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Irvin at it again ...

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by bigpern23, Nov 22, 2006.

  1. bigpern23

    bigpern23 Well-Known Member

    Sorry if this is a D_B, but a buddy of mine pointed this out to me on Profootballtalk.com. Apparently, Michael Irvin believes the only way Tony Romo could be a gifted athlete is if his great-great-great grandma slept with a black man.

    Below is some part of a transcript from Irvin's appearance on the Dan Patrick Show. It's a bit choppy, presumably because Irvin tends to be a blathering idiot, but you get the idea.

     
  2. Ben_Hecht

    Ben_Hecht Active Member

    If a white guy had said this . . .
     
  3. Oz

    Oz Active Member

    Irvin ought to be fired. Not for these comments, but for generally having nothing smart to say on TV.
     
  4. Trouser_Buddah

    Trouser_Buddah Active Member

    Fixed. ;D
     
  5. Bojangling = Michael Irvin....

    I mention all of this in my next AOL column... should be up some time today.
     
  6. Oz

    Oz Active Member

    Good man. Tell it like it is, Jason.
     
  7. bigpern23

    bigpern23 Well-Known Member

    Looking forward to it, J_W. The worst part is that an intelligent broadcaster like Tom Jackson feels the need to try edge closer to Irvin's style rather than sticking to what he's done so well for so long (or perhaps he's being told to. Either way...).
     
  8. D.Sanchez

    D.Sanchez Member

    But he's the "playmaker"
     
  9. Lester Bangs

    Lester Bangs Active Member

    Can hardly fire somebody for being an idiot when you hired them because they're an idiot.
     
  10. Guy_Incognito

    Guy_Incognito Well-Known Member

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    He's waiting to see whether Irvin keeps his job.
     
  11. This one's going to keep me up nights.
     
  12. DisembodiedOwlHead

    DisembodiedOwlHead Active Member

    Contrast this to the Steve Lyons comments ...
     
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