Sports activities Broadcaster Works As Meals Supply Driver To Recoup Playing Losses
An ESPN faculty basketball broadcaster determined to choose up a second job delivering meals to assist make up for the cash he misplaced playing on basketball.
In accordance with a report from the New York Put up, Dan Dakich is working as a driver for DoorDash for a couple of months as a self-inflicted punishment for dropping cash on the NCAA males’s basketball match final March.
“I come from iron and metal employees, lecturers, and I overlooked the worth of a greenback,” Dakich instructed barrettsportsmedia.com. “I awakened at 5:30 within the morning and I instructed my spouse I needed to make it up. Critically, I went to the ironmongery store a couple of mile from my home and utilized for a job, as a result of I needed to make the cash again. I owe my household and I misplaced the worth of a greenback.”
Dakich wouldn’t touch upon how a lot he misplaced. He mentioned that he noticed his step son making $25 per hour and began making deliveries himself.
The 58-year-old had a profitable basketball profession on the College of Indiana beneath the tutelage of Bobby Knight from 1981-1985. He then went on to grow to be considered one of Knight’s assistant coaches upon commencement earlier than ultimately touchdown his personal head teaching job at Bowling Inexperienced College in 1997.
He then began his new profession in sports activities media in 2009 when he hosted “The Dan Dakich Present” on a neighborhood Indianapolis radio station and an ESPN Radio affiliate. He changed Steve Lavin as ESPN’s faculty basketball shade commentator and studio analyst in 2010, however just lately mentioned that it’s unlikely the corporate will carry him again after he was accused of being a misogynist for feedback he made on Twitter relating to student-athletes being paid.
Dakich’s Wikipedia web page was modified to “American basketball sportscaster, Door Dasher and radio host.”