Right before the weekend, ESPN told its anchors to refrain from saying "sucks" so much on the air. The word is "simply not appropriate for ESPN," wrote ESPN bosses in a memo, adding that they didn't want to turn off "sports fans of all ages." Above, you'll find a video of ESPN's on-air folks—including Scott Van Pelt, Keith Olbermann, and Trent Dilfer—uttering that dirty word. The clips are all taken from the past month. SportsNation—a show that historically has had a big following among teenagers and college students—appears to be the most frequent offender.
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