Continuing to use the 'OTL' brand is likely a nod to the great work of Bob Ley, Ryan Smith, and Jeremy Schaap.
The show, which debuted in 1990, aired as a daily show from 2003 to 2019 and aired a Sunday-edition from 2000 to 2017.
“I just looked at the camera and I was like well guys, the beauty of live television. Nothing is working. So, we are going to take...
The Saturday 'OTL' returns after going on hiatus in August for college football season.
"He was versatile, and in many ways, set a very high standard for reporters at ESPN.”
"Jerry Kramer and Joe Namath will join Jeremy Schaap to share memories of his father and to discuss the legacy he created for sports reporting."
“Jeremy Schaap will be the host of Outside the Lines when it moves to Saturdays at the beginning of 2020.“
“Since October, Ley has been on sabbatical from ESPN and even extended the amount of time he was spending away would be away from the studio....
"30 sports media writers, former TV execs, and social media personalities helped draft the Top 30 sports TV shows of all-time"
"Neither Ley nor ESPN have given a reason for extending his time away."