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  • Sportsnet host Damian Goddard fired for anti gay marriage tweet

    05/13/2011 10:31:46 AM PDT · by NYer · 7 replies
    Orlando Sentinnel ^ | May 12, 2011
    Sean Avery of the New York Rangers leaves the ice after a fight with Michael Haley of the New York Islanders, not pictured, during third-period action at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York, Thursday, March 31, 2011. (Kevin P. Coughlin/Newsday/MCT) One thing is clear about twitter; it is not a useful conduit to express highly sensitive opinions about controversial social, political or racial debates. Period.Keep the 140 characters to describe things like what you ate for breakfast. Otherwise, you’ll end up like Damian Goddard.Damian Goddard, a freelance contractor hockey host, was fired from Sportsnet after sending an anti-gay marriage tweet....
  • Sports anchor fired after backing true marriage

    05/13/2011 5:54:45 AM PDT · by ZGuy · 58 replies
    Life Site News ^ | May 12, 2011 | Patrick B. Craine
    One of Canada’s leading TV sports broadcasters fired one of its anchors Wednesday after he voiced support for true marriage on Twitter. Damian Goddard, the now-former host of “Connected” on Rogers Sportsnet, had tweeted his support of Burlington hockey agent Todd Reynolds, who created a stir this week when he criticized New York Rangers hockey star Sean Avery for shooting a TV ad backing gay “marriage.” “I completely and wholeheartedly support Todd Reynolds and his support for the traditional and TRUE meaning of marriage,” wrote Goddard on May 10th. He also voiced support for U.S. Olympic gold medalist Peter Vidmar,...
  • Local Dem politicians show it on their faces; they're gonna loose!

    10/31/2004 9:30:25 PM PST · by Pharmer · 7 replies · 505+ views
    my eyes | me
    Keep the faith folks! Fast Eddy Rendell (Gov. PA) was on Comcast Sportsnet following the Eagles game. The Birds won a squeeker agianst the Revens yet the "Gov" did not look happy on any of the Q&A. He sung the praises of the Eagles but he was noticiblby subduede in his enthusaism. He is a politician before all else. He knows something we don't and his body language on the post game showed it all! Maybe he knows Kerry is going down and he is not happy?