SBD/August 16, 2017/Media

ESPN Issues Apology After Fantasy Football Draft Auction Segment Draws Criticism

ESPN yesterday apologized after a player auction skit as part of its "Fantasy Sports Marathon" on Monday "drew criticism from some on social media, who said it resembled a slave auction," according to A.J. Perez of USA TODAY. While white players were "part of the draft, the foota...

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