Twitter had a field day after news broke Tuesday that ESPN removed an announcer named Robert Lee from broadcasting an upcoming Virginia Cavalier football game because of the similarity of his name to Confederate General Robert E. Lee.
A commentator named Robert Lee was scheduled to call a football game in Charlottesville, Va., but the coincidence that he shares a name with Confederate general Robert E. Lee caused ESPN to reverse course.
Two members of Iran’s national soccer team have been banned for life because they played in a game against an Israeli team.
Los Angeles and Paris were competing for the 2024 Olympics but the Olympic Committee opted to award them both the next two summer games, giving 2028 to L.A.
Former ESPN reporter Britt McHenry said that she is having an “awakening” as a vocal conservative while she weighs her options for her next career move.
O. J. Simpson’s murder trial may have been considered “the trial of the century,” but it was robbing memorabilia of his playing days that landed him in prison. And he may finally get out at the age of 70.