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Sportscaster Rachel Nichols is set to return to ESPN after almost three years at CNN with the launch of new NBA talk show “The Jump” on Thursday, Feb. “‘The Jump’ is going to be a great big conversation about all the fun, serious, smart, crazy, big-issue, small-smile moments that make the NBA so fascinating,” Nichols, 42, said Wednesday.
Nichols is officially back on board at ESPN on Feb.
What are your thoughts on how the league is handling it?
Concussions are a difficult issue, and not as flashy and headline-grabbing as Deflategate or Rice’s elevator assault, but they may have a deeper effect on the NFL and impact whether people let their kids play football in the future or not.
NBA on TNT on ESPN: If you were De Marcus Cousins or Anthony Davis or Russell Westbrook, would you re-sign with the team that drafted you for a TON of money and a ton of years?
Or do you value your freedom to become a free agent more?
Maybe long-term they will pick a different sport — and the NFL may have to make major changes.
You can’t treat those questions as silly — that’s what I want to bring to the surface.
The latest NFL controversy is the long-term damage from head injuries.
She had previously worked at ESPN from 2004 to 2013 as a New York-based reporter and is excited to be going home, she told The Wrap.
“It feels really great, when you start a new job there’s usually a mystery about the place, but a lot of the staff are old friends so I am back with people I like and respect.” One big change will be that Nichols will now be based on the West Coast at ESPN’s studio at L. Live, which is conveniently located adjacent to Staples Center.
There are players of all stages of their career — currently, recently retired and veterans — who are taking a hard look at their health.