ESPN has fired one employee and suspended another for using the same racist word in connection to New York Knicks’ guard Jeremy Lin. In both cases, an employee used the word “chink” in reference to Lin, a Palo Alto native of Chinese descent.
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For just the sixth time in Monday Night Football’s 42-year history, only two announcers will man the iconic booth, ESPN announced Wednesday.
NEW YORK (AP) — NBA fans seem more excited about basketball’s return than bitter about the lockout based on television ratings for the league’s delayed openers. The five Christmas games… More
(Reuters) – ESPN reporter Erin Andrews has filed a new $10 million invasion of privacy lawsuit over a 2008 incident in which she was videotaped in the nude through the… More
Hank Williams, Jr., whose song “All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight,” has been played before ESPN’s Monday Night Football games for a decade, found himself at the center… More
By Lucas Shaw NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – Friday marked the 15th anniversary of the Fox News Channel, and after 10 years as the most-watched network in cable news, what’s left… More
By CHRIS TALBOTT NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Hank Williams Jr. is about to have his say. Williams’ has cut new song “I’ll Keep My …,” calling out “Fox & Friends” and… More
BRISTOL, Conn. — Hank Williams Jr. will no longer sing the words “Are you ready for some football?” on Monday nights on ESPN. Each side claimed Thursday it had decided… More
By Lucas Shaw NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – “Are you ready for some football?” That question has greeted “Monday Night Football” viewers for some 20 years, but as of Monday it… More
By Lucas Shaw NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – When ESPN announced its new “Monday Night Football” deal with the NFL Thursday, it locked up one of the marquee franchises in not… More