Kaplan reported the story in the first hour of the show, which airs weekdays 9 a.m.-noon CT. How did Kaplan work his sources to report the news with perspective for his audience?
“Life is all about relationships, and over the years I’ve been able to cultivate some great relationships with some high-profile people,” Kaplan said. “You never know what breaking news story is around the corner.”
**BREAKING NEWS** I just reported on @espn1000 MLB sources have confirmed to me that NY Yankees manager Joe Girardi will not return in 2018.
— David Kaplan (@thekapman) October 26, 2017
— ESPN 1000 (@ESPN1000) October 26, 2017
Breaking: Joe Girardi is out after 10 seasons as Yankees manager, sources told ESPN 1000's David Kaplan. pic.twitter.com/gBYk6Kj0mP
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) October 26, 2017