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Will Rob Parker be fired for his controversial comments about RG3???

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by CowboysFanSince88, Dec 14, 2012.

  1. Lodeus

    Lodeus Well-Known Member

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    Exactly. ESPN is a joke.
  2. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    BSPN is a steaming pile of horse dung
  3. The Natural

    The Natural Benched

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    So its obvious to you that Black NFL players look to Roger Goodell to be a father figure because they dont have fathers at home, as Coward has stated? Do me a favor and go back to stormfront where you belong. Rob Parker is a cornball in every sense of the word, let us deal with this clown. We dont need any faux outrage from you or anyone else. Ya bee-otch. oops that was just a mispronounced word. My bad :rolleyes:
  4. tyke1doe

    tyke1doe Well-Known Member

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    What was the context? I doubt very seriously they offered that as their opinion. They must have been quoting someone else.

    But I agree ESPN shouldn't fire Parker. The ESPN higher ups like this type of ratings-driving controversy. Why run from it now?
  5. tyke1doe

    tyke1doe Well-Known Member

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    This thread is useless without a picture.


    P.S., Yes, she is. :)
  6. Kilyin

    Kilyin Well-Known Member

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    This guy just completely and utterly owned this clown.

    ...

    The conversation you attempted to have on national television is one that has been pervasive within the black community for generations. The idea of the house negro, the Uncle Tom, the sellout or, as you so eloquently put it, the "cornball brother" has led our people to judge and grade each other's blackness. It is a conversation that puts our people in a box and limits our potential. It presumes what we are and can be, then penalizes those who attempt otherwise.

    ...

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/shane-paul-neil/an-open-letter-to-rob-parker_b_2296993.html
  7. NIBGoldenchild

    NIBGoldenchild Well-Known Member

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    Thank you for posting that link. That was awesome.
  8. SkinsFan82

    SkinsFan82 Member

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    Rob Parker has released a statement/apology via twitter.

    http://www.twitlonger.com/show/kdio2q

  9. NIBGoldenchild

    NIBGoldenchild Well-Known Member

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    I doubt he is sincerely sorry about what he said. More like he's sorry he's one step from being unemployed.
  10. Dallas

    Dallas Old bulletproof tiger

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    I agree w/ you totally. Saying this crap after the fact? The facts were what you said on that segment, Bob. The facts now are not facts and how you spin it to save your job is less of an apology and almost just as bad as what you said.

    I would like to add this is how the person truly feels. Lets be honest, stepping back and sprinkling sugar and candy over it trying to hide the turd you created does not change the fact that its truly how you feel.

    All of this apology crap is for the birds. You said it...deal with it and move on.
  11. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    yeah he meant every word. No doubt about it since he has said similiar things before.

    this is just BS to try and save his job.

    Since it is BSPN it will probably work
  12. BringBackThatOleTimeBoys

    BringBackThatOleTimeBoys Well-Known Member

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    This is not really a defense of Rob Parker, but an indictment of ESPN.

    Radio stations hire shock jocks the push the edge, but not too far...when it does, is it really just the jocks fault? Stuff like the Aussie deejays and the London nurse taking her life.

    ESPN is doing the same kind of thing.
  13. trickblue

    trickblue Old Testament... Zone Supporter

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    He doubled down on his twitter account right afterward and blasted people as idiots and that he stood by what he said...

    He also said there was no way he was getting fired... I guess this was his only way to save his job...
  14. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    I never thought the problem was that he handled things in an insensitive manner. I just thought he was wrong and that his points and stance made no sense.
  15. trickblue

    trickblue Old Testament... Zone Supporter

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    It's double speak... he's maintaining he's right through this coded garbage...
  16. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    Well put. That was my thought as well.
  17. CanadianCowboysFan

    CanadianCowboysFan Lightning Rod

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    remember though, Eldrick played down the fact he was black, didn't he say he was cablanasian or something stupid like that?
  18. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    In one of Tiger's first Nike TV ads(if not the first one) there was a scene with him saying there are golf courses where he is not allowed to play. Other than that ad, I don't recall him ever talking about the subject. I remember him declining to answer when he was asked his opinion about allowing women into Augusta a decade or so ago.
  19. WPBCowboysFan

    WPBCowboysFan Well-Known Member

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    I wonder who wrote the apology for him?

    He has never appeared bright enough to write something like that.

    I would bet a significant amount of money he didnt even write it, or he had a lot of help.
  20. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    Shows how good my memory isn't. Tiger doesn't speak in that ad.

    http://aaww.org/hello-world-how-nike-sold-tiger-woods/

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