NFL Hall of Famer Shannon Sharpe will join Skip Bayless on his new Fox Sports 1 daily program, an individual with knowledge of the matter confirmed to TheWrap.
Sharpe, who played for the Baltimore Ravens and Denver Broncos, previously appeared on CBS Sports as an analyst for “NFL Today” and has been a guest on FS1’s “The Herd with Colin Cowherd.” He also subbed in for Stephen Smith on ESPN’s “First Take” with Bayless while he was still the host.
Bayless left “First Take” in June after 12 years with the network and will be replaced by Max Kellerman. Bayless’ new daily show on FS1 will air on Sept. 6 at 10 a.m. ET.
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To boxing enthusiasts, Kellerman has been a household name for decades. To others, the Bronx native with the gift of gab may be more of an unknown — until now
On Monday, Max Kellerman was officially named Skip Bayless' permanent replacement on ESPN morning debate series "First Take."
The departing "SportsNation" host should not be an unknown quantity to any sports fan -- particularly those that love the sweet science. Others still may have taken in the Bronx native elsewhere, whether in the "Rocky" films, "Sharknado" franchise, or even across cable news.