(SPORTSBUSINESSDAILY) — ESPN is devoting less coverage to Jets QB Tim Tebow because ESPN President John Skipper told producers to dial it back.
In an interview last week at his N.Y. office, Skipper said, “I said, ‘Guys, we didn’t handle this very well.’ Going to training camp wasn’t a problem. We just stayed on it relentlessly and too long.”
Skipper was particularly affected by an interview former ESPN analyst Doug Gottlieb gave to “The Dan Patrick Show” in October, where he said, “I was told specifically, ‘You can’t talk enough Tebow.'”