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Espn Reassigns Rick Reilly, Brent Musburger

12 March 2014 3:10 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

In a surprising move, Espn has decided to demote a pair of veteran sports personalities.

Rick Reilly, the longtime journalist who joined Espn from Sports Illustrated in 2008, will no longer write his column for Espn.com; instead working on a part-time basis for television only. He’ll write his final column June 30.

Thx 2 all at Espn.com for 6 wildly fun years, esp John Hassan, Pat Stiegman. Last column: 6/30. #HelloItaly—

Rick Reilly (@ReillyRick) March 12, 2014

Brent Musburger, meanwhile, will no longer call ABC’s college football game of the week. He has been named anchor of Espn’s new SEC Network alongside Jesse Palmer.

The 74 year-old Musburger, who also called the national title game alongside Kirk Herbstreit, has been with Espn and ABC for more than 20 years.

“I’m delighted to be staying with Espn, thrilled to be able to call the best football conference in the nation every week and am »

- Variety Staff

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