How about if a baseball player shouts “God Damn you!”
Jack Bennett
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Ok, it’s fair to say it is hate speech:

“Hate speech is speech which attacks a person or group on the basis of attributes such as race, religion, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability, or gender.”

You could interpret then that saying a player hits like a girl is hate speech. Saying anything derogatory about Tim Tebow based on his religious beliefs is hate speech. Saying someone plays like a cripple is hate speech.

So if a player or media member says these things, is a 2 game suspension automatically warranted then?

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