The midday window kicks off with a block led by Chris Carlin and Joe Fortenbaugh, two hosts who most recently led afternoon drive and evening shows with the national network, respectively.
- Carlin: The Emmy-winning host has been with ESPN since 2019, first in New York and most recently co-hosting the national 3-7 p.m. timeslot. Prior to joining, he had already been a fixture on the New York and Philadelphia sports TV and radio scenes both as a producer and an on-air host for many years.
- Fortenbaugh: The radio host and sports betting analyst joined ESPN fulltime in August 2020. Most recently, Fortenbaugh who has made many appearances across ESPN Radio and ESPN television, co-hosted the 7-9 p.m. window. Prior to ESPN, he was a local radio show host in San Francisco.