When Skip Bayless speaks or tweets, he gets blasted by just about every fan base in every sport. It turns out it isn’t just fans and trolls who do not like him.
The Fox Sports 1 hot take artist got a hefty raise to his bank account after New York Post’s Andrew Marchand reported that he agreed to a new deal with Fox Sports 1. Marchand reports that Bayless’ new deal is worth $32 million over four years.
“ESPN made a full-court press to reunite Skip Bayless with Stephen A. Smith, The Post has learned,” wrote Andrew Marchand via NYPost.com. “The duo would have done a daily ESPN+ show together, while being splashed over ESPN, including weekly spots on ‘Monday Night Football’s’ halftime show. After lengthy negotiations, it culminated in Fox Sports retaining Bayless with a four-year, $32 million contract, according to sources.”
There were many people in the sports media who were really bothered about his salary number.
Check out some of the responses: