Former Indiana basketball player, coach and now radio host Dan Dakich has partially made his career on getting under peoples' skins. Unfortunately for his fans, he won't be appearing on his radio show on ESPN's The Fan this week.
On Monday at the start of The Dan Dakich Show, a statement was read revealing that Dakich had been suspended for one week.
According to the IndyStar, Emmis Communications, the company that owns the ESPN affiliate WFNI The Fan, say the suspension stems from "a failure last year on Dan's part to adhere to the journalistic principles valued by Emmis."
Here is the statement that was read on the show:
"Dan Dakich will not be appearing on his show this week. Dan and Emmis (Communications) have mutually agreed to a suspension period of five days due to a failure last year on Dan's part to adhere to the journalistic principles valued by Emmis."
Per the IndyStar, Emmis would not elaborate on the cause of Dakich's suspension. Dakich has also gone radio silent since earlier this morning.
The publication reportedly knew back in June that some kind of disciplinary action was on the way. But what they didn't know what when or for what.