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Jemele Hill Controversy Magnifies Troubles at ESPN - Variety

UPDATED: Hours after the White House called for her to be fired Wednesday, Jemele Hill was in her regular seat on the 6 p.m. ET edition of ESPN's “SportsCenter.” She made no reference to the controversy that a day earlier had compelled her own network ...and more »

White House: ESPN's Jemele Hill should be fired for calling Trump a 'white supremacist' - Washington Post

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Wednesday struck back at ESPN host Jemele Hill for referring to President Trump as a “white supremacist,” calling the comment “outrageous” and saying she should lose her job. Asked about Hill's ...and more »

Sarah Huckabee Sanders suggests ESPN should have fired Jemele Hill for criticizing Trump - Salon

During an official press briefing Wednesday, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders broadly suggested that ESPN had failed by not firing on-air personality Jemele Hill after the host tweeted criticisms of President Donald Trump in which she ...and more »

The simple explanation for why ESPN did not fire Jemele Hill but did fire Curt Schilling - Business Insider

Many are calling ESPN hypocritical for not firing Jemele Hill over her comments on social media after the network did fire Curt Schilling over his. But Schilling was warned several times to stop, and he did not. ESPN is again being accused of having a ...and more »

ESPN says it accepts Jemele Hill's apology after anti-Trump tweets - CNNMoney

ESPN host Jemele Hill's tweet calling President Trump a "white supremacist" earned a stinging rebuke from Trump's press secretary on Wednesday. From the White House podium, Sarah Sanders said Hill's criticism of the president was a "fireable offense by ...and more »

White House: ESPN should fire Jemele Hill over Trump 'white supremacist' tweet - Washington Post

A tweet posted by ESPN “SportsCenter” host Jemele Hill labeling President Trump a “white supremacist” continued to make waves on Wednesday after a Washington Post reporter asked about it during the press secretary's news conference. Later on ...and more »

David Simon To White House Suggestion That ESPN Sack Host Over Trump Tweets: “F*ck Off” - Deadline

After the White House today suggested ESPN host Jemele Hill's recent tweet calling President Donald Trump a “white supremacist” is “a “fireable offense,” some noteworthy people came to her defense. Related · 'The Deuce' Review: HBO's Latest 1970s New ...and more »

White House says Jemele Hill calling Trump a racist is a 'fireable offense.' Trump once called Obama a racist. - Washington Post

This post has been updated. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders suggested Wednesday that ESPN host Jemele Hill should be fired for calling President Trump a “white supremacist.” And as our Philip Bump notes, it's highly unusual for the ...and more »

ESPN and other outlets are grappling with calling out Trump and racism - Washington Post

ESPN found itself in another political controversy earlier this week, this time becoming the latest news organization forced to grapple with where the line is on politics and racism after SportsCenter host Jemele Hill called President Trump a white ...and more »

ESPN double standard? Fired Curt Schilling reacts to reporter who called Trump 'white supremacist' - Fox News

Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling, who was fired from ESPN for comments he made on social media in 2016, took to Sean Hannity's radio show Wednesday afternoon to excoriate the network's “liberal racism.” The sports network's Jemele Hill set ...and more »