Schilling: ESPN Employs 'Some of the Biggest Racists in Sports Commentating'
After being fired by ESPN for sharing his views on North Carolina's controversial transgender bathroom law, former Major League Baseball star pitcher Curt Schilling is firing back at the sports giant.
During a "Breitbart News Patriot Forum" event for SiriusXM in New York City on Wednesday, the three-time World Series champion said it was apparent to him that ESPN had a left-wing bias and wanted its employees to lean that way if they ever made politically-charged statements.
Despite that bias, Schilling said that some of the most racist comments he's ever heard have come from ESPN on-air employees.
"There are some of the biggest racists in sports commentating, and you take it for what it is," Schilling said. "You know who they are. You know what they are. I like that they are openly because then you know who they are. You know that they exist."
The six-time All-Star was fired last week after he shared the following meme on social media:
— Daily Mail US (@DailyMail) April 21, 2016
Listen to the clip from Schilling's interview on Breitbart.com.