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Sportscaster Brian Custer to anchor ESPN’s ‘SportsCenter’

“It’s always been a professional goal to anchor an iconic show like SportsCenter and call games for ESPN,” said Custer.

Brian Custer, a former Fox Sports play-by-play announcer, has joined ESPN according to a statement from the network.

Custer is an Emmy Award-winning TV personality and will be an anchor for SportsCenter, ESPN’s news and information program. He will also begin to call college sports in the fall.

Brian Custer, the host for Showtime Championship Boxing, introduces the fighters for an upcoming welterweight fight during a press conference at Barclays Center on December 18, 2019 in New York City. Danny Garcia of the United States and Ivan Redkach of Ukraine will headline this event on January 25 at Barclays Center. (Photo by Emilee Chinn/Getty Images)

Brian Custer, the host for Showtime Championship Boxing, introduces the fighters for an upcoming welterweight fight during a press conference at Barclays Center on December 18, 2019 in New York City. Danny Garcia of the United States and Ivan Redkach of Ukraine will headline this event on January 25 at Barclays Center. (Photo by Emilee Chinn/Getty Images)

“It’s always been a professional goal to anchor an iconic show like SportsCenter and call games for ESPN,” said Custer in a

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What Brian Flores told Kyle Pitts after UF ‘unicorn’ put on a show at his pro day

Some significant bits of information emerged from the University of Florida’s star-studded Pro Day:

Tight end Kyle Pitts is built like a pass rusher, runs like an X receiver and has arms like Inspector Gadget.

And if he slips to the Miami Dolphins at No. 6 — which is far from certain — general manager Chris Grier and coach Brian Flores would have serious interest in taking him.

Flores made the four-hour trip to Gainesville to get a close look at Pitts, the 6-5, 245-pound tight end who clocked a 4.44-second 40-yard dash Wednesday.

And before Pitts slipped inside after a great day of work, Flores sought him out.

“Me and him did talk,” Pitts told reporters on a Zoom call. “We talked for a little bit. He said we’ll get back on the phone this week. I feel like I did pretty well performing. He said I was doing

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Chicago Bears QB Nick Foles says he didn’t criticize Matt Nagy’s play-calling after ESPN’s Brian Griese ignites questions. But Foles and Nagy have plenty to iron out this week.

Chicago Bears quarterback Nick Foles had a lot to answer for about his play on the field after the Los Angeles Rams’ 24-10 victory Monday night at SoFi Stadium.

There was the pass he forced into double coverage on Darnell Mooney that Taylor Rapp intercepted in the end zone in the third quarter. And there was the missed deep shot in the third to Mooney, who had beaten Jalen Ramsey and had 75 yards of open field in front of him.

But Foles also was answering questions late Monday about a conversation off the field he had with ESPN announcer Brian Griese as the broadcast crew prepared for the game. Griese spoke of the conversation late in the fourth quarter, shortly after the Rams pass rush disrupted yet another Foles throw.

“We were talking to Nick Foles yesterday,” Griese said, “and he said: ‘You know, sometimes play calls come

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