Sports host suspended over billboard

By News4Jax.com Staff, webteam@wjxt.com
Published On: Aug 08 2014 08:24:25 AM EDT
MIAMI, Fla -

One sports host has been suspended after he bought a billboard mocking LeBron James.

ESPN host Dan Le Batard has been benched for two days - and will head back to the airwaves on Monday.

This billboard was in LeBron's hometown of Akron, Ohio.
It reminds people that the basketball star won his NBA titles in South Florida with the Miami Heat.

ESPN said in a statement that quote "his recent stunt does not reflect ESPN's standards and brand."

It also pointed out that Le Batard did not clear his plans with the station in advance.

Many Heat fans have criticized James for refusing to thank them for their support since he announced plans to head back to the Cavaliers.

That brings us to our social media question.

We want to know what you think about the suspension, do you think ESPN is taking the billboard too seriously? Or was Le Batard out of line?

We'll share some of your best answers a little later in the show.

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