Cole Beasley made news on Twitter again on Thursday, as he quote tweeted a Bleacher Report article about Brooklyn Nets player Kyrie Irving being suspended at least five games by the Nets for publicizing a documentary which had antisemitic hate.
Beasley said this is one thing he “won’t miss about professional sports.”
His comments caused a wave of reactions, escpeially from a Buffalo Bills fans who said, “I’m glad you aren’t in Buffalo.”
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Beasley replied “you and me both.”
Beasley retired last month after just two weeks with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The former Buffalo Bills wideout drew headlines last season over his stance on the COVID-19 vaccine.
The unvaccinated star WR was fined roughly $100,000 for violating the league’s safety protocols.
The Nets said Thursday that the decision to suspend Irving followed repeated failed opportunities by him to “unequivocally say he has no antisemitic beliefs.”
“We were dismayed today, when given an opportunity in a media session, that Kyrie refused to unequivocally say he has no antisemitic beliefs, nor acknowledge specific hateful material in the film. This was not the first time he had the opportunity — but failed — to clarify,” the statement read.WANT MORE FROM TOTALPROSPORTS? FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS.