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ESPN Has Signed 2 Hosts To Contract Extensions

ESPN host Ashley Brewer at Byron Allen's 4th Annual Oscar Gala to Benefit Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

ESPN host Ashley Brewer at Byron Allen’s 4th Annual Oscar Gala to Benefit Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

Just a month ago, it was reported that Neil Everett might be on his way out of ESPN, as contract negotiations hit a snag. After losing one major host in Maria Taylor, it looks like the Worldwide Leader got things worked out with Everett and Ashley Brewer.

As first reported by Sports Business Journal, Everett and Brewer have re-upped with the network. Both will be in the rotation for the 1 a.m. SportsCenter, which broadcasts from Los Angeles.

As a result, Brewer is moving out West, after working from Bristol to this point in her ESPN career. She and Everett will work with Stan Verrett and Linda Cohn on that late-night edition of ESPN’s signature show.

Brewer had been working as the host of the now-ESPN+-based SportsNation. ESPN

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Hyundai Ties New Car to Marvel Characters, ‘SportsCenter’ and ‘Bachelorette’ Hosts in Disney Ad Pact (EXCLUSIVE)

Hyundai didn’t go to the Super Bowl this year, but it’s still taking a trip to Disneyland.

The large automaker has struck a broad advertising pact with The Walt Disney Company that will have characters from ABC’s “Black-ish,” announcers from ESPN’s “SportsCenter” and even characters from Marvel tout the benefits of the new Tucson compact SUV in on-screen appearances set to roll out over the next few months. On Monday evening, viewers of the premiere of “The Bachelorette” will see Tayshia Adams get into the new vehicle, along with Tucson appearances on “Black-ish” and “SportsCenter.”

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