Day: October 15, 2021

‘It is Important for Black Women to be Amplified in Every Field’

Being a person of color in the sports world remains difficult. Its positions of power are monopolized by white men. So a Black woman hosting a sports media giant’s signature show is more than an accomplishment; it’s part of a hopeful trend of inclusion.

ESPN‘s Elle Duncan is co-anchor of the 6 p.m. weekday SportsCenter. She just signed a new multi-year deal with the sports network that virtually guarantees her spot for several more years. Duncan began her career in broadcasting in 2003 as an entertainment reporter for former Atlanta sports radio station 790 the Zone. Two years later, Duncan began a seven-year stint as an on-air personality with Atlanta hip-hop station V103.

She then moved into the sports arena as co-host of pre-game, halftime, and post-game shows for the Atlanta Falcons Radio Network in 2010 and 2011. After working stints in the Atlanta

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Adam Schefter Expected To Be Pursued By Another Company

ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter on the field.

ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter on the field.

Adam Schefter has been the subject of some controversy this week in the world of sports media, but his name appeared in the news on Wednesday night for a different reason.

According to a latest report from Front Office Sports, a major company is preparing to make a play for the NFL insider.

Michael McCarthy and A.J. Perez of FOS reported on Wednesday evening that Caesars Sportsbook has interest in making Schefter the company’s latest major talent acquisition. The NFL insider’s current deal with ESPN expires in summer of 2022, before the start of the next season, and he’s expected to receive other offers from sports gambling companies that want to continue to establish themselves in the sports media space.

Already, Caesars has made waves, having recently hired former ESPN personalities Kenny Mayne and Trey Wingo. Schefter would be a massive addition

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