ESPN host recalls family being ‘easy targets’ in Minnesota

Christian Ponder did not have the most successful tenure as quarterback of the Minnesota Vikings, and to make matters more taxing, his wife, ESPN reporter Samantha Ponder, was in the spotlight as well.Samantha recalled some of the treatment the couple received in Minnesota to the point that they felt they had to keep the birth of their first child a secret due to some of the abuse...
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May 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Dabo Swinney cautions Clemson fans who wanted Alabama

Clemson Tigers fans may have been clamoring for another shot at Alabama, but Dabo Swinney is telling them to slow down. After the Tigers impressively shutout Ohio State 31-0 to win the Fiesta Bowl in the second College Football Playoff game on Saturday, Swinney conducted an interview with ESPN’s Samantha Ponder. Swinney was asked about the program’s fans who have been chanting for...
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December 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Christian Ponder named daughter after Bobby Bowden

Christian Ponder and his wife Samantha Steele welcomed their first child into the world over the weekend. The couple took the birth of their new daughter as an opportunity to pay tribute to a Florida State legend. According to ESPN’s Ben Goessling, the Ponders named their little girl Bowden Saint-Claire. That’s Bowden as in Bobby […]
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July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

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