Earlier this month, seemingly out of nowhere, ESPN anchor Cari Champion announced that she'd be leaving the network to pursue other interests. Thus far, she has not revealed her next move.
She did, however, take to Twitter this week with some interesting tweets. Champion didn't full-on attack ESPN, but she did post a few cryptic notes that seem like they're in reference to the network.
Champion said that it now feels good to "work with those who value diversity and inclusion" - adding that she believes it's important to listen to and see those "who don't look like you."
Needless to say, she appears to be enjoying her newfound freedom.
Champion has long been a friend and supporter of former ESPNer Jemele Hill, who left the network in 2018. So it wouldn't be a surprise to hear that they're on the same page with how they felt about the network's management.
Champion joined ESPN and was the host of First Take before transitioning over to become a SportsCenter anchor. Many believed she was a rising star at the network.
It'll be interesting to see where she lands. Clearly, she has something in the works already.