• ESPN and Dan Le Batard are clearly headed for a breakup

    ESPN and Dan Le Batard are clearly headed for a breakup

    The baseball analogy works for what is happening between ESPN and “The Dan Le Batard Show.” First, a star right fielder is dropped in the order. Next, he platoons. Then he doesn’t
  • ‘Blindsided’ Dan Le Batard paying salary of popular colleague ESPN laid off

    ‘Blindsided’ Dan Le Batard paying salary of popular colleague ESPN laid off

    Dan Le Batard didn’t just blast his employer for its cold approach to layoffs. He found a way to fight back against ESPN. Le Batard announced Wednesday he is rehiring laid-off producer Chris Cote in
  • ESPN No. 2 exec Connor Schell leaving in wake of huge layoffs

    ESPN No. 2 exec Connor Schell leaving in wake of huge layoffs

    A top ESPN executive is leaving the company in the wake of its massive layoffs.
  • Bob Ley rips into ESPN after they lay off 300 employees

    Bob Ley rips into ESPN after they lay off 300 employees

    Former ESPN host Bob Ley had some choice words for his former employer. After the network informed employees early Thursday that it would lay off 300 people due to the COVID-19 pandemic’s financial
  • ESPN laying off 300 employees in huge pandemic-related cuts

    ESPN laying off 300 employees in huge pandemic-related cuts

    ESPN informed employees early Thursday that it would lay off 300 people across its business, while also not filling 200 currently open positions as the pandemic continues to harshly impact ESPN and
  • ESPN in billion-dollar NFL TV battle for NBC’s ‘Sunday Night Football’

    ESPN in billion-dollar NFL TV battle for NBC’s ‘Sunday Night Football’

    A billion-dollar battle for “Sunday Night Football” is emerging between incumbent NBC and Disney/ABC/ESPN as the NFL moves toward agreements on its new TV deals that could be completed by
  • Malika Andrews fought painful demons before meteoric ESPN rise

    Malika Andrews fought painful demons before meteoric ESPN rise

    Malika Andrews seems too perfect. At just 25 years old, she is a lead reporter for ESPN in the NBA’s Orlando bubble. She has been on national TV nearly every day for almost three straight months. If she isn’t a star already, then she is an assignment away from becoming one. It all looks so …
  • Stephen A. Smith, ESPN going all in on tales of ‘white privilege’

    Stephen A. Smith, ESPN going all in on tales of ‘white privilege’

    Given that I’m assigned to cover sports as delivered by TV, two recent developments have become dominant, repetitive themes: 1) If you don’t have a bet or bets on the games, you’re out of touch with sports, especially how they plan to sustain viewership and TV billions by suckering the young and vulnerable. How would …
  • Sports media mailbag: ESPN’s huge mistake in passing on David Cone

    Sports media mailbag: ESPN’s huge mistake in passing on David Cone

    You ask, we answer. The Post is fielding questions from readers about New York’s biggest pro sports teams and getting our beat writers & columnists to answer them in a series of regularly published mailbags. In today’s installment: sports media. What’s David Cone’s contract with YES? @aI_bundy First off, nice work, Al, on “Married with …
  • Trey Wingo let go by ESPN after getting shuffled off of radio

    Trey Wingo let go by ESPN after getting shuffled off of radio

    Without a significant role to fill and with ESPN watching costs, Trey Wingo is being let go by the network, The Post has learned. Wingo, 56, has been with ESPN for more than two decades. His highest profile TV job was hosting the NFL Draft. He was recently taken off ESPN Radio’s morning program, “Golic …