It has been known for a while in the sports world that those looming layoffs at ESPN would be happening soon and now they have. ESPN started handing out pink-slips to some of their more notable analysts, anchors and reporters, with more possibly coming in the future. This comes in the face of ESPN reorganizing its 'Sportscenter' lineup, trying to place more emphasis on digital content, dealing with declining subscribers and losing money.

On-air hosts

Jaymee Sire, had been with ESPN since 2013 and her major role was being the anchor of 'Sportscenter: AM.' She also appeared on football related shows and worked as a sideline reporter for coverage of the Little League World Series from 2013-15 and College World Series in 2015.

Chris Hassel had also been with ESPN since 2013. He has been an anchor on Sportscenter and the now defunct 'Highlight Express' on ESPNEWS. Jade McCarthy had been with the ESPN since 2012 and Darren Hayes since 2014. They have both been anchors on 'Sportscenter'. Marysol Castro had been with the network since 2015 and was the host of 'Premiere Boxing Champions.'

Jay Crawford had been with ESPN since 2007. He was a co-host on 'Cold Pizza' and its successor show 'First Take' from 2003 to 2012. He was an anchor of 'Sportscenter' since 2012, most recently anchoring the 11AM-1PM edition of the show. Brendan Fitzgerald had been with ESPN since 2014, being a key anchor and making appearances on ESPNU.

He has worked on 'Sportscenter U', 'College Football Daily' and other shows.

On-air reporters and analysts

Ashley Fox is an NFL analyst who had been with ESPN since 2011. She mainly worked as an NFL columnist for until 2016. Since then she had been an NFL reporter on 'Sportscenter' and also contributed to 'Outside the Lines' and 'SC Featured.'

Former NFL quarterback Trent Dilfer had been with ESPN since 2008.

He had been a mainstay in the network's NFL coverage as an analyst for 'NFL Live', 'NFL PrimeTime' and 'Sportscenter'. He also contributed to the NFL Draft coverage, Super Bowl coverage and 'Monday Night Countdown.'

Brett McMurphy joined ESPN in 2012 as a college football insider. During his time at the company he appeared on 'Sportscenter', 'College Football Live' and 'The Experts' to report on college football news.

Ed Werder was one of the longest tendered people at ESPN to have been fired, having been with the Network since 1998. He is an NFL expert and appeared weekly on 'Sportscenter' and all the network's NFL related coverage during the season and in the off-season.

Jason Stark had been ESPN's senior baseball writer since 2000 and was a regular part of the network's baseball coverage and studio programming. He often appeared on 'Sportscenter' and 'Outside the Lines.'

Mark May had been with ESPN as a college football analyst and commentator since 2001. He was best known for being a part of 'College Football Scoreboard' and 'College Football Final' alongside Lou Holtz. He also worked on 'College Football Live' in the off-season and appeared on ESPN2 and ESPNEWS.

Britt McHenry had been with ESPN since 2014 and has worked as an on-air correspondent on a number of shows. These include 'Sportscenter', 'NFL Live', 'Baseball Tonight', 'Outside the Lines' and more.