Jemele Hill and Cari Champion will not ‘Stick to Sports’ on their Vice late-night show

When Vice TV announced in June that former ESPN anchors Cari Champion and Jemele Hill would be getting their own talk show on the network, the working title was Disruptors.

While that would’ve been fitting for any number of reasons, namely for the fact of being two Black women who rose to prominence in sports journalism and are now holding court in the still too white and male late-night space, their show eventually changed to Stick to Sports—a title that’s just as charged as the conversations they’ll be having.

Stick to Sports came to us because it’s something we often hear,” Champion says. “Especially while we were working at ESPN, we would hear it whenever we talked about something that someone deemed wasn’t our particular area of expertise.”


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