The blurry, five-minute video shows a nude blond woman standing in front of a hotel room mirror. Andrews has covered hockey, college football, college basketball and Major League Baseball for the network since , often as a sideline reporter during games. It was not clear when the video first appeared on the Internet. Most of the links to it had been removed by Tuesday. He said a search for the name of the user who purportedly uploaded the video showed the person had opened an account in February, but had since closed it. Illegal videos often are posted to multiple sites such as YouTube and Dailymotion, which remove them as soon as they are found.
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Michael David Barrett pleaded guilty in December to interstate stalking after prosecutors accused him of following the reporter to at least three cities and shooting the videos through hotel peepholes. Barrett, 48, of suburban Chicago, agreed to a month prison sentence after pleading guilty but it was up to the judge to decide how long he would actually serve. Andrews urged the judge at yesterday's hearing for a harsher sentence and said she fears for her life every time she enters a hotel.
A newspaper spokeswoman declined to comment on the ban Thursday. ESPN last week sent a letter to a Web site demanding that the video be removed. By Associated Press. Report an error Policies and Standards Contact Us. More in News.