Did ESPN overreact by pulling Robert Lee from a Virginia football broadcast? | The Tylt
ESPN removed scheduled play-by-play broadcaster Robert Lee from the University of Virginia’s opening week game, following the violence in Charlottesville. Moving Lee was the right thing to do because the company is protecting him from undue scrutiny amidst increased racial sensitivity. However, moving an announcer who may mention his full name no more than five times during a broadcast seems like a gross overreaction that screams of pandering. What do you think? 🗣 🎤
Did ESPN overreact by pulling Robert Lee from a Virginia football broadcast?