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Deservedly, champions are always celebrated. But, what about the teams and individuals that came up just short of the ultimate goal? "Almost Champions" takes a closer look at the ones whose path to glory was sidetracked. Award winning sports journalist, Robert Flores, tells the stories of the teams that came up just short of greatness.

Deservedly, champions are always celebrated. But, what about the teams and individuals that came up just short of the ultimate goal? "Almost Champions" takes a closer look at the ones whose path to glory was sidetracked. Award winning sports journalist, Robert Flores, tells the stories of the teams that came up just short of greatness.
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Deservedly, champions are always celebrated. But, what about the teams and individuals that came up just short of the ultimate goal? "Almost Champions" takes a closer look at the ones whose path to glory was sidetracked. Award winning sports journalist, Robert Flores, tells the stories of the teams that came up just short of greatness.

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English


Episodes

S1 E4 Epilogue: A Father/Son Project

2/12/2019
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As we put a wrap on the first season. We discuss the 1998 Vikings and the delicate nature of legacies. Also, Robert Griffith gives a unique insight into what it was like to be a teammate of John Randle. While former Falcons running back Jamal Anderson explains what Evander Holyfield was doing in Minneapolis Producer/editor Christian Flores Consulting producer Jay "Podvader" Soderberg If you have any questions/comments find me: facebook.com/realroflo twitter.com/roflo

Duration:00:20:29

S1 E3 It's Murphy's Law

2/5/2019
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The Minnesota Vikings are heavy favorites in the NFC Championship. They're the best team in football, they're playing at home and they have a postgame party planned. A missed kick and a controversial coaching decision are all part of one of the most memorable games in NFL history. Guests Include: Brian Billick, Robert Smith, Jamal Anderson Producer/editor: Christian Flores Consulting producer: Jay "Podvader" Soderberg If you have questions or comments find me: facebook.com/realroflo...

Duration:00:29:28

S1 E2 Dallas' Loss & A Church's Cold Shoulder

1/29/2019
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The Minnesota Vikings are dominating the league in 1998. Thanks to two very different players with two very different stories. However, Randy Moss and Randall Cunningham arrived in Minnesota looking for the same thing: redemption. Guests include: Robert Griffith, Brian Billick, and Robert Smith Producer/editor: Christian Flores Consulting producer: Jay "Podvader" Soderberg If you have any questions, find me: facebook.com/realroflo twitter.com/roflo

Duration:00:33:02

S1 E1 He Had The Horses

1/23/2019
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The Minnesota Vikings were the dominant team in the NFL in 1998, but it wasn't always this easy. This episode looks at how their complicated history served as the backdrop to an unforgettable season. Plus, how a certain coach known for a certain outburst put his stamp on the franchise. Guests include: Brian Billick, Robert Smith & Matt Birk Producer/editor: Christian Flores Consulting producer: Jay "Podvader" Soderberg If you have any questions, find me: facebook.com/realroflo...

Duration:00:24:26

Coming Up This Season on Almost Champions

1/14/2019
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Emmy Award winning host Robert Flores takes a closer look at a team that was supposed to go down as one of the greatest in NFL history: The 1998 Minnesota Vikings. The players, coaches, personalities, disappointing finish and the most depressing postgame party in history.

Duration:00:01:13