Michelle Beadle to leave NBC, return to ESPN

Tuesday January 21st, 2014
Michelle Beadle will return to ESPN after leaving the network for NBC less than two years ago.
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Those potential sports assignments did not come. Those close to Beadle said she was unhappy with The Crossover's inability to find an audience on NBCSN and wanted to find an outlet where she can be seen by a wide audience on a daily basis. She will likely get that at ESPN, as she starts another work chapter.

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