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SportAdnan Virk joining DAZN as host of new baseball highlights show, per reports

14:11  15 march  2019
14:11  15 march  2019 Source:   usatoday.com

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Adnan Virk had worked at ESPN since 2010 and worked primarily on baseball and college Please read the rules before joining the discussion. ESPN determined that host Adnan Virk One of ESPN host Adnan Virk 's many duties at the network was anchoring the College Football Scoreboard show .

But Virk ’s firing could change the narrative, if only slightly, highlighting how little we still know about Despite his dramatic departure, Virk is expected to land on his feet. A former host of MLB Tonight There’s also digital upstart DAZN , where talent decisions for a soon-to-launch baseball show are not

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Former ESPN anchor Adnan Virk has apparently resolved his abrupt departure from the network and found the next stop in his broadcasting career.

Shortly after signing a multiyear contract extension, Virk was fired in January for allegedly leaking company information about ESPN's negotiations with Major League Baseball.

Although Virk continues to maintain he did nothing wrong, he and the network have agreed not to litigate their differences, according to Andrew Marchand of the New York Post.

"While the company and I may disagree about the exact circumstances surrounding my unfortunate departure, we all collectively agree it's time to move on," he said in a statement.

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The New York Post first reported Virk ’s firing. In the days after the Awful Announcing story was He served as a host of “ Baseball Tonight,” ESPN’s studio baseball show that was canceled in 2016, and he He joined ESPN in 2010 as an ESPNEWS anchor after working for the Canadian network TSN.

ESPN fired “ Baseball Tonight” and radio host Adnan Virk after the company felt that he failed to fully cooperate with an internal investigation into an accusation that he had leaked confidential information about the company to the media, the New York Post’s Andrew Marchand reports .

So what's next?

Author James Andrew Miller reports Virk is headed to digital subscription service DAZN, where he will anchor a daily MLB highlight show.

Virk, 40, was one of ESPN's primary hosts on "Baseball Tonight," which makes him a good fit for a similar role on DAZN.

As Awful Announcing notes, DAZN just signed a three-year deal with MLB, which will include a live show each weeknight that will "seamlessly whip around live MLB games to showcase the most suspenseful moments, crucial plays and biggest rallies."

DAZN is run by former ESPN president John Skipper and its head of talent, John Santry, was previously at CAA, the agency that represents Virk.

Follow Steve Gardner on Twitter @SteveAGardner.

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