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Already Looking: Lipsyte Points To Broussard Comments As Likely Ombudsman Story
Published May 3, 2013
NO DISCLIPLINE NEEDED: ESPN has not knowingly disclipined Broussard, and NBA.com's David Aldridge wrote Broussard "shouldn't be punished in any way" for honestly expressing his viewpoints on the issue. It was "not a revelation to the producers of OTL that Chris believed what he said he believed" (NBA.com, 5/2). But in Miami, Greg Cote noted faith-based group Faithful America is "collecting online signatures calling for ESPN to suspend Broussard for what the group's executive director Michael Sherrard called allowing Broussard to 'mischaracterize our faith and use the teachings of Jesus as the basis for gay-bashing'" (MIAMIHERALD.com, 5/1).