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Jeremy Lin ESPN Headline: Fans Must Move on After Lin Accepted Network's Apology

Basketball / NBA : Bleacher Report - NBA

Jeremy Lin is over the offensive headline posted by ESPN this past weekend, which means everybody else needs to move on as well. The New York Knicks point guard essentially told the New York Daily News that he accepted the apology a...

"The ESPN editor fired Sunday for using 'chink in the armor' in a headline about Knicks phenom Jeremy Lin..."

US Politics / Conservative : Althouse

"... said the racial slur never crossed his mind - and he was devastated when he realized his mistake." [Anthony Federico] said he has used the phrase "at least 100 times" in headlines over the years and thought nothing of it when h...

Fired ESPN Editor Apologizes, Says "Chink In The Armor" Headline Not Intended As A Slur [Linsanity]

Sports : Deadspin

Anthony Federico, the ESPN editor fired yesterday for his unfortunate use of the phrase "Chink in the Armor" in a headline about Jeremy Lin, has explained himself to the the New York Daily News. Federico said he meant no disrespect ...

Fired ESPN Editor on Lin Headline: 'Honest Mistake'

Sports : Sports from Newser

The canned ESPN editor behind the apparently racist Jeremy Lin headline tells the New York Daily News it was "an honest mistake," and "had nothing to do with me being cute or punny." Anthony Federico says he's used the phrase "chink...

ESPN apologizes for offensive headline on Jeremy Lin

Basketball / NBA :

ESPN has apologized for using a racial slur in a headline for a story on Knicks sensation Jeremy Lin. ESPN ran the headline “Chink in the Armor” after Lin had nine turnovers in New York’s loss to the New Orleans Hornets on Friday ni...


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