- ESPN Employees Trash Skip Bayless On Twitter As He Leaves For Fox Sports
- Skip Bayless to Leave ESPN: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction
ESPN Employees Trash Skip Bayless On Twitter As He Leaves For Fox Sports
As the Skip Bayless era comes to a merciful end over at ESPN, his now-former Bristol battery mates had some parting shots for the Hot Take.does and you get
Smith calls Skip Bayless his "brother from another mother. If anything, Smith and new co-host Max Kellerman think the 9-year-old debate show will expand its roughly 3-to-1 advantage in TV viewers once the weekday show moves to flagship ESPN on Jan. I'm trying to win every chance I get," Smith told Sporting News during an extensive interview last week before a Knicks vs. Cavaliers game. I'm not interesting in losing. And to be quite honest with you, damn it, it ain't going to happen. Madison Square Garden proved a fitting location to talk with Smith and Kellerman about the past, present and future of "First Take.
His watch reads a. Pacific Standard Time. And 10 minutes ahead of everybody else. No laptop in front of him, no looking in the mirror and reciting a bunch of lines. He drops the blue pen, wraps his hands around his head, biceps bulging out of his gray T-shirt, and thinks for a minute. Which is something many accuse him of doing, considering how passionate and oftentimes outrageous his opinions can be.
Skip Bayless — like Stephen A. He takes sides. He fulminates. His daily face-offs against Smith are chronicled online as if they were 21st-century Lincoln-Douglas debates gone mad, with a lot of Tim Tebow talk thrown in to drive us crazy. And now he is leaving, heading almost certainly to the only network that wants and needs him: FS1, which is trying to build its own debate-show culture, with Bayless as its leading town crier.
Smith , a show which he left in June His father, John Sr. The name stuck, and Bayless was never called John by his parents. He eventually had his name legally changed to Skip. Bayless worked in the restaurant in his youth, but never considered it as a career path.
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. Here's why. The show's reliance on aggressive argumentation instead of facts, reason and storytelling has made it a mockery among many sports fans and observers. And money rules everything.
Skip Bayless to Leave ESPN: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction
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