They want her fired. The Catholic League to my knowledge has never officially denounced the name "Touchdown Jesus" on campus, which is essentially an endorsement anyway, and in my humble opinion part of the problem in the first place. Huh, Catholic priests really take their football seriously over there. Catholic pussies. I'm not really seeing the hypocrisy aspect of this, but I'll agree that people really need to worry less about what others say. They're just words, folks.
Facts and opinions on a variety of pop culture topics, past and present. I thought it was definitely an overreaction by ESPN. But, ESPN is rather famous for their overreaction to just about anything. That network is like the KGB the way it keeps tabs on it's employees. It was a company function so I'm sure anyone who has the video knows they'll be fired immediately for releasing the video. ESPN is very protective of it's image. Maybe an overreaction--it was a roast, after all!
According to some news and sports websites, ESPN anchorwoman Dana Jacobson graphically attacked Jesus Christ at a recent roast of her colleagues; she was reportedly intoxicated. I respect all religions and did not mean anything derogatory by my poorly chosen words. First, there is no evidence that ESPN is taking this matter seriously.
Not surprisingly, it sounds like the reliance on athletes to carry a night of comedy fell flat. However, the unintentional comedy scale was tipped quite heavily thanks to some surprising contributors. Some highlights from the article link to follow :. Anyone that has seen a Comedy Central roast knows that in situations like this, Ross has no equal.