ESPN Has Its Own Dinger/N-Word Controversy On The Same Day The Rockies Concluded Fan Was Yelling Mascot’s Name Instead Of Using Slur

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What are the odds that ESPN would find themselves at the center of a dinger/N-word controversy hours after the Rockies concluded a fan didn’t use the racial slur but was instead yelling at a mascot?

Early Monday morning ESPN’s Antonietta Collins appeared to accidentally blurt out the N-word while trying to say the word “dinger” during an Albert Pujols highlight package.

Collins’ apparent snafu came after the Rockies determined a fan was yelling out the name of their mascot, Dinger, and not using the racial slur.

Two dinger incidents in one day is pretty wild.

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