ESPN fires employee, suspends anchor for Jeremy Lin racial slur

ESPN responds to three separate incidents in which NBA player Jeremy Lin was referred to in racist ways:

We have engaged in a thorough review of all three and have taken the following action:

  • The ESPN employee responsible for our Mobile headline has been dismissed.
  • The ESPNEWS anchor has been suspended for 30 days.
  • The radio commentator is not an ESPN employee.

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