Michelle Beadle and Jalen Rose are reportedly joining Mike Greenberg on ESPN’s new morning show. The duo will stick around on NBA Countdown for now, but Beadle will likely be leaving SportsNation.
Marc Stein, who was laid off in April by ESPN, is close to finalizing a new deal which will see him join the New York Times. Stein will presumably serve as the national NBA reporter.
Doris Burke will be a regular NBA game analyst next season on ESPN. Burke replaces Doug Collins, who joined the Chicago Bulls organization.
Brent Musburger weighed in on Tony Romo’s amazing ability to call plays before the snap, and he’s not a fan.
Jay Crawford, the former host of a wide variety of ESPN programming, including SportsCenter, Cold Pizza, First Take, and the Little League World Series, is heading to his alma mater of Bowling Green as an executive in residence.
Mike Milbury is leaving the NBC studio and will become the interim game analyst on the NHL on NBC while Ed Olczyk undergoes chemotherapy treatment