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ESPN Has Essentially Fired Colin Cowherd After Perceived Racist Comments About Dominican Baseball Players

Last week, news broke that ESPN radio personality Colin Cowherd would be leaving the network for a job at FOX Sports. After Cowherd made a very controversial statement about Dominican baseball players on Thursday, Cowherd has made his last appearance on the network. ESPN vice president of corporate communications Mike Soltys tweeted a statement after yesterday's comments:

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The same brief statement also appears at the ESPN Media Zone.

Cowherd has since apologized for the comments:

FOX Sports is yet to comment on this situation with its future employee.