Tag: Espn

Sexual Assault Scandal at Baylor University Goes Deeper

A scandal surrounding widespread sexual assaults involving the Baylor University football team goes even deeper than initially thought, according to information uncovered by ESPN’s Outside the Lines (OTL) that was revealed Thursday. Documents show that police officers in Waco, Texas, along with head football coach Art Briles and other university…

Curt Schilling Fired Following Anti-Transgender Remarks

Curt Schilling, an ESPN analyst and former Boston Red Sox pitcher, was fired Wednesday after posting anti-transgender comments on his Facebook page, ESPN announced. Schilling shared on his Facebook page a picture of a man wearing a blond wig and a cut up shirt leaving his chest exposed. The text…

PGA, ESPN Latest To Flee Trump Disaster

The distancing from Donald Trump following hisderogatory commentsabout Mexicans continues, with one of his closest allies PGA golf now moving one of its biggest events from Trump’s golf courses. The PGA of America on Tuesday said that this year’s PGA Grand Slam of Golf will be moved from theTrump National…

ESPN Anchor Stuart Scott's Legacy

By Albert Lin Groundbreaking ESPN anchor Stuart Scott died of cancer on Sunday. He was 49. Scott, the most prominent Black talent at the cable network and the voice of a younger, hipper generation, was known for his outsized enthusiasm and his catchphrases—most prominently “Boo-yah!” and “As cool as the…

ESPN Panelist: Women Should Not 'Provoke' Domestic Violence

Update 7/30/2014 at 8:30 a.m. ET: After public outcry did not subside following Stephen A. Smith’s apology, ESPN announced on Tuesday afternoon that Smith had been suspended for a week for his comments. By Albert Lin ESPN personality Stephen A. Smith is caught in a firestorm after saying that women…

ESPN Host Hugh Douglas Out After N-Word Tirade

By Chris Hoenig Douglas and Smith Hugh Douglas, a former star for the Philadelphia Eagles, is out of a job with ESPN after an argument with one of his co-hosts in which he allegedly used racial slurs. ESPN confirmed Tuesday that Douglas, a three-time Pro Bowler and two-time All-Pro during…