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Welcome to Rush Week
October 13, 2003
After saying that Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb was overrated by the media because of his color, Rush Limbaugh quickly faded to black
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October 13, 2003

Welcome To Rush Week

After saying that Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb was overrated by the media because of his color, Rush Limbaugh quickly faded to black

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"All I will say is, people need to stop being so sensitive."
—Former major leaguer John Rocker on Sporting News Radio

"It's sad that you've got to go to skin color. I thought we were through with that whole deal."
—Donovan McNabb, Eagles quarterback, on Limbaugh's comments

Sports, Limbaugh told SI in August, "is the one thing in which you can invest total passion without consequence." Ratings on the show were up 10% since his arrival. Now he is down one job and is reportedly under investigation by Palm Beach, Fla., authorities for illicit possession of prescription painkillers.

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