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Maria Taylor Joins NBC Sports, Makes Debut During Olympics Opening Ceremony Coverage

Just a few days after leaving ESPN, Maria Taylor has found a new TV home. Taylor has joined NBC Sports, making her debut for the network during its primetime coverage of the Tokyo Olympics

Maria Taylor Leaving ESPN Amid Network Fallout Over Leaked Audio

Maria Taylor is on the move. The ESPN host and reporter, who has led the channel’s NBA pregame show NBA Countdown, is leaving the channel after the two sides were unable to come to terms on a…

ESPN Chief Writes Memo to Staff On Diversity Efforts Amid “Complicated” Personnel Dispute

In a memo to staff, ESPN chairman Jimmy Pitaro addressed the steps the company has made “to improve the experiences of Black employees at ESPN” and discussed the controversy involving two of…

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver: “Unfortunate” That Rachel Nichols and Maria Taylor Were “Pitted Against Each Other”

NBA commissioner Adam Silver has weighed in on the ESPN dustup involving two of the sports giant’s on-air NBA reporters and anchors, Rachel Nichols and Maria Taylor. On Tuesday, ESPN said…

ESPN’s Malika Andrews to Replace Rachel Nichols for NBA Finals Coverage

ESPN says that Malika Andrews will be the sideline reporter for its coverage of the NBA Finals, which tip off tonight between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Phoenix Suns. Andrews will be…

Rachel Nichols Apologizes After Leaked Audio Leads To Internal Rift at ESPN

ESPN reporter Rachel Nichols opened her daily program The Jump on Monday not with a preview of the upcoming NBA Finals, but with an apology. “So the first thing they teach in journalism school…