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By Richard Deitsch
June 02, 2016

Episode No. 59 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features two guests: Fox Sports soccer host Fernando Fiore and Golf Channel host Ryan Burr.

On this episode, Fiore discusses his move from Univision to Fox Sports, how he approaches an English-speaking audience versus a Spanish-speaking audience; whether or not his style changes from Spanish-language broadcasting to English-speaking broadcasting; his role for the Copa America Centenario; his relationship with Alexi Lalas; how he came to the U.S. at 19 from Argentina to attend college in New Jersey; how during the height of Argentina’s Dirty War he was grabbed on the street by the military junta; his attending 500 music concerts during his lifetime; the greatest World Cup he’s ever seen, and much more.

Burr discusses the challenges of hosting golf; his co-writing of a novel, The Fix, whose subject is a college quarterback who gets involved in gambling; why he will always be fond of ESPN NFL host Chris Berman; what working at ESPN was like from 2005 to 2012; whether charges that ESPN is left-leaning are accurate in his opinion; his role covering golf for the Rio Olympics; why ego is often the biggest detriment for sports broacasters leaving big networks, and much more.

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