Olbermann: ESPN Offered Me Patrick Slot
July 16, 2007 at 5:44 AM (PT)
Did KEITH OLBERMANN get offered DAN PATRICK's ESPN RADIO slot? That's what the MSNBC "COUNTDOWN" host and PATRICK's partner for an hour each day tells the LOS ANGELES DAILY NEWS' TOM HOFFARTH.
OLBERMANN, the controversial personality who left ESPN's "SPORTSCENTER" under less-than-amicable circumstances several years ago but later returned for the daily hour with PATRICK while continuing his political show for MSNBC, said that ESPN has "been terrific and I'm very torn" about either continuing solo on ESPN RADIO or possibly joining PATRICK on the latter's new show with THE CONTENT FACTORY, saying that "I don't think with my other jobs I could give (the ESPN RADIO show) as much as the company and listeners deserve. Plus, my motivation has been working with DP. In short, we'll see."