BREAKING: Kenny Mayne Announces His Departure From ESPN

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Kenny Mayne, who joined ESPN in May 1994, is riding off into the sunset.

On Monday, Mayne called himself a ‘salary cap casualty’ of the Worldwide Leader when he announced he was leaving ESPN.

I am leaving ESPN.
Salary cap casualty.
Thanks for the opportunity Vince Doria & Al Jaffe & for taking my solicitations

I will miss the people.
I will miss the vending machine set up over by the old Van Pelt joint.
We had everything.

The from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 1982 has a degree in broadcasting and was also a backup QB for two years and he later signed as a free agent with the Seattle Seahawks.

Mayne spent seven years at KSTW-TV in Seattle, Washington before he took his talents to ESPN in 1994.