ESPN Lifts Roethlisberger News Blackout, Kind Of

Well, ESPN is finally talking about the Ben Rothelisberger sexual assault allegations, but you have to have been quick to catch it. The most hilarious part of the brief “ESPN Sports Reporters” segment on the subject was not Detroit Free Press columnist Mitch Albom’s contention that “a lot of women make false claims.” (Stay classy, Mitch). It was the actual length of the conversation.

The Sports Reporters

As TAMPABAY.COM’s Tom Jones reported, and we picked up via AWFUL ANNOUNCING, Albom and NEW YORK TIMES columnist Bill Rhoden no sooner began arguing about the subject than host Mike Lupica pulled the plug, quickly switching the subject. And now ESPN viewers are more confused than ever. Read more…