Sport ESPN reportedly fires Donovan McNabb, Eric Davis following sexual harassment allegations

01:25  06 january  2018
01:25  06 january  2018 Source:   Sporting News

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ESPN has suspended NFL analysts Donovan McNabb and Eric Davis , following the filing of a lawsuit (first reported by Bloomberg ) by Jami Cantor — a former wardrobe stylist for the NFL Network — which accuses both men of sexual harassment .

After conducting an investigation into the sexual harassment allegations against Donovan McNabb and Eric Davis , which were made by a former NFL Network employee, ESPN has decided to part ways with both of the former NFL superstars.

Donovan McNabb wearing a suit and tie © (YouTube) Donovan McNabb

ESPN has fired analysts Donovan McNabb and Eric Davis following a month-long investigation into sexual harassment allegations involving the two former NFL players, according to SportsBusinessDaily.com.

McNabb and Davis had both been suspended, along with several other current and former NFL Network analysts and an executive, after a former NFL Network wardrobe stylist, Jami Cantor, filed a wrongful termination lawsuit in October alleging the harassment.

McNabb allegedly sent Cantor sexually inappropriate text messages. She accused Davis of rubbing his body against her and using lewd and sexually suggestive talk.

In the wake of the suit, NFL Network also suspended former NFL players Marshall Faulk, Ike Taylor and Heath Evans.

McNabb appeared on ESPN shows such as “First Take” and has co-hosted a weekend show on ESPN Radio. Davis co-hosted an ESPN L.A. Radio show.

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