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ESPN Highlights Clemson WR Tee Higgins's Drug Addiction On Draft Graphic, Later Apologizes
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During this weekend's NFL Draft, ESPN put up a graphic for Clemson WR Tee Higgins after getting drafted by the Bengals. In the graphic they highlighted the poor kid's battle against drug addiction for some reason...
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Later they apologized. ESPN vice president of production Seth Markman told the Washington Post...
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“It was a mistake and we apologize for it,”...“We want our draft coverage to personalize players and, where appropriate, acknowledge the obstacles they’ve had to overcome on their journey to the NFL. This graphic lacked proper context.”
(The Spun)
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16 Comments
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Roll Clyde Roll50 months
Close enough Larry
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CanebreakCajun50 months
Larry, my son could write better at 7.
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LSU FSU Grad50 months
It's sad that this guy is allowed to post like this. It devalues the standard and the quality of the site. Does he have pictures on someone? Maybe a relative that someone feels sorry for?
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1950 months
Is this your level of literacy, Larry?
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thermal922150 months
They’re awful at providing content. The other day sage Steele asked booger if Miami should medical redshirt tua. Reminded me to not watch this channel.
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6R1250 months
That kind of "reporting" is stupid. It add nothing. Saw that type stuff a few times during the draft and needs to disappear.
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Hangit50 months
Wait. His mom wasn't a drug addict? If she was, then ESPN did good by not saying she was a crack whore as well.
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AustinKnight50 months
He isn’t helping making this a story. shite before I wouldn’t have cared or known
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NattyTiger1950 months
bullshite! ESPN can't take it back.
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Theboot3250 months
Sabermetrics
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QJenk50 months
That's ESPN's fault for trying to turn every single draftee into a Tom Rinaldi story.
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idlewatcher50 months
if you weren’t Chicken’s poolboy, you’d be fired in a nanosecond Larry
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saint tiger22550 months
"ESPN Highlights Clemson WR's Drug Addiction On Draft Graphic, Later Apologizes"... Good Lord Larry. You don't even try.
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SpartyGator50 months
Frick ESPN
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Bama and Beer50 months
frick em
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