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Today on ESPN radio former
Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling decided to drop a bomb on the baseball and
sports community when he discussed a conversation he and certain Red Sox “members”
had in 2008.
“At the end of my career, in
2008 when I had gotten hurt, there was a conversation that I was involved in in
which it was brought to my attention that this is a potential path I might want
Schilling has never been one
to shy away from controversy: In other words he may have retired from baseball
but not from speaking his mind. His remarks about the Sox organization were at
the tail end of a much larger conversation – which took place on The Herd with
host Colin Cowherd – in reference to the current Alex Rodriguez steroid scandal.
It was specified by Schilling
that the “members” involved in the conversation with Schilling back in 2008 are
no longer affiliated or involved with the Red Sox organization, but the
implications are damming.
“Former members of the
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