10mm lawsuit dismissed...

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  1. Kool

    Kool Well-Known Member Banned User

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    A $10 million defamation lawsuit filed by a baseball fan who was shown asleepon national TV at a New York Yankees game last year has been dismissed, according to Bronx Supreme Court documents published Tuesday by The Smoking Gun.

    Judge Julia Rodriguez threw out Andrew Robert Rector’s suit on Aug. 17.

    Rector had sued ESPN, the network’s announcers, Major League Baseball and the Yankees after he slept in the fourth inning of a Yankees game against the Boston Red Sox in April 2014.

    The TV station’s cameras picked Rector out of the crowd for about 30 seconds as he slumped over in a box seat at the game. Rector’s suit alleged ESPN broadcasters Dan Shulman and John Kruk went on an “unending verbal crusade” using words like “stupor,” “fatty,” and “stupid” to describe him, along with other “vituperative utterances.”

    http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/b...s-fan-10m-lawsuit-dismissed-article-1.2379498


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    ESPN's April 2014 broadcast of a game between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox shows Andrew Rector asleep during the fourth inning. Rector's $10 million lawsuit was dismissed by a Bronx Supreme Court judge last month.
     
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    did they really call him fatty? i'm shocked. that's not PC at all.
     
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  3. Onehourphoto

    Onehourphoto Maverick Gold

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    Is it one team or two teams?
     
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    The title led me to believe this was going to be gun related

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    Good. I fell asleep at a Yankees game. Too much booze & sushi in the audi box. It was great. WGAS/WGAF.

    Hope he racked up a bunch of legal fees.
     
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    Nothing funnier than giving someone a Roman Helmet as the sleep. .just saying
     
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    PI Nate Disenfranchised since 1984... Gold

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  8. You Knew!

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    No. They didn't. They played back the audio and they never said anything disparaging about him. However, I remember when this happened and at the time he was complaining about the comments people were leaving in the comment sections wherever the video was posted. George Costanza had a better case.

     
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    John Kruk called someone fat?

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    Thank god.
    More of these ridiculous frivolous lawsuits need to be thrown out.
    What a chump.
     
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    Rector?

    Hhheeyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy

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    When they called him fat, they were just telling the truth.
     
  13. SouthernListen

    SouthernListen Seek truth, not confirmation of your opinions VIP

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    Apparently mm is the new M.
     
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