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Michael Kay says tipsy Red Sox fan thought Yankees announcer was Curt Schilling

It sounds like Yankees bases weren't the only things left loaded at Fenway Park during Monday night's punchless 4-3 loss to the Red Sox.Longtime New York Yankees play-by-play announcer Michael Kay says he encountered a tipsy Boston fan who insisted the YES Network announcer was former Red Sox pitcher and censored ESPN analyst Curt Schilling.Kay tweeted about the boozy encounter:...
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John Kruk: Take Curt Schilling with 'a grain of salt'

If there is one person at ESPN who will never back down from commenting on a controversy, it’s the always outspoken John Kruk. While Kruk didn’t turn Curt Schilling’s absence from Sunday Night Baseball into a bigger story than it already was — Jake Arietta, an error on a hot smash in the third and the Dodgers overall lack of hits conspired to make Sunday’s game bigger...
Via Awful Announcing
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Sarah Palin rips ESPN on Curt Schilling suspension

    One of America’s most beloved Republicans has taken a stance against the way one of America’s other favorite Republicans was punished by his employer for a recent tweet. In a lengthy Facebook post on Thursday, Sarah Palin defended Curt Schilling and his recent tweet about radical Muslims. (Editor’s note: Yeah, I was kidding about the whole “beloved” thing). The...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Schilling will not be on Sunday Night Baseball this week

Curt Schilling’s ESPN career is in flux.  The former World Series MVP has been known to share a controversial opinion or two on his social media pages, but he clearly stepped over the line this week.  Schilling posted and deleted a picture comparing Muslims to Nazi Germany that drew swift and near-universal backlash. In the aftermath, ESPN quickly removed Schilling from his...
Via Awful Announcing
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ESPN Pulls Curt Schilling After Controversial Tweets Posted About Muslims

Just hours before he was scheduled to call a game in the Little League World Series, ESPN has pulled analyst and former Major League pitcher Curt Schilling from their broadcast crew after he posted a controversial tweet seemingly comparing Muslims to Nazis. Schilling, who is no stranger to expressing opinions some find controversial, would later delete the tweet, which looked as...
Via Gamedayr
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Curt Schilling pulled off Little League game after tweet about Muslims

Curt Schilling sent a controversial tweet on Tuesday comparing radical Muslims to Nazis, and the backlash was felt almost immediately. In a statement shortly after the now-deleted tweet went viral, ESPN announced that Schilling has been removed from his duties with the Little League World Series. “Curt’s tweet was completely unacceptable, and in no way represents our company’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN pulls Curt Schilling from LLWS assignment after Tweet

ESPN analyst Curt Schilling is in plenty of hot water after sending a tweet Tuesday comparing Muslims to Nazis, and Bristol’s already responded. ESPN PR’s Josh Krulewitz tweeted out a corporate statement on the matter Tuesday afternoon, declaring Schilling’s comments out of bounds and saying he’d be pulled from his current Little League World Series assignment: ESPN comment...
Via Awful Announcing
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Curt Schilling deletes racist tweet about Muslims

    Former MLB pitcher Curt Schilling got himself into trouble yet again on Tuesday with his controversial opinions and hard-headed attitude. In a tweet that was only live for about 10 minutes before he deleted it, Schilling compared radical Muslims to Germans who were part of the Nazi regime in the 1930s and 1940s. Curt Schilling tweeted this a few minutes ago and then...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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ESPN’s Curt Schilling Posts Offensive Meme Regarding Muslims, Nazis

Curt Schilling never shied away from controversy during his pitching career, and he hasn’t done so during his time as a baseball analyst for ESPN. Schilling has gotten in some hot water before for his Twitter commentary, and his latest tweet is already generating backlash. Schilling tweeted a meme earlier today that appeared to compare Muslims to 1940 Germans. He deleted it almost...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Was Mike Fiers cheating during his no-hitter?

When you think pitching and greatness it’s unlikely you think of Mike Fiers. Well Friday, Mike Fiers threw a no-hitter against the Los Angeles Dodgers, so in your face. Of coruse, I’m kidding.f No-hitters are fluky events by nature, and though the game’s greats have thrown them, so have many of the game’s not-so-greats. For example, the list of pitchers who have thrown no...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

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