A source tells The Big Lead that after listening to an enticing offer from the NFL Network, Chris Berman has decided to stay at ESPN. Within the last week, ESPN and Berman reached an agreement, and the deal is expected to be complete in the next 10 days. ESPN declined to comment. In a big year for re-upping contracts in Bristol, Bob Ley will be the next target, followed by Erin Andrews and Bill Simmons.
You’ll never guess what we have #1.
Fading star, rising star.
This one depends on your perspective.
Stan Van Gundy has the conch, in case that wasn’t clear.