Ex-ESPN worker who had affair with Phillips sues

FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2002, file photo, New York Mets general manager Steve Phillips introduces new Mets manager Art Howe during a news conference at Shea Stadiium in New York. ESPN baseball analyst Steve Phillips admits having an affair with an assistant at the cable network who taunted his wife with phone calls and a letter graphically describing their relationship, the New York Post reported Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2009. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

June 9, 2010 2:43:38 PM PDT
A former ESPN production assistant whose affair with broadcaster Steve Phillips led to their firings has filed a lawsuit against the sports network saying it defamed her.