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on August 22, 2017 in World News

REPORT: ESPN Removes College Football Announcer From Game Because He’s Named ‘Robert Lee’

Lee is Asian, but the sports network is still concerned his name will offend students by Emily Zanotti UPDATE: ESPN confirmed via emailed statement that they did, indeed, take Robert Lee off the UVA game over the fact that his name was close to that of a Confederate general. ### According to a report from college football blog Outkick the Coverage, ESPN pulled college football announcer Robert Lee from a game between William & Mary and the University of Virginia because they were concerned students and viewers might be offended by his name. Lee, who is Asian-American, is likely not… View Article

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