ESPN Accidentally Aired Old Notre Dame Photo That Featured a Naked Man In The Background

By 09.16.17

A segment during today’s Notre Dame-Boston College game on ESPN today the network aired an old 1941 photo of Frank Leahy that featured a naked man standing the background.

ESPN apologized for the accident in a statement to Yahoo Sports.
Via Yahoo Sports

An ESPN spokesperson confirmed to Yahoo Sports that the usage of the picture was accidental — in fairness, what’s behind the red dot isn’t the focal point of the picture — and the network apologized for its usage.

You can see the segment here if you’re curious via Deadspin.

It seems like ESPN can’t catch a break this week following the whole Jemele Hill-Donald Trump situation.


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