Stephen A. Smith may leave ESPN soon if salary demands are not met. Smith suggested that his high ratings should make him ESPN’s highest-paid personality. He wants to be recognized as the best. The bar has been set by other analysts such as Tony Romo and Pat McAfee. Smith made the ominous statement that his future at ESPN depends on how things turn out with Disney. He currently makes $12 million per year, but it seems he believes he is worth more.