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Bobby Valentine backs off 9/11 Yankees comments

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09:27 AM ET 09.15 | On second thought: Bobby Valentine backed off comments he made last week that the Yankees were missing in action "AWOL" -- after 9/11. "It was a mistake," Valentine said in an interview scheduled to air Sunday on NBC Sports Radio's Speaking of Sports. "I was asked my opinion. I'm not saying all my opinions are correct. I'm not saying all my opinions are fair." Valentine tells host Rob Simmelkjaer that since he made the comments Wednesday on WFAN's "Benigno and Roberts Show" he has seen pictures of Yankee players helping in the community after 9/11. "When I was doing whatever it was I was doing (at the time) I didn't see what else was going (on)," Valentine said.

New York Daily News

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September 15, 2013  09:53 AM ET

His mouth should be ban from sports related tv shows and sports reporters period.

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September 15, 2013  10:09 AM ET

Lying Idiot

September 15, 2013  10:10 AM ET
QUOTE(#2):

Well, at least he has the wherewithal to admit he's an idiot. But the damage is done. Nobody in baseball is going to want his big mouth on their staff in any capacity.

Once an idiot............



Always an idiot.........

September 15, 2013  10:47 AM ET
QUOTE(#4):

Once an idiot............Always an idiot.........

Well you know what they say..........You can't fix stupid.

September 15, 2013  11:42 AM ET
QUOTE(#5):

Well you know what they say..........You can't fix stupid.

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ THIS+7

September 15, 2013  02:55 PM ET

Bobby has a history of regularly opening his mouth before engaging his brain.

September 15, 2013  04:00 PM ET
QUOTE(#5):

Well you know what they say..........You can't fix stupid.

"I'm beginning to really like Bobby V"

- jnorman41 circa spring training 2012.


Sorry, normie. Couldn't resist.

September 15, 2013  05:01 PM ET

In Bobby V's world even 9/11 is all about him.

September 15, 2013  06:09 PM ET

This is all to boost the sales of the "Yankee 9/11 Wrap" at his CT restaurant...20 hot dogs with mustard wrapped in an American flag and served with an egg cream.

September 15, 2013  07:22 PM ET
QUOTE(#8):

"I'm beginning to really like Bobby V"- jnorman41 circa spring training 2012.Sorry, normie. Couldn't resist.

True, but it's all good now.

September 15, 2013  07:32 PM ET

I wouldn't be surprised if V Wrap put on the glasses and a fake moustache and went on the air to criticize that loser Bobby Valentine.

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September 15, 2013  10:28 PM ET
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Well you know what they say..........You can't fix stupid.

The Red Sox did.

 
September 16, 2013  07:17 AM ET
QUOTE(#14):

The Red Sox did.

You can FIRE stupid!

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