Balancing act: Miami-FIU brawl coverage one-sided

Originally Published: October 31, 2006
By George Solomon | ESPN Ombudsman

ESPN's coverage of the brawl in the third period of the Florida International-University of Miami football game in the Orange Bowl in mid-October elicited a torrent of e-mails from viewers who claimed the network was one-sided and unfair to the Hurricanes.

The melee was prompted by an FIU player jumping on Miami's holder following a third-quarter point-after attempt and resulted in dozens of players fighting each other, including many rushing the field from their respective sidelines. FIU's ...

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