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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. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Radio aims to be provocative, fair

    George Solomon

    Ombudsman George Solomon looks at ESPN Radio's battle to remain strongly opinionated and fair at the same time.

    Story | Conversation | December 27, 2005
  13. Putting ESPN under a microscope

    George Solomon

    Veteran journalist puts ESPN under his microscope and comments on the network's decisions.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2005