NBC Quickly Hires Maria Taylor After Her Departure From ESPN

NBC made the announcement during its primetime Olympics show Friday. Taylor had been with ESPN since 2014 but her contract expired Tuesday. Her last assignment for the network was Tuesday night at the NBA Finals, where she was the pregame and postgame host for the network’s NBA Countdown show.

ESPN, Maria Taylor Part Ways After Internal Controversy Became Public

Rachel Nichols Is Back On The Air, But The Fallout At ESPN Is Just Beginning

Nichols returned to the air three days after audio emerged of her talking about a Black colleague, Maria Taylor. The saga is sparking new questions about ESPN’s record on race and diversity.

NABJ Demands Meeting With Disney Brass Over Maria Taylor-Rachel Nichols Flap

Rachel Nichols Apologizes After Leaked Audio Leads To Internal Rift At ESPN