SPORTS YAPP Episode #43 – Interview with Chris Spielman

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Today on the show:

Bryce is joined by Chris Spielman to talk about the NFL draft, his new book, and losing his wife to cancer.

-Chris talks about hope and how he grew during such a difficult time.

-Chris shares how his kids are doing.

-Chris gives his thoughts on the Browns’ draft picks.

-Chris gives us a glimpse of what we can expect from his new book.

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“What is it?” I asked, standing behind the ropes and chuckling at the irony of it all. Here was a PGA Tour player practicing for what he would later tell me is one of his favorite tournaments of the year—the Wells Fargo Championship—and he’s standing over a putt thinking about a feature story for Sports Spectrum magazine.

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1. Manager’s mouths

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2. Pujols’ slump

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3. Bryce Harper’s debut

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4. The old guys still have it

Chipper Jones, Jamie Moyer and Todd Helton…

5. Brian Wilson out for season

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9. Perfection

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