replaced Eric Wynalda
as color commentator in ABC's booth for its season-opening MLS broadcast on Saturday, Colorado's 2-1 win over D.C. United. Wynalda was serving a
suspension for using obscene language about ESPN's Jim Rome
on the blog
Fulham USA, according to USA Today.
Wynalda, in a long interview that was posted on www.fulhamusa.com
, had said, "Jim Rome can suck ** ****. And he should be very
afraid, because I'm the kind of guy, if I get too many drinks in me, I will club his ***."
Wynalda's apology statement was: "These remarks were not meant for public use, but that's my
mistake. I totally regret this. I'm embarrassed by it. I have personally apologized to Jim Rome, to ESPN and to my family. I also apologize to others whom I have offended. This will never happen
Rome, the host of "Jim Rome Is Burning" on ESPN, is known for making derogatory comments about soccer.