New deal keeps Berman with ESPN
Chris Berman, one of ESPN's longest-running voices and the host of Sunday NFL Countdown for a quarter century, is remaining with the network after signing a contract extension, ESPN announced Monday.
Berman, a six-time national sportscaster of the year award winner, has been with ESPN since Oct. 1979 -- less than a month after the network launched. His next assignment is the NFL draft, which begins Thursday (7:30 p.m. ET, ESPN). It will be Berman's 30th NFL draft for the network.
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