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Keith Olbermann Returning To ESPN

Olbermann plans to return to ESPN after a 16 years hiatus from the network. He will be free to discuss matters other than sports, including pop culture and current events, but not politics, according to The New York Times.

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Keith Olbermann

2. From The New York Times:


ESPN is expected to announce on Wednesday that the former network mainstay Keith Olbermann, who contentiously departed in 1997, will return to host a one-hour, nightly show for ESPN2 later this year, according to three executives with knowledge of the deal but not authorized to speak about it publicly.

3. ESPN commercial from 1997:

“I Thought I Was Over Keith.” -Dan Patrick

Update: Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 6:27 p.m. ET:

5. Keith Olbermann Statement:

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