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ESPN apologizes for fantasy football 'auction' segment

A screen shot from ESPN’s fantasy football auction segment that drew criticism. (Twitter/@rjasonscales) ESPN apologized for a segment during its fantasy football programming marathon which depicted a fantasy football auction but drew criticism on social media for its resemblance to a slave auction. During one of its fantasy football shows ESPN showed a segment that had an auctioneer putting a player up for bid and people in a crowd bidding on him.
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