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NFL Reporter Getting Crushed For Comment On Adam Jones

He says he would like proof for the claim that racial slurs were yelled by fans.

Adam Jones said after the Orioles win over the Red Sox in Fenway Park Monday night that a bag of peanuts and several racial slurs were hurled at him by Boston fans.

Since then, both the mayor of the city and the Red Sox organization have apologized.

"The Red Sox want to publicly apologize to Adam Jones and the entire Orioles organization for what occurred at Fenway Park Monday night. No player should have an object thrown at him on the playing field, nor be subjected to any kind of racism at Fenway Park. The Red Sox have zero tolerance for such inexcusable behavior, and our entire organization and our fans are sickened by the conduct of an ignorant few. Such conduct should be reported immediately to Red Sox security, and any spectator behaving in this manner forfeits his/her right to remain in the ballpark, and may be subject to further action. Our review of last night's events is ongoing," they said in a release.

Albert Breer, an NFL reporter for Sports Illustrated's MMQB, is a Boston native.

He says he's been to Fenway Park 200 times and has never heard someone yell a racial slur at a player.

Breer did say that "if" what Jones said is true, it's "obviously beyond reprehensible and unacceptable." But

Is it horrible to want some proof? I dunno. I've probably been to 200 games at Fenway in my life. Never heard a slur yelled at a player. https://t.co/Nq29ijPrzy

— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) May 2, 2017

">he's unsurprisingly getting crushed for questioning the legitimacy of Jones' claims.

It's understandable that a Boston native would feel offended by some of the things that are being said today - whether they're true or untrue - but Jones is not the first player to make such claims.

Red Sox pitcher David Price and former Boston outfielder Carl Crawford have both said they've heard racial taunts inside Fenway Park.

Jones was incredibly upset last night, saying harsher penalties need to be put in place for fans who act out at games.