Dan Patrick Announces He Is Leaving ESPN On August 17

PATRICK THROWS ANCHOR AROUND CAREER, LEAVES ESPN: Dan Patrick on his radio show today announced he’s torched his career (by leaving ESPN on August 17 after 18 unremarkable years).

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Since no one besides us heard the pronouncement (on the death march better known as the Dan Patrick radio show) we’re sure this will send shockwaves through the sports media world - in a couple months - when people realize he’s no longer on SportsCenter.

Apparently Patrick felt that ESPN’s ratings and revenue are tied to his appearances on the cable outlet, and that he had negotiating leverage.

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