Faith Hill, “Sunday Night Football” part ways

April 15, 2013

Faith Hill’s six-year run with “SNF” has ended.  (Ethan Miller / Getty Images)

Faith Hill’s time is up on “Sunday Night Football.”

The 45-year-old country music star tweeted this morning that, after six years, she no longer will be opening NBC’s weekly primetime game with the musical ditty “Waiting All Day for Sunday Night” when the season opens in September.

 

 

The song, based on Joan Jett and the Blackhearts’ “I Hate Myself for Loving You,” will remain the theme for the No. 1 program on TV the last two years.

“It’s our anthem,” Gaudelli said (via Pro Football Talk).

But who should replace Hill? And don’t say Hank Williams Jr. That didn’t work out so well last time.

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After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.
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