Kenny Mayne, Adam Schefter, Sherry Vasquez discussed on Nightcap with Ryan Gates
They assigned me to help him and at one point I gave him the contact of the guy that turned out to be the source that told Norm that Colorado was getting a baseball team. And Norm got to break the story and he texted me unsolicited Saturday night 8 45, and this was the exact text that came in. 30 years ago. Today, the biggest story of my career. June 5th 1991, The Rocky Mountain News Big thanks to Rocky Mountain News sports editor Barry Forbis. For his solid guidance. He loaned me a young new reporter that day. A kid named Adam Schefter who helped free me up at a critical time. Thank you, Adam. When I got that text, it took me back 30 years. And right then and there. I saw What a big story could do the effects you could have and that story for Norm. Changed his career changed his life. He loved it. He still remembers it to this day, so much so that he texted me a picture of him holding up the Rocky Mountain News with the headline. It's Denver Miami, which were the two cities that were awarded baseball teams in the came 30 years ago. Last week, which is incredible. Norm told me later in the text that night, he said, Um, I was a month away from 49 years old at the time, which Basically, he's Five years younger than I am now celebrated that night with Sherry Vasquez, a woman he was dating Champagne and French dinner, one of the highest of highs, probably a tie with Britney Spears quickie wedding for biggest stories. Britney was bigger from a global recognition. The high from that story was a catalyst for going to Vegas. I wanted stories that would equal or top the high of June 5th 1991 new I'd be able to repeat it in Vegas perfect time and place. And he's doing a book now, anyway, on and on from there, But Norman on my good friend. We're reminiscing about that. On Saturday night, 30 years goes quick and big stories always leave their mark. Or I want to thank Kenny Mayne for taking time this week to join us on the podcast. I want to thank my great producer Christina Bus Well, for putting up with me and putting this together and I want to thank you the listener for tuning into another Adam Schefter podcast. Please join us again Next week, we'll be back with more interviews. More information. More insight until Then have a great week. Be well.