Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/21/12
ESPN has suspended analyst Rob Parker for 30 days for questioning the "blackness" of Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III on ESPN2's "First Take" show last week, the network announced Thursday. The network said more oversight has been added to the live show and its repeat airings. "ESPN has decided to suspend Rob Parker for 30 days for his comments made on last Thursday’s episode of First Take," ESPN Vice President of Production Marcia Keegan said in a statement. "Our review of the preparation for the show and the re-air has established that mistakes both in judgment and communication were made. As a direct result, clearly inappropriate content was aired and then re-aired without editing. Both were errors on our part. "To address this, we have enhanced the editorial oversight of the show and have taken appropriate disciplinary measures with the personnel responsible for these failures. We will continue to discuss important issues in sports on First Take, includin...
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