetworkInstagram: @TheSSWNetworkFacebook: Facebook.com/TheSSWNetworkTwitter: @TheSSWNetwork @ATGcastSupport on Patreon: Patreon.com/TheSSWNetworkVoicemail: 504-321-1501Plus, catch their live Thursday night show, ATGLive, on their YouTube channel, featuring Special Guest Brand Wainerdi from Talking Bay 94, where they'll dive into all the latest Star Wars news and listener voicemails.And get to know Clinton Yates: A columnist, television commentator, and host for ESPN, Clinton's journey through the sports and media world has been as dynamic as the Star Wars universe itself. From his work with The Washington Post to his contributions on ESPN, Clinton brings a unique perspective to every conversation.Tune in to this episode of Around the Galaxy for a journey into the heart of Star Wars fandom with Clinton Yates. May the Force be with you!

43m 15s  ·  Mar 7, 2024

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