The Atlantic staff writer Jemele Hill, who left ESPN amidst controversy last summer, tweeted a joke during the State of the Union address about President Donald Trump being assassinated.
Sports writer and former “SportsCenter” co-host Jemele Hill has been hired by The Atlantic to write about sports and cultural issues.
Jemele Hill, the ESPN personality who made news last year for chastising President Donald Trump, is leaving the sports network this week, according to reports.
ESPN announced on Friday it will expand Keith Olbermann’s role with the network, which will include his return to the show “SportsCenter.”
In response to ESPN host Max Kellerman saying Notre Dame should drop its Fighting Irish mascot, Republican Rep. and 2018 Senate candidate Luke Messer (Ind.) tweeted Thursday that commentators at ESPN have “given up on sports and now only care about being politically correct.”
Sports journalist Jemele Hill, a vocal critic of President Donald Trump, will soon leave “SportsCenter” but remain at ESPN, according to a Friday report.