Fox Sports 'Will Not Include' Thom Brennaman in NFL Schedule Following 'Abhorrent' Slur on Hot Mic

Fox Sports 'Will Not Include' Thom Brennaman in NFL Schedule Following 'Abhorrent' Slur on Hot Mic

Brennaman was heard using a homophobic word during Wednesday’s Cincinnati Reds telecast

ESPN may be synonymous with sports, but plenty of stars have bailed for Fox Sports lately. Have a look at some the big names.

  • Chris Broussard
    The longtime NBA analyst – who’s gotten some criticism for remarks considered homophobic – joined Fox Sports this past fall.

    ESPN

  • Cris Carter
    Once Cris Carter caught touchdown passes on the field. Now this Hall of Fame receiver will analyze them from the booth for Fox.

    CBS Sports

  • Skip Bayless
    The outspoken sports columnist and “First Take” analyst bailed on ESPN back in April and now co-hosts “Skip and Shannon” with Shannon Sharpe on Fox Sports 1.

    Fox Sports

  • Jamie Horowitz
    This is the guy who might be responsible for many of these talent defections. Horowitz, president at Fox Sports, has brought programming secrets learned at ESPN to his new employer.

  • Colin Cowherd
    The sports anchor fled ESPN in 2015 and now hosts “The Herd” on FS1.

    ESPN

  • Jason Whitlock
    The ex-ESPN sportswriter co-hosts “Speak for Yourself” on FS1.

    YouTube

  • Chris Spielman
    A former NFL All-Pro, Spielman worked at ESPN for years but now has a gig as a game analyst for Fox NFL.

    Getty Images

  • Shannon Spake
    An experienced sidelines reporter, Spake hustled for ESPN for 10 years but switched to Fox in 2016 where she covers NASCAR, college football and basketball.

  • Rob Parker
    The former member of ESPN’s “First Take” has resurfaced on “Fox Sports Live.”

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