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    Jimmy "The Greek" Snyder's 30 for 30 on ESPN Classic tonight

    A must see if you haven't yet - 8pm ET


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    thanks for the heads up

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    Thanks. Did he ever say anything that wasn't historically correct? It was shocking, but it was true right?

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    Just set the DVR!!

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    Very well done DOC thought they hit on all the major points about the man. Nice job ESPN

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    I will be watching. I missed it the first time.

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    I watched it tonight on ESPN2. I thought it was one of the best 30 for 30s. Very sad ending to his life.

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    Geez Unde how did you dig this relic out of the wood work.
    Last edited by packerd_00; 02-01-17 at 12:38 AM.

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    Never even heard of this one. Some good ones I only saw like once like Bubba Chuck and the Vlade one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by packerd_00 View Post
    Geez Unde how did you dig this relic out of the wood work.
    I remember this being posted years ago but never watched

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    Quote Originally Posted by unde0087 View Post
    I remember this being posted years ago but never watched
    I see,you got a good memory mate.

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    have you seen it pack? it was a good watch, i stumbled upon it after watching the cbb game

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    Yeah I enjoyed it alot actually.

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    Guy was a pioneer in sports betting before most in Vegas and never cashed in on it

    That is what you need to know

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    Saw a piece of it as I was flipping channels. Will try to watch the whole thing soon.

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    On January 16, 1988, he was fired by the CBS network (where he had been a regular on NFL Today since 1976) after commenting to WRC-TV reporter Ed Hotaling at Duke Zeibert's Washington, D.C. restaurant that African Americans were naturally superior athletes at least in part because they had been bred to produce stronger offspring during slavery:

    “ The black is a better athlete to begin with because he's been bred to be that way, because of his high thighs and big thighs that goes up into his back, and they can jump higher and run faster because of their bigger thighs and he's bred to be the better athlete because this goes back all the way to the Civil War when during the slave trade … the slave owner would breed his big black to his big woman so that he could have a big black kid …[2] ”

    According to the New York Times obituary, Snyder expressed regret for his comments, remarking: "What a foolish thing to say." His CBS co-workers publicly stated that they did not agree with Snyder's theories and that they did not oppose CBS' decision to fire him. Black former NFL player Irv Cross said in the 30 for 30 documentary about Snyder that he worked alongside Jimmy for a long time and didn't consider him to be a racist at all. In the same documentary, Frank Deford sympathetically noted that Jimmy often tried to sound more educated than he actually was, and that his comments were basically him trying to make a point about a subject he knew nothing about.

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    who do you think was more outraged, blacks or whites

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