Silver to contribute to Keith Olbermann's forthcoming talkshow
Silver, a number-cruncher who rose to fame by projecting the 2008 and 2012 presidential elections, will likely be a contributor to Keith Olbermann’s forthcoming ESPN2 latenight talkshow “Olbermann,” according to a report from Brian Stelter of The New York Times.
Move will mark a significant return to the sports sector for Silver, who first drew a national audience as a statistician and writer for sports site Baseball Prospectus before transitioning his skill set into the political realm.
Silver’s contract with The Times is set to expire next month.
ESPN declined comment Friday night.