Curt Schilling Takes Leave From ESPN To Deal With ‘Business Issues’

June 17, 2012 12:00 AM
Curt Schilling Takes Leave From ESPN To Deal With ‘Business Issues’
BOSTON (CBS) – Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling has taken a leave from ESPN to deal with ongoing “business issues.”

" Mike Solyts, the Vice President of Communications at ESPN, said Schilling will likely “return on air later this season.”

" “We mutually agreed w/CurtSchilling to take a leave as he works thru his business issues,” Solyts said in the Tweet.

Schilling’s 38 Studios filed for bankruptcy earlier in June, one month after the video game company laid off its entire workforce. Just two years ago, the company was lured to Rhode Island with a $75 million state loan guarantee.

“This action comes after several weeks when the company has reviewed, considered and received the recommendations and advice with respect to potential avenues for relief that are currently available "

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