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Grapes flips his lid

Don Cherry responds to criticism from a neurologist with a profanity-laced tirade

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Don Cherry doesn’t take kindly to criticism his boosterism of tough hockey stands in the way of reducing head injuries in the game. “I don’t give a [expletive] about him,” Cherry told Colin D’Mello of 680 News, who stopped the hockey commentator outside radio studios in Toronto to request a comment on neurologist Charles Tator’s claims. Cherry then declined to grant D’Mello a formal interview and mocked the reporter for asking for one. “Why the [expletive] would I do it on [your radio station]? Now I’m telling you to [expletive] off. How’s that? Can I tell it any more quicker than that?” Cherry’s tirade didn’t make it into a story posted on the 680 News website, but it briefly made its way around the Internet via Twitter and YouTube before it was removed.

The Globe and Mail

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