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Dan Dakich out as host on ESPN 1070 The Fan



Indianapolis, Indiana – After 14 years, Dan Dakich will stop hosting “The Dan Dakich Show” on ESPN 1070 The Fan, the radio host said on Thursday.

“I can’t thank all the listeners enough for 14 years of unbelievable fun and controversy,” Dakich said in a Thursday tweet.

It’s unclear from his tweet if he resigned or was fired.

Former Indiana University basketball player, assistant coach, and acting head coach Dakich.

In order to work as a studio analyst and commentator for college basketball, Dakich joined ESPN in November 2010.

In addition to his analysis of sports, Dakich is well-recognized for his political musings.

Emmis Communications placed Dakich on leave for five days in 2019.

“Dan Dakich will not be appearing on his show this week. Dan and Emmis have mutually agreed to a suspension period of five days due to a failure last year on Dan’s part to adhere to the journalistic principles valued by Emmis,” Emmis Communications said in a statement at the time of his suspension.

He will keep hosting his program “Don’t @ Me.”