Found April 10, 2012 on NESN.com:
10:20 a.m. ET: That didn't take long. The Marlins have announced before the news conference even began that they have suspended Guillen five games for his comments. We'll learn more shortly. 10:15 a.m. ET: Ozzie Guillen has made a living out of saying some pretty insane things. His latest comments, praising Cuban dictator Fidel Castro, may have Guillen in his hottest water yet. In a recent interview with Time magazine, Guillen said that he loved Castro, and he praised the longtime dictator for living so long despite being one of the most hated men in the world. Those comments did...
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