Nancy Newman has been a fixture on the YES Network since 2003 where she has done pregame work for both the Yankees and Brooklyn Nets. Did you know that Nancy covered the 2004 Olympic Games? It’s these tidbits and more that you’ll be able to find out as we ask Nancy Newman 10 Questions in Quarantine.
While stuck in quarantine, if you could only watch three movies, which three would you pick?
#1 Grease / #2 Apollo 13 with Tom Hanks (on loop!) / #3 Moulin Rouge with Nicole Kidman
What is your favorite TV show of all-time?
What is the best concert you have ever attended?
George Michael - Freedom Tour
What is your favorite meal?
What was your first part time job?
Bank Teller between school years
Did you have a hidden talent you’d like to tell the readers about? If not, what is your favorite hobby?
Epic Figure Skater
Are you more of a dog person or a cat person?
Cats have my heart - But don't tell my Sister's dog..
If you didn’t get into broadcasting and covering sports, what do you think your career would have been?
If I didn't become a Broadcaster I would be: A sports psychologist or An Interior Decorator -- But I really never had a plan other than Broadcasting!
You’ve covered a lot of sports from the NHL to MLB and even the Olympics in 2004. Which sport is your favorite to cover?
MLB for sure! Covering the 4 major sports of course, however, I also love Tennis.
Given that you’ve covered a wide range of sports, if you could interview any one sports personality, past or present that you’ve never had the chance to interview, who would it be?
Sports personality I'd love to interview (that I haven't already is the key!!): -- In no particular order...
- Pete Sampras
- Lou Gehrig
- Dorothy Hamill
You can follow Nancy on Twitter @NancyNewmanYES
Stay tuned to our "Questions in Quarantine" as we have some great interviews being published throughout the next week!