Curt Schilling apologizes, says offensive tweet was ‘bad decision’

Tuesday August 25th, 2015

ESPN analyst Curt Schilling has apologized for an offensive tweet he sent Tuesday morning comparing Muslims and Nazi-era Germans.

Schilling deleted the tweet and began replying to individual users, acknowledging he made a mistake. Several hours later, Schilling posted an apology. 

“I understand and accept my suspension. 100% my fault,” Schilling wrote. “Bad choices have bad consequences and this was a bad decision in every way on my part.”

ESPN announced earlier Tuesday that Schilling has been pulled from his position as a commentator for the Little League World Series. 

In a statement, ESPN called the former MLB pitcher’s comments “completely unacceptable.” He has been removed from this week’s Little League coverage “pending further consideration.”

- Dan Gartland

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