ESPN removes Schilling from Little League broadcast after tweet

By News Staff

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Curt Schilling has been benched from his assignment at the Little League World Series after sending out a controversial tweet that compared Muslims to Nazis.

The former Red Sox ace and current ESPN analyst sent out a now-deleted tweet earlier Tuesday, featuring a picture of Adolf Hitler with the caption, "It’s said that only 5-10% of Muslims are extremists. In 1940, only 7% of Germans were Nazis. How’s that go?"

Schilling also added his own comment to the image, saying to his followers, "The math is staggering when you get to the true numbers."

Schilling has since apologized for the tweet.

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