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Jeremy Lin: Chink In The Armour headline gets ESPN writer sacked

by | 19th, February 2012

THE ESPN hack who created the headline “Chink In the Armor” in reference to New York Knicks basketball player Jermy Lin has been sacked.

ESPN would like to say:

Last night, ESPN.com’s mobile web site posted an offensive headline referencing Jeremy Lin at 2:30 am ET. The headline was removed at 3:05 am ET. We are conducting a complete review of our cross-platform editorial procedures and are determining appropriate disciplinary action to ensure this does not happen again. We regret and apologize for this mistake.

Previously, ESPN anchor Max Bretos has been placed on gardening leave for opining: “If there is a chink in the armor, where can Lin improve

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Posted: 19th, February 2012 | In: Sports Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed: RSS 2.0 | TrackBack | Permalink