Jemele Hill was suspended two weeks (with pay) after tweeting fans should boycott the Dallas Cowboys’ sponsors after Jerry Jones said players who are “disrespecting the flag” won’t play.
Naturally, President Trump tweeted about the situation, saying ESPN’s ratings have tanked because of Hill.
In Hill’s absence, Michael Smith will fly solo on SC6.
Grey Wyshynski announced his new landing spot: the mothership. The former Yahoo writer/editor joined ESPN this week.
Amidst all the Hill drama, Linsday Czarniak was revealed to have left ESPN in August after she chose not to renew her contract.
ESPN soccer analyst (and former USMNT player) Taylor Twellman was pretty pissed off about the USMNT’s performance in its loss to Trinidad & Tobago.