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Former ESPN Host Kenny Mayne Lands A New Job

Kenny Mayne on ESPN.

Kenny Mayne on ESPN.

ESPN got rid of longtime anchor and host Kenny Mayne back in May in what the television personality deemed a “salary cap casualty.” Thankfully, Mayne has not had trouble finding work since.

After serving as a nightly host during the Olympics on NBC, Mayne is now joining Caesars Sportsbook as a content contributor and brand ambassador. This isn’t the first time Mayne has worked at the Las Vegas institution.

In his introductory video this afternoon, he shared that he served as an usher at Caesars during the Muhammad Ali-Larry Holmes fight back in 1980.

At Caesars, Mayne will have the chance to reunite with former ESPN colleague Trey Wingo, who welcomed his buddy to the fold on Twitter this afternoon.

“The past is prologue. Welcome old friend,” Wingo wrote above a selfie of the two former Worldwide Leader employees.

Mayne certainly had a prolific run at

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SportsCenter Host Kenny Mayne Leaving ESPN After 27 Years










SportsCenter Host Kenny Mayne Leaving ESPN After 27 Years














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Kenny Mayne wearing a suit and tie


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Kenny Mayne has signed off on his final SportsCenter.

The longtime ESPN host is leaving the network after 27 years, he announcedTuesday via social media.

“I am leaving ESPN,” Mayne, who is known for his dry humor, tweeted. “Salary cap casualty.”

Mayne joined the network in 1994. On SportsCenter, he was in the mix with other hosts like Keith Olbermann and Stuart Scott, peppering sports footage with taglines like “It’s never iffy if it’s Griffey” and “I’m not sure what the pitch is, but it tastes like

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Former ESPN Host Joining Dan Le Batard’s Company

Dan Le Batard talking about President Trump.

Dan Le Batard talking about President Trump.

Former ESPN host and anchor Adnan Virk is joining Dan Le Batard’s Meadowlark Media company as a contributor, according to The Wrap.

Virk, who has been with DAZN and MLB Network the last two years, will start at Meadowlark this summer. His “Cinephile” podcast will become part of the network and he’s also set to make appearances on “The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz.”

Virk worked for ESPN from 2010 until February 2019, when he was terminated following an investigation into media leaks of ESPN information.

While with the Worldwide Leader, he hosted Baseball Tonight, ESPN College Football and College Football Final as well as SportsCenter and Outside The Lines.

Le Batard formed Meadowlark Media with ex-ESPN boss John Skipper following his departure from the Worldwide Leader in January.

In addition to Virk, Meadowlark has secured Le Batard’s former ESPN colleague

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‘SportsCenter’ host Steve Levy gives an apology, not opinion, on coach’s comment | Buckler’s Airtime

Post-game press conferences no longer have limited attendance, they have world-wide audiences.

Almost everything that is said by a public figure is captured on video and that video is usually available all over the country. All you need is a cell phone and you can look in on press conferences that only reporters were privy to in the past.

The benefits of that video availability is that viewers can make their own conclusions over what was said. We don’t need TV hosts to tell us what we’ve already heard.

ESPN’s “SportsCenter” host Steve Levy, however, felt the need to soften the blow from post-game quotes by Baylor women’s basketball coach Kim Mulkey following Monday’s UConn-Baylor battle in the NCAA tournament.

Mulkey said the NCAA should drop COVID-19 testing for both the women’s and men’s Final Four. She felt it wouldn’t be fair for an athlete to miss the opportunity

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