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Sports Media World Reacts To The ESPN Retirement News

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ESPN’s longest-tenured SportsCenter reporter is officially retiring on Monday.

Mark Schwarz, who was known for his ability to ask tough questions, has decided to call it a career in sports journalism.

“I very much knew when I signed my last deal back in December of 2018 it would be my final deal,” said Schwarz. “And I have thoroughly enjoyed all 32 years that I’ve had.

“Using a sports cliché – I’ve put it all out on the field,” he said. “I have plenty more to give, and I’m a young guy in good health, but there’s a lot more in my life that I’m looking to do right now, and I just want to enjoy the freedom that retirement offers.”

Schwarz has been with ESPN for 32 years. He’s the longest-tenured reporter to appear on SportsCenter.

Many in the sports media world have taken to social media to pay

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Social media reacts to No. 1 2022 recruit Travis Hunter’s shocking commitment to Jackson State football, Deion Sanders

Travis Hunter is the No. 1 recruit in the United States in the 2022 class, per the 247Sports Composite.

And he has committed to Jackson State football.

Hunter decommitted from Florida State and committed to Jackson State on Wednesday, the first day of the early signing period. It is the most shocking news story of early National Signing Day and in recent college football recruiting history.

It is an unprecedented move for a blue-chip recruit, much less the top recruit in the country, to make a move to an FCS school out of high school. That Hunter signed with Jackson State, an HBCU, makes it that much more meaningful.

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Travis Hunter snags a touchdown pass during a 7-on-7 game on Saturday.

Travis Hunter snags a touchdown pass during

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Chiney Ogwumike takes her next step in her media career with NBA Today

Ever since she started her broadcast career at ESPN, Chiney Ogwumike has been trying to go with the flow, taking advantage of whatever opportunities she could while still being a professional athlete.

Whether that was anchoring SportsCenter Africa or being a basketball analyst on the domestic version, producing the film “144” about the WNBA bubble or even hosting a daily radio show over the past year — the first Black woman to have that national platform on ESPN — Ogwumike hasn’t had any preconceived notions about where she wants to end up. As Ogwumike tells SB Nation, “the goal at ESPN was to be a sponge and soak up and learn”.

That path has given Ogwumike a diverse skill set. She can talk about any sport now even if her specialty is basketball — she’s proud of the fact that her football knowledge has grown to the point that she

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What’s in a name? Social media reacts to Jaguars’ Josh Allen sacking, intercepting Bills’ Josh Allen

The Jacksonville Jaguars defense is keeping it surprisingly close against the high-voltage Buffalo Bills.

Josh Allen has played a big part in that.

That’s the Jaguars’ Josh Allen, not to be confused with the Bills’ Josh Allen.

The MVP contender has been kept in check all day, and a couple of second-half interceptions have allowed the Jags to hang around. His second pick of the day led to a Matthew Wright go-ahead field goal to make it 9-6.

On the receiving end of Josh Allen’s interception: Josh Allen.

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