"Peanut Oil" Anchor Is Same Guy Who Apologized For "Chink In The Armor"

"ESPN apologizes for the incident and is taking steps to avoid it in the future." That was SportsCenter anchor Jorge Andrés last February, apologizing on behalf of ESPN for Max Bretos's use of "Chink in the armor" when discussing possible weaknesses in Jeremy Lin's game. Perhaps you recognize Andrés from last Thursday night » 11/16/13 2:45pm 11/16/13 2:45pm

ESPN Anchor Apologizes After "Lin Is Cooking With Peanut Oil" Joke

Remember when ESPN suspended Max Bretos for a month because he used a common colloquialism that, in the context of Jeremy Lin, seemed racist? Remember when media people saying racially obtuse things about Jeremy Lin was a thing? Lin's having a good game tonight against the Knicks, which means we're due for some good… » 11/14/13 10:28pm 11/14/13 10:28pm

Chow Fun: Jeremy Lin Has A Pleasant Lunch With "Chink In The Armor"…

Anthony Federico, the former ESPNer who wrote the "Chink In The Armor" headline for which he has been apologizing to anyone who'll stand still long enough, tells Newsday: "We talked more about matters of faith [and] reconciliation. We talked about our shared Christian values and what we're both trying do with this… » 3/28/12 3:30pm 3/28/12 3:30pm

Fired ESPN Editor Apologizes, Says "Chink In The Armor" Headline Not…

Anthony Federico, the ESPN editor fired yesterday for his unfortunate use of the phrase "Chink in the Armor" in a headline about Jeremy Lin, has explained himself to the the New York Daily News. Federico said he meant no disrespect and was "devastated" once it dawned on him what he had done. The headline had appeared on… » 2/20/12 10:10am 2/20/12 10:10am

ESPN Fires "Chink In The Armor" Scribe

ESPN has acted swiftly and definitively to the outrage of its own creation. The headline writer? Gone. The anchor (Max Bretos) with a similar slip of the tongue? Suspended. Thirty days. The radio guy who made the same mistake? Someone else's problem—he's not an ESPN employee. Phew. » 2/19/12 11:47am 2/19/12 11:47am