With huge amounts of pressure and millions of people watching, it’s safe to say that sports reporting is a tough job.

As there are a lot of broadcasting competitors, reporters are forced to make newsworthy comments to increase popularity.

Here are 16 examples of when sports reporters took their comments way too far and made awfully inappropriate remarks.



1. Jemele Hill


Hill wrote: “Rooting for the Celtics is like saying Hitler was a victim. It’s like hoping Gorbachev would get to the blinking red button before Reagan. Deserving or not, I still hate the Celtics.”

She was suspended for several weeks.

 2. Mark Saxenmeyer


Saxenmeyer ended his run on KSTP-TV after he was caught making an inappropriate gay reference about ‘Big HOMO dads’ which was meant to be a prank, apparently…