Shannon Sharpe Exits 'Undisputed' With Skip Bayless: Report

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Shannon Sharpe is reportedly leaving FS1's Undisputed.

According to the New York Post, Sharpe and Fox Sports reached a buyout agreement, effectively ending his time on the hit sports talk show. The former NFL star's podcast “Club Shay Shay” will reportedly also be leaving Fox Sports.

Sharpe joined Undisputed in 2016, going toe-to-toe on trending sports topics with cohost Skip Bayless, who formerly appeared on ESPN's "First Take" with Stephen A. Smith.

Sharpe and Bayless have been known to get into heated debates on the show, but most recently, the two clashed on Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin's collapse on the field during a game against the Cincinnati Bengals last season.

Before the NFL moved to cancel the game due to the collapse, Bayless tweeted: “No doubt the NFL is considering postponing the rest of this game — but how? This late in the season, a game of this magnitude is crucial to the regular-season outcome … which suddenly seems so irrelevant.”

Sharpe didn't appear on Undisputed the following morning. Upon his return, the NFL Hall of Famer said he wished Bayless would take the tweet down, while his co-host doubled down on his controversial comment.

Sharpe hasn't spoken out about his reported exit. A Post source suggested that Sharpe felt he didn't have an equal say in the show's topic selection.

It is unclear how or if FS1 will replace Sharpe. His last show is expected to air after the NBA Finals conclude in June.

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