Report: Star ESPN reporter likely leaving for CNN Robin Marchant/Getty Images
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 05: TV personality Andi Dorfman attends ESPN The Party on February 5, 2016 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images for ESPN)

ESPN has made some gains in the great sports reporter arms race between them and FOX Sports recently, but now it looks like the four-letter network is set to lose one of their own… to CNN?

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According to the Big Lead, ESPN sideline report Kaylee Hartung is set to leave ESPN for CNN, where she is expected to be a national news correspondent. Hartung will reportedly take over that position starting in April.

Hartung has worked as a sideline reporter for ESPN since 2012, and has previously worked for CBS News. If she is indeed leaving, Hartung will be the latest in a long line of names to leave ESPN over the past year, including Mike Tirico (NBC), Skip Bayless (FOX), Colin Cowherd (FOX), and Chris Berman (semi-retirement).

Not everything has been down for ESPN, as they’ve re-signed talents like Mike Greenberg in recent months, and they are reportedly targeting talents like Charissa Thompson and Adrian Wojnarowski.

Bo was born in Atlanta, GA, and has always been a savvy sports follower. He attended Georgia Tech and has previously worked with ESPN TrueHoop, HawksHoop, and the Georgia Tech Newsroom. He covers national college football for FanBuzz.
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