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Mariners' Steve Clevenger apologizes for tweets about protesters 'worded beyond poorly'

L.A. Times Friday, 23 September 2016 ()
Seattle Mariners catcher Steve Clevenger apologized Thursday for a pair of tweets he posted earlier in the day on the violent protests in Charlotte, N.C., and the Black Lives Matter movement that were “worded beyond poorly at best.”

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News video: Mariners Catcher Suspended For Tweets About BLM, Charlotte NC

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The Seattle Mariners have suspended catcher Steve Clevenger. The athlete sent racist tweets concerning the riots and protest after the killing of Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte, NC. Clevenger called Scott a "thug" and suggested that protesters “should be locked behind bars like animals.” His...

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