Posted November 01, 2012 on AP on Fox
PLAYERS: Curt Schilling
TEAMS: Boston Red Sox
Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling on Friday called a lawsuit brought against him by Rhode Island's economic development agency ''political'' and denied wrongdoing in connection with a $75 million loan guarantee the state gave his failed video game company, 38 Studios. The Rhode Island Economic Development Corp. on Thursday sued Schilling, some of its former employees and others, saying they committed fraud and other acts that misled the state into approving the deal. 38 Studios laid off all its employees and declared bankruptcy earlier this year. In his first public comments on the lawsuit, Schilling, in a written statement sent Friday to The Associated Press, said the EDC's decision was made ''with its eyes wide open and with full understanding of any risks.'' Schilling said he had not yet seen the lawsuit, but believes he's being sued in part because of critical comments he made about Gov. Lincoln Chafee's handling of the situ...
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