Stephen A. Smith to Leave ESPN Radio in New Deal

Though the deal has not been finalized, Stephen A. Smith will soon be leaving his syndicated radio show on ESPN Radio so he can take on a larger role on the network’s other platforms.

As part of a new deal that is still being worked out, Smith and ESPN are in the final stages of a five-year extension which will keep him at the Worldwide Leader into 2025, according to The Big Lead. This will be the second time that Smith has given up a syndicated radio show on ESPN.

Smith, who in the final year of his current contract is expected to earn in the new deal upwards of $10 million annually

Smith will continue his duties on First Take and will also take on a larger role on SportsCenter, including hosting his own version of the show on Wednesday nights during the NBA season

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