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  1. ESPN Reflections: The Good, the Bad and the Boo-Yah

    George Solomon

    While the Ombudsman was often impressed by ESPN's impact, breadth and reach, that was offset by decisions that angered many viewers -- and the Ombudsman himself.

    Story | March 28, 2007
  2. Given conflicts, Amaechi coverage 'over the top'

    George Solomon

    ESPN would have been better served by showing restraint in how it covered former NBA player John Amaechi's recent revelation that he is gay, says the Ombudsman.

    Story | March 05, 2007
  3. ESPN's coverage of black coaches 'smart, creative'

    George Solomon

    Although some viewers didn't like the mix of sports and social issues, the Ombudsman says ESPN's coverage of race and the Super Bowl was smart and creative.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2007
  4. Stellar scoops, features offset by slights, biases

    George Solomon

    While ESPN featured many high points in 2006, the Ombudsman also noted numerous slights, biases and unpopular executive decisions.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2007
  5. Irvin's racial remarks about Romo crossed the line

    George Solomon

    Ombudsman George Solomon says Michael Irvin's apology over racial remarks about Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo was not sufficient.

    Story | Conversation | November 30, 2006
  6. Balancing act: Miami-FIU brawl coverage one-sided

    George Solomon

    Ombudsman George Solomon says ESPN's coverage of the Miami-Florida International brawl lacked balance in reporting and commentary.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2006
  7. Latest Terrell Owens media binge 'just too much'

    George Solomon

    Ombudsman George Solomon agrees with many viewers that ESPN's coverage of Terrell Owens' recent overdose was over the top.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2006
  8. Playing favorites: Viewers question game choices

    George Solomon

    While the philosophy behind ESPN's live game selections is understandable, some viewers take exception to the execution.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2006
  9. Viewers baffled by Reynolds, World Cup decisions

    George Solomon

    Many viewers do not understand ESPN's decision making, whether it's the choice of lead story on "SportsCenter" or personnel moves.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2006
  10. Networks' World Cup coverage both scores, misses

    George Solomon

    ABC and ESPN have done a credible job covering the World Cup, but the Ombudsman says trying to please soccer fans is another story.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2006
  11. ESPN needs more journalism, less sensationalism

    George Solomon

    ESPN Ombudsman George Solomon says the network should focus more on quality journalism and less on sensationalism.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2006
  12. Bonds show offers more questions than answers

    George Solomon

    "Bonds on Bonds" producers need to press the San Francisco Giant to react to the turmoil that seems follows him 24/7.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2006
  13. Vitale still signature face, voice of ESPN hoops

    George Solomon

    While some viewers may be turned off by Dick Vitale, he is ESPN's signature voice of college basketball, and that's good

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2006
  14. ESPN should put 'Bonds on Bonds' on hold

    George Solomon

    In the wake of the latest steroids allegations against Barry Bonds, ESPN should call time out on its Bonds reality series.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2006
  15. Rights issues chill ESPN's Olympics coverage

    George Solomon

    While the Super Bowl played to ESPN's strengths, the network's Olympics coverage left the Ombudsman a little cold.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2006
  16. Plan for Bonds reality show 'boggles the mind'

    George Solomon

    Ombudsman George Solomon says ESPN's decision to launch a reality show with Barry bonds "boggles the mind."

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2006