“I’ve had this discussion internally with hundreds of our employees that sports is about uniting, and ESPN needs to unite people around sports … That’s our role.” WaPo with a very interesting look at an increasingly contentious debate within ESPN about when it’s OK to get into politics. As ESPN tries to stick to sports, president Jimmy Pitaro must define what that means. (On one hand, now more than ever, we need an escape from the nonstop barrage of divisive politics. On the the other hand, now more than ever, we need to come to terms with the fact that everything is political. I suppose we should just follow the advice of Yogi Berra: “When you come to a fork in the road, take it.”)