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MLB ANALYST STEVE PHILLIPS FIRED BY ESPN.

Byline: Maury Brown

THIS IS BREAKING NEWS...

UPDATE 1: Sources to The Biz of Baseball indicate that Phillips' agent Steve Lefkowitz has said that Phillips is voluntarily admitting himself to an inpatient treatment facility to address his personal issues.

ESPN baseball analyst Steve Phillips, who was recently suspended for one-week after being embroiled in an affairwith 22 year-old Brooke Hundley, a production assistant at ESPN, has been fired by the Worldwide Leader. The news of Phillips' firing came by way of ESPN PR rep Mike Soltys via Twitter (http://twitter.com/espnmikes/status/5160116520).

"Steve Phillips is no longer working for ESPN. His ability to be an effective rep of ESPN has been significantly & irreparably damaged," said Soltys.

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Date:Oct 26, 2009
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