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Tennis commentator fired for Venus 'guerilla' remark suing ESPN

REUTERS: Tennis commentator Doug Adler has sued broadcaster ESPN, weeks after being taken off the air following a remark about Venus Williams at the Australian Open that some interpreted to be racist. Adler, who has since apologised for how he spoke about Williams, has maintained that he was describing the African-American 13th seed’s aggressive style… Read More »

Former Fox News commentator sentenced to prison for faking CIA ties

WASHINGTON – A man who has appeared on Fox News as a guest “terrorism analyst” was sentenced to 33 months in prison on Friday on charges that he fraudulently claimed to have been a CIA agent for decades, U.S. prosecutors said. Wayne Simmons, 62, of Annapolis, Maryland, was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Alexandria,… Read More »