Found September 19, 2012 on Philly Sports Live:
Yesterday, the Toronto Blue Jays organization, shortstop Yunel Escobar, the MLB, and the Players Association met and discussed about giving Escobar a suspension for having a homophobic slur on his eye black. Well the decision came down and he will be suspended three games beginning last night for displaying this homophobic slur. This suspension was agreed on by all parties involved, in the picture shown if you look closely you can see the slur.

MLB investigating Yunel Escobar for homophobic ‘you are a ********* eye black

MLB is investigating Yunel Escobar after it was revealed that the Blue Jays shortstop wore eye black with a homophobic message written on them during Saturday’s game. Escobar, who was born in Cuba, had the words “Tu ere maricon” written on his eye black for Saturday’s game against the Red Sox. “Tu ere maricon” is Spanish for “you are a ******.” Maricon is a commonly...

Blue Jays’ Yunel Escobar sports homophobic slur on face

Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Yunel Escobar, who typically writes messages via eye black on his face, was sporting a homophoic Spanish word that’s a derogatory term for a homsexual. During Saturday’s game against the Boston Red Sox, Escobar wrote “Tu ere”  under his eyes. However he misspelled the middle word. It is supposed to be spelled “eres,” Spanish-language sentence...

Yunel Escobar Eye Black Controversy Does Not Reflect Well on Blue Jays Organization (Video)

Many Red Sox players were outraged by Yunel Escobar's homophobic eye black message. While the controversial eye black message went unnoticed by most Red Sox players on the field, Nick Cafardo said it was inexcusable for the Blue Jays players and coaches to let him out onto the field with that slur written under his eyes. Escobar's off-field issues lead to him to be moved...

Yunel Escobar is an idiot

Toronto's f'in idiot of a shortstop, Yunel Escobar, thought of a brilliant plan to write a homophobic slur in spanish in his eye black on Saturday. As shown in the picture, Escobar had "Tu ere Maricon" under his eyes that can be translated into, well, read on and find out. Washington Post The Toronto Blue Jays and Major League Baseball have suspended shortstop...

Escobar suspended 3 games for slur

Yunel Escobar was suspended for three games Tuesday by the Toronto Blue Jays for wearing eye-black displaying a homophobic slur written in Spanish during last Saturday's game against the Boston Red Sox. Pictures posted online showed the Blue Jays shortstop with the message written in his eye-black, a sticker players wear under their eyes to reduce glare from the sun. The slur...

MLB Investigating Yunel Escobar After Blue Jays Shortstop Wears Eye Black With Gay Slur Written in Spanish

Writing messages on one's eye black is nothing new in professional sports. Plenty of athletes have made statements with their in-game makeup from time to time, from Tim Tebow's bible verses to Mark Herzlich's Batman mask to Bryce Harper's whatever the heck his design is. Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Yunel Escobar appears to have crossed the line with his latest foray...

Blue Jays shortstop Yunel Escobar allegedly had gay slur written on eye black

Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Yunel Escobar is BOLD. Escobar thought it would be a good idea to wear eye black with a gay slur written in Spanish on Saturday when the Blue Jays faced off against the Red Sox. Of course the MLB is investigating. “The Toronto Blue Jays do not support discrimination of any [...]

Yenel Escobar wore eye black that read 'You are F*ggot'

Blue Jays shortstop Yunel Escobar wore the offensive Spanish phrase "Tu ere maricon" in his eye black Saturday. Yes, we're still shaking our heads and scrunching up our eyes over the complete... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Escobar docked 3 games for eye-black slur

Okay. Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Yunel Escobar will be sitting out the next three games after he was suspended by Major League Baseball for putting a Spanish, homophobic slur in his eye-black for a game this past Saturday. Yeah, that's right, he was suspended for something incredibly stupid. The image was first noticed in a Getty Images photo and yes, it's going...

Only Ozzie Guillen would try to justify Yunel Escobar’s situation

Ozzie Guillen is not the smartest man on the planet. I’m not the first person to make that observation and I guarantee you I won’t even be close to the last as long as he has an audience to speak to. Let us be clear Guillen like everyone else has a right to his feelings and the opportunity to create an environment in his home that he and his family find comfortable (more on...

Lingerie, Escobar's Eye Black, and Baseball's Double Standard

There won’t be any pictures in this post. If you want to see Bryce Harper and other rookies for the Washington Nationals dressed as female gymnasts, sporting just leotards as they board Amtrak, you can Google it. It’s out there. If you want to see other rookies dressed as nurses, French maids, or ballerinas in tutus and bedazzled headbands, head to Twitter where respected athletes...

Links of the Day 9/17/12

It’s too cold out. But also, join me in wishing Eric Wahlund a happy birthday. I always enjoy pictures of someone breaking something. Like windows, not bones. Some conspiracies in sports. Kind of la good reason why I don’t follow the NBA, you know? Yunel Escobar is a jerk… in Spanish! SCOREBOARD NFL San Francisco 27, Detroit 19 – The 49ers might be the best team in the league...
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