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Re: Don Cherry fired by Sportsnet
« Reply #15 on: November 11, 2019, 02:44:55 PM »
John Shannon and Ken Campbell have said the same thing.

I was skeptical when it was just Joe. Some people thought he may have just been duped by a fake tweet (he is an idiot after all). But 3 people...

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Re: Report: Don Cherry fired by Sportsnet
« Reply #16 on: November 11, 2019, 02:48:17 PM »

This was really a brave choice on Sportsnet's part. Cherry's very popular but racism has no place on a hockey broadcast. Maybe that stuff would have been ok in the past but not now in 2003.
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Re: Report: Don Cherry fired by Sportsnet
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Re: Don Cherry fired by Sportsnet
« Reply #17 on: November 11, 2019, 02:48:43 PM »
John Shannon and Ken Campbell have said the same thing.

I was skeptical when it was just Joe. Some people thought he may have just been duped by a fake tweet (he is an idiot after all). But 3 people...

Well, it's still not a confidence-inspiring list... but given who this is about, I can kind of see the sources lining up in this area of the mediasphere.
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Re: Report: Don Cherry fired by Sportsnet
« Reply #18 on: November 11, 2019, 02:54:10 PM »
John Shannon and Ken Campbell have said the same thing.

I was skeptical when it was just Joe. Some people thought he may have just been duped by a fake tweet (he is an idiot after all). But 3 people...

Well, it's still not a confidence-inspiring list... but given who this is about, I can kind of see the sources lining up in this area of the mediasphere.

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Re: Report: Don Cherry fired by Sportsnet
« Reply #19 on: November 11, 2019, 02:54:53 PM »
Those would be three fairly big reporters to tweet out something without being pretty sure of their sources but I will believe it when I see it for sure.
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Re: Don Cherry (possibly) fired by Sportsnet
« Reply #20 on: November 11, 2019, 02:57:14 PM »
Ok 4 edits later I think I'm comfortable with this current thread title.

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Re: Don Cherry (possibly) fired by Sportsnet
« Reply #21 on: November 11, 2019, 02:59:55 PM »

Ok this is getting a little closer to feeling confirmed.

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Re: Don Cherry (possibly) fired by Sportsnet
« Reply #22 on: November 11, 2019, 03:01:47 PM »
Shivved him right in the ironies.
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Re: Don Cherry (possibly) fired by Sportsnet
« Reply #23 on: November 11, 2019, 03:03:07 PM »
I was going to say that I wondered if a decision had been made but that they wanted to wait until after today to do it.

Kind of wild though. As much as I think it's overdue, I legitimately have never watched HNIC without Cherry on Coach's Corner in my life. End of an era, I guess.
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Re: Don Cherry (possibly) fired by Sportsnet
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Re: Don Cherry (possibly) fired by Sportsnet
« Reply #25 on: November 11, 2019, 03:10:01 PM »
I can only assume that they asked him to resign, and he refused.

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Re: Don Cherry fired by Sportsnet
« Reply #26 on: November 11, 2019, 03:11:26 PM »
I can only assume that they asked him to resign, and he refused.

I wouldn't even be surprised if they asked him to just apologize and he refused, and that led to this.

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Re: Don Cherry fired by Sportsnet
« Reply #27 on: November 11, 2019, 03:11:45 PM »
I hear Michael Hutchinson is available to fill this post.
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Re: Don Cherry (possibly) fired by Sportsnet
« Reply #28 on: November 11, 2019, 03:13:08 PM »
I can only assume that they asked him to resign, and he refused.

Honestly? I would be shocked if that were true. I bet they just asked him to apologize and he refused which led them to this.
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Re: Don Cherry fired by Sportsnet
« Reply #29 on: November 11, 2019, 03:13:19 PM »
So, like, what are the odds Cherry runs for the head of the Conservative Party next?