Shannon Sharpe: Another Example Of Sexist Behavior In the NFL?

September 15, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Today, former NFL tight end and current CBS Sports football analyst Shannon Sharpe announced that he would be taking a leave of absence from his job.
The reason? Sharpe was served with a temporary restraining order by a woman named Michele Bundy last week, but only recently did the details of the restraining order emerge. Bundy alleges that Sharpe forced her to have sex, stalked her, and threatened her life on numerous occasions. In other words, Sharpe is dealing with some very serious and disturbing allegations.
Normally, such a revelation would be viewed as simply another example of a loudmouth ex-football player living up to the brute stereotype.
However, the recent Ines Sainz controversy will likely result in the Sharpe situation receiving extra attention from the media.
After Sainz' complaint regarding her treatment in the Jets locker room surfaced, Washington Redskins running back Clinton Portis made a comment stating that many women reporters enter locker roo...

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