Dempsey sorry for domestic violence joke

Updated: May 9, 2007, 11:21 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

BALTIMORE -- Rick Dempsey is apologizing for attempting to crack a joke about domestic violence on the air during a telecast of a Baltimore Orioles game on Saturday.

Dempsey, a former Orioles catcher and coach who usually hosts the team's pre-game and post-game shows on Mid-Atlantic Sports Network, was making his first appearance of the season in the broadcast booth during the Orioles' game against the Cleveland Indians.

During the third inning, Dempsey and play-by-play man ...

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