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First Take's All-Female Panel Leads To Sexist Comments On Social Media

ESPN's First Take is in transition mode this week following the departure of long-time ESPN employee Skip Bayless to FOX Sports 1, which means the network is doing a bit of daily shuffling regarding its cast of panelists. Wednesday, for the first time, the show had an all-female group. Unfortunately, a number of users on social media didn't find that acceptable.

The below photo, tweeted out by First Take itself, shows the panel - it's comprised of Jane McManus, Annie Apple, Sarah Spain, Jen Lada and Kate Fagan. The responses, unfortunately, serve as a reminder that some men still have a problem with women talking about sports. 

">June 29, 2016

">June 29, 2016

">@FirstTake who know nothing about sports. Please never do this again

4 women on @FirstTake who know nothing about sports. Please never do this again @espn

— Saad (@Homicidalswag) June 29, 2016

">@espn

— Saad (@Homicidalswag)

4 women on @FirstTake who know nothing about sports. Please never do this again @espn

— Saad (@Homicidalswag) June 29, 2016

">June 29, 2016

">@FirstTake worst panel ever they belong in the kitchen.

— andres rios (@bytrios)

@FirstTake worst panel ever they belong in the kitchen.

— andres rios (@bytrios) June 29, 2016

">June 29, 2016

">@FirstTake all female panel = 2 bachelorette references in 20 minutes...#bringbackskip

— Jordan Jacobs (@jordan_jacobs19)

@FirstTake all female panel = 2 bachelorette references in 20 minutes...#bringbackskip

— Jordan Jacobs (@jordan_jacobs19) June 29, 2016

">June 29, 2016

">@FirstTake

@katefagan3@SarahSpain@JenLada@SurvivinAmerica y'all turned this show into the "View" ?

— HP3 (@YaBestBoy) June 29, 2016

">@katefagan3

@katefagan3@SarahSpain@JenLada@SurvivinAmerica y'all turned this show into the "View" ?

— HP3 (@YaBestBoy) June 29, 2016

">@SarahSpain

@katefagan3@SarahSpain@JenLada@SurvivinAmerica y'all turned this show into the "View" ?

— HP3 (@YaBestBoy) June 29, 2016

">@JenLada

@katefagan3@SarahSpain@JenLada@SurvivinAmerica y'all turned this show into the "View" ?

— HP3 (@YaBestBoy) June 29, 2016

">@SurvivinAmerica y'all turned this show into the "View"

— H.P. (@YaBestBoy)

@katefagan3@SarahSpain@JenLada@SurvivinAmerica y'all turned this show into the "View" ?

— HP3 (@YaBestBoy) June 29, 2016

">June 29, 2016

">@FirstTake I hope your ratings drop like a stone. Your a joke now even more so with a bunch of jabbering females calling The Flash a puppy

— Joshua (@Jaushkevin)

I hope your ratings drop like a stone. Your a joke now even more so with a bunch of jabbering females calling The Flash a puppy

— Joshua (@Jaushkevin) June 29, 2016

">June 29, 2016

Thankfully, it doesn't appear that ESPN is shying away from the idea. Thursday, three of the four panelists (Spain, Fagan, McManus) are female.