Free Bonnie B! Radio Jacks Original Sideline Hottie

I’ve always been a fan of Bonnie Bernstein. To my knowledge, she was the original hottie sideline reporter, pre-dating Melissa Stark and Erin Andrews. And she’s aged well. Beautiful lady.

Bonnie Bernstein

(Bonnie B.: What hath thou forsaken thee?)

So it saddened me last year when she stopped doing sideline game reporting to become a fill-in studio host at ESPN on shows like NFL Live, Outside the Lines, Jim Rome is Burning, First Take and College Football Live. The move was in part due to a serious bout of deep vein thrombosis, as chronicled by USA TODAY in 2007.

Now, thanks to Neil Best at NEWSDAY, come to find out she’s left TV altogether for a radio gig at ESPN 1050 in New York. As you know, I have nothing against radio, it was my life for 16 years - and 1050 is certainly a legit station in the biggest market. But based on her role at the station, I’m a little dubious of the move.

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Erin Andrews Vs. The World In Pages Of Playboy

It’s that time of year again: time to actually read PLAYBOY for the articles. That’s because, for the third time, the mag is letting you pick the sexiest sportscaster. They’ve narrowed down the choices to 30 and are letting you vote, so put those one-hand typing skills to good use and stuff the ballot box for your favorite.

Erin Andrews

Erin Andrews is listed first, so while the list might be in alphabetical order, it may as well be in order of the favorites too. Andrews took this competition in a landslide last year (Jill Arrington won it the first year), and if I were a betting man, I would consider taking Andrews over the field. Like the Bulls of the mid-90s, even if she’s not putting the best team on the court, her momentum is unstoppable. But there’s no such thing as a sure thing; let’s take a look at some of the women hoping to dethrone America’s Sideline Princess™. (And by “let’s take a look,” I mean “let’s post some pictures.”)

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