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Olbermann Looking for New Job— at ESPN

President doesn't see a current opening for ex-host

(Newser) - Could Keith Olbermann be returning to his sports-anchor roots? In the midst of a $70 million lawsuit against former employer Current TV, the pundit has been seeking new work at ESPN, the network that kick-started his career, the New York Times reports. Olbermann recently had dinner with network president John... More »

Death Threats Target Erin Andrews

FBI investigates as 'Dancing With the Stars' beefs up security

(Newser) - The FBI is investigating death threats against reporter Erin Andrews, TMZ reports. Within the past week, a Virginia man has emailed threats to The Dan Patrick Show, which airs on both radio and TV. Security is beefed up on the set of Dancing With the Stars, on which Andrews is... More »

Dan Patrick to Join NBC's Football Night

Move reunites him with former SportsCenter partner Olbermann

(Newser) - Dan Patrick will join NBC's Football Night in America this fall, in a move that reunites him with Keith Olbermann. The two men changed the field of sportscasting with their 1992 debut on ESPN's SportsCenter, writes Broadcasting & Cable. Patrick will keep his radio show and Sports Illustrated column while... More »

ESPN Mainstay Patrick Signs Off

SportsCenter anchor leaving TV giant after 18 years; will call the shots in other media

(Newser) - After 18 years in which he came the face of a sports-broadcasting juggernaut, anchor Dan Patrick will leave ESPN tomorrow. In an Q-and-A with the Cincinnati Enquirer, the 51-year-old outlines his next moves, including a radio show, with a new multimedia outfit. More »

Gone, Gone, Gone: Patrick Will Leave ESPN

After 18 years, veteran anchor to sign off for good next month

(Newser) - Dan Patrick, half of the team that put ESPN's "SportsCenter" on every sports fan's must-see list in its 1990s heyday, will leave the network next month. After weeks of rumors, the dry-witted anchor with the perfect hair shared the news with his radio audience this afternoon from San Francisco,... More »

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