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Update On The Sara Walsh Laid Off At ESPN Story

Here's some more information on the SportsCenter anchor being out.

Sara Walsh's exit from ESPN is one of the most-brutal we've heard about.

The veteran SportsCenter anchor had been on maternity leave for a couple of months. She and her husband, Matt Walsh, a minor league pitcher, had welcomed adorable twins into the world.

Walsh was all set to return to work last week, but she revealed on Instagram that she'd been part of the layoffs.

Sports Illustrated's Richard Deitsch has more insight on what happened. The details are brutal.

One of the roughest stories I heard involved SportsCenter anchor Sara Walsh. According to multiple ESPN staffers, Walsh flew from Florida to Connecticut with her three month-old twins under the working presumption that because she was scheduled to work that week, she’d be fine. But the morning after she landed in Connecticut with her twins, the anchor learned she was part of the layoffs. She made public on Friday via

A post shared by Sara Walsh (@sarawalsh10) on May 4, 2017 at 8:46am PDT

" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Instagram that she had been laid off following her maternity leave. Reached on Friday by, Walsh declined comment.

Our thoughts are with Walsh and her family at this time. Hopefully she'll find another great job soon.

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