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Charissa Thompson sparks backlash after saying she’d 'make up' coaches' comments during NFL sideline reports

Posted on AllSides November 17th, 2023
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Sports journalist Charissa Thompson sparked an uproar after she said she used to fabricate coaches' comments when she worked as an NFL sideline reporter — but later walked back her statement claiming she never "lied" or did anything "unethical."

Thompson, who now works for Fox Sports and Amazon Prime’s “Thursday Night Football,” shared the comments on Wednesday’s episode of the “Pardon My Take” podcast. 

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