ESPN Sorry for Racist Lin Headline

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Jeremy Lin #17 of the New York Knicks drives by Anthony Carter #25 of the Toronto Raptors at the Air Canada Centre February 14, 2012 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

It was bound to happen. ESPN is investigating an offensive headline reference New York Knicks star Jeremy Lin that was posted on its mobile site last night. The worldwide leader in sports coverage apologized for running a story under the headline “Chink in the Armor” after the player failed to lead the Knicks to their eighth straight win. As the Twittersphere went wild flagging the insensitive comment, ESPN apologized for the “mistake.” But that wasn't the only oops moment: it turns out a commentator made the same error on television.