Curt Schilling Suspended ESPN

Curt Schilling Suspended From ESPN Over Offensive Tweet About Muslims

ESPN has called foul on Curt Schilling, following an offensive tweet posted by the former Boston Red Sox player on Tuesday.

Schilling, who has been covering the Little League World Series for ESPN as an analyst, tweeted the following meme, comparing Muslims to Nazis:

Curt Schilling Suspended ESPN

Unsurprisingly, this did not sit well with ESPN. The Disney-owned company has removed Schilling from his current post, releasing the following statement about its decision:

Curt’s tweet was completely unacceptable, and in no way represents our company’s perspective. We made that point very strongly to Curt and have removed him from his current Little League assignment pending further consideration.


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124 Comments
  1. Mario says:

    Your headline is more offensive than the tweet. He is only condemning Islamic extremists; isn’t that something we can all agree with? If people hear ‘extremists’ and think you mean ‘all Muslims,’ the fault is with them, particularly when the picture itself makes a clear distinction.

    • TaMara says:

      Clearly Disney and ESPN thought it was offensive as well:

      “Curt’s tweet was completely unacceptable, and in no way represents our company’s perspective.”

    • James says:

      If you don’t find this offensive then you need to reread this and understand what it means. He is basically saying that at some point a large portion of Muslims will become extremist or terrorist Which is no different than saying all Muslims are extremist or terrorists. There is very little distinction between what he said and what other anti Muslim people say. Maybe he didn’t mean it that way maybe he did, but he said it nonetheless.

      • David H says:

        What do you mean ‘at some point’? Don’t you read the news -it’s already happening.

        • pvgee says:

          Political Correctness is deadly to free speech. Curt had every right to ‘tweet’ what he did and most Americans recognize it as truth-telling. Standing up to the speech police and islamic terrorists takes guts. Thanks, Curt – I just wish you hadn’t apologized.

          • He isn’t standing up for anything, he gave into fear by tweeting that stupid meme.

          • Patrick says:

            He absolutely has every right to say whatever he wants to say. And his employer has every right to be upset by his free speech and punish him. Freedom is a two way street. You can say whatever you want. And others can get upset by that free speech.

          • Sarah says:

            He doesn’t have “every right” to tweet what he wants. He works for a publicly traded company in a capacity where his public image reflects on their bottom line. In private, he can say what he wants, in public he has a persona he has to uphold and ESPN and Disney control the parameters of that persona. If he didn’t want to put limits on his right to free speech, he shouldn’t work in the limelight.

          • dman6015 says:

            You are correct that he was well within his rights to Tweet it. However, his employer was well within their right to suspend/fire him. That’s how the First Amendment is SUPPOSED to work.

        • AM68 says:

          That’s funny. I’m Muslim- American and have never had so much as a parking ticket. It’s pretty stupid to lump 1.6 BILLION people on the planet together with a couple thousand looney tunes.

      • Lisa says:

        You are the one who needs to reread the comment. It does not AT ALL say that “at some point a large portion of Muslims will become extremists or terrorists”. You are incorrect. He is simply stating that even though a very small portion of Muslims are extremists, it is still a huge number of people and they can and have already done a lot of damage. Just as the percentage of Germans were Nazis.

        • Andrea says:

          I agree with Lisa. That’s the same way that I read it…that I small number of radicals (in relation to the total number of Germans and/or the total number of people who practice Islam) have been able to exact a great deal of harm on humanity. If anything, James, it’s the opposite of what you’re saying. That it DOESN’T take a large segment of any population to cause significant harm to others.

        • rarefied says:

          The comparison doesn’t even make sense, though. Germany was one country with one government that took over and had complete power. Islam is a religion spread all over the world with different sects that don’t agree with each other. It’s like saying liberal Christians and Cathoics are to blame for the stupid stuff the Duggars pull.

          • Andrea says:

            “Islam is a religion spread all over the world with different sects that don’t agree with each other.” That is what makes part of the point, though. That a relatively small number of Muslims who practice extremism (in relation to the total number of Muslims in the world) have been able to cause the havoc that they have to humanity as a whole. The comparison with Germany is that the Nazis were a small number of overall German society, yet these people were able to enact such terror that it continues to be considered horrific decades later. It’s about the scale of damage and destruction that a relatively small number of people is able to create within a larger whole.

      • northc says:

        Not enough are willing to stand up against it. I don’t care who it offends. Muslim extremists kill thousands of innocent people. Their religion is a justification for their actions. Sorry. It’s the truth.

        • Rebecca says:

          Thousands of innocent MUSLIM people are killed by the extremists,not “people”. You all focus on the few Westerners as if they’re the ONLY victims, when the reality is that the majority of their victims are other Muslims. It’s a shame really, but I guess that doesn’t fit your narrative.

          • steve says:

            they kill thousands of jews a year. the very goal of hitler and extermist muslims is to wipe out jews. sorry its true. don’t like it to bad. what curt said was true. maybe only 5-10 pct of muslims are extermists but when those extermists run countires like iran its a danger to all of us.

          • Okay Dude says:

            Thousands of Jews a year? Mind providing a citation!

          • Joe E Dangerously says:

            Those people are not white, therefore they don’t count. Oh, they deny it’s all about demonizing brown people. But come on now. Come on. It’s as plain as day. Someone will try to argue with me, guaranteed, but those of us who aren’t drunk on this century’s version of McCarthyism can see this whole thing for exactly what it is. It’s the latest version of white people hysterics over the Japanese, Latinos, and blacks. They look different from us and they have different customs so be afraid. Be very afraid. And it works. As we can see by these comments, it works very very well. As I often say, this is the power of propaganda.

        • mike says:

          Don’t tweet the truth it may offend liberals

      • John NYC says:

        So what is the correct number for current extremists if he got it wrong?

        • AM68 says:

          Well I can give you a number of Muslim on the planet – 1.6 BILLION. Extremists make up what – perhaps in the thousands??

      • Bob Backus says:

        That is such a stupid way to look at it, it’s no wonder there are so many idiots out there. At what point did he say a large portion of Muslims will become extremist or terrorist? That is just putting your thoughts into his mouth. Just plain ignorant. If you are trying to say that because the Nazis in Germany terrorized their own people by installing Nazi\Gestapo “Homeowner’s Associations” (Gauleiter), forced indoctrination of children to inform on their parents, terrorized the German enemies of the state and forced them to fight in the German national forces under threat, OH WAIT, that actually does sound like ISIS doesn’t it? …..

      • Jogging says:

        Not true. What happened with the Nazis is a fair comparison to Isis. Small number of radicals using fear and violence to try and control masses and eradicate those that don’t agree with them. Most Germans were not Nazis as most Muslims are not part of Isis. Fear and terror are powerful weapons

      • Paul says:

        I believe he’s saying that the extremists are leading the rest of the Muslim community into a bad, bad situation. Most Germans weren’t Nazis. A lot of them were probably horrified by what the Nazis did. But people, in large numbers, tend to lack courage. They tend to “go along to get along”. That is how demagogues succeed when their ideas are nonsensical or even deeply antisocial.

        Where he might be wrong is that the Muslim community is not as homogenous or as bound to a single physical location as the Germans were. The closest real analogy would be to compare ISIS (a subset even of the extremists) to the Nazis, and to this point. It is still unclear how that will develop.

        People like their culture. The Arabs and the Persians gave the world so much – before Islam. Since Islam, their cultural progress has slowed greatly. I believe they see Western culture as a threat because they’re afraid it may erase theirs. I don’t think that’s too likely, but I’m not inside their head; I can’t know their fears.

        Add in the fact that in any culture there will be young, violent people looking for their life’s purpose, and there will be older, charismatic people willing to supply them with a purpose. It may not be a good purpose, but even a bad purpose is a powerful motivator.

        Disney can’t take any position other than the one it did. In the modern world a large corporation can’t afford to offend anyone, as this might lose it customers.

      • AM68 says:

        Thank you. That’s exactly what he meant. If he had said this about another group religion or minority I’m sure people would conveniently then get it.

      • Barbara says:

        So, ESPN and the radical Muslims are offended over this? Oh waaaaaaa. Why is this offensive. A radical left wing view gets attention and the truth is ignored? This was not offensive, its the truth. Since when is the truth offensive?

    • Veronica says:

      I would love to see the source of these statistics.

    • Annie says:

      No, that may have been his intention, but based on a later statement, he clearly realized that the picture ks knocking an entire religion, and not just targeting the small m inority of its followers who are extremists. This is basic reading comprehension.

    • AM68 says:

      I can assure you that as a Muslim myself I was offended when I read it. It was thinly veiled and very obviously about Muslims overall.

  2. HAP says:

    Schilling is a born-again Christian who not only strongly supported the Iraq war, but actively campaigned for the reelection of GW Bush. So, if the percentages cited are correct he is inadvertently saying that at least 90% of Muslims are not extremists, while advocating that the US go to war again in the Middle east.

  3. Don’t shoot the messenger. He’s stating facts, just as he does on-camera, & last I knew (regardless of race/religion), Curt knew quite a bit about good baseball.

    • Ed says:

      Sorry,he’s not just “stating facts.” By adding “How’d that go?” to the visual, there’s a judgement being made and a clear bias. It’s not journalistic it’s racist and offensive.

      • Tom says:

        Islam is not a race . Geeeez. It is a belief system. His comment is also accurate.

        • dman6015 says:

          Tell that to the Jews.

          • AM68 says:

            Which ones? The ones blowing up homes in the West Bank?? Do you consider them extremists and terrorists or do you simply leave that description for Muslims. It’s funny how people love to stir up fear about Muslim extremists here in the US when far more people have died at the hands of HOMEGROWN terrorism right here in this country.

        • AM68 says:

          How is he accurate?? There are 1.6 BILLION Muslims on this planet. Most of whom are law-abiding citizens living their lives. Arab-Muslims make up only 25% of the Muslim world. That’s it. So please explain to me what is accurate about his comment

      • Doug says:

        Did he add the words to the caption. Or was it something that he found online and liked ? It doesn’t matter Nazis and radical Muslim extremists are bad. And if you believe that Islam is a “religion of piece” read a Quran that’s not been altered. It states in there to kill infidels. Who are the infidels you ask. Anyone who doesn’t believe in mohammed. Which is probably over 95% of the people who read this post.

        • Sammy says:

          You sir are ignorant. The ‘unaltered’ quraan you talk about IS the altered quraan that paints islam in a bad light. Nowhere in any quraan ive read does it say that. Furthermore no muslim believes in mohammed (saw) they BELIEVE IN ALLAH (GOD) AND that Mohammed is a MESSENGER OF GOD . Mohammed and his followers lived both in Mecca and Madinah with christians and jews and NEVER killed them UNLESS they took up arms against the muslims. Get ur facts straight

        • Okay Dude says:

          Yeah, not like the bible asks you to burn down villages which harbour non-believers, right?

  4. Eric says:

    I don’t find the tweet offensive at all. It’s pretty accurate. It doesn’t matter the percentage of extremists. Any number of extremists are dangerous. Saying 5% of Muslims are extremists isn’t insulting. It’s true and that number is growing. That small percentage of extremist muslims have caused a lot of damage already.

  5. Big Mike says:

    Are these facts correct? Because if they are, then what right does ESPN have to discipline someone for stating a factual accuracy?

  6. Marvin says:

    Sometimes in trying to be somewhat intellectual; you tackle subjects that are better kept to yourself. Always be aware of the social climate.

    • No being ‘aware of the social climate’ is what leads to PC garbage and PC garbage has made this world (especially this country) thin skinned. When I was growing up we spoke the truth and sometimes it was harsh and hard to swallow but you sucked it up and learned from it. Those who don’t want to be seen as extremists of any race, color or creed need to make more noise than the members of their brethren who have bastardized the morals/beliefs of said group; otherwise they condone the actions by their silence.

      • Angela says:

        Or, here’s a better idea, we could just assume that just because they aren’t saying anything doesn’t mean they automatically support the extremists’ actions. I don’t need to expressly hear every single Catholic’s opinion on the priest molestation scandal in order to know the vast majority of them are horrified by it and want something to be done about it, for instance.
        Plus, even if they do say anything, the extremists are louder and know more dramatic ways to get their voices heard. The decent people often don’t get listened to even when they do try to speak, because they'[re either being drowned out by the extremists or automatically dismissed by those who refuse to even consider separating the moderates from the extremists to begin with. If someone’s virulently racist against Muslims in general, they’re not going to care what a moderate, non-violent Muslim has to say in the first place.
        That’s not to say the moderate, non-violent folks shouldn’t speak out when possible, of course, I’m all for them openly condemning the actions of those who abuse their faith and its message. But I’m not going to sit here and assume that just because I haven’t heard anything from those moderate Muslims that that automatically means they secretly support what the extremists say and do, either.

  7. farjad says:

    I’m Muslim and i don’t find it offensive. Tweet is comparing Extremism in Islam to Nazis, a. School of abominable thought which is actually equally abhorred by Muslims in general as well.

  8. Sandy Westmoreland says:

    Totally agree with Curt Schilling. ESPN and Disney execs are idiots. Contributing to what’s wrong in this country. Obama sychophants drinking the politically correct KoolAid.

  9. Eagle in NYC says:

    Facts will not be tolerated, Mr. Schilling. Satan’s two major religions–Islam and Marxism–will NOT be impugned. (Of course, the Marxists lie about who the National Socialist German Workers Party was in the first place.)

    • Mom says:

      But maybe Curt can go and swindle Muslims like he did the taxpayers of the state of Rhode Island.

    • Joey says:

      I guess you’re not aware that Islam, like Judaism and Christianity, are Abrahamic religions, meaning that they all trace their common origin to Abraham. I would go into more detail, but as you’re likely to stick your fingers in your ears and blow your tongue at me, I’d just as soon not waste my time.

      • Eagle in NYC says:

        Islam has nothing to do with the Judeo-Christian religions. Momo’s father was the servant of Allah before Momo made up the religion. His father’s name was Abd-allah or “servant of Allah”, who was the moon god of the Arabs. Momo simply took that moon god and pasted onto it one-dimensional cartoon characters stolen from the Bible (who are tiny, unrecognizable footnotes in the Koran which the illiterate Momo ostensibly produced.)

        The Koran is the epitome of evil, you just have to have the intelligence to distinguish between the oft-quoted, but abrogated Mecca verses, and the never-quoted but operative Medina verses from Satan. (The “Satanic verses”.) Where Jews are called apes and pigs, and the tree calls out to the Muslim that a Jew is hiding behind it, and imploring that the Muslim come and behead him. The verses where the Muslim is instructed to conquer the world with the sword (Momo was a highway robber and warlord, after all) and that the only three choices for the infidel are conversion, enslavement or dhimmi second class citizenship, or death.

        Read what the evil Koran says about Abraham and then tell me that Islam is an Abrahamic religion.

        • Joey says:

          Wow you really have difficulty discerning fact from your opinion, don’t you? If you’re not actually trolling, you may want to go do a bit of research and come back later.

    • Okay Dude says:

      Satan’s major religion?
      That’s not even an insult, considering god killed far more people than satan and condemned him just for standing up against the establishment.
      I love right wingers who try to seem badass but can’t even insult properly.

  10. Joe Doakes says:

    Schilling has always had a problem with putting his foot in his mouth. He has no filter. He is basicly a dope, he doesn’t realize you can’t always post what you think and hope to get away with it in this age of political correctness. If you want to do it, fine, but get a new job because you have an employer that has no tolerance for it.

  11. SharpestJim says:

    “Major misstep”? In what way?

  12. KM says:

    last time i checkt, u.s.a is the one who loves wars and is trigger happy. and those extremists
    are not even real muslims, because in the religion it self, it´s forbidden to kill innocent poeple.
    sorry for my english

  13. Normandy says:

    Are they suspending him because they find his Tweet offensive or are they afraid of getting blown up?

  14. David H says:

    Where is the offensive part?

  15. James says:

    I’m starting to think that people don’t understand subtext.

    He is basically saying that we need to do something about the Islam religion before it gets out of control. Like it’s some sort of spreading virus that threatens the world.

    He basically used subtext to say that all or a lot of Muslims are terrorists or extremist in the making.

    • Mario says:

      There’s a big difference between subtext and affirming your own biases. “What I felt is what I was meant to feel” is not an argument. It is usually a good idea to give a speaker the benefit of the doubt, rather than immediately adopting the least charitable interpretation, although I know it is not fashionable. The quick reaction is easy, and feels good, after all.

      I come at this like I would if someone said that we need to do more to fight the Mafia. That wouldn’t bother me in the slightest, and I would even cheer them on. But for someone to come in and declare that saying something negative about organized crime is bad because it might offend the Italians, then I get upset. I have no problem distinguishing between the two, and I am more offended, by far, by the suggestion that, as an Italian, I need to be protected from anti-Mafia opinions than I am offended by any aspect of the original opinion. I feel comfortable that the 90%+ of good peaceful Muslims feel the same way about terrorists and the people that protect them (if only rhetorically).

  16. Websnap says:

    I think people are missing the point of a comment like his tweet, and the context of both statements. When you are saying something like this about a slim percentage of a large population you are opening up the remainder of the population to scrutiny by default. That is practice that if it were applied to other, less obvious groups – would not be considered acceptable or in some cases seen as “a war on…”. Secondly you are comparing a religion versus a nationality which will never line up. Many Germans during the war followed what the ruling party demanded because they were trapped within their borders and war was at their door. Many muslims live in democratic countries and are much less tolerant of ruling parties in their former home – probably why it’s “former”. We need them as allies, not question what side of that percentage they sit. Think of how Germans around the world in general were treated for decades after the war – regardless of their involvement in it. We should learn THIS from history, not how to recycle bigotry.

  17. This only makes me wonder more. What does ESPN stand for?

  18. lonnie says:

    How politically incorrect shame shame

  19. Joey says:

    Glad to see ESPN and Disney saw this for the foul propaganda that it is.

  20. Sam says:

    Maybe somebody should tell him there’s no such thing as a bad religion only bad people !

  21. northc says:

    I dont see the offense. I’m so tired of my fellow liberals letting people’s hurt feelings come before innocent human lives. Facts are facts. Regardless of who they offend.

  22. Larry ingram says:

    I will no longer support anything to do with ESPN. People have a right to their comments and opinions. I will not run and hide in fear if I have an opinion that might upset a small percent of people. Can anyone deny the facts about the Twitter post?

    • Becky says:

      Not facts, just someone’s guesstimate. People have a right to their opinions and ESPN has a right to keep them off the air for offensive ones.

  23. nativesoul says:

    It appears, by their own statement, that Disney is as worse if not more than Curtis statement. Theyve suppressed the constitutional rights of everyone they fire fore speaking their minds opinion.

    • Joey says:

      You really have no idea what “freedom of speech” actually entails, do you?

    • topoopon says:

      The government gave him a right to speak, and they did nothing to inhibit his right to speech. But he must have signed a contract to work for ABC/Disney/ESPN
      which is something entirely different.

    • Becky says:

      The constitution gives us the right to NOT BE ARRESTED BY THE GOVERNMENT for our speech. And Curt Schilling did not get arrested for it. The constitution does not protect you from others reactions to your free speech.

  24. Angela says:

    Putting aside the debate over the Muslim faith, I just find that tweet dumb because seriously, invoking Hitler and the Nazis when referencing anything you disapprove of has become so commonplace nowadays to where that argument has lost all meaning and proper perspective. People don’t like Obama, or didn’t like President Bush? Compare them to Hitler. The government is passing a bill you don’t like? Compare them to the Nazis. And so on and so forth. It’s just a lame go-to catch all argument that cheapens the horrors Hitler and the Nazis unleashed on people, and it’s not always an accurate comparison to the situation or topic at hand. Islamic extremism and its potential influence is an important issue to discuss, but there’s better ways to discuss it, better arguments to make regarding it, and it’s not really an issue that can be boiled down to a snarky little, “think I’m so clever” Tweet.

  25. I wonder what % of Americans are terrified of Muslims and are paranoid about getting killed by them? Was that the purpose of that tweet, to further instill the irrational fear of “them” in the hearts of “us” so close to another 9/11 anniversary? Maybe people who don’t know a damn thing about Islam or Muslims shouldn’t speak about them.

  26. Paula says:

    What a shame people can”t understand that this tweet wasn’t meant to be derogatory to all Muslims! It simply states facts about extremists who happen to be Muslims! I am 100% German and am not offended, because I know my family wasn’t part of the Nazi régime!

  27. At this point ESPN has a culture problem. Too many incidents over a short period of time, indicates they have a leadership problem. If he, for a second thought that tweet wouldn’t get him fired, then leadership failed in setting expectations. Iger needs to get in the middle of this.

  28. Tahoe Mike says:

    The mouse has no balls.

  29. Sheila says:

    Twitter: ruining careers since 2006

  30. Leanne Laine says:

    I strongly disagree with the suspension. I enjoy listening to Schilling during games, etc. I have been an ESPN fan since its inception. I am very disappointed in their response. Maybe Schilling should consider working for a company with brains and back instead of ESPN.

  31. Ed Strong says:

    Offensive? Not to me, not one bit. I wish millions more would say and back up what Curt said! Our country and too many US citizens have become such sissies, afraid they might offend extremists, murderers, races, etc. If the shoe fits…shove it where the sun doesn’t shine!

  32. Marc says:

    He stated the obvious. Let’s fire him for telling the truth.

    • Okay Dude says:

      How is it the truth?
      Most polls (including the PEW study conducted earlier this year) puts the figure of ISIS-sympathising Muslims closer to 2 percent, which is less than half of what this guy suggested In his tweet?

  33. “Nothing more dangerous in the world than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” Martine Luther King. This fits Curt Schilling. P3 s.i.

  34. Doug says:

    What happened to our first amendment rights. It’s his right to post what he wants. Its his right to have his own opinion and share it. People who are condemning Curt need to take a good look at themselves and the world. “Political correctness” is a made up term to silence people from giving their own opinion wether it be right,wrong,or indifferent. I applaud Curt in stating a fact and using his rights granted from the God! Yup I said it. Stick to your conviction Curt! People never want to hear the real truth. And for the people who find his post and mine offensive. I find you ignorant and offensive. God bless you Curt!

  35. Eagle in NYC says:

    Note that ESPN and the critics online don’t question the statistics, only Mr. Schilling’s right to state them

  36. lame says:

    Fame truly is fleeting , from hero of the world series to getting kicked off the little league playoffs, the drop was precipitous.

  37. Jamie says:

    So, if understand this correctly, it sounds like ESPN is standing with and defending Islamc extremism, e.g. Looking at the percentage 5 to 10 percent in Schillings tweet, it seems that he understands that the overwhelming majority 95% of Muslims are not extremist. And if we had a an organization running around the U.S taunting that we women should not drive and should never be seen in public without a male escort and must be covered from head to toe. Would anyone call that organization extrem and condem them? Yet this has been the plight of many women in the world. So again ESPN appears to be standing for and with extremist in the upside down world we are living. I think I for one am done with ESPN and I invite others to join me in giving up on watching their broadcasts. If missed something I’m listening.

  38. Jamie says:

    Did see that America. ESPN is defending and standing with extremist. If Curt was talking about anyone else I mssed it.

  39. bruce says:

    Freedom of speech is only for people who are politically correct

  40. Bryan says:

    Yall have a.shw called number never lie so how is this any different radical islam is real and we cant act like it isnt so if an american calls it out publicly they get in trouble i guess espn would rather coward up to isis. Yall are weak minded liberals who only cater to homos and terrorist

  41. Bryan says:

    Well lets all coward up to muslims their religion is leadinh them all straight to hell so yes lets not offened the evil doers of this world.. kurt your a true American

  42. Bilal says:

    So by those standards, an American white right winger is a threat to society and to the world!

  43. Hussein Khalil says:

    I am Muslim. I could care less about Schilling’s or anyone’s else view or perception of my religion. I don’t need anyone’s approval or acceptance of my views.

  44. Nichole says:

    Here in Australia we have the same PC problem with media to a certain extent, especially with the left wing media. In the last year we have had two incidents and a number of successfully stopped acts of terrorism perpetrated by people of Muslim faith. The media and our politicians have bent over backwards to try and not say the words “terrorism” and “Islam” in the same sentence. Thankfully we have some journalist and leading Politicians how are willing to say “Yes there is an issue here with SOME people of Muslim faith and we need to do something about it”. It’s about time that the PC police get off their high horses and look around at what is going on, ignoring the issue will not make it magically go away. As for Curt Schalling, I don’t think what he tweeted was offensive, perhaps the “How’d that turn out” bit wasn’t the best, but it appears to be his personal twitter account, not work, so what right does ESPN have to suspend him?? Clemetime Ford is a left wing nut job that works for one of our national papers, The Age, check out her tweets sometime if you want offensive, she routinely calls people the C word, tells them to F off and uses pretty much every other swear word in the book, all from her WORK twitter. It all really makes me wish I was rich and could buy myself an Island somewhere to go and declare myself a republic :P

  45. Judith Lewis says:

    Islam is a political movement mascarading as a religion. When are we going to wake up?

    • Joey says:

      If you honestly believe that, then I don’t think there’s any amount of mental health out there that can help you. If you don’t believe that, then you’re nothing but a troll, and you really should just go away.

  46. Eddie G says:

    I don’t really care what Disney or ESPN thing! And I love James saying we need to reread it as he tells us what Curt Schilling is really saying. C’mon James!! Seriously?!?! In what part of the sentence did it say that? But more importantly it’s a statement and if accurate a fact. Wake up people stop letting the media determine what we should say and think.

  47. dman6015 says:

    Curt’s always been one card short of a full deck. He’s just being his right-wing-loving self.

  48. Joann says:

    Curt Shillling should have been let go with his coverage of the womens” Softball World Series”. He belittled the Sport and women with his lack of knowledge about the game.

  49. Steve says:

    ESPN you are a joke !

  50. Jim Gallo says:

    I don’t even like Curt Schilling, but what he said has truth and when is speaking freely a crime. ESPN,I will not be watching you any longer there is plenty of other boring stations on tv