ESPN's Dave Pasch Outs Self As Creationist After Receiving Darwin Book

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We've noted previously that college basketball games called by Dave Pasch and Bill Walton on ESPN can get especially weird, but we never imagined that it would be Pasch who would lead viewers to ask themselves, "Did he really just say that?"

Walton, apparently already familiar with Pasch's creationist beliefs, gifted a copy of Charles Darwin's The Origin of Species to the ESPN play-by-play man in honor of Pasch winning an "Arizona Sportscaster of the Year" award. Walton then stated, "I want to make sure you believe in evolution."


"I don't," replied Pasch, who stated that he had a book for Walton that refuted evolution. Later, Pasch made a comment alluding to the concept of irreducible complexity, a concept long-debunked by science. Thankfully, a tie-dyed Jay Bilas was around to remind the audience that Cake is a great band.

ESPN recently suspended Keith Law after the baseball analyst defended evolution on Twitter.