In announcing their team of analysts, play-by-play, and studio guys for the upcoming college basketball season, Fox included one throwback name that’s exciting for any fans of mid-2000s ESPN Classic programming: Howie Schwab, a.k.a. just “The Schwab.” He’ll be a “bracketologist” in the Fox studio throughout the season.
Information was sacred to Howie Schwab, the longtime researcher and producer who was laid off by ESPN on Wednesday. "Not knowledge," as the critic Lee Siegel once clarified. "Information." Siegel was writing about Stump the Schwab, the game show that made Schwab an unlikely half-celebrity, but it'll work here as an…
Round 2 of the ESPN bloodletting began today, and a source tells us that Howie Schwab—remember Stump the Schwab?—was among those let go.