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Scott Van Pelt's 1 Big Thing A Tribute To Laid-Off ESPNers

Like Bob Ley and a number of other ESPN hosts today, ESPN midnight SportsCenter anchor Scott Van Pelt addressed today’s ESPN layoffs during his trademark 1 Big Thing segment. Van Pelt expressed sympathy for his departed former colleagues, noting that they did nothing wrong to “deserve” being laid off, and acknowledged that in show business—and any business—any employment is only “for now.”

[ESPN]

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