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Cee Lo Green had a treat for fans at the ESPN Super Bowl Party early Saturday (Feb. 2). The music star turned the gig into a reunion, bringing his Goodie Mob group members on stage.
The legendary Pete Rock was greeted with open arms on today’s episode of ESPN’s First Take. There the renowned producer had an opportunity to weigh in on Kobe Bryant’s role in the Lakers’ recent win streak and how allegations of Ray Lewis using performance enhancing drugs could further taint his legacy.
A new player in the world of online sports and culture destinations has entered the arena. TheShadowLeague.com, which officially launched today, aims to examine the intersection between sports, race and other forms of culture in order to spark conversation.
Longtime ESPN anchor Stuart Scott is battling cancer for the third time, he announced yesterday. Scott went on Twitter to reveal that news and was flooded with shows of support.
Rob Parker will not be asked back to ESPN. The sports network announced today that the commentator— who questioned Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III’s “blackness” because he’s in an interracial relationship—will not have his contract renewed.
What was Rob Parker thinking? Yesterday, the sports columnist made headlines for essentially questioning the Blackness of Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III because of his white fiancée, Rebecca Liddicoat, while on ESPN’s First Take, among other reasons. Today, the network announced that is has suspended Parker for his comments.
An episode of ESPN’s First Take got racially awkward after reporter Rob Parker called out an NFL player for having a white fiancée. Parker pulled Washington Redskins rookie Robert Griffin III’s race card all because of his significant other’s skin color. “Is he a brother, or is he a cornball brother?” Parker asked.