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Longtime anchor Kenny Mayne leaves ESPN as network extends Chris Berman: ‘Salary cap casualty’ [Video]

Longtime ESPN personality and “SportsCenter” host Kenny Mayne announced on Monday that he’s leaving the network after 27 years.

On the same day, ESPN announced that it’s extending the contract of network stalwart and “NFL Primetime” host Chris Berman. It’s not clear if the two transactions are related.

Mayne, 61, announced his departure on Twitter, describing himself as a “salary cap casualty” while thanking the executives who hired him.

Mayne didn’t expound on the reason for his departure, and ESPN didn’t immediately issue a statement. Given the dry sense of humor that is his trademark, Mayne’s statement leaves room for interpretation over the nature of his exit.

Mayne joined ESPN in 1994 and quickly became a fixture alongside hosts like Dan Patrick and Keith Olberman who made made “SportsCenter” standard viewing for sports fans in the 1990s. He played several roles across ESPN and ESPN2 and is best known

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In Photos, What To Know About The SportsCenter Anchor

Antonietta Collins speaking at a podium.

Antonietta Collins speaking at a podium.

If your preferred method of consuming sports highlights is SportsCenter, there’s a good chance you’re familiar with Antonietta Collins. Every Tuesday and Wednesday at 7am you can find Collins alongside David Lloyd delivering you sports highlights from the night before.

Although we feel like we know our favorite ESPN personalities through what we see on TV, there’s a whole portion of these people’s lives that we aren’t familiar with. Let’s learn a little bit more about Antonietta “Toni” Collins.

Early life and upbringing

Born in California to journalist María Antonieta Collins, Toni always had a love for sports. After spending her early childhood in Mexico, Collins moved back to the United States, where she played soccer at Saint Brendan High School in Miami. On the same weekend as her senior prom, Collins’ mother was doing a story on the USA Women’s soccer team.

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ESPN Anchor Has Blunt Response To Keith Olbermann’s Masters Boycott

In the wake of the decision by Major League Baseball to move the 2021 All-Star Game out of Georgia, Keith Olbermann called for a boycott of The Masters.



Keith Olbermann wearing a suit and tie smiling at the camera: Keith Olbermann back in 2013.


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Keith Olbermann back in 2013.

On Friday, Baseball decided to remove the All-Star Game due to the recent passing of controversial voting legislation in the Peachtree State. Yesterday, Olbermann called for a boycott of The Masters, which begins on Thursday at Augusta National.

“GREAT. NOW BOYCOTT THE MASTERS,” Olbermann said on Twitter. “Yesterday, MLB pulled the All-Star Game out of Atlanta to protest Georgia’s new racist voting laws. An outstanding first reply to the war the racists declared on America. Next? A golf tournament starts in Georgia Thursday.”

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ESPN Anchor Sage Steele Selling Her $1.6M Connecticut Home

ESPN SportsCenter’s co-host Sage Steele is selling her stately Avon, CT, home for $1,595,000. The sports journalist purchased the property in the Hartford suburb in 2017 for $1.24 million.

Steele also has a new role at SportsCenter, moving to the show’s 12 noon slot, from the 6 p.m. slot she had had since 2018. Along with the new gig, she’ll apparently also be moving to a new home.

The Indiana University grad has posted photos from her stylish abode, showing off her unabashed school pride on Instagram.

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Built in 2002, Steele’s large home offers over 8,500 square feet of living space, with five bedrooms and 7.5 bathrooms. Accessed via a circular drive, the brick home, with a slate roof, features custom updates throughout.

Enter on the main level, where the layout includes a formal living room that flows

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