Emily Austen

  • Emily Austen issues apology, says she was just trying to be funny

    Emily Austen issues apology, says she was just trying to be funny

    June 12, 2016 at 11:15 am 4 comments

    Emily Austen was fired from her role with Fox Sports Florida and Sun Sports as a sideline reporter for the Tampa Bay Rays and Orlando Magic after she made some racist comments during a live web video with Barstool Sports. Barstool Sports is well known in the online sports community […]

     
  • Rays sideline reporter Emily Austen has been fired from Sun Sports after racist comments

    Rays sideline reporter Emily Austen has been fired from Sun Sports after racist comments

    June 10, 2016 at 11:37 am 3 comments

    Fox Sports Florida has announced that Emily Austen “is not scheduled to appear on any upcoming Fox Sports Florida or Fox Sports Sun broadcasts” after video surfaced of her making racist comments during a web broadcast with Barstool Sports. [UPDATE] A source with the Rays has confirmed that Austen has been […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    March 27, 2015 at 9:30 am 0 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. RAYS 6, Yankees 5 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Emily Austen (above) made her debut as the Rays’ new in-game reporter. I had seen a little bit of […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    February 23, 2015 at 8:46 am 4 comments

    Here is an odd twist to the new season. BJ Upton will no longer be BJ Upton. The former Rays centerfielder will now go by his real name, Melvin. #Braves exec John Hart made passing reference to “Melvin” (B.J.) Upton, then confirmed player will go by Melvin Upton Jr, this […]