Originally posted on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 5/17/12
Osi Umenyiora has apologized for offending women with his "Happy Mother's Day" tweet to Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy. The New York Giants defensive end sent the apology via Twitter from Europe in response to an article on ESPN's website which criticized Umenyiora's insult to his NFL and Twitter rival by calling him a woman."Replace 'woman' with race, religion or sexual orientation and the reaction would be far different," wrote ESPN's Sarah Spain.  "Just imagine the response from the media and fans if Unmenyiora had tweeted McCoy 'Happy Gay Pride Day.'" Umenyiora agreed with the writer's point of view and said: "@Sarah Spain is absolutely correct in her article.  I wasn't thinking about it from that perspective.  I apologize to any woman offended.  It won't happen again." Umenyiora— who missed the Giants' Super Bowl ring ceremony on Wednesday night because he was in Germany— has insulted McCoy before— by referring to him in the feminine gender— after the running...
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