ESPN sideline reporter apologizes after TV debut mocked online

Monday night’s matchup between the Denver Broncos and Los Angeles Chargers quickly became less about the football and more about the commentators.

The game was already set to make history from on the field and the broadcast. Two African American coaches were making their debuts on the same night, while the telecast featured Beth Mowins, the first woman to call a regular season NFL game in 30 years, and infamous coach Rex Ryan in the booth.

But it was young sideline reporter Sergio Dipp who captured the audience’s attention.

Dipp, who has been with ESPN Deportes since 2013, made a memorable first impression in his Monday Night Football debut, though not for the reasons he had hoped.

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