ESPN removes Rachel Nichols from on-air programming, cancels The Jump
Longtime ESPN NBA personality Rachel Nichols will no longer be involved in on-air progamming, a source told the Sports Business Journal. The Jump, which Nichols hosted, has been cancelled.
ANALYSIS: Nichols' career path took a turn following leaked comments about former colleague Maria Taylor, which related to her quick rise at the company. Basketball News' Imman Adan recently went in-depth on the situation, shedding light into the exposed racism and sexism present at ESPN.