01 OCT, 2022

Rachel Nichols has been hired by Showtime following her public departure from ESPN

01 OCT, 2022

Rachel Nichols, a former ESPN reporter, has joined Showtime Basketball

01 OCT, 2022

Nichols left ESPN earlier this year after becoming embroiled in a controversy following the publication of an article in The New York Times

01 OCT, 2022

The New York Times obtained a recording of a phone call between Nichols and Adam Mendelsohn

01 OCT, 2022

Nichols was covering the NBA at the start of the coronavirus pandemic

01 OCT, 2022

Nichols praised coworker Maria Taylor but also questioned her position at the network during that conversation

01 OCT, 2022

Taylor also left ESPN and now works for NBC Sports

01 OCT, 2022

Nichols stated, "I've been so fortunate to live my dream job for more than 25 years alongside some of the best journalists in the business

01 OCT, 2022

They've asked me to create, produce, and host new sports programming across multiple platforms

01 OCT, 2022

They emphasised that it was my choice; they weren't forcing me to do it because it was in my contract

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