Erin Andrews hasn't been a member of the FOX Sports team for very long, but she's already been lined up for a prime-time gig: working this year's MLB All-Star Game.
And as most sports fans already know, Andrews will only improve the broadcast.
From Dan Bell of Fox Sports:
Andrews has always been one of the premier sideline reporters in the game, from stints in college football and basketball to Monday and Wednesday Night Baseball for ESPN.
And while we all know she is easy on the eyes, Andrews has always conducted herself professionally and asked relevant questions. While most sideline reports are generally inane, Andrews actually provides insight to a broadcast more often than not.
Maybe she can ask somebody why the ridiculous rule about giving home-field advantage in the World Series to the winning league in the All-Star game still exists.
The move to Fox is a nice step in general for Andrews. From Michael Hiestand of USA Today:
Andrews, whose ESPN contract expired Saturday, will host a new Fox Saturday prime-time college football show that will debut Sept. 1.
Her other Fox roles, says spokesman Dan Bell, will include "significant" roles on Fox MLB and NFL coverage. In a statement, Andrews calls the Fox job "a once in a lifetime opportunity."
My hope for the All-Star game is that every time Joe Buck deadpans an otherwise exciting moment or Tim McCarver says the obvious, the network will just cut to Andrews.
She could be a saving grace for the broadcast, folks. Just you wait and see.
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