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Vin Scully mentioned Saturday evening that he’ll “never watch another NFL game” in response to the continuing demonstrations by some gamers in the course of the nationwide anthem.

Speaking at “An Evening with Vin Scully” on the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Saturday, the longtime Los Angeles Dodgers announcer was requested concerning the response from house owners, gamers and commissioner Roger Goodell to the demonstrations, which gamers have used to protest racial injustice and police brutality.

“I have only one personal thought, really. And I am so disappointed,” Scully mentioned, based on a number of movies of the second posted on social media. “I used to love, during the fall and winter, to watch the NFL on Sunday. And it’s not that I’m some great patriot. I was in the Navy for a year. Didn’t go anywhere. Didn’t do anything. But I have overwhelming respect and admiration for anyone who puts on a uniform and goes to war. So the only thing I can do in my little way is not to preach. I will never watch another NFL game.”

Scully, who will rejoice his 90th birthday later this month, retired final fall after 67 seasons as a broadcaster for the Dodgers. He additionally contributed to NFL and PGA Tour broadcasts on CBS from 1975 to 1982.

Scully has largely remained out of the general public eye since retiring, although he did take part in a first-pitch ceremony earlier than Game 2 of the World Series late final month, showing alongside former Dodgers Steve Yeager and Fernando Valenzuela.

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