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ESPN launched a 28-hour fantasy football marathon Monday night, and it didn’t take long for some viewers to notice a particularly offensive segment that looked a lot like a modern-day slave auction.

Wheeler then launches into a fast-paced bidding process that ultimately “sells” the New York Giants wide receiver, who is black, for $34 to a beaming white man he dubs “Shiny Top.”

ESPN also “auctioned” New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, who is white ― but the segment featuring Beckham has drawn criticism for obvious reasons. A white auctioneer selling off mostly black players (another segment featured black Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell) to what appears to be an almost entirely white audience clearly evokes the  slave auctions of the past.

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    ESPN launched a 28-hour fantasy football marathon Monday night, and it didn’t take long for some viewers to notice a particularly offensive segment that looked a lot like a modern-day slave auction.

    Wheeler then launches into a fast-paced bidding process that ultimately “sells” the New York Giants wide receiver, who is black, for $34 to a beaming white man he dubs “Shiny Top.”

    ESPN also “auctioned” New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, who is white ― but the segment featuring Beckham has drawn criticism for obvious reasons. A white auctioneer selling off mostly black players (another segment featured black Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell) to what appears to be an almost entirely white audience clearly evokes the  slave auctions of the past.

    What is the free "registration"?

  • How do I recover my member name and/or password?
  • Which areas on ESPN.com do I have access to with my free registration?
  • How do I change my account information (i.e. Login information, etc.)?
  • I have a free registration and am now interested in becoming an ESPN Insider. How can I find out more about the Insider Features?
  • Answers

    WHAT IS THE FREE REGISTRATION?
    Registration gives you a FREE member name and password that is necessary to access the free fantasy games. To sign up for your ESPN.com registration, click here.

    HOW DO I RECOVER MY MEMBER NAME AND/OR PASSWORD?
    Click on Forgot Membername / Password . Enter the requested information and click on the "Submit" button. Your requested information will be sent to the email address listed in your account information.

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    ESPN launched a 28-hour fantasy football marathon Monday night, and it didn’t take long for some viewers to notice a particularly offensive segment that looked a lot like a modern-day slave auction.

    Wheeler then launches into a fast-paced bidding process that ultimately “sells” the New York Giants wide receiver, who is black, for $34 to a beaming white man he dubs “Shiny Top.”

    ESPN also “auctioned” New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, who is white ― but the segment featuring Beckham has drawn criticism for obvious reasons. A white auctioneer selling off mostly black players (another segment featured black Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell) to what appears to be an almost entirely white audience clearly evokes the  slave auctions of the past.