15 Scandals That Rocked ESPN

Scott Sassa sexting scandal

Scott Sassa ESPN scandal
Associated Press

Scott Sassa was president of Hearst Entertainment & Syndication, the operating group responsible for Hearst’s interests in various cable television networks, including ESPN. In 2013, Sassa was basically forced to step down from his position, after a series of text messages between him and an “exotic dancer” were made public, when the women and her boyfriend attempted to blackmail him. According to reports, Sassa and the dancer were “sexting” back and forth, and he would often mention using MDMA and “toys.”

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