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Published May 23, 2013
HAS THE EAGLE LANDED? THE BIG LEAD's Jason McIntyre cites sources as saying that former NFLer Donovan McNabb is "in advanced talks" with FS1 to "possibly join" the net. McNabb's role "isn't yet defined." A source said that he "likely would be an analyst" on "Fox Sports Live." McNabb was an NFL Network analyst last season (THEBIGLEAD.com, 5/23).
LEAVING 8 MILE: FS Detroit on-air personality Ryan Field announced that he is "leaving the local all-sports channel" to join FS1. The DETROIT NEWS noted Field "started with FSD as a correspondent in 2003 and served in that role on Detroit Tigers, Red Wings and Pistons Live telecasts" (DETROITNEWS.com, 5/22).