The Sporting News is reporting that ESPN "First Take" commentator Skip Bayless will leave the network once his contract runs out this summer.

Bayless has teamed with Stephen A. Smith on First Take for the past dozen years on the TV program.

Skip has been a newspaper reporter in Dallas, Miami, and San Jose, California and has been a TV commentator and radio host as well.

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