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ESPN Layoffs Are A Real Mickey Mouse Move

Total81 I’m not sure exactly when Mickey Mouse turned into such a cutthroat rodent, but Disney-owned ESPN is pretty much destroying the vibe of the Happiest Place on Earth. The mission of any business is to make money, I know. But the Disney image just doesn’t add up when ESPN cuts 300 workers while at More

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Written by Greg Couch

Greg earned the 2007 Peter Lisagor Award as the best sports columnist in the Chicagoland area for his work with the Chicago Sun-Times, where he started as a college football writer in 1997 before becoming a general columnist in 2003. He also won a Lisagor in 2016 for his commentary in RollingStone.com and The Guardian.

Couch penned articles and columns for CNN.com/Bleacher Report, AOL Fanhouse, and The Sporting News and contributed as a writer and on-air analyst for FoxSports.com and Fox Sports 1 TV. In his journalistic roles, Couch has covered the grandest stages of tennis from Wimbledon to the Olympics, among numerous national and international sporting spectacles. He also won first place awards from the U.S. Tennis Writers Association for his event coverage and column writing on the sport in 2010.

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  1. Spot on. They used to have a lot of really good long form investigative pieces. Those seem to have fallen by the wayside. Sports outside football are drawing less viewers but they keep raising their price bidding price. Their announcers are ok this season for the NFL but nothing special. They don’t even sell what they have very well. NFL would be wise to keep SNF on NBC. They have a polished broadcast.

  2. Woke Capital doesn’t care, and the woke personnel at ESPN would gladly call everyone here at Outkick a nazi, a white supremacist, and other wretched names. They would have you cancelled and fired from your job. That not only doesn’t sell sports, it’s wrong.

    I have no sympathy whatsoever. Perhaps they should learn to code.

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