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Sources: ESPN Targeting Fox Sports' Charissa Thompson For Mike Greenberg's New Show

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 26 / 17

ESPN is targeting Fox' Charissa Thompson "to join Mike Greenberg on his new morning show" that launches Jan. 1, according to sources cited by Michael McCarthy of SPORTING NEWS. Thompson, who currently hosts "Fox NFL Kickoff" Sunday mornings at 11:00am on Fox during the season, is "viewed as one of t...

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