ESPN baseball reporter Marly Rivera was fired after swearing at another reporter.In a statement to USA TODAY Sports on Wednesday, ESPN confirmed that Rivera “is no longer working here.”
Rivera’s biography is not listed among other netizens. The network has not commented further on the incident. According to the New York Post.
Rivera and reporter Ivón Gaete both attempted to interview New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge before New York’s 5-2 win over the Los Angeles Angels and the Yankees.
match on April 18. Rivera allegedly told Gaete that he had scheduled an appointment to interview the referee, but Rivera said Gaete ignored him. Rivera then called Gaete “swear words”, which was caught on camera.
“I take full responsibility for what I said, which I shouldn’t have,” Rivera said in a statement to the New York Post. my behavior.”Rivera, a bilingual author and reporter, has covered the New York Yankees and MLB for ESPN and ESPN Deportes.
He said that it was not only because of the insult that he was fired.”I’m a professional with a good reputation in baseball,” Rivera told The Post. “I believe that I am being singled out by a group of experts who I have had disagreements with.