Final Take: Skip Bayless Will Be Leaving ESPN & First Take This Summer

April 26, 2016 0


All good things must come to an end and that seems to be the case between Skip Bayless and ESPN. Skip Bayless and the world’s biggest sports network ESPN have announced that they will parting ways. After 12 years of service with ESPN, Bayless is believed to have passed on a $4 million dollar a year deal with ESPN for a $5 million dollar deal with Fox Sports. Skip Bayless’ last day on ESPN First Take will be the morning following the 2016 NBA Finals.

ESPN released this statement:

Skip Bayless has decided to leave ESPN when his contract expires at the end of August.

His final appearance on First Take will be the day after the NBA Finals conclude.

We want to thank Skip for his many contributions to ESPN. His hard work and talent have benefited ESPN for 12 years.

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