9 Sports Journalists Who Have Been Suspended or Fired

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On Monday of this week, ESPN fan favorite Bill Simmons dared his bosses in Bristol to fire him for claiming that Roger Goodell is a liar in stating that he never saw the video of Ray Rice punching his wife until later this year. This denial from Goodell flies in the face of not only the accounts of others, but logic as well.

The folks at ESPN, having been in a bit of a crisis of leadership since this scandal began, quickly suspended Simmons for three weeks. The punishment was swift and severe, but of course there are many cases of sports journalists who have been suspended. The reasons range from the understandable to the…slightly less understandable. Here are nine such instances.

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