You can head over here and read the long version of the affair between then-ESPN baseball analyst Steve Phillips and then-ESPN production assistant Brooke Hundley. Or you can get a pretty good idea of their very brief romance by reading their text messages. As the full story points out, this was a mostly sexless sex…
A few hours after the 2009 Home Run Derby, Steve Phillips bought Brooke Hundley a drink. They were at the bar of St. Louis's Millenium Hotel, a block from Busch Stadium, where more than a dozen ESPN staffers had gathered after wrapping up another day's work during MLB's extended All-Star weekend. Hundley was a…
Or not. But, Miss Hundley, former ESPN production assistant/part-time illicit lover of Steve Phillips, is now training to become a spunky promo girl for the Jets/Giants games at the New Meadowlands Stadium.
"I...explained to them how I'm dealing with harassment from a member of the talent. And they just told me a story about how they had been sexually harassed. It was almost as if, 'You have been officially initiated.'" [The Early Show]
You knew it was coming: Hundley's wrongful termination suit claims ESPN leaked info to the press, and fired her even though Steve Phillips was the one pursuing her. This may not end prettily, but at least it will happen publicly. [PRNewsChannel]
AOL Fanhouse hired Steve Philips as their new baseball analyst, just 161 days after the world learned he had an affair with an ESPN underling. Is that some kind of record for morphing from sexual disgrace to professional respectability?
Steve Phillips made it out of sex rehab alive and has definitely seen the error of having sex with people who aren't your wife. So he went on "Today," because this is information that America needs to hear.
Just like last year, we're counting showcasing the people, ideas and memes that made Deadspin 2009 shine. Today: Horndoggery.
Good Morning America scored the big "get" in the Steve Phillips saga by landing the first interview with "mistress" Brooke Hundley—an interview that wants to be sympathetic, but mostly focuses in on the pathetic.
"The biggest reason this is in the news," CBSSports.com's Gregg Doyel said on CNN yesterday, apropos the Steve Phillips saga, "is because she's not real good looking." She isn't? I hadn't heard. People are usually so delicate about such things.
Just days after being outed for having an affair with a younger co-worker, Baseball Tonight analyst and former-Met GM Steve Phillips has been fired by ESPN.
Reports out of ESPN headquarters this morning say that "Baseball Tonight" analyst Steve Phillips is on a "leave of absence," after an affair with a 22-year-old production assistant turned into a special edition DVD release of Fatal Attraction. [Updates below.]