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ESPN Hires New College Football, Basketball Announcer

A general view of Seton Hall's basketball court.

A general view of Seton Hall’s basketball court.

A popular broadcaster is making the jump from FOX Sports to ESPN this summer. Brian Custer, who has become a very popular figure, especially among Big East basketball fans, will call games and host SportsCenter for the Worldwide Leader.

Custer joined FOX Sports in 2014, after a 10-year stint at SNY, where he was one of the original hires. He won a pair of Emmy awards for his work at the New York-centered network. He worked his way up the ranks, beginning in his hometown of Columbus, Ohio for ABC affiliate WSYX-TV, and also spent time in Dallas covering the Cowboys and Mavericks. He also serves as host for Showtime Championship Boxing, which he will continue through his move to ESPN.

“It’s exciting, getting the opportunity to anchor an iconic brand like SportsCenter and call games at ESPN,” Custer told the

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