Radio host Colin Cowherd will no longer appear on ESPN according to a statement by the network on July 24 after comments Cowherd made about Dominican baseball players on his radio show.
“Colin Cowherd’s comments over the past two days do not reflect the values of ESPN or our employees. Colin will no longer appear on ESPN.”
Cowherd issued his own apology on Twitter yesterday:
“I did not intend to offend anyone w my comments. I realize my choice of words was poor and not reflective of who I am. I am sorry.”
Cowherd is moving to Fox Sports and will most likely deal with action there. Cowherd has always been outspoken and has some strong opinions. His comments on the complexity of baseball are one thing, but he could have cited strategy and not have used one group of players. Cowherd should be cited as an example of how sports media can cross the line.