SportsNet replaces Dei Lynam as Sixers sideline reporter

Comcast SportsNet has hired Fox Sports' Jaime Maggio as sideline reporter for all home Sixers games, starting with Wednesday's opener at the Wachovia Center.

Maggio, based in California, will join Marc Zumoff and color analyst Ed Pinckney, and she replaces Dei Lynam, who will do analysis on the pregame and postgame shows and contribute to

Maggio has quite a juggling act ahead of her. She worked as a sideline reporter for Fox at Sunday's Saints-Dolphins game and will continue in that role.