In not shocking news Colin Cowherd will be leaving ESPN and likely joining Fox Sports 1. This is fascinating for a couple of reasons most notably his disdain for John Wall and the mass exodus of talent ESPN has had in 2015. We are all familiar with the hate toward Wall, stemming from him doing the Dougie before his first game and the ignorant rant Cowherd had the following days. It led to John Calipari recently telling Cowherd to relax when it comes to Wall and realize how much he’s grown.
The other is for sports radio nerds, this is part of a major change to ESPN Radio during the weekdays. Last month SVP and Russillo essentially ended with Scott Van Pelt taking on a new show in the fall on TV. Russillo has taken over the time slot for now with The Russillo Show but his contract with ESPN is up shortly and there hasn’t been confirmation on what’s going on with those negotiations. Cowherd, who had the 10am-1pm spot was a solo act so a brand new show will be coming to ESPN. The likely candidate? Ryan Ruocco, a young guy from New York who fills in quite a bit on Mike and Mike.
Just for the heck of it. One last time for you, Colin: