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Boomer Esiason Apologizes for Dan Murphy Paternity Leave Rant

Boomer Esiason, who made a living throwing bombs as a pro football quarterback, realized he threw another with his rant about paternity leave for major league baseball player Daniel Murphy and apologized today (Apr. 4) for his remarks. Esiason spoke out on his radio show Wednesday (Apr. 3) about the New York Mets player’s decision to take three days of paternity leave to be with his wife, who was giving birth to their first child....

Boomer Esiason Paternity Leave Rant Riles Women (And Men)

Boomer Esiason, the former NFL star quarterback, is being sacked by women (and men) for his radio show rant yesterday (Apr. 3), deriding New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy for taking paternity leave on opening day for his first child’s birth. “Quite frankly I would’ve said ‘C-section before the season starts. I need to be at opening day,” said the Hall of Fame quarterback as if the Murphy’s wife were a piece of chattel....