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Rob King, the former ESPN executive who led many of its left-leaning projects, is no longer with the network.
According to the New York Post, ESPN gave its executive vice president the boot amid allegations of harassment.
The allegations grew out of social media posts that were eventually laid before ESPN’s Human Resources department, the Post cited its sources as saying.
The nature of the alleged harassment was not specified, according to Outkick.
Neither ESPN nor King would give the Post a comment. ESPN also declined to comment to The Western Journal.
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However, King tweeted that leaving ESPN was entirely his idea.
After nearly 20 years with ESPN, I have decided the time is right for me to leave the company. I’m looking forward to spending more time with my family and friends, and wish the company continued success.
— Rob King (@ESPN_RobKing) March 21, 2023
“After nearly 20 yea …