ESPN Fires Announcer Over "Sweet Baby" Dig

ESPN has now fired announcer Ron Franklin for calling a sideline reporter "sweet baby" and "asshole." Says the network, "Based on what occurred last Friday, we have ended our relationship with him." » 1/05/11 9:47am 1/05/11 9:47am

ESPN Announcer Pulled For "Sweetcakes" Comment

Being a female sideline reporter just gets more fun all the time — on Friday, ESPN announcer Rod Franklin's sexist comments to reporter Jeannine Edwards got him pulled from a bowl game. And it's not his first offense. » 1/03/11 11:50am 1/03/11 11:50am