Maybe Stephen A. Smith & Ray Rice Can Sit Together & Discuss Why Domestic Violence Is Wrong
by Clutch 3 weeks ago
ESPN’s resident hothead Stephen A. Smith has been suspended from ESPN’s First Take for a week, after making comments Friday about women’s responsibility not to “provoke” domestic violence, while discussing the NFL’s two-game suspension of Ray Rice. “ESPN announced today that Stephen A. Smith will not...
Prince Fielder’s ESPN Cover Shows Men Can Get Shamed For Their Bodies Too
by Clutch 2 months ago
Prince Fielder is a first baseman for the Texas Rangers, and his nude body is on the cover of one of ESPN The Magazine’s body issue. You won’t see breakthrough abs, or a chiseled body. What you will see is Fielder being proud of his...
Brittney Griner Covers ESPN Mag
by Yesha Callahan 1 year ago
Griner, the former Baylor star, has already made a name for herself and has a lot of time to prove herself as a WNBA star. This month, Griner is the featured story for ESPN The Magazine. She talks about her sexuality, being teased throughout her childhood, and her current hate tweets.
ESPN Commentator Rob Parker Loses Job Over “Blackness” Comment
by Myeisha Essex 2 years ago
Sports columnist and commentator Rob Parker has put his foot in his month one too many times. He’s now out of a job. ESPN suspended Parker last month for a racially charged comment to Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III. During an episode of First Take,...
ESPN’s Rob Parker Questions RG3′s Blackness — Why Is It Up For Debate?
by Clutch 2 years ago
Why is “blackness” always up for debate? Soledad O’Brien addressed the complexities of racial identity in her documentary, “Who Is Black In America?” and days later, ESPN correspondent Rob Parker came under fire for chiding Washington Redskins Quarterback Robert Griffin III (RG3) for not being black...