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Illustration for article titled The Skinny On The Harold Reynolds Lawsuit

Mr. Balk mentioned this yesterday, but we'll never stop having fun with The Smoking Gun's copy of Harold Reynolds' suit against ESPN. For a document put together simply to defend Reynolds' high moral character, it's full of juicy details. Some highlights:


• Reynolds was making $1 million a year from the network. Jemele Hill, fire your agent!
• The letter Reynolds received about his firing gave no reasons for the termination.
• ESPN has yet to give Reynolds a copy of his personnel file even though Connecticut law requires them to.
• The infamous "hug" was not at the Outback Steakhouse or a Boston Market; in fact, it happened earlier in the day, and Reynolds and the huggee — hugged? — went to Boston Market that evening together.
• Reynolds is seeking "at least $5 million."


This is going to get ugly, and, obviously, we can't wait.

Announcer Sues ESPN Over "Hug" Firing [The Smoking Gun]

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