ESPN analyst Dan Patrick is ready to be back on the air.
The outspoken Patrick, who famously called former president Barack Obama a “fucking liar” during a live podcast, is expected to return to the show for another episode of ESPN 2.0 in the coming weeks, a source told ESPN.ESPN has also agreed to pay $5 million for Patrick’s contract to continue on as a contributor.
Patrick was fired from the show in July after calling President Donald Trump a “fascist” in a podcast.
ESPN announced Wednesday that Patrick will join ESPN 2, a new, new entity called ESPN 3.0.
The network is expected be announcing its newest show in the next week or so.