ESPN Sued by Tennis Analyst Who Was Axed Over Venus Williams ‘Guerrilla’ Comment

Happy Valentine’s Day, ESPN. Here’s a lawsuit.

A journalist who was pulled from duty after describing Venus Williams’ “guerrilla” style of playing while covering the Australian Open last month is now suing ESPN, contending that the sports network “bowed to the Twitter universe of haters and those ignorant of tennis who thought [he] used the word ‘gorilla’ to describe Venus Williams that day.”

The lawsuit, filed by tennis analyst Doug Adler in Los Angeles Superior Court on...

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