ESPN is still mute on the Ben Roethlisberger situation — save for a Topix link on his player card. Is there something going on besides glacially-paced “due diligence?” Is ESPN more concerned with protecting their relationship with the NFL instead of reporting the news? Does ESPN have a responsibility to deliver all relevant sports news, good and bad? These are just some of the things I’m discussing in my inaugural post at the Washington Post’s blogging outpost for the NFL, The League.
For what it’s worth, yes, this situation absolutely stinks of a news company trying to protect their own interests. Agree? Disagree? Read more about it here.