ESPN writer fired over 'offensive' Lin headline
The ESPN writer responsible for an ‘offensive’ headline about New York Knicks' star Jeremy Lin was fired on Sunday.
The headline, "Chink in the armor" was posted for about a half hour Saturday morning. The headline was used in reference to the Knicks' loss Friday night to the New Orleans Hornets.
"ESPN has apologized, I don't think it was on purpose or whatever, but at the same time they've apologized, and so from my end I don't care anymore,” said Lin. “I have learned to forgive, and I don't even think that was the intention, hopefully not."
Anchor Max Bretos who read the headline was suspended for 30 days.