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Ron Franklin was set to work the booth in ESPN’s coverage of the 2011 Tostito’s Fiesta Bowl, when he found himself in politically incorrect hot water for referring to Jeannine Edwards as “sweet cakes” during a production meeting earlier in the day.
Edwards, an ESPN sideline reporter–you know, the women they put on the sidelines like Erin Andrews, who are far less likely to be yelled at and/or struck by a pissed off coach during those ridiculous going-into-the...Read Full Story
ESPN sideline reporter Jeannine Edwards isn't someone you read about often, but she found herself in headlines over the weekend after ESPN benched radio play-by-play veteran Ron Franklin for calling her "sweet baby" in a conversation before a game. Edwards spoke with SI.com to clear up details of a story that had already been in circulation. She explained that she was having a standing with colleague Rod Gilmore in a hotel hallway, where they were having a conversation about his wife...Read Full Story
The ESPN college football analyst Ron Franklin was taken out of the Fiesta Bowl game broadcast due to comments that he made toward sideline reporter Jeannine Edwards during the Chick-fil-A Bowl pre-bowl on Friday. NESN Newswire reports that Ron Franklin called the female reporter "sweetcakes" and that he later called her an "a-hole" once she told him not to talk to her like that.
Both Ron Franklin and Jeannine Edwards were scheduled to work together on Saturday night at the Fiesta Bowl, but...Read Full Story
ESPN's Jeannine Edwards wants to set the record straight. SBB reported that Ron Franklin called her sweet cakes. Edwards emailed USA Today:
First of all, Edwards says Franklin called her "Sweet...
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