Jemele Hill (Credit: Allen Kee / ESPN Images)

ESPN Suspends Anchor Jemele Hill

SportsCenter anchor pulled for two weeks for tweets

ESPN has suspended SportsCenter anchor Jemele Hill for two weeks for a violation of the company’s social media guidelines, the network said Monday.

The decision comes after Hill in a tweet Sunday encouraged a boycott of advertisers of the Dallas Cowboys after owner Jerry Jones said he would bench any players who knelt during the national anthem.

Hill had come under fire last month for calling President Donald Trump a "white supremacist" in a series of tweets.