"Such a good story."
Amanda Gifford is set to be ESPN's point person on college football, with Mark Gross taking much of the responsibility for their NFL coverage.
Williamson will replace Druley as the new head of NFL programming.
Replacing Le Batard's radio slot with Mike Greenberg feels like a pretty good sign of ESPN's current corporate brand over personal brand approach.
"We’re taking away ‘OTL’s’ linear half-hour daily presence and expanding it. If you compare that 30 minute weekday show from 1-1:30 to the amount of impressions that I’m going to get, we’re going to impact more people."
The ESPN-on-ESPN violence in the wake of the Andrew Luck retirement take-fest led to at least one instance of Norby Williamson getting involved.
The short-lived SportsCenter show was often accused of having a "liberal bias."
After taking criticism for hyping a 6 p.m. SportsCenter ratings boost over SC6 last month, ESPN has done that again.
ESPN looks set to assign permanent anchors for the 6 p.m. SportsCenter, which they haven't had since early March.
"You all acknowledge that one of the strengths we have going for us as a show is Michael and Jemele's chemistry, but Michael and Jemele don't fucking talk to each other?"
Layoffs are expected to hit both front-facing and behind-the-scenes talent, and to hit SportsCenter particularly hard.