The network removes the longtime reporter and presenter from all NBA programs and cancels her weekday show “The Jump”. David Roberts, ESPN’s Senior Vice President of Production, confirmed the decision to John Ourand of the Sports Business Journal on Wednesday.
“We agreed that this approach to our NBA coverage is best for everyone involved “Roberts said in a statement to the SBJ. “Rachel is an excellent reporter, presenter, and journalist, and we thank her for all of her contributions to our NBA content.” appear in the network. News of Nichols’ exit comes less than two months after a New York Times report exposed internal turmoil at ESPN over comments Nichols allegedly made of colleague Maria Taylor during the 2020 NBA bubble effort instead of her earnings. Nichols is white and Taylor is black.
Since that report, ESPN removed Nichols from its coverage of the NBA finals, and Taylor left the network when he signed for NBC in July.
According to SBJ, “The Jump” will be aired without Nichols for the next several weeks. ESPN will be producing a new NBA afternoon show to replace her before the start of next season.
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