ESPN analyst Byron Scott says the fantasy football auction sketch that aired on the network is "unacceptable"... but he's not calling for the producer to get fired. The network has already apologized for the sketch which showed a white man…
ESPN issued an apology and explanation Tuesday after airing a live version of a fantasy football auction that some people felt was racist. “Auction drafts are a common part of fantasy football, and ESPN’s segments replicated an auction draft with a diverse slate of top professional football players,”...
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ESPN is coming under fire after airing a controversial fantasy football sketch on Monday! In case you missed it, the Disney-owned sports network put up a clip of a white man auctioning off football players, like Odell Beckham Jr. (above), to the highest bidders. The bidders were a predominantly white crowd… so it's not hard to see [...]
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A sketch ESPN created to promote fantasy football produced some major backlash Tuesday, forcing the company to eventually apologize (albeit in a limited way), and leading to later criticism from the likes of Giants’ receiver Odell Beckham Jr. Show More Summary
ESPN launched a 28-hour programming marathon to promote fantasy football Monday, and it wasn’t long before a related segment caught some people’s attention. Playing off the “auction” format of selecting fantasy teams, the network interspersed its coverage with a more elaborate version, in which a fast-talking auctioneer got the bidding going on a number of […]
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The NFL season kicks off in just a few weeks, which means it’s time for everyone to prepare for their fantasy football drafts. ESPN marked the occasion with a 28-hour Fantasy Football Marathon running from 7 p.m. ET on Monday night to 11 p.m. ET on Tuesday night. Let’s just say the marathon did not […]
"Fantasy sports" such as fantasy football involve "team owners" (regular fans) "drafting" players (selecting them for their fantasy teams, which subsequently compete against other fantasy teams using the players' statistics) before every season. Show More Summary