NHL Player's Winning Goal Sparks Raci...

NHL Player's Winning Goal Sparks Racist Tweets

There are 1 comment on the WESH-TV story from Apr 27, 2012, titled NHL Player's Winning Goal Sparks Racist Tweets. In it, WESH-TV reports that:

As Joel Ward's Washington Capitals teammates swarmed their new hero after his playoff series-winning goal against the NHL's defending champions Wednesday night, more sinister emotions were swirling on social media.

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Mets Fan Forever

Maywood, NJ

#1 Apr 28, 2012
The worst case of racism at a sports event was in July of 1999 when I was at a Mets vs Yankees game at Shea Stadium. Wyclef Jean of the Fugees was playing guitar and a African-American woman was singing the National Anthem and those "wonderful" Yankee supporters expressed their displeasure by booing and yelling the N-word because they wanted the WHITE OPERA SINGER!!!! I'm surprised that those crude Bronx guido Yankee fans didn't break out the Italian & Confederate Flags and start doing HEIL HITLER salutes. After the anthem, I was so disgusted that I almost left the stadium but I stayed and the Mets won that night. And it pisses me off that many African-Americans wear the GARBAGE YANKEES CAP considering that the Yankees organization was one of the biggest hate groups (They didn't break the color barrier until 1955, 8 years after Jackie Robinson because George Weiss didn't want to offend their fan base (Translation: Mostly Suburban Italian Rednecks). Thank god I'm a Mets fan!!!!!

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