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Reminder: Fox Sports Chose NOT To Fire The Guy Who Said Something WAY More Racist Than The ESPN Headline

Sports : Business Insider: Sports Page (3 years ago)

After Jeremy Lin finally lost, an ESPN headline writer wrote that there was a "chink in the armor." The headline writer, Anthony Federico, says he didn't intend to be racist and that he was just using a cliché. He got fired anyway. ... Read Post

Sports Illustrated Fires "Chink In The Armor" Headline Writer

US Politics / Conservative : Ace of Spades HQ (3 years ago)

I'm so racist it never even occurred to me that "chink" was a slur against the Chinese! The ESPN editor fired Sunday for using "chink in the armor" in a headline about Knicks phenom Jeremy Lin said the racial slur... Read Post

Fired ESPN Editor on Lin Headline: 'Honest Mistake'

Sports : Sports from Newser (3 years ago)

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... Read Post


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