Today we learned that he'll be leaving the SVP & Russillo program to take over a live SportsCenter gig, running weekdays at midnight, at some point this summer. He'll be flying solo for the hour-long highlight recap.
@UgoIlechukwu@dscheiwed fellas, with respect, loved radio. Loved it. The offer to do a solo SC has never happened. Be for real here.
"It's been rewarding beyond measure," he said on the air. "It's been satisfying beyond measure and I could've kept doing it for a long, long time and been happy. But now I look forward to trying to do something that can be the next thing and we can make that as rewarding as well, and I know Ryen is going to do the exact same thing and do bigger and better things with me out of his way jamming him up all the time. Again, this morning is more than I can possibly say thanks for, so we're psyched to know that you've enjoyed it."
Van Pelt has been on Twitter all day personally thanking the show's listeners, which further stands as a testament to how immensely humble he is relative to his peers. There must be 30 replies thanking individual accounts for their support.