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SBD Global/January 8, 2013/Media
ESPN Apologizes After Commentator Calls Liverpool's Luis Suárez A "Cheat"
Published January 8, 2013
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MIXED REACTION: Also in London, Ed Malyon reported the network's stance "has infuriated many neutrals and journalists alike." One insider said, "Cheating is breaking the rules in order to gain advantage from a situation, this is undoubtedly what Suárez did, and that he wasn't caught is an irrelevance." Football commentator Paul Sarahs defended Champion. Sarahs: "What he said immediately struck me as quite a brave call, but Jon is a vastly experienced and respected commentator who has shown throughout his career that he is even-handed and fair" (DAILY MIRROR, 1/7).