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ESPN Colleagues Salute Bob Ley

Many praise Ley after his retirement announcement

Earlier today, Bob Ley, ESPN’s longest-tenured anchor, announced he will retire at the end of the month.

In the hours that followed, ESPN programs including SportsCenter, Get Up!, First Take, Golic And Wingo and The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz reported the news and offered praise for the sports media legend. Here are some clips from those salutes:

EDITOR’S NOTE: This post will be updated throughout the day.

SPORTSCENTER AM: NICOLE BRISCOE AND JAY HARRIS

GET UP!: JAY WILLIAMS, MIKE GREENBERG, MARCUS SPEARS AND BOBBY CARPENTER

GOLIC AND WINGO: MIKE GOLIC JR. AND JASON FITZ

THE DAN LEBATARD SHOW WITH STUGOTZ: DAN LEBATARD

FIRST TAKE: MOLLY QERIM, STEPHEN A. SMITH, MAX KELLERMAN AND MARCUS SPEARS

NOON ET SPORTSCENTER: CARI CHAMPION AND DAVID LLOYD

OUTSIDE THE LINES OPENING SEGMENT: JEREMY SCHAAP AND BOB LEY

OUTSIDE THE LINES SIGNOFF: SCHAAP AND LEY

STEPHEN A. SMITH SHOW: SMITH

NFL LIVE: DIANNA RUSSINI, JEFF SATURDAY AND VICTOR CRUZ

HIGH NOON: BOMANI JONES, PABLO TORRE

MIDNIGHT SPORTSCENTER WITH SVP: SCOTT VAN PELT

Shelby Lacy, Andy Hall, Molly Mita, David Scott, Shakeemah Winters and Diane Lamb contributed to this post.

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