ESPN did not appear to be a fan of Draymond Green plugging in his podcast that was connected with a former employee.
Draymond Green was a guest Monday on the Manningcast, ESPN2’s “Monday Night Football” simulcast featuring Peyton and Eli Manning, and his microphone cut out as he was promoting his new podcast on Colin Cowherd’s network, The Volume.
Colin Cowherd listened to the audio and thought something was fairly fishy that it went out as soon as Green started to plug his podcast.
The Twitter account for The Volume quipped, “[D]on’t worry, the podcast audio will be better” with a laughing emoji.
The conspiracy theory can be put to rest as the video shows that the microphone on Green’s headphones gets tangled up inside his hoodie.
Cowherd was a longtime ESPN TV and radio talent before departing for FS1 and iHeartRadio in 2015.
An ESPN spokesperson, when asked about the conspiracy theory, said, “Ridiculous to entertain.”WANT MORE FROM TOTALPROSPORTS? FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS.