The SportsNewser Ticker: Fox Sports Live, NFL Network X2

By Alex Weprin 

  • Fox Sports 1 has revealed the “starting lineup” for its signature sports news and highlights program “Fox Sport Live.” In addition to Dan O’Toole, Jay Onrait and Andy Roddick, who were previously announced, the new additions are former NFL star Donovan McNabb, ESPN’s Charissa Thompson, NBA legend Gary Payton and former NFLer Ephraim Salaam.

  • NFL Network has poached ESPN reporter Jenn Brown to serve as the host of “NFL Total Access.” Brown had been a sideline reporter and the host of college football show “RoadTrip” for ESPN.

  • Speaking of NFL Network, parent company NFL Media has landed New York Times football reporter Judy Battista. In her new role, she will write columns for and appear on all NFL Network programs.