Should ESPN Have Fired Rob Parker?

Jeremiah Short, The Current Voice

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Rob Parker, an ESPN analyst who drew backlash for asking if Redskins’ quarterback Robert Griffin III was “black enough,” got canned by the network today. After the comments, Parker received a 30-day suspension.

The network released a statement on their decision: “Rob Parker’s contract expired at year’s end. Evaluating our needs and his work, including his recent RG3 comments, we decided not to renew his deal,” an ESPN spokesperson said in a statement.

I have to ask.

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