It looks like the boys in Bristol have their new A1 female star in the works, the new Erin Andrews if you will. Charissa Thompson formerly of Big Ten Network, Versus and Fox Sports NFL broadcasts left all that behind to sign a deal with ESPN almost a year ago. Now she’s about to become one of the faces of the network, as Michelle Beadle departs
Now that the clock is ticking on Michelle Beadle’s ESPN career—she’s there for just another two weeks, according to Those Guys Have All the Fun author Jim Miller—who’s set to replace her as the tolerable half of SportsNation? ESPN sources tell us that Charissa Thompson, a frequent guest host on the show, will take her spot. Thompson’s ascent at the network has been impressive: 11 months after getting hired, the 30-year-old is poised to co-host a show.
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