At NYT, "Olbermann Will Return to ESPN":Within ESPN, there was concern about asking Olbermann back because he left the network under emotionally charged circumstances and because it was feared by some that Olbermann had become too politicized as the host of his interim MSNBC program “Countdown,” which aired from 2003 through January 2011.Also at the Hollywood Reporter, "Keith Olbermann Finalizes Deal With ESPN." (Via Mediagazer.)
On his new show, Olbermann will be free to discuss matters other than sports, including pop culture and current events, but not politics, the two-year pact specifies.
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Keith 'Mashed-Up Bag of Meat' Olbermann Will Return to @ESPN
And his contract includes a "no politics" clause, so the mf doesn't go off on misogynist rants like a "mashed up bag of meat."