Latest Terrell Owens media binge 'just too much'

Originally Published: October 2, 2006
By George Solomon | ESPN Ombudsman

ESPN's coverage -- television, radio and on its Web site -- of the Terrell Owens situation last Wednesday was a "Category 5" media binge worthy of a national leader at death's door. The day began with a police report detailing an apparent attempt by the celebrated Dallas wide receiver to take his life with an overdose of painkillers. Eight hours later, Owens held a press conference to announce that he "made no suicide attempt" and wanted to play against Tennessee on Sunday.

The scenario began ...

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