ESPN sports analyst Sage Steele, who is the host of NBA Countdown will be replaced by ESPN2's SportsNation host Michelle Beadle. Steele joined the ESPN Network in 2007 serving as an for SportsCenter, First Take, and later NBA Countdown where up until now she has been the host for 4 years. Michelle Beadle joined the ESPN Network in 2009 as the host of ESPN2 SportsNation with former ESPN host Colin Cowherd. She left the network in 2012 to join NBC and became an anchor for Access Hollywood, but returned in 2014 to resume her duties as host of SportsNation and NBA Countdown on Wednesdays and Fridays. No word as of yet when Michelle Beadle will take over hosting duties for NBA Countdown on Sundays, and what role will Sage Steele will play with ESPN as of now.