Limbaugh quits ESPN over McNabb remarks
Thursday, October 02, 2003
NEW YORK -- Conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh has resigned from his position at ESPN following comments he made about former Syracuse University football quarterback Donovan McNabb.
Limbaugh said on ESPN television that "the media has been very desirous that a black quarterback do well", implying that the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback is getting special treatment because of his race.
Story source: Sports Illustrated