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Stephen A. Smith issues apology for rant

Stephen A. Smith Issues Apology

Stephen A. Smith issued an apology for comments he made on Friday's "First Take" regarding Ray Rice and domestic violence.

Smith was heavily criticized Friday for comments he made which seemed to imply that some women are to blame when they become victims of domestic violence.

The loud-mouth sports analyst made the comments while discussing Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice's two-game suspension under the personal conduct policy. Rice was arrested after a February incident with his then-fiancee, which ended with her unconscious in an Atlantic City casino elevator.

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raiderintacoma July 28 2014 at 12:45 PM

Africans seem to say whatever they want with no fear of being fired or outcast's ever since The Muslim Messiah came to power in 2008. Just like when that idiot jamie Foxx said about his movie "I get to kill a bunch of White People". No punishment for any African these day, but if a White person say's or does anything, Jessie, Rev Al, NAACP, ACLU, MECCHA, and The Liberal Media will put the person through hell where no apology is good enough.

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jerry July 28 2014 at 12:42 PM

If a caucausian had said this, he'd be fired or be forced to sell his franchise!!!! Furthermore wearing a suit doesnt change who you are. Frankly, he meant what he said. The only lie was his sorry apology, to keep his job. Double standards at there best. That's why I no longer visit ESPN frequently.

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duane July 28 2014 at 12:32 PM

ban him for life just like sterling

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bigshadyobama July 28 2014 at 12:24 PM

HE ALSO FORGOT TO SAY...I AM A RACIST JERK...

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seakingnormalldy July 28 2014 at 12:42 PM

cant stand this guy!! hes the like the Al Sharpton of sports!!!

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disshep4 July 28 2014 at 12:39 PM

It is PAST time for Stephen A. to go.
He speaks to us viewers as if we are stupid

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lv2213frs July 28 2014 at 12:34 PM

He said what he believed before his brain kicked in and that is who he is.

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Jim Castro July 28 2014 at 12:36 PM

He needs to step down!

jimc11

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buddwhyzr July 28 2014 at 12:38 PM

I believe he meant from his heart BOTH rants. The original on Friday as well as todays "keep my job" apology speech.

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greasedog buddwhyzr July 28 2014 at 1:48 PM

All he said was both sides need to keep their hands to themselves. Who could disagree with that?

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ncnatelco July 28 2014 at 12:33 PM

Somebody wrote him a nice speech

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