ESPN Fires One Employee, Suspends Another For Ethnic Slur Against Jeremy Lin

Monday February 20th, 2012

ESPN announced today that one employee has been fired and another, suspended, for using an ethnic slur in reference to Jeremy Lin, according to the New York Times.

The network fired the employee who posted the headline "Chink in the armor" on the mobile web site at 2:30 a.m. yesterday. The employee's name was not released.

TV anchor Max Bretos was suspended 30 days for using the same phrase during an interview about Lin on ESPNews with Knicks TV analyst Walt Frazier.

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