Sage Steele got her COVID-19 vaccine ahead of ESPN’s mandated deadline, but only because she wanted to keep her job. The SportsCenter anchor voiced her frustration with the policy on Wednesday’s episode of the Uncut With Jay Cutler podcast.
“I got my shot today,” Steele told Cutler. “I didn’t want to do it, but I work for a company that mandates it and I had until September 30th to get it done or I’m out.”
The sports commentator continued, “I respect everyone’s decision, I really do, but to mandate it is sick and it’s scary to me in many ways. But, I have a job. A job that I love, and frankly, a job that I need, but again I love it. I just — I’m not surprised it got to this point, especially with Disney, I