Assistant in Phillips affair no longer with ESPN
An ESPN spokesman says the production assistant whose affair with Steve Phillips led to the baseball analyst’s firing is no longer with the sports network.
Spokesman Mike Soltys said Monday that Brooke Hundley doesn’t work at ESPN anymore. He declined to say whether she quit or was fired. Hundley did not immediately return a phone message Monday.
Connecticut-based ESPN fired Phillips on Sunday night, less than a week after he admitted to an affair with the 22-year-old assistant. A representative for Phillips has also said he was entering a treatment facility.
ESPN says Phillips’ ability to be an effective representative of the network had been “irreparably damaged.”
Phillips is a former general manager of the