Sleeping Yankees fan sues TV announcers

Yankees fan caught on TV sleeping during game

Yankees fan caught on TV sleeping during game sues announcers for mocking him.

(AP) -- A Yankees fan has filed a $10 million lawsuit against two ESPN announcers claiming they mocked him when he was caught on national television sleeping in his seat during a game at Yankee Stadium.

In court documents, Andrew Robert Rector admitted he "napped" during a game against the Boston Red Sox on April 13, but said commentators Dan Shulman and John Kruk unleashed an "avalanche of...

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