It’s not unusual for owners to get booed by fans when they make a special appearance or speech during a game. Usually it’s an owner of a lousy team, giving their fans the chance to take out their frustrations at another mediocre season. But it is pretty odd to see an owner get booed during a team’s home opener the season after they win a championship.
But that’s exactly what the NEW YORK DAILY NEWS says happened to Steve Tisch, owner of the New York Giants, when he made a halftime speech during the Giants’ season opener against the Redskins on Thursday. The topic of the speech? The “Stand Up to Cancer” initiative. Beginning specifically with mentioning how his father had died of cancer.
Lest you think that it was an isolated incident with only a few fans, we have the video after the jump to show otherwise. As you can guess with angry New Yorkers, the language is NSFW: