MajorLeagueBaseball http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/7329/all en Bizarre: Columnist Vecsey Fears NBA Players Could Be Victims of AZ's Illegal Immigrant Law http://www.mrc.org/articles/bizarre-columnist-vecsey-fears-nba-players-could-be-victims-azs-illegal-immigrant-law <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Paranoid sports columnist George Vecsey suggests that Major League Baseball players boycott Arizona: &quot;Speaking as somebody with relatives of various hues and backgrounds, I wouldn&#039;t want them going to Arizona during the current time of the troubles. I also worry about the health of the ballplayers. If any All-Stars feel the Arizona Flu coming on, they should lie down and rest.&quot; </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Sportswriter George Vecsey applauded the NBA's Phoenix Suns uniform protest of Arizona's new strict anti-immigration law in Saturday's "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/08/sports/08vescey.html?scp=2&amp;sq=%22steve%20kerr%22&amp;st=cse">Walking Tentatively in Protester's Shoes</a>," suggesting only that it didn't go far enough and even calling for Major League Baseball to boycott games in Arizona.<br /><br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/bizarre-columnist-vecsey-fears-nba-players-could-be-victims-azs-illegal-immigrant-law" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Arizona AugustaNational DoubleStandards DukeLacrosse GeorgeVecsey liberalmediabias MajorLeagueBaseball MastersGolfTournament NBABasketball NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias TigerWoods TimesWatch Mon, 10 May 2010 17:10:00 +0000 admin 7563 at http://www.mrc.org