Steve Phillips cites WFAN positive experience with recovering addicts as factor in his hiring
- "SI.com (to Steve Phillips): Given your history, there is obviously a public relations aspect for any entity hiring you. Why did Sirius, WFAN and AOL take another shot on you?
Phillips: It's probably better for them to answer that but I would think I have a different perspective as a former general manager than mangers and former players.
- I think WFAN has had experience with people with addictions [former morning anchor Don Imus battled with alcohol and drug addiction] and they have had some positive experience with
- people in recovery.
The gratitude I have for Sirius, WFAN and AOL , I could not be more grateful. I understand that there is some part where people perceive they are taking a chance on me."...
- SI.com article referenced by Neil Best