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Skip Bayless


Sports personality who’s most well-known for his part on ESPN’s Initial Take. He graduated from Vanderbilt University or college, and started his career like a journalist for the Miami Herald, which resulted in numerous other composing opportunities, such as for example for the LA Occasions. While working in the Dallas Occasions Herald he was called Tx Sportswriter of the entire year 3 x. His sibling, Rick Bayless, is usually a chef and Television personality for meals and cooking food. He wedded Ernestine Sclafani. He co-starred on the favorite ESPN display First Consider alongside Stephen A. Smith.

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Date Of Birth December 4, 1951
Place Of Birth Oklahoma City, OK
Height 1.78 m
Profession Sportscaster
Education Northwest Classen High School, Vanderbilt University
Nationality American
Spouse Ernestine Sclafani
Parents Levita Bayless, John Bayless
Siblings Rick Bayless
Nominations Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Personality - Studio Analyst
TV Shows 1st and 10, Cold Pizza, First Take, Skip and Shannon: Undisputed, Pardon the Interruption, SportsCenter
Star Sign Sagittarius

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1Legally changed his name to Skip Bayless in 1990s.
2Uncle of Lane Ann Bayless.
3Brother-in-law of Deann Groen Bayless.
4Brother of chef Rick Bayless. Both grew up working in their parents' barbeque restaurant.



Rocky Balboa2006ESPN Commentator



Undisputed2016-2017TV SeriesHimself
ESPN First Take2007-2016TV SeriesHimself - Host / Himself / Himself - Panelist
Mike & Mike2011-2015TV SeriesHimself - Substitute Co-Host / Himself - ESPN / Himself - ESPN First Take / ...
Tim Tebow's Wild Rise2012TV Movie documentaryHimself
ESPN Friday Night Fights2012TV SeriesHimself
30 for 302010TV Series documentaryHimself
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2004-2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Mantle2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame...2005TV SeriesHimself
Pardon the Interruption2004TV SeriesHimself
ESPN SportsCentury2004TV Series documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

Mike & Mike2013-2016TV SeriesHimself - ESPN First Take / Himself
30 for 302010TV Series documentaryHimself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2012EmmySports Emmy AwardsOutstanding Sports Personality - Studio Analyst

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