Longtime ESPN host Bob Ley is indefinitely extending his leave of absence from the network and from Outside the Lines.

ESPN addressed the issue Monday in a statement to USA Today.

“Bob Ley has decided to extend his time away from Outside the Lines. We look forward to Bobs return when he will add to his unprecedented list of accomplishments built during his nearly 40 years and counting at ESPN. Outside the Lines will continue with hosts Ryan Smith and Jeremy Schaap,” the statement said.

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