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ESPN fires, suspends employees responsible for 'chink in the armor' headline, comment

ESPN has fired the employee responsible for a racially charged Jeremy Lin-inspired headline on their mobile site. They have also handed a 30-day suspension to their network anchor who used the term...

ESPN apologizes for 'chink in the armor' headline, promises review

Last night, ESPN's mobile site used a headline with a racially charged double entendre to describe Jeremy Lin's game against the Hornets. This morning they have ap0logized and are promising a...

ESPN uses racial epithet in headline of Jeremy Lin story

Update Sunday, 8:30AMPT: ESPN has fired and suspended people responsible for headline, comments. Update Saturday, 8:20AMPT: ESPN has apologized for the headline. ESPN has been the biggest champion...

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