The 10 Most Beautiful Sideline Reporters

When the game gets a little boring, they give us something else to watch.

Cheerleaders deserve to be paid – and paid attention to – but the real headturners on the perimeter are the sideline reporters that keep serious fans informed and less serious fans engaged. Over the years, the job has transformed: The beautiful dilettantes of the seventies have become the beautiful, ridiculously qualified, thoroughly insightful women of today. Turning rote quotes from players and coaches giving 110 percent into good television is basically alchemy and these women are gold.

Photos by AP Photo/James D Smith