Mark Texiera has a new deal at ESPN. The three time All-Star and five time Gold Glove winner’s new multi-year deal will have him serving as an analyst on Baseball Tonight episodes that precede special events like holidays and playoff games.
John Champion is giving up international coverage of the English Premier League to focus on Major League Soccer. He will team with Taylor Twellman next year and replace Adrian Healey on ESPN’s weekly MLS broadcast.
The Dallas Cowboys wanted Jason Witten to give up his fledgling broadcasting career and return to Jerry World. Witten, the most maligned of the much maligned new Monday Night Football crew at ESPN said no according to his co-worker Adam Schefter.