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Guy shown napping on live t.v. during Yankees game calls foul

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NEW YORK — A man who was caught on camera sleeping at a game at Yankees Stadium is suing.

New York Post reports that Andrew Robert Rector filed a $10 million defamation suit against ESPN announcers, Dan Shulman and John Kruk.

He claims they unleashed an “avalanche of disparaging words” against him that include “stupor, fatty, unintelligent, stupid.” ESPN declined to discuss the suit, according to the New York Post.

Rector admits falling asleep for a brief amount of time at the April 13 game between the Bronx Bombers and the Boston Red Sox.

The MLB posted a video on its YouTube page, titled: “Fan sleeps in stands during game vs. Red Sox.” You can see that video above.

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4 comments

  • Tana Ocker

    Stupid he had to know there was a chance he would be on the screen, they scan around looking for “different” stuff, maybe he shouldn’t have had that second beer, sounds to me like he woke up on the wrong side of the chair,,.boo hoo they made fun of me,,then don’t do stupid shit in public,,what ambulance chasing lawyer would touch this with a ten foot pole??????

  • tga

    Was the game that boring?
    Dude you are in public – be prepared to be photographed, recorded, or filmed.
    This is the way it is these days – don’t sue over embarrassment – stay home watch the game, TiVo it, then fall asleep.

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