Stacey Dales is turning up more and more as a sideline reporter on ESPN telecasts, which begs the question: Is ESPN grooming her as a replacement for Erin Andrews?
Dales did the second of her three bowl assignments Sunday night. Meanwhile, long-time Wiz favorite Andrews did her only on-air appearance Saturday night at the Alamo Bowl. Andrews will be at the Rose Bowl, but she'll be working for ESPN Radio. Awful Announcing said it best: "What's the point?"
Rob Stone has the most sideline assignments with four. Stone, who in the opinion of this blogger does solid and entertaining work, made a name for himself earlier this season when he took on Bhut Jolokia, the world's hottest chili pepper.
But back to the question of the day: Why has Andrews' on-air role been diminished this postseason? Dales has — as they say — been sexed up and is turning up frequently on the four-letter network. Just wondering. ...
Thanks to TV Tan Line.