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We wouldn’t say that David Cone’s use of the word “chopstick” when referring to Ichiro Suzuki’s bat during Tuesday’s night Yankees-Red Sox game is comparable to using this headline when referring to Jeremy Lin. But we will say that it probably wasn’t the best word to use.
And on cue, the outrage has begun.
[Larry Brown Sports]
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