Skip Bayless: Why I left ESPN for Fox Sports 1

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Skip Bayless: Why I left ESPN for Fox Sports 1

Thursday, 22 September

Skip Bayless, the co-host of Fox Sports 1's "Skip and Shannon: Undisputed," talks about his recent decision to leave ESPN after 12 years on the air for its smaller Rupert Murdoch-owned rival in Los Angeles. He tells Recode's Peter Kafka that he needed to get out of his comfort zone — and out of ESPN's hometown of Bristol, Connecticut. Bayless also discusses the ways Fox is different from Disney-owned ESPN, the unlikely way he got into sports journalism and why he doesn't pay attention to the internet, even though he has more than two million Twitter followers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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