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ESPN removes Robert Lee from University of Virginia football coverage

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  1. Carl Herrera

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    I bet his middle name is Edward.
     
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    Is this real?
     
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    What happens to Washington and Lee?
     
  5. Buck Turgidson

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    Are you?
     
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    Time to start going by Bob or Bobby.
     
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    I'm the realest nigga breathing unless I hold my breath

    2 Chainz
     
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    ESPN confirming every stereotype people have of them as the wokest of woke networks
     
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    Ehhhhh...I dunno.

    If you have to talk about it and advertise, then maybe you're not all that you claim.....
     
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    Just a song bro

    Tell that to 2Chainz
     
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    story seems too dumb to be real, but isn't this the same writer that broke all the firings?
     
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    This really might be the dumbest thing I've ever heard before. Maybe not, but likely one of the dumbest things I've heard today.
     
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    Quick. Somebody find a confederate soldier named Sean Elliot or Bill Walton.
     
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    BSPN

    btw the guy is an Asian American
     
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    Pleeeeease!
     
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    Oh my goodness. I didn't think this was real, but somehow it is.

    This is the most ridiculous thing I've ever heard. ESPN is a dumpster fire.
     
  17. Carl Herrera

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    Utterly idiotic decision by ESPN.
     
  19. Bobbythegreat

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    This really is the kind of thing that should be an Onion article instead of real life.
     
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    UPDATE: ESPN ISSUES OFFICIAL STATEMENT ON MOVING ROBERT LEE FROM VIRGINIA GAME:

    “We collectively made the decision with Robert to switch games as the tragic events in Charlottesville were unfolding, simply because of the coincidence of his name. In that moment it felt right to all parties. It’s a shame that this is even a topic of conversation and we regret that who calls play by play for a football game has become an issue.”

    Additionally, I had a conversation with a senior employee at ESPN who wanted to make it clear that this was not a mandate or a demand from the company, that it was a people first decision and that assignments are switched all the time.
     
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