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Congressman Joseph Kennedy III talks about family, President Trump and Senator Elizabeth Warren

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Congressman Joseph Kennedy III talks about family, President Trump and Senator Elizabeth Warren

Massachusetts Congressman Joseph Kennedy III joined Michael at Night Shift Brewing in Everett, MA. They had a great conversation spanning from growing up a Kennedy, to the Congressman's political future and his candid thoughts on President Trump and his administration. Lastly, the two shared some laughs discussing favorite music and concerts they've attended. You'll enjoy this episode.

4:35 - Kennedy discusses what it was like growing up as a member of such a famous American family.

10:10 - "Did you know that you always wanted to be in politics and if not, what was the dream before politics?" Representative Kennedy gives a look inside his career and his life as a politician.

16:58 - Kennedy gives his opinions of the current political climate and the aspect of 'fake news.'

21:50 - "I believe the job of the President of the United States..." Kennedy gives his take on the Trump Administration.

29:06 - Kennedy talks about his endorsement of Elizabeth Warren and how she was his professor at Harvard Law School.

34:55 - Kennedy discusses what it's like being a Boston sports fan in politics

38:04 - "How did mental health become something you wanted to speak about a lot?"

47:05 - "What's the best concert you've ever been to?"

Michael Holley Podcast: Michael Smith on his departure from ESPN and future endeavors

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Michael Holley Podcast: Michael Smith on his departure from ESPN and future endeavors

Michael Holley is joined by his longtime friend Michael Smith to discuss everything from Smith's new job, his time at ESPN & the way things went down in the end and how he was impacted by everything that happened.

2:25 — On his new job as the Executive Vice President & Chief Content Officer at sports media company, (Co)laboratory.

10:51 — Smith discusses the end of his time at ESPN and the the way that everything went down.

25:00 — On how his energy was affecting the people around him.

34:55 — On why he thinks things happened the way that they did.

37:40 — On his son's reaction to his leaving ESPN.

43:15 — On how Holley was the one who introduced him to his wife.

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Boston to host WWE SummerSlam Week at TD Garden in 2020

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Boston to host WWE SummerSlam Week at TD Garden in 2020

It's never too early to plan ahead, and local wrestling fans are doing just that today.

The WWE will descend on Boston for four straight nights next August, when SummerSlam Week comes to TD Garden. It all starts on Friday, August 21, 2020 with Smackdown LIVE, followed by NXT TakeOver on August 22, SummerSlam on August 23, and Monday Night Raw on August 24.

“We are thrilled to bring WWE’s biggest event of the summer to Boston in 2020,” WWE Executive Vice President, Special Events John P. Saboor said in a press release.  “We are grateful to Mayor Walsh, Governor Baker and our partners at TD Garden and look forward to working with them to welcome the world to one of America’s great sports and entertainment cities.”

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh echoed the WWE's excitement: “On behalf of the City of Boston, we are excited to once again host WWE SummerSlam at TD Garden. SummerSlam attracts fans from all across the world, and we are excited to welcome them all to our city for this hallmark WWE event."

The Garden also hosted SummerSlam in 2006, but there was some thought to different venues this time around.

According to Sports Illustrated, Fenway Park was considered, but the logistics of setting up a major four-day event during the Red Sox season proved challenging. Gillette Stadium was reportedly not an option due to weather concerns, though SI reports that Gillette could look into hosting Wrestlemania in the future.

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