Two years ago
ESPN Can't Afford to Go On Like This
Story from Bloomberg about the recent ESPN cuts - ESPN Can't Afford to Go On Like This
ESPN has responded by moving away from sports reporting -- most of the 100 people laid off this week were reporters -- and toward opinion, which is usually expressed with an absurd amount of vehemence, given the subject matter. But let's face it: There’s only so much Stephen A. Smith a person can take.
List of those axed here: A Running List of ESPN Layoffs
Some recognisable names including Chad Ford, Ethan Strauss, Marc Stein and Henry Abbott (think he was the guy who gave them TrueHoop?).
Too easy to get NBA highlights from r/NBA. I use ESPN for boxscores and the occasional article, but that's about it these days.
I liked the r/NBA jokes about how ESPN are clearing cap space to go after Woj.