ESPN has pulled SportsCenter anchor Sage Steele from its airwaves. While the network deals with backlash from Steele’s recent controversial comments, the ultimate reason for her removal was a reported positive Covid-19 test.
According to Michael McCarthy of Front Office Sports, Steele tested positive for the virus, this after she recently ripped ESPN’s Covid vaccine mandate during an appearance on former NFL quarterback Jay Cutler’s podcast.
Noting she didn’t want to get vaccinated, Steele only complied because she loves her job. “To mandate it is sick and scary to me in many ways,” Steele told Cutler of the Covid vaccine.
ESPN announced a vaccine mandate for all on-site employees in