ESPN fires employee for offensive headline in reference to Knicks Jeremy Lin

February 19, 2012 at 8:35 am in Grand Forks Herald

ESPN says it fired an employee responsible for an offensive headline about Knicks sensation Jeremy Lin. The headline Friday on ESPN’s mobile website was used for a story about a New York loss in which Lin had nine turnovers. The headline was an idiom that contains a word that also can be used as a slur against Chinese. Continue Reading