John Skipper

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Alex Reimer
March 15, 2018 - 4:32 pm
Former ESPN president John Skipper finally addressed his abrupt departure from the WorldWide Leader in an interview Thursday. His explanation has some holes. When Skipper resigned in December, he said he was going to seek help for substance abuse. The timing was curious, considering he issued a...
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Alex Reimer
March 15, 2018 - 10:07 am
Former ESPN president John Skipper says he resigned suddenly from his position last December because he was threatened with extortion over his cocaine use. In an interview with the Hollywood Reporter , Skipper opens up for the first time about his abrupt departure from the WorldWide Leader. Skipper...
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Lucy Burdge
January 02, 2018 - 12:38 pm
In a column for the Hollywood Reporter on Tuesday, James Andrew Miller speculated as to why John Skipper really left his post at ESPN, as he doesn’t believe the real story adds up. Miller, author of ESPN book Those Guys Have All the Fun , questions the substance addiction reason given for Skipper’s...
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Rob Bradford
December 30, 2017 - 9:26 am
The John Skipper story looks like it's just getting started. The former ESPN boss' reason for leaving the organization due to substance abuse struggles is coming into question thanks to a post on "Outkick the Coverage," written by Clay Travis. Travis' sources have told him that Skipper's exit was...
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Rob Bradford
December 18, 2017 - 11:34 am
ESPN president John Skipper's name is no stranger to Boston sports fans. Controversial approaches by his organization toward newsworthy subjects pertaining to New England sports-centric topics usually put Skipper in the heart of the conversations. Now, he's gone. ESPN announced Monday that Skipper...
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