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.
According to a report from the New York Post, Dan Dakich is working as a driver for DoorSprint for just a few months as a self-inflicted punishment for dropping cash on the NCAA males’s basketball event final March.
“I come from iron and steel workers, teachers, and I lost sight of the value of a dollar,” Dakich instructed barrettsportsmedia.com. “I woke up at 5:30 in the morning and I told my wife I had to make it up. Seriously, I went to the hardware store about a mile from my house and applied for a job, because I wanted to make the money back. I owe my family and I lost the value of a dollar.”
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 University of Indiana underneath the tutelage of Bobby Knight from 1981-1985. He then went on to develop into one among Knight’s assistant coaches upon commencement earlier than ultimately touchdown his personal head teaching job at Bowling Green University in 1997.
He then began his new profession in sports activities media in 2009 when he hosted “The Dan Dakich Show” on a neighborhood Indianapolis radio station and an ESPN Radio affiliate. He changed Steve Lavin as ESPN’s faculty basketball coloration commentator and studio analyst in 2010, however just lately mentioned that it’s unlikely the corporate will deliver 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.”