Jenny Taft is finalizing a new deal to stay with Fox Sports, however ultimately exit FS1’s “Undisputed,” The Post has realized.
While Taft had two viral moments of friction with Skip Bayless previously a number of months — one involving Lincoln Riley, one other about Mike McCarthy’s bodily health and whether or not that impacts his management skills — a supply was adamant that this was not the rationale she is leaving the present.
First, Taft’s function with reside occasions is expected to be her focus. She is a sideline reporter on Fox Sports’ high faculty soccer broadcasting workforce with Gus Johnson and Joel Klatt.
Fox additionally has two World Cups developing — the lads’s video games in Qatar beginning this November, adopted by the Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand subsequent summer time.
Fox’s broadcast groups for the World Cup haven’t been introduced but however it might hardly be stunning if Taft, who has contributed to them earlier than, is included. With all of those obligations, she would have already been lacking “Undisputed” on quite a few events within the subsequent 18 months.
Further, Taft and her husband, former New York Ranger Matt Gilroy, expect a child lady within the coming months.
“Undisputed” begins airing at 6:30 a.m. native time in Los Angeles, which suggests getting up a number of hours earlier than that to put together. It will not be a schedule conducive to nurturing a new child.
Taft changed Joy Taylor as host of “Undisputed” in 2018 when Taylor joined Colin Cowherd’s program on FS1.
The subsequent host on “Undisputed” was not instantly identified. A Fox Sports spokesperson declined to remark.