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ESPN apologizes after airing two f-bombs in clip promoting 1986 Mets documentary

When Lenny Dykstra is involved, it’s always a good idea to expect some strong four-letter words. ESPN apologized Wednesday after airing a clip in which Dykstra dropped two f-bombs, according to Awful Announcing. 

The clip — which promoted the network’s upcoming documentary on the 1986 New York Mets — featured Dykstra recalling a play from the team’s World Series run. Dykstra used two f-bombs in the clip.

On the surface, that shouldn’t be a problem. ESPN included profanity in “The Last Dance,” the documentary about the Chicago Bulls’ final championship with Michael Jordan. But there was one key difference between “The Last Dance” and the Dykstra clip that aired Wednesday: The Dykstra clip was played during “SportsCenter.”

Because of that, anchor Kevin Negandhi apologized for the language once the promo was over. 

“We apologize for the language that was used,” Negandhi said. “You will see that during

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Lakers’ Kent Bazemore Chimes in on Viral Russell Westbrook Clip


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Russell Westbrook of the Los Angeles Lakers.

Russell Westbrook has been hard at work this offseason and his new Los Angeles Lakers teammates are taking notice.

A clip of one of Westbrook’s workouts recently went viral, with the former MVP battling through some contract from his trainers and dunking. In typical Westbrook fashion, he puffs out his chest and talks some trash to his trainers.

“Russell Westbrook shows no mercy, not even to his trainers,” the clip tweeted out by the SportsCenter account read. “Gotta practice how you play.”

Westbrook’s new teammate Kent Bazemore retweeted the play, writing: “Can’t wait to feed of this energy!”

For as much as Westbrook has been criticized in recent years for his sometimes inefficient play, he’s an incredible teammate. On and off the court, Westbrook’s intensity and leadership is the stuff of legend.

“We have a guy who pushes us every night.

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