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Old 07-12-11, 19:59
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ESPN has a commentator, Micheal Smith, who has said that he thought the video of Flecha and Hoogerland was funny

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that crash is hilarious. Every. Time."
Many cyclists have called him out on it....which has led to him taunting them and encourginng his many followers to do the same

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Today I've managed offend cyclists everywhere. Guess what? It's still funny."
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Old 07-12-11, 20:01
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Sooo that guy is never getting a single interview of any cyclist. I would suggest he throws himself through the air into some barbed wire and see if he still thinks it's funny. Moron.
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ESPN has a commentator, Micheal Smith, who has said that he thought the video of Flecha and Hoogerland was funny



Many cyclists have called him out on it....which has led to him taunting them and encourginng his many followers to do the same



http://twitter.com/#!/MrMichael_Smith

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Don't feed the trolls. I've never heard of him and he is obviously loving the attention because he isn't known for anything else. He's just a typical hack journalist and blowhard.

Do you really expect anything else from a guy who makes his living reporting on the NFL?
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He's a classless jacka$$. I hope that ESPN recognizes this and relegates him to covering hot dog eating contests and ice fishing in sub zero weather.
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Old 07-12-11, 20:10
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this the explicit ignorance of the AMERICAN sport reporters unfamiliar with the sport and yet entitled to opine in such absurd manner about an incident of that cruel nature..... but looking at the guy- what more can anyone expect from an obese stupid reporter like him who probably hasn't ever ridden a bicycle in his miserable life...?
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Don't feed the trolls. I've never heard of him and he is obviously loving the attention because he isn't known for anything else. He's just a typical hack journalist and blowhard.

Do you really expect anything else from a guy who makes his living reporting on the NFL?
If he was just a troll I would not have said anything. He is one of ESPN's more visible reporters and has close to 100,000 followers on twitter
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/...pxAI_blog.html

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probably the same guy that trolled during the football world cup?
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Whats this a classless american with a big mouth? I'm shocked.
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Don't feed the trolls. I've never heard of him and he is obviously loving the attention because he isn't known for anything else. He's just a typical hack journalist and blowhard.

Do you really expect anything else from a guy who makes his living reporting on the NFL?
He is hardly just some troll. Do you think ESPN would put somebody who was a hack on the NFL? In the US the NFL would be nirvana, the hack reporter gets cycling.

He a ****** and I hope Gary Fisher follows through on his promise to punch him in the face.
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Get Lance onto him.
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