If one were to think of what the average American male's two favorite things are, the answer would not be hard to figure out. The average guy loves sports and women more than anything else. Pretty much every true dude loves sports, especially kicking back and watching them on TV. Come to think of it, is there a better way to keep guys entertained while watching sports on TV? Well, in a word- yes. You could put a whole bunch of hot chicks on the screen talking about it.
And where do you find the hottest women sportscasters? When it comes to sports, the main game in town, of course, is ESPN. They have tons of games on, pretty much all the time. With all of those games being aired they need to hire a lot of sportscasters. While most of them are men, who know a lot about sports, a good portion of them are also women. Do they know a whole lot about sports? Well, some of them do but, honestly, who really cares?
Here is a list of the 15 hottest sportscasters that ESPN has to offer. With sports on all the time, and women this hot, why would you ever change the channel? You might even forget you're watching your favorite team play. For a couple of seconds anyway.
15 Niki Noto Palmer
Niki does some sideline work for ESPN and looks pretty fabulous doing it. She is a total smoke-show, but still has a natural look that makes her perfect for sportscasting. Her website says: "An adrenaline junkie, Niki will [almost] try anything [legal] once. Whether it's jumping out of a plane, eating a chocolate worm [ew], driving fast cars, attempting water sports, or getting lost in a foreign town, she loves to explore and try new things." Seriously, that sounds more like a dating profile, but back off dudes...she's married. Married "adrenaline junkies" can be dangerous women.
14 Molly Qerim
Molly is an anchor and the moderator of First Take. She is half Albanian, which gives her a little extra something that most other women on ESPN don’t have. She's got that exotic look that you don't see with most female sports reporters. Most of them look leggy, blonde and All-American but not Molly! She is 30-years-old and hails from good old New Haven, CT. She has done a lot of work for the UFC and MMA, which gives her a bit of the cool factor to go along with how totally smoking she is.
13 Lisa Kerney
Lisa Kerney is another totally hot ESPN chick who is married to a football player, which is troubling to all of us men, but not quite as bad as being married to Joe Buck. Lisa started working for the ESPN network in 2014. Before that she was employed by a news station in Seattle, where she met her husband, former Seahawk Patrick Kerney. Lisa is ridiculously gorgeous and totally hot, but I probably would not say that in front of her husband. That dude is absolutely huge. Huge dude plus hot wife equals hands off...
12 Kaylee Hartung
Kaylee is about as adorable as they come. She works for ESPN on the show SEC Nation, which makes sense since she is a true Southern girl who hails from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She is still pretty new to the network and her profile on ESPN has not been huge so far. But, she is only 30 so that will probably change over the next few years. I think this is something we can all agree on- that looks like hers should not be going to waste. We're sure ESPN is too smart to let that happen.
11 Lindsay Czarniak
Pretty much any list of hot sportscasters, on ESPN or otherwise, is going to have Lindsay on it. She has been an anchor on Sportscenter for the past 4 years, and is not only rather gorgeous, but she knows her stuff as well. She started off doing NASCAR, so you know the guys love her- how could they possibly resist? A smoke-show who likes cars is always going to get attention from the dudes and Lindsay is certainly no exception. She also spent some time looking gorgeous in China for the 2008 Summer Olympics, no easy task what with all that jet lag, you know.
10 Samantha Steele Ponder
Ponder is a sideline reporter for both college football and basketball games. She is probably best known for taking over College GameDay from another sports babe, the ridiculously hot Erin Andrews. She is not only into sports, but apparently she is into sports dudes as well. She is married to Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder, which shows that she takes her sports rather seriously. Either that or it shows that she gets turned on by quarterbacks. Who knows? Her nickname is Scout, because she is into the book To Kill a Mockingbird. We'd sure like to scout her out, that's for sure.
9 Sage Steele
Sage is one of those women that you notice for her looks, but you stay for her wit and her presence. She is totally hot, but she is no joke that's for sure. She does the in-studio work for NBA basketball games and totally holds her own with the guys. Sage is a turn-on because of her looks, but equally so because of her wit and intelligence. Just ask any of the NBA Players who are often in studio with her. You can tell she is the one running the show. And they all like it.
8 Michelle Beisner
Michelle is an ESPN features reporter, who has had a varied career. She has been an actress in a few movies and was once a Denver Broncos cheerleader. She even represented them in the Pro Bowl. She once started a burlesque troupe in Denver. Although Michelle is a knockout, sadly she has horrible taste. She is married to Fox MLB and NFL broadcaster Joe Buck. Really Michelle? Come on! Hot, cool, an actress, a sportscaster, and a burlesque dancer and you pick Joe Buck? There must be a joke here somewhere we're not in on.
7 Laura Rutledge
Laura does some work for ESPN and also was Miss Florida in 2012, which means we can show a photo of her in a bikini if we want to without feeling bad about it. So let's do that. She is married to Jeff Rutledge who played for the Red Sox last year but was recently designated for assignment to the minor leagues. We're not saying anything bad about Jeff- it's hard to make the Red Sox, as they obviously had the "best" team in baseball last year. We do know where we'd like to designate Laura for assignment, though.
6 Michelle Beadle
Michelle Beadle is one of the top female sportscasters on ESPN and she has a lot of fans. She left for a bit to go to NBC, which caused a lot of ESPN fans to freak right out, but fortunately she returned and is back with the network. Michelle seems cool, and is quite gorgeous as well. She's single, she loves dogs, and she's a fan of professional wrestling. What are you guys waiting for? Someone needs to lock Michelle up! I would do it but my girlfriend would get mad. So let's go guys - faster than walking!
5 Maria Taylor Hyatt
Maria is a bit of a rarity on the ESPN network as she is a female analyst and not an anchor or a sideline reporter. She played both volleyball and basketball at the University of Georgia. She was All-SEC in volleyball. By the time her playing days were over in the fall of 2008, Hyatt ranked fourth all-time in program history in career kills with 1,729, and was fourth all-time in total points with 2,020. Maria is absolutely gorgeous, and is 6'2" as well. She's got killer looks and a killer spike, huh.
4 Cari Champion
You want to talk about hot ESPN sportscasters? Well if you do, you're going to have to talk about Cari sooner or later. She is totally gorgeous, tall, beautiful, and has a great body. Fun fact about Cari - she was once fired from a news station in Florida for swearing on air. When you look like Cari though, you get the feeling something like that would not hold her down for too long. Cari is now an anchor for ESPN, and a gorgeous one at that. We'd sure like to swear our undying love (or at least lust) to her, though, that's for sure.
3 Britt McHenry
Britt is an absolute knockout who works for ESPN and is based in Washington, D.C. While she is well known for her reporting, and for her looks, she is perhaps best known for verbally abusing a woman who worked for a towing company that had towed her car. Brooke was caught on tape acting like a total jerk: she made fun of how the woman looked, made fun of her job, even made fun of her education level, and then said "Maybe if I was missing some teeth they would hire me, huh?" Wow! What can we say to that except "Keep it classy Britt!"
2 Olivia Harlan
Olivia is going to be the next big thing, you just wait. She is absolutely gorgeous, knows her stuff, and on top of all that is just 22-years-old. She works for ESPN right now as a sideline reporter, but odds are she will be moving up soon. We bet she'll be hosting Sportscenter any old day now. She comes by her interest in sports naturally as her dad is Kevin Harlan, who does NBA games for TNT, and NFL games for CBS. Sorry Mr. Harlan, when we call her “hot” we mean she is really smart and talented. We promise.
1 Steffi Sorensen
Did someone say the words "hot" and "ESPN"? Because if someone did, they are going to need to mention Steffi Sorenson soon. This gorgeous and ridiculously fit blonde is a former Florida Gator basketball star, who played a year as a pro in France before becoming an ESPN sportscaster. Don't sleep on Steffi - she was a walk-on at Florida who became the team captain and MVP. When you combine looks, talent and hard work, good things usually happen, so expect to see more from Steffi soon. We might even hit the gym ourselves if we knew Steffi was there.