To be clear: I take no joy in this. Some of the most talented people in the business work at ESPN, and they’re being let go through no fault of their own. But people want to know. Check back often.
Adding a major one up here: Jayson Stark.
ESPN not dicking around here. Werder was inarguably one of the more respected reporters, but he’s one-dimensional and ESPN seems to be valuing people they can use on a wide range of platforms. Still, to cut Werder the day before the NFL draft– ouch. It seems like Werder knew it was coming– he started a podcast (using the same cutting edge host we’re using).
Hockey reporter. [I feel like this is going to be a theme– hockey is the ugly stepchild at WWL.]
Titans beat writer. I wonder how many of the NFL team writers they had travel to Bristol for the draft special last night will be let go today?
ESPN’s preeminent hockey guy.
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