ESPN crackdown after 'racist' Jeremy Lin pun

ESPN has issued an apology over its use of the headline “Chink in the Armor” for a story about New York Knicks guard Jeremy Lin.

By Palash R. Ghosh: Subscribe to Palash's RSS feed ESPN has fired a reporter who used the unfortunate term “Chink in the armor” in reference to New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin, a Taiwanese-American who has captured the hearts and minds of

ESPN says it fired an employee responsible for an offensive headline about Knicks sensation Jeremy Lin.

Two employees of the TV sports network ESPN have been disciplined after making "offensive and inappropriate" references to Jeremy Lin, the American-Chinese basketball phenomenon. Lin has been the source of numerous jokes and puns since bursting to the

NEW YORK, NY – FEBRUARY 15: Jeremy Lin #17 of the New York Knicks drives past Isaiah Thomas #22 of the Sacramento Kings at Madison Square Garden on February 15, 2012 in New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that,