by Lance Pauker on July 25, 2013

Fox Sports 1 announced the “starting five” for its nightly flagship show, “Fox Sports Live” on Thursday.

Sports personality Charissa Thompson (previously of ESPN), former NBA great Gary Payton and retired NFL players Donovan McNabb and Ephraim Salaam will join tennis star Andy Roddick in studio for opinions and analysis.

“We are so excited to welcome Gary, Donovan and Ephraim to FOX Sports and we’re thrilled to have Charissa back in the family,” said Fox Sports Executive Vice President, Studio Production, Scott Ackerson.

He continued, “The group officially unveiled today, with Andy, represents some of the best in their fields, and we are confident that they’ll provide a fresh, unique perspective to the sports news of the day, creating engaging and entertaining television.”


If the show comes anywhere close to matching the other entertaining performances of Andy Roddick (see below), I say we have ourselves a keeper.

[H/T: TheWrap]

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