It’s been another busy week in sports media. We’re here to recap the biggest news and events that took place and share some of our best work from the week that was, including Jay Cutler’s move to Fox. Without further adieu:
Ex-ESPN reporter Ed Werder says quality of work was ‘not a consideration’ in mass layoffs – May. 1
Recently laid-off NFL reporter Ed Werder admitted on his new Dallas Cowboys podcast that ESPN didn’t factor in quality of work when making the decision of who to fire.
Woj Bomb: Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski is reportedly headed to ESPN – May. 1
According to recode, Adrian Wojnarowski is heading to ESPN. USA Today reported Woj wasn’t joining the network immediately, but after Yahoo’s draft coverage wraps up on June 22.
Ryen Russillo bashes false report about his ESPN future, thought he was getting fired – May. 1
ESPN’s Ryen Russillo wasn’t thrilled about a false report regarding his potential firing. For six weeks, the ESPN Radio personality thought he would be cut. So much so that he was looking at houses in Los Angeles.
Trey Wingo will reportedly partner with Mike Golic for radio show – May. 2
Mike and Mike may become Mike and Trey, as the New York Daily News reports Trey Wingo will join Mike Golic as the regular co-host for the popular radio show.
Jay Cutler reportedly might retire to work in broadcasting – May. 4
Fox reportedly hires Jay Cutler to replace John Lynch in the broadcast booth – May. 5
Jay Cutler is heading to the NFL broadcast booth. After speculation the former Chicago Bears quarterback would join Fox, replacing John Lynch on the No.2 team, Peter Schrager confirmed the news on Friday.