Originally posted on Total Sports Blog  |  Last updated 4/29/13
              Rob Parker…remember that name? He used to be a regular on ESPN’s First Take alongside Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith. A few months ago, Parker made some comments about whether or not Robert Griffin III was “a brotha or a cornball brotha”. These comments were extremely controversial, and ESPN ended up firing Parker just days after they were made. (comments after the jump) Earlier this morning, NBA center Jason Collins admitted to being gay. He is the first professional athlete to still be playing and come out as a homosexual. Jason Collins coming out is not the issue. The issue here is what Chris Broussard said in an interview this morning on ESPN’s Outside The Lines. (comments after the jump) My first reaction after hearing Parker’s comments was, “Wow, this guy is an idiot. I can’t believe he actually said that on air.” My reaction to Broussard’s comments was, “Did he really just say that? Wait really…did he just say that? Why was that relevant to any part of
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