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Rolle throws flag on ref: 'Don't call me a boy'

There are 62 comments on the Baltimore Sun story from Dec 5, 2007, titled Rolle throws flag on ref: 'Don't call me a boy'. In it, Baltimore Sun reports that:

The NFL is reviewing "all the [Ravens'] comments regarding the officiating," including Samari Rolle 's claim that an official repeatedly called him "boy." After the Ravens' 27-24, last-minute loss to the New ...

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#61 Sep 20, 2009
If played like a man he wouldnt be called boy.

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#62 Oct 6, 2009
TEN wrote:
It's sad that the term "boy" is considered a racial term.
This was a case of an older man trying to discipline/calm/warn a younger man who was emotional charged up and he and his teamates were acting childish.
If an older person of any race calls you a "boy", chances are they are trying to offer you some words of wisdom or warn you of your behavior, not criticize your race.
The Ravens are a very undisciplined team and have been for years. Billick has been too permissive.
A new leader is needed. Bill Cowher maybe?
Calling someone anyone a boy to me is just like calling them a bitch

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