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ESPN Suspends Rob Parker For RG3 Comments
Posted By Sports Talk Florida On December 21, 2012 @ 2:00 PM In Sports Media | No Comments
The network announced the suspension Thursday, a day after Parker apologized for comments he made during a Dec. 13 episode of “First Take”.
Posting to Twitter, Parker said, “I blew it and I’m sincerely sorry. I completely understand how the issue of race in sports is a sensitive one and needs to be handled with great care.”
Parker, who is black, was discussing Griffin’s role as an African-American quarterback when he noted that Griffin has a white fiance and is rumored to be a Republican.
Among his comments, Parker said, “Is he a brother or a cornball brother?”
Source: Associated Press
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