This is a little bit of a rant and goes somewhat counter to what we want to say here because we know that any acknowledgement of the existence of Pond Scum like Skip Bayless just makes ESPN more eager to keep him on TV.
The latest reason that the man has no business on TV or arguably reporting period is this: He makes a random comment about New York Yankees Shortstop Derrick Jeter on his show that nobody watches saying; “How could I not wonder is he using something? If you’re Derek Jeter,
would you think about using HGH right now because I would. How would
you not? Would you not think about it?”
Was that necessary?
Yeah, sure, we fully understand that Bayless's role is to play "The Heel" sports guy. He tries incredibly hard to take the negative or unpopular viewpoint on EVERYTHING. It's what he's being paid to do.
But when you make comments like that in a place like oh, say New York, then you get a swarm of reporters who feel t...