Cari Champion . Born: 05/31/1975 in Pasadena, California, USA Jump to Related Articles Photos Filmography Biography Filmography Actor (4) CSI: Miami 2012 (Tv Show) Actor Sympathy for Delicious 2011 (Movie) Internet Journalist (Actor) Eleventh Hour 2009 (Tv Show) Actor Lie to Me 2009 (Tv Show) Actor Biography . EDUCATION University of California, Los Angeles Milestones 2012 Became the host of ESPN's "First Take" Bonus Trivia . A longtime fan of Venus and Serena Williams, Champion was inspired to join the Tennis Channel as a sports reporter. . In November of 2014, Champion was the subject of a series of racially-fueled sex fantasies on Twitter by comedian Artie Lange, which Lange later apologized for.