- Michelle McLoughlin/Reuters
ESPN announced its latest round of layoffs on Wednesday morning – 100 employees are expected to lose their jobs, including dozens of on-air personalities and writers whom sports fans may recognize.
In the hours since then, we have learned the names of many who have been let go, including some bigger names such as former NFL players Trent Dilfer and Danny Kanell, former NBA player Len Elmore, former MLB player Doug Glanville, former MLB general manager Jim Bowden, longtime ESPN NFL reporter Ed Werder, and several “SportsCenter” anchors.
Here are the names so far, with their area of expertise and links to their announcements on social media (many of the names are via Deadspin, which has a more exhaustive list):
Jayson Stark, MLBEd Werder, NFLPierre LeBrun, NHLTrent Dilfer, NFLDoug Glanville, MLB (announced during “Wednesday Night Baseball”) Dallas Braden, MLB (announced during “Baseball Tonight”) Raul Ibanez, MLB (announced during “Baseball Tonight”) Britt McHenry, sideline reporterLen Elmore, college basketballJim Bowden, MLBAndy Katz, college basketballRoger Cossack, legal analystDottie Pepper, golfReese Waters, correspondentDanny Kanell, ESPN Radio and college footballJay Crawford, “SportsCenter” anchorJade McCarthy, “SportsCenter” anchorChris Hassel, “SportsCenter” anchorDarren Haynes, SportsCenter” anchorJaymee Sire, “SportsCenter” anchorBrett McMurphy, college footballDana O’Neil, college basketballJane McManus, ESPNWJim Caple, MLBJeremy Crabtree, college footballJarrett Bell, NFL InsiderJoe McDonald, NHLAshley Fox, NFLCalvin Watkins, NBAScott Burnside, NHLMax Olson, college footballMark Saxon, MLBEthan Strauss, NBACL Brown, college basketballTed Miller, college footballMike Goodman, soccerDerek Tyson, college footballEamonn Brennan, college basketball