New ESPN Ombud Finds Breezy Forgetfulness Over Broussard Fracas

Robert Lipsyte's first column as ESPN's ombudsman dissected the squirmworthy Chris Broussard-LZ Granderson showdown when Jason Collins came out. It's just as ombudsy as you like it, 3,300 words of media-ethics spinach. Lipsyte swings his prose like a lead pipe when he sees a deserving target; his reserved tone here… » 6/29/13 9:08pm 6/29/13 9:08pm

Sage Steele Did Not Appreciate Steve Weissman Suggesting She Flirted With Wes Welker

As first noted over at Awful Announcing, things got a bit awkward yesterday at the tail end of the 3 p.m. SportsCenter on ESPNNEWS when Steve Weissman joked that there was flirting between fellow anchor Sage Steele and Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker, who was doing the Bristol media tour Tuesday. » 4/25/12 1:15pm 4/25/12 1:15pm