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Bleav in The Media Guide

The Media Guide hosted by Stu Hothem is a podcast that features guests and full encompassing analysis on sports media.

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MLS Is Back With Drones, Turf Mics

ESPN Vice President of Production Amy Rosenfeld and MLS Senior Vice President of Media Seth Bacon highlight how drone cameras, mics in the pitch, super-slo-mo cameras and other technology and innovation will mark the return of soccer in the MLS Is Back Tournament. With increased investment from the league and its broadcast partners and without … Continued

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4th of July: Hamilton In-Depth, On Track

As the groundbreaking cultural phenomenon “Hamilton,” the story of America’s immigrant founding father Alexander Hamilton, premieres on Disney+, the streaming service also debuts a behind-the-scenes companion piece, “The Undefeated Presents Hamilton In-Depth with Kelley Carter,” featuring the stars of the musical. Another Hamilton, Lewis Hamilton, continues his record-breaking career in Formula 1 by driving an … Continued

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ESPN Won’t Stick To Sports

With three upcoming programming initiatives, ESPN will highlight athletes and thought leaders who have made the most of their platforms. – The 2020 ESPYS will “showcase athlete activism as the sports world issues a call to action to address racial injustice in America.” SportsCenter anchor Hannah Storm discusses the show’s mission to eradicate cancer. – … Continued

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Drew Brees: Not About The American Flag

On Wednesday, June 3, New Orleans Saints quarterback and future NBC analyst Drew Brees returned to rhetoric that conflated kneeling to protest police brutality with disrespecting the American flag and national anthem. By week’s end, a group of black NFL players spoke words repeated by the commissioner, condemning racism and the systemic oppression of black … Continued

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Host Info

Stu Hothem

Stu Hothem has covered some of the biggest events in sports across TV, radio and the web. As a researcher with ABC, CBS and ESPN, he worked on the Super Bowl, Olympics, World Cup and X Games. At FOXSports.com, he integrated content and interactive features with FOX Sports broadcast and cable programming. He managed the editorial team at NASCAR.com and also worked in the sanctioning body’s integrated marketing communications department. His professional career began at WFAN, the nation’s first all-sports radio station, following his time at the Rutgers radio station as a play-by-play announcer, talk-show host and general manager.