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Erin Andrews responds to alleged Justin Verlander, Justin Bieber mix-up

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Live reporting during sports events can be a tricky proposition. Just ask Pam Oliver about her recent trips to Lambeau Field and Lucas Oil Stadium. One of Oliver's Fox Sports colleagues, Erin Andrews, didn't have to dodge any marching bands or footballs Tuesday at Comerica Park — but she did have to dodge a perceived on-air flub to her Twitter followers.

While interviewing Boston Red Sox slugger Mike Napoli about his home run in Game 3 of the ALCS (which provided the only run in a 1-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers), it seemed like Andrews nearly confused Justin Verlander with Justin Bieber. Listen for yourself.

The veteran sideline reporter took to the social media website and responded quickly to the alleged mix-up:

That was followed by this zinger:

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Moving to another form of overcompensation, Kansas freshman Andrew Wiggins is reportedly in line for $180 million from Adidas this summer.

Finally, the 5-1 New England Patriots could be without linebacker Jerod Mayo for the rest of the season. The team's leading tackler had surgery on a torn pectoral muscle.

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