Robert Lipsyte, ESPN's Ombudsman looks at why the first-rate documentary, Let Them Wear Towels, was seemingly buried when it was aired on the same night as the All-Star Game.
Don Ohlmeyer used 4,600 words to say what's already been said, more pointedly and for weeks, about ESPN's conflicts of interest hosting LeBron James's infomercial. Credit the dotcom for only burying it near the bottom of the front page. [ESPN]
With the latest news that ESPN is well on its way to world domination, it would make sense if the man with the expressed authority to critique ESPN inhaled its media as voraciously as the rest of its core demographic.
Resident nerdy professor ESPN ombudsman George Solomon filed his newest impotent you-darned-kids column on Saturday, and, as usual, we imagine ESPN brass reading it, shaking their heada, chuckling, then tossing another few more Indonesian children on the fire. (It's gonna get cold in Bristol soon; it's the middle of…