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Steelers' Porter Fined For Using Gay Slur
yahoo.com ^ | 12/14/06 | unknown

Posted on 12/15/2006 3:16:56 AM PST by beyond the sea

Pittsburgh Steelers' linebacker Joey Porter was fined $10,000 by the NFL on Thursday for a gay slur he made towards Cleveland Browns' tight end Kellen Winslow after the game on Thursday.

During the game, Winslow was flagged for a personal foul for hitting Steelers linebacker James Farrior after a play. In a post-game interview, Porter referred to Winslow with a derogatory word used to describe homosexuals.

On Tuesday, Porter apologized, saying he didn't intend to offend anyone but Winslow.

"I guess, how we used that word freely, me using it growing up, I didn't think anything of it," Porter said on Tuesday. "I apologize to anyone I offended. I didn't mean to offend nobody but Kellen Winslow."

This was Porter's second fine of the season. During a game against the Atlanta Falcons in October, Porter was fined $15,000 for comments he made to an official.

There is no word on whether Porter will appeal the fine.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Ohio; US: Pennsylvania
KEYWORDS: aids; childmolesters; disease; fined; football; gay; gaystapo; sodomites; sodomy; steelers
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To: gate2wire

ROTFL!


101 posted on 12/15/2006 8:20:45 AM PST by mcg2000 (New Orleans: The city that declared Jihad on The Red Cross.)
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To: beyond the sea; MilesVeritatis; Dallas59; martin_fierro; sneakers
They Shot Me in Denver

Setting: Jerome Bettis is giving a locker room speech about the upcoming game in Denver. Keep in mind ... Joey Porter was shot the year before in the Denver suburbs ...
102 posted on 12/15/2006 8:31:25 AM PST by mcg2000 (New Orleans: The city that declared Jihad on The Red Cross.)
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To: beyond the sea
Porter referred to Winslow with a derogatory word used to describe homosexuals.

This is the 4th story I have read on this subject without a single mention of "fag", "faggot", "fudgepacker" or whatever it is that Porter called him. I am so sick of the censorship.

103 posted on 12/15/2006 8:43:56 AM PST by montag813
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To: beyond the sea
A survey on a this local tv station, WTAE: Do You Feel Joey Porter's Punishment Was Enough?

How forcing Mr Porter to attend sensitivity training, so he can learn all the wonderful things about the "gay" lifestyle, such as...
(1) He should be forced to dress in drag
(2) He should be forced to spend 2 hours in a gay bar
(3) He should be forced to have unprotected sex with 10 men in one evening, while using a combination of Ecstacy and Viagra.

104 posted on 12/15/2006 8:47:34 AM PST by montag813
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To: Thrownatbirth
It's a Raven Nation this year, hon.

Saints 30, Chargers 28

105 posted on 12/15/2006 8:49:19 AM PST by montag813
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To: thegreatmalcolmx
You're very welcome.

:-)

106 posted on 12/15/2006 8:58:12 AM PST by SIDENET (Everybody was kung-fu fighting)
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To: beyond the sea
"I guess, how we used that word freely, me using it growing up, I didn't think anything of it," Porter said on Tuesday. "I apologize to anyone I offended. I didn't mean to offend nobody but Kellen Winslow."

Seems straightforward enough of an apology to me. Apology accepted.

107 posted on 12/15/2006 9:01:56 AM PST by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: beyond the sea
"I guess, how we used that word freely, me using it growing up, I didn't think anything of it," Porter said on Tuesday. "I apologize to anyone I offended. I didn't mean to offend nobody but Kellen Winslow."

I suddenly have a new admiration for Joey Porter. Not because of what he said about Winslow, but just because he didn't back down from his statement. He clarified it.

108 posted on 12/15/2006 9:04:51 AM PST by TravisBickle (This space left unintentionally blank.)
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To: ShadowDancer

"assuming he called him a fag?"




you missed the obvious joke----Winslow Kellen is a tight
end, so he probably just got called a tight end....
"not that there's anything wrong with that/


109 posted on 12/15/2006 9:04:59 AM PST by supremedoctrine ("Talent hits a target no one else can hit, genius hits a target no one else can see"--Schopenhauer)
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To: ShadowDancer

"If there's nothing wrong with that" then why is it a slur?


110 posted on 12/15/2006 9:06:33 AM PST by Dead Dog
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To: Bender2
Now... You want me to go medieval on your ass?

I can see you're right at home on this thread.

111 posted on 12/15/2006 9:14:01 AM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: beyond the sea

Tiki's show on Sirius NFL radio is worth the price of admission. He and Ronde are really good and pull no punches. Still can't root for the Giants, though. Can't root for any team with Manning spawn playing.


112 posted on 12/15/2006 9:14:07 AM PST by j_tull (Massachusetts, the Gay State. Once the leader of the American Revolution, now leading its demise.)
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To: showme_the_Glory

Reminds me of when i was in high school. This kid kept saying the word fag/gay over and over, and the teacher was gay. He then yelled at him and told him to stop, and then the kid responds, that's gay. Everyone started laughing and the teacher dragged his butt to the principals.


113 posted on 12/15/2006 10:02:56 AM PST by SDGOP
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To: beyond the sea

Queers must not like the right of freedom of speech.


114 posted on 12/15/2006 10:06:14 AM PST by Proud2BeRight
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To: montag813
This is the 4th story I have read on this subject without a single mention of "fag", "faggot", "fudgepacker" or whatever

Yes, the P.C. crowd is out of hand.

Joey Porter just said, "Winslow spends way to much time up 'the old muddy road' with his heat seeking missile." That's all.

(sarcasm off)

115 posted on 12/15/2006 10:12:59 AM PST by beyond the sea ( All lies and jest, still the man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest.)
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To: montag813
ROFL!!!
116 posted on 12/15/2006 10:14:00 AM PST by beyond the sea ( All lies and jest, still the man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest.)
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To: <1/1,000,000th%

Agreed!


117 posted on 12/15/2006 10:14:39 AM PST by beyond the sea ( All lies and jest, still the man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest.)
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To: TravisBickle

Yes........... forget the grammar......... his line ( I didn't mean to offend nobody but Kellen Winslow.) is a beauty!!!!


118 posted on 12/15/2006 10:15:42 AM PST by beyond the sea ( All lies and jest, still the man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest.)
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To: ShadowDancer

He could have called him a pansy or a fairie.

So what?


119 posted on 12/15/2006 10:18:04 AM PST by ZULU (Non nobis, non nobis, Domine, sed nomini tuo da gloriam. God, guts, and guns made America great.)
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To: SDGOP

"Reminds me of when i was in high school. This kid kept saying the word fag/gay over and over, and the teacher was gay. He then yelled at him and told him to stop, and then the kid responds, that's gay. Everyone started laughing and the teacher dragged his butt to the principals."

In high school, I called my gay french teacher a faggot.
He sent me to the vice-principal's office.
The v-p said to me "gate, you have to stop calling Mr. so-and-so a faggot."
I said "well, he is."
The v-p laughed and told me to get out of his office.
Cool guy, that one.


120 posted on 12/15/2006 10:34:38 AM PST by gate2wire (Merry Christmas.)
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To: Renegade; SortaBichy

I used to work with an old Englishman who'd lived much of his life in Australia and South Africa, so I don't know where this term originates....but if he'd go to the bakery down the street for warm pastries, he'd (seriously and cluelessly) say he was going out for "a hot blow job".


121 posted on 12/15/2006 10:40:21 AM PST by ErnBatavia (recent nightmare: Googled up "Helen Thomas nude"....)
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To: ZULU; ShadowDancer; gate2wire; montag813; Proud2BeRight; Dead Dog; supremedoctrine; TravisBickle; ..
He could have called him a pansy or a fairie. .............. So what?

Porter should have carried out this age old procedure:

****

****

:-)

122 posted on 12/15/2006 12:01:00 PM PST by beyond the sea ( All lies and jest, still the man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest.)
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To: twhitak
Cleveland Browns' tight end Kellen Winslow

Interesting position for a gay guy to play, huh?

But he really wants to be a wide receiver.

123 posted on 12/15/2006 12:06:44 PM PST by kevkrom (WARNING: The above post may contain sarcasm... if unsure, please remember to use all precautions)
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To: Dallas59

You couldn't spell cat if I spotted you the c and the t
Signed Lambertfan!!!!


124 posted on 12/15/2006 4:16:19 PM PST by GregB (Please pray for my grandchildren,Anna and Jacob!!!)
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To: Ditto

He could ride a bike!!!!!


125 posted on 12/15/2006 4:18:24 PM PST by GregB (Please pray for my grandchildren,Anna and Jacob!!!)
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To: ErnBatavia

Please send me the address of this bakery/


126 posted on 12/15/2006 4:40:40 PM PST by supremedoctrine ("Talent hits a target no one else can hit, genius hits a target no one else can see"--Schopenhauer)
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To: beyond the sea
In a post-game interview, Porter referred to Winslow with a derogatory word used to describe homosexuals.

So which one was it ?

fag ?
homo ?
queer?
rumpranger?
buttpirate ?
fairy ?
fudgepacker ?
poof ?

Enquiring minds and stuff.

129 posted on 12/15/2006 10:26:58 PM PST by Centurion2000 (If the Romans had nukes, Carthage would still be glowing.)
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To: TonyRo76
348,000 hits

People are fast, aren't they?

130 posted on 12/16/2006 1:39:04 AM PST by beyond the sea ( All lies and jest, still the man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest.)
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To: TonyRo76
What Porter said about Winslow was slander, at worst. But to fine him for using "fag"? C'mon! Homosexual sodomy is weird, sick and abnormal. No amount of attempted thought-control by the PC police is ever going to change that, nor eradicate words to describe the condition accurately.

The thing is is that Porter was just using the word "fag" to indicate that Winslow was a "chicken-sh*t" sissy for hitting Farrior real late after the play was over and the game had long been decided.

Winslow is supposed to be married to the beautiful girl I posted earlier.

131 posted on 12/16/2006 1:43:02 AM PST by beyond the sea ( All lies and jest, still the man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest.)
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To: BallyBill

"Winslow is a tight end."

Maybe they need a new player position designaation, loose end, just for Winslow.


132 posted on 12/16/2006 1:51:08 AM PST by dalereed
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To: Centurion2000; TonyRo76; ErnBatavia; ZULU; ShadowDancer; gate2wire; montag813
"Fag" was the word Porter used. I think he was talking only about Winslow being somewhat of a sissy for the late hit on Farrior. He wasn't talking about sexuality, so he certainly shouldn't be fined.

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If you are going to try cross-country skiing, start with a small country.

133 posted on 12/16/2006 1:53:31 AM PST by beyond the sea ( All lies and jest, still the man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest.)
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To: SDGOP

What high school did you attend?


134 posted on 12/16/2006 11:41:31 AM PST by Professor Kill
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To: agrace

great link!


135 posted on 12/18/2006 8:04:23 AM PST by lightingguy (Sorry, I got distracted)
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