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Why Sportscaster Dan Patrick Took a Stand on Coronavirus

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In late March, the lieutenant governor of Texas, Dan Patrick, did the unthinkable. During a Fox News appearance, the Republican politician—and Trump water boy—said that America’s elderly should be willing to sacrifice their lives to help boost the economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

“No one reached out to me and said, ‘As a senior citizen, are you willing to take a chance on your survival in exchange for keeping the America that all America loves for your children and grandchildren?’” said Lt. Gov. Patrick. “And if that’s the exchange, I’m all in… I just think there are lots of grandparents out there in this country like me.”

The other Dan Patrick—legendary sportscaster and radio personality, formerly of ESPN and now The Dan Patrick Show—started getting notifications and texts galore.

“Oh God,” Patrick tells The Daily Beast. “Whenever someone says, ‘Hey, you’re trending!’ I say, ‘What

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‘The Dan Patrick Show’ to Move From YouTube to Peacock

Dan Patrick is following fellow sports journalist Rich Eisen to Peacock.

The two former “SportsCenter” hosts will be reunited — in that they’ll air their shows on the same platform — when “The Dan Patrick Show” moves from YouTube to Peacock beginning on Aug. 24. “The Dan Patrick Show” is currently airing on YouTube (as well as SiriusXM channel 211, where it will continue), and before that had aired on NBCSN.

The show will officially move off YouTube after Aug. 28. Eisen’s self-titled show will move to Peacock beginning in October.

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“I’m thrilled to be coming back home to Peacock and the NBC family to continue the show with the Danettes and the rest of my talented team,” Dan Patrick said. “A huge factor in partnering with Peacock is that our loyal fans can

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