Erin Andrews: “Tentatively Agrees” To ESPN Deal

Michael Hiestand of USA TODAY has the latest on the employment status of Erin Andrews at ESPN:

Erin Andrews and ESPN have tentatively agreed to a new deal to replace her current one, which expires this week. ESPN executive Norby Williamson, declining to say how Andrews’ on-air roles might change, says, “We hope to have a deal signed soon.”

Saturday I reported that despite a report that Andrews was staying at ESPN, she had not signed a contract yet. Appears that hasn’t changed.

If EA stays @ the WWL, her first ESPN-arranged endorsement will be…*

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Per my Saturday report, if Andrews does re-sign with ESPN, get ready to see her in a lot of commercials. (Beats seeing Berman’s doll hair-coiffure at Applebees every quarter hour.)

*UPDATE: Disregard the poll. (Accidentally recycled from when Golic re-signed.)

Update On The Status Of Erin Andrews At ESPN

Erin Andrews‘ contract with ESPN officially expires at the end of the week. Monday evening John Ourand of SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL reported on Twitter:

Erin Andrews avoids foul ball at College World Series

Erin Andrews will be staying at ESPN, according to Jim Miller, who is teaming with Tom Shales to write the definitive book on the network.

Here’s Miller’s bio. After Ourand’s note tonight, I emailed and spoke with multiple sources familiar with the situation and was told that no contract has been signed. Read more…