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ESPN's Sam Ponder Announces Scary Personal News

espn's sam ponder on sunday nfl countdown


ESPN's Sam Ponder took to her Instagram Story this evening to reveal why she missed this past weekend's Sunday NFL Countdown show.

Ponder, who's in her second season hosting the NFL pregame show, announced that she had a seizure on her flight from Phoenix to New York City.

The ESPN host says she has been undergoing tests and hopes to be back on the set this weekend.

"Thanks for all of the love in the good and bad times," she wrote on Instagram.

Here's the full post:

Our thoughts are with Sam and her family as she recovers.

ESPN's Sunday NFL Countdown airs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. E.T. every Sunday during the season.