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roger mcdowell in hot water

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Herbert Anchovy, Apr 27, 2011.

  1. Herbert Anchovy

    Herbert Anchovy Active Member

    http://hardballtalk.nbcsports.com/2011/04/27/gloria-allred-claims-braves-pitching-coach-roger-mcdowell-made-shocking-gay-slurs-to-fans-at-att-park/

    http://blogs.thescore.com/mlb/2011/04/27/roger-mcdowell-is-a-gem/

    And his Wiki page was defaced.
     
  2. McNuggetsMan

    McNuggetsMan Member

    Re: gloria allred accuses roger mcdowell of gay slurs

    I wonder what Quinn and his buddies yelled (in front of Quinn's twin daughters) at McDowell to trigger McDowell's disgusting and inappropriate response. I doubt that Quinn was a complete innocent and saying things that were respectful. McDowell was likely being an ass but I don't buy Quinn's "THINK OF THE CHILDREN" response holds water.
     
  3. Cosmo

    Cosmo Well-Known Member

    Re: gloria allred accuses roger mcdowell of gay slurs

    It's all gone downhill for McDowell since he was revealed as the second spitter.
     
  4. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Re: gloria allred accuses roger mcdowell of gay slurs

    So stipulated that Roger McDowell is a Neanderthal, but what the hell is Quinn doing going to that press conference and putting himself and his family in the middle of Gloria Allred's national cry for help? He's not going to sue (or be successful at it anyway), he might get some free tickets, but really he's just causing a whole lot of grief for himself.
     
  5. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Re: gloria allred accuses roger mcdowell of gay slurs

    No way a member of the 1986 Mets would act like this.
     
  6. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Re: gloria allred accuses roger mcdowell of gay slurs

    McDowell has retained a big time Atlanta Law firm- King and Spalding, so it must be a serious threat. Those guys are not cheap.
     
  7. derwood

    derwood Active Member

    Re: gloria allred accuses roger mcdowell of gay slurs

    If true, Braves should terminate him.
     
  8. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    Re: gloria allred accuses roger mcdowell of gay slurs

    Is this true or is this a joke?

    If they took on Roger McDowell as a client to defend him against gay slurs the day after punting the DOMA case, that would be pretty incredible.

    This has to be a joke, right?
     
  9. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Re: gloria allred accuses roger mcdowell of gay slurs

    Boom, or what Boom says?
     
  10. Seahawk

    Seahawk Member

    Re: gloria allred accuses roger mcdowell of gay slurs

    According to the AP account, Quinn was not one of the three men that McDowell was initially making the homophobic remarks to. The way I read it was that Quinn heard and saw McDowell making the comments to other people, and then made a comment about children being in the area. That's when McDowell turned on Quinn.

    Link: http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/news/story?id=6438616

    Justin Quinn, 33, of Fresno said he was in the stands at AT&T Park in San Francisco during pregame batting practice with his wife and 9-year-old twin daughters when he noticed McDowell hectoring three men and asking them, "Are you guys a homo couple or a threesome?" Quinn said he proceeded to make crude sexual gestures with his hips and a bat.

    Quinn, who was down in front of the field, then shouted, "Hey there are kids out here," he said during a news conference at the Los Angeles office of noted attorney Gloria Allred.

    Quinn alleged that the coach replied that kids don't belong at a baseball park, picked up a bat, walked up to Quinn and asked him, "How much are your teeth worth?"
     
  11. dkphxf

    dkphxf Member

    Re: gloria allred accuses roger mcdowell of gay slurs

    Whither Leo Mazzone?
     
  12. Guy_Incognito

    Guy_Incognito Well-Known Member

    Re: gloria allred accuses roger mcdowell of gay slurs

    Whither Jesse Orosco?
     
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