A lot of ESPN talent were let go today as part of the sports channel’s new cost cutting measure due to the declining subscriptions and ever-changing model of sports broadcasting. It has been reported that ESPN plans to lay off about 100 on air talent but here are 30 names reported that got purged by the worldwide leader. There are some names we don’t care for and actually chuckling about (Ed Werder & Trent Dilfer) but Jay Crawford and Danny Kanell give us some teary eyes.

1. Ed Werder — NFL reporter

2. Scott Burnside — NHL columnist

3. Joe McDonald — Hockey writer

4. Pierre LeBrun — Hockey insider

5. Brendan Fitzgerald — ESPNU anchor

6. Dana O’Neil‏ — College basketball reporter

7. Michael Goodman — Soccer reporter

8. Austin Ward — Big Ten college football reporter

9. Jesse Temple — Wisconsin and Big Ten football reporter

10. Brett McMurphy — College football insider

11. Jim Bowden — Baseball analyst

12. Eamonn Brennan — College basketball reporter

13. Mark Saxon — St. Louis Cardinals reporter

14. Jeremy Crabtree — writer

15. Jean-Jacques Taylor‏ — ESPN Radio Dallas affiliate

16. Derek Tyson‏ — SEC recruiting analyst

17. Johnette Howard — ESPN columnist

18. Danny Kanell — ESPN Radio host and analyst

19. Doug Padilla — Dodgers reporter

20. Jayson Stark — writer

21. C.L. Brown — College basketball reporter

22. Trent Dilfer — NFL analyst

23. Jane McManus — Columnist for ESPNw

24. Ted Miller— College football reporter

25.Brian Bennett — Big Ten reporter

26. David Ching— SEC college football reporter

27. Max Olson— College football reporter

28. Jay Crawford— SportsCenter anchor

29. Ethan Strauss— NBA writer

30. Calvin Watkins— NBA reporter

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