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Lead Host of "SportsCenter On The Road"

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 Sage Steele Biography

Sage Marie Steele is an American television anchor who is the lead host of SportsCenter On The Road. She formerly hosted the Saturday and Sunday editions of NBA Countdown on ABC for four seasons, ending in 2017. For five years prior to the NBA assignment, Steele was a full-time host of SportsCenter, ESPN's flagship show, and had previously contributed to ESPN First Take, Mike & Mike in the Morning, and SportsNation. Steele hosted SportsCenter's daytime coverage of the NBA Finals in 2012 and 2013.

Steele's first television sports reporting job was at WSBT-TV, the CBS affiliate in South Bend, Indiana, as a news producer and reporter from 1995 to 1997.

Steele then worked at CBS affiliate WISH-TV in Indianapolis, Indiana, from 1997 to 1998 as the weekend morning sports anchor and weekday reporter. Her reporting duties included the Indianapolis Colts, Indiana Pacers, Indianapolis 500 and Brickyard 400 auto races, and local college and high school sports.

Steele worked at ABC affiliate WFTS in Tampa, Florida, from 1998 to 2001, where she was a sports reporter with former WFTS sports director and former SportsCenter host Jay Crawford and current NFL RedZone host Scott Hanson. She also worked at Fox Sports Florida as a reporter, continuing to cover teams throughout Central Florida such as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, Tampa Bay Lightning and University of South Florida Bulls.

She then worked at Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic in Bethesda, Maryland, where she was an anchor and reporter for the network's nightly local sports news program, SportsNite, covering all sports in the Washington, DC/Baltimore region. Steele was one of Comcast SportsNet's original personalities, joining that network when it launched in 2001. During her six years at CSN Mid-Atlantic (2001–2007), she was a main anchor and also the beat reporter for the Baltimore Ravens.

Steele then joined ESPN and debuted on March 16, 2007, on the 6:00 p.m. ET edition of SportsCenter. In an interview with Awful Announcing, she mentioned that she was actually offered a job with the network in 2004, but turned it down while pregnant with her second child.

On July 28, 2013, she drove the pace car for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Brickyard 400. During the pace laps at the beginning of the race, she was bumped in jest by 6-time Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson.

Beginning in the 2013–14 NBA season, Steele became the host of NBA Countdown on ESPN and ABC. She was replaced by Michelle Beadle on April 4, 2017.

Steele co-hosted the Miss America 2017 pageant with Chris Harrison.

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  • Sage Steele joins 'NBA Countdown

    Sage Steele will join ESPN's "NBA Countdown" shows on Fridays and Sundays this season, the network announced Tuesday.Sage Steele will appear on ESPN's "NBA Countdown" shows on Fridays and Sundays this season. Steele will join Doug Collins, Jalen Rose and Bill Simmons on the show, which debuts on Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. ET.

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    Booking fees for Sage Steele, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Sage Steele, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
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Sage Steele

Lead Host of "SportsCenter On The Road"

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Sage Steele Biography

Sage Marie Steele is an American television anchor who is the lead host of SportsCenter On The Road. She formerly hosted the Saturday and Sunday editions of NBA Countdown on ABC for four seasons, ending in 2017. For five years prior to the NBA assignment, Steele was a full-time host of SportsCenter, ESPN's flagship show, and had previously contributed to ESPN First Take, Mike & Mike in the Morning, and SportsNation. Steele hosted SportsCenter's daytime coverage of the NBA Finals in 2012 and 2013.

Steele's first television sports reporting job was at WSBT-TV, the CBS affiliate in South Bend, Indiana, as a news producer and reporter from 1995 to 1997.

Steele then worked at CBS affiliate WISH-TV in Indianapolis, Indiana, from 1997 to 1998 as the weekend morning sports anchor and weekday reporter. Her reporting duties included the Indianapolis Colts, Indiana Pacers, Indianapolis 500 and Brickyard 400 auto races, and local college and high school sports.

Steele worked at ABC affiliate WFTS in Tampa, Florida, from 1998 to 2001, where she was a sports reporter with former WFTS sports director and former SportsCenter host Jay Crawford and current NFL RedZone host Scott Hanson. She also worked at Fox Sports Florida as a reporter, continuing to cover teams throughout Central Florida such as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic, Tampa Bay Lightning and University of South Florida Bulls.

She then worked at Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic in Bethesda, Maryland, where she was an anchor and reporter for the network's nightly local sports news program, SportsNite, covering all sports in the Washington, DC/Baltimore region. Steele was one of Comcast SportsNet's original personalities, joining that network when it launched in 2001. During her six years at CSN Mid-Atlantic (2001–2007), she was a main anchor and also the beat reporter for the Baltimore Ravens.

Steele then joined ESPN and debuted on March 16, 2007, on the 6:00 p.m. ET edition of SportsCenter. In an interview with Awful Announcing, she mentioned that she was actually offered a job with the network in 2004, but turned it down while pregnant with her second child.

On July 28, 2013, she drove the pace car for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Brickyard 400. During the pace laps at the beginning of the race, she was bumped in jest by 6-time Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson.

Beginning in the 2013–14 NBA season, Steele became the host of NBA Countdown on ESPN and ABC. She was replaced by Michelle Beadle on April 4, 2017.

Steele co-hosted the Miss America 2017 pageant with Chris Harrison.

Sage Steele Videos

  • ESPN's Sage Steele In-Studio on The Dan Patrick Show | Full ...
  • 2015 IU Commencement Speaker: Sage Steele - YouTube
  • ESPN's Sage Steele Reacts to the Colin Kaepernick Situation | The ...

FAQs on booking Sage Steele

  • How to book Sage Steele?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Sage Steele for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Sage Steele, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Sage Steele or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Sage Steele?

    Booking fees for Sage Steele, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Sage Steele, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Sage Steele?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Sage Steele for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Sage Steele for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Sage Steele or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Sage Steele or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Sage Steele is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Sage Steele for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Sage Steele generally travels from AZ, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Rachel Nichols, Jamie Little, Bob Costas, Lindsay Czarniak and Michael Wilbon. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Sage Steele for an upcoming event.

Sage Steele Speaker Videos

  • ESPN's Sage Steele In-Studio on The Dan Patrick Show | Full ...
    2015 IU Commencement Speaker: Sage Steele - YouTube
  • ESPN's Sage Steele Reacts to the Colin Kaepernick Situation | The ...
    New Haven Open - Sage Steele
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Sage Steele News

  • Sage Steele joins 'NBA Countdown

    Sage Steele will join ESPN's "NBA Countdown" shows on Fridays and Sundays this season, the network announced Tuesday.Sage Steele will appear on ESPN's "NBA Countdown" shows on Fridays and Sundays this season. Steele will join Doug Collins, Jalen Rose and Bill Simmons on the show, which debuts on Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. ET.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

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