Jemele Hill

Kirby Lee-USA Today Sports
Alex Reimer
June 20, 2018 - 3:34 pm
ESPN’s “SC6” with Jemele Hill and Michael Smith was one of the network’s most polarizing shows in recent memory. Even some executives at the WorldWide Leader were reportedly happy to see it go. The Hollywood Reporter recently published another expose on the supposed internal divide at ESPN over its...
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Alex Reimer
June 01, 2018 - 12:55 pm
Roseanne Barr’s racist tweet prompted ESPN managers to warn their most outspoken personalities about social media, the New York Post’s Andrew Marchand reports . Specifically, sources say management contacted Jemele Hill, Keith Olbermann and “SportsCenter” anchor Kenny Mayne, all of whom regularly...
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Alex Reimer
May 22, 2018 - 1:04 pm
In an error-filled segment, “Fox & Friends” hosts bemoaned the National Association of Black Journalists’ decision to name Jemele Hill “Journalist of the Year," crying about how journalism used to be about objectivity and facts. In related news, irony is dead. Guest Lawrence Jones, editor-in-...
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Alex Reimer
May 03, 2018 - 1:14 pm
The ratings for “SportsCenter” declined immediately when Jemele Hill and Michael Smith took over the anchor desk for the 6:00 p.m. edition in February 2017. And now, roughly two months after the official cancellation of “SC6,” ratings are back up. In a press release about Stephen A. Smith’s role...
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Kirby Lee-USA Today Sports
Alex Reimer
March 09, 2018 - 11:24 am
“SC6” with Jemele Hill and Michael Smith was not a good show. It was jumbled, forced, and, worst of all, boring. But unlike the other myriad of boring sports shows on TV, it wasn’t just ignored. Instead, it was vilified. The show’s perception was far more polarizing, and frankly, interesting, than...
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USA Today Sports
Lucy Burdge
March 06, 2018 - 4:02 pm
After Jemele Hill shot down former ESPN anchor Adrienne Lawrence’s allegation that Chris Berman once left Hill a “racially disparaging” voicemail, Lawrence issued a challenge to Hill on Monday night. “Play the voicemail then, the one that you kept,” Lawrence told Think Progress. “Play it, I know...
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Alex Reimer
March 06, 2018 - 8:44 am
It turned out to be the perfect day for “Kirk & Callahan” to have former ESPN reporter Britt McHenry join the show in studio. McHenry spent the first hour of her visit commenting on the explosive lawsuit filed against ESPN Sunday, in which former anchor Adrienne Lawrence paints a picture of...
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USA Today Sports
Alex Reimer
March 06, 2018 - 8:11 am
Former ESPN anchor Adrienne Lawrence’s lawsuit against the WorldWide Leader contains explosive allegations of sexism against the company. Sports Illustrated obtained all 93 pages and broke down the suit, which primarily targets anchor John Buccigross, whom Lawrence says acted predatory towards her...
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USA Today Sports
Lucy Burdge
February 08, 2018 - 7:51 am
Welcome to Thursday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . THURSDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NBA: Boston at Washington, 8 p.m. (TNT) NBA: Oklahoma City at LA Lakers, 10:30 p.m. (TNT) AROUND THE WEB: -- SC6 host...
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Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports
John Tomase
January 26, 2018 - 9:55 am
The haters got their wish. Jemele Hill is leaving SportsCenter. According to Richard Deitsch of Sports Illustrated , Hill is leaving the 6 p.m. SportsCenter that she had co-hosted since last February with Michael Smith in order to take a job with The Undefeated, ESPN's subsidiary site devoted to...
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