ESPN Bringing Keith Olbermann Back to Anchor Special Edition ‘SportsCenter’

Breitbart | 5/25/2018 | Staff
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ESPN has announced that it is bringing uber-liberal broadcaster Keith Olbermann back, despite the network’s claim that it isn’t politically liberal.

Olbermann is being tapped to guest anchor 20 special edition SportsCenter broadcasts at 11 PM (Eastern) to be aired throughout the rest of this year, according to The Wrap.

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The combative Olbermann will also help man the broadcast booth for ESPN Radio’s broadcast of the New York Yankees-Houston Astros game on Memorial Day.

“Keith’s smart, creative perspective on the world of sports always informs and entertains fans,” said Norby Williamson, ESPN’s executive vice president. “His varied collection of ESPN appearances over the last several months has provided a great model for utilizing his distinctive voice, and this new agreement will extend his contributions even further.”

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“Since we started this, my 6th separate tenure with ESPN, in January, I’ve found the variety of assignments to be most the fun and energizing of all my stints,” Olberman said in the press release. “Adding stuff like being a rookie 59-year old play-by-play guy, plus the Rip Van Winkle of ‘SportsCenter,’ only adds to the smorgasbord. Can’t wait, and at my age, I shouldn’t.”

Olbermann has been fired by multiple media outlets — including ESPN — usually over his volatile personality and his vitriolic left-wing proclamations. His mental state became so precarious that his venom-spitting antics even...
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