The worldwide loss leader? Yet another high-profile on-air personality is leaving ESPN as First Take co-host Skip Bayless is bolting after a dozen years. The news comes the day after the sports giant confirmed the exit of its longtime Monday...Show More Summary
Skip Bayless is leaving ESPN. After years running amok in Bristol and building his own little fiefdom over at First Take, Bayless is moving on to a new opportunity. It doesn’t take a lot of mental gymnastics to realize that Fox Sports...Show More Summary
A new PSA by Just Not Sports released on Tuesday via YouTube shows the degree of harassment female sports writers face for the simple act of doing their jobs while being women. Men sat across from ESPN’s Sarah Spain and the Cauldron’s Julie DiCaro and read tweets sent to the women....
In the latest high-profile departure from ESPN, “First Take” co-host Skip Bayless is departing the network after 12 years, Deadline.com reports. “The news comes the day after the sports giant confirmed the exit of its longtime ‘Monday Night Football’ play-by-play...
Onetime ESPN lightning rod Bill Simmons, who got the boot from the sports channel about a year ago after building a reputation for controversy, has resurfaced with a new show on HBO. In an announcement from HBO for “Any Given...
Sportscaster and TV host Erin Andrews on Monday settled with two hotel companies that were found partially to blame for a stalker posting secretly recorded nude video of her on the Internet. A jury in March awarded Andrews $55 million following a trial in which jurors also found her stalker at...
Bayless, who debates Stephen A. Smith on the network’s “First Take” program, is believed to be headed to Fox Sports.
In a searing video, two female sportswriters at ESPN listen to men read the awful stuff people say about them online
Shameless provocateur and bloviator Skip Bayless is leaving ESPN. Finally! ESPN's airwaves will be mercifully free of one of the most loathed personalities in sports media come summer. But don't get too excited, well-meaning sports — free at last we most certainly are not. Bayless leaving ESPN is actually bad news for sports fans. Show More Summary
Global warming's on the rise, but we're about to see a real decline on the Take thermometer: Skip Bayless, the Troll King of ESPN, will leave the Worldwide Leader at the end of August. While he'll stick out his contract until then, he will reportedly make his final appearance on ... More »
Nearly a year after his departure from ESPN, Bill Simmons has started to shore up his new empire at HBO, announcing the name of his upcoming show, Any Given Wednesday, which will premiere on June 22 (a Wednesday, whew!) at 10 p.m. The show will have a 20-episode first season, which will ... More »
After 12 years at ESPN in which he established himself as one of the most divisive figures in sports commentary, Skip Bayless has opted to put his hot takes on the open market. ESPN announced Tuesday that Bayless will be leaving the network when his contract expires around the end of August. Bayless joined “First Take” in 2007 and has been a […]
Skip Bayless — who along with Stephen A. Smith — is one of the biggest loudmouths on ESPN, is leaving the network.
"His hard work and talent have benefited ESPN for 12 years," the network says. read more
The worldwide leader in sports that is ESPN is losing prominent employees left and right. World’s highest paid troll of ESPN’s ‘First Take’ Skip Bayless is leaving now, reports say. ESPN announces Skip Bayless will be leaving when his contract expires at the end of August pic.twitter.com/BrpVOV0qDV — Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) April 26, 2016 […]
ESPN provocateur-in-chief and First Take co-host Skip Bayless is leaving ESPN, according to a statement released today by the company: Read more...
He will leave the company when his contract expires in August.
The exodus of high-profile, highly-paid talent from ESPN just keeps rolling. Following the departures of Bill Simmons, Keith Olbermann and Colin Cowherd last year and Monday’s news of Mike Tirico’s upcoming exit for NBC, the companyShow More Summary
It’s been nine months since HBO signed ESPN and Grantland alum Bill Simmons to a multiplatform deal that was to include a weekly talk show. Today the premium cabler announced a title and premiere date for the program: Any Given Wednesday...Show More Summary
Second high profile ESPN exit this week.