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Unlike our list of the Worst ESPN Personalities, these personalities and pundits give the finest viewpoints ESPN has to offer. Their clever insight, bulldog reporting, and long time experience gives the sports network the credibility it needs to sustain a strong viewership. There's no clear formula to measure to figure out who is the best sports personality. ESPN is lucky to have a good mix of hard working, trusted investigative reporters and savvy sideline reporters who often times have access to the best players and biggest names in sports. In studio, ESPN has the best mix of insightful hosts and former players who maintain strong locker room contacts and unique takes on specific stories.

Of ESPN's deep roster of former players, Ron Jaworski's coverage of the NFL is the network's best. A tireless worker, the former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback breaks down film of each game to give viewers an understanding of why a certain play unfolded in the manner it did. He is considered one of the top analysts in all of football. The same goes for Tim Kurkjian on the baseball side. Kurkjian will get scoops and inside information that other insider reporters clamor for. Unlike others, nearly 90 percent of the stories Kurkjian gets are accurate. In terms of pure personality, two of ESPN's most popular are Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon of Pardon The Interruption. This talk show spawned multiple copycats, but none can match the chemistry that the two long time friends have.

This is your opportunity to vote up the best ESPN anchors and personalities. There are plenty of good options here so it's up to you to help select who is the top ESPN personality on this Ultimate List.
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206 36
Scott Van Pelt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN

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211 59
Stuart Scott is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN
Stuart Scott age 51

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187 71
Tim Kurkjian is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN
Tim Kurkjian age 59

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215 101
Mike Golic is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN
Mike Golic age 53

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229 91
Michael Wilbon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN

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203 73
Kirk Herbstreit is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN

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203 102
Tony Kornheiser is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN

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160 65
Jay Bilas is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN
Jay Bilas age 53

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135 43
Chris Fowler is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN
Chris Fowler age 54

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167 70
Adam Schefter is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN
Adam Schefter age 50

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146 72
Suzy Kolber is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN
Suzy Kolber age 52

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128 61
Barry Melrose is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN
Barry Melrose age 59

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139 56
Buster Olney is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN
Buster Olney age 51

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137 76
Tom Jackson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN
Tom Jackson age 64

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123 62
Linda Cohn is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN
Linda Cohn age 57

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118 51
Michelle Beadle is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN
Trioxin245 added Michelle Beadle age 41

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171 98
Mark Schlereth is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN

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174 105
Ron Jaworski is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN
Ron Jaworski age 64

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137 74
John Kruk is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN
John Kruk age 54

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92 34
John Clayton is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN
John Clayton age 61

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67 25
John Saunders is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN
John Saunders age 62

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150 147
Chris Berman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN
Chris Berman age 61

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138 75
Mike Ditka is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN
Mike Ditka age 77

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124 70
Steve Young is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN
Steve Young age 55

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67 29
Neil Everett is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN
Neil Everett age 55

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89 48
Steve Levy is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN
Steve Levy age 52

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118 65
Lee Corso is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN
Lee Corso age 81

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87 64
John Buccigross is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN

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78 40
Kenny Mayne is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN
Kenny Mayne age 56

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97 50
Bob Ley is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN
Bob Ley age 60

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99 77
Tony Reali is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN
Tony Reali age 37

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83 37
Mike Greenberg is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN
woogyjones50 added Mike Greenberg age 48

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48 11
Jon Gruden is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN
bojanthebest added Jon Gruden age 52

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60 33
Sal Paolantonio is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN

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126 108
Dan Le Batard is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN
Dan Le Batard age 47

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103 66
Charissa Thompson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN

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90 85
Woody Paige is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN
Woody Paige age 69

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108 92
Dick Vitale is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN
Dick Vitale age 76

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105 91
Trent Dilfer is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN
Trent Dilfer age 43

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74 51
Herm Edwards is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN
Papabear58 added Herm Edwards

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86 68
Hannah Storm is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN
Hannah Storm age 54

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100 80
Tim Cowlishaw is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN
Tim Cowlishaw age 60

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35 6
John Anderson is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN
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59 35
Trey Wingo is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN
Trey Wingo age 53

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53 26
Bill Simmons is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN
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64 46
Brad Nessler is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN
Brad Nessler age 60

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33 10
Mike Tirico is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN
Lisa Dempsey added Mike Tirico age 50

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52 28
Sara Walsh is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN
Trioxin245 added Sara Walsh age 37

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46 25
Todd McShay is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN
Todd McShay

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42 21
Tim Legler is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Sports Personalities on ESPN
Tim Legler