Archive for April, 2017

Saturday Sports: Layoffs At ESPN, Star High School Baseball Pitcher

Finally, it’s time for sports. (SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC) SIMON: And I guess a hundred is kind of a theme for the news portions of today’s program and that same number shook the sports world as ESPN let go of about a hundred employees this week, including …

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The ESPN layoffs and a new era of journalism

Sports social media was a sad place on Wednesday as the names of ESPN reporters who had been laid off in a massive staff cut slowly trickled out. Ed Werner Jim Bowden Dana O’Neil Andy Katz Doug McIntyre The list goes on for about 100 more names of online …

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Marc Stein learns fate during ESPN layoffs

Reaction was swift and solemn. Reporters from across the landscape replied to the tweet, saying how sorry they were about his job loss, but optimistic that it wouldn’t take him long to land on his feet. Former ESPN colleagues commented on how important he …

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Things Change Quickly In Sports Industry, ESPN Layoffs Latest Example

The sports business story of the month was the layoffs at ESPN. The layoffs are hard to hear about, as many who delivered content – Trent Dilfer, Ed Werder, Andy Katz to name – to fans for years were let go. And there is conjecture that this trend of …

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Doctor Dies In Plane Crash; Former Police Chief, Dogs Rescued From Fire; ESPN Layoffs Begin: CT News

Officer saves man about to jump off balcony/ CT’s largest illegal tobacco distribution bust/ Students tweet to Trump/ Survivor casting call. There was plenty of news across Connecticut this past week. If you missed any of it on your local Patch, here’s …

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$3.25M budget deficit may lead to layoffs and furloughs

Former police Chief Michael Chase’s 2016 bank statements clearly show an electronic deposit made by the township of Irvington being returned to the sender which supports his assertions that he was never paid for the days that the town said he was paid …

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