ESPN Suspends Anchor for Breaking Social Media Rules

ESPN anchor Jemele Hill was suspended by the network for two weeks for making political statements on social media.

  • Published 10 October 2017
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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — ESPN suspended anchor Jemele Hill on Monday for two weeks for making political statements on social media. Hill, an African-American co-host of the 6 p.m. broadcast of "SportsCenter," received backlash last month after referring to President Donald Trump as a "white supremacist" in a series of tweets that referenced the president's comments about a deadly white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. Trump later suggested that NFL players be fired for not… Read at AP News