Chicago White Sox: Cuban community

Barkley reaches out to console Ozzie

April, 11, 2012
4/11/12
5:50
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By ESPNChicago.com
ESPNChicago.com
Ozzie GuillenAP Photo/Lynne SladkyCharles Barkley wants to tell Ozzie Guillen to hang in there during his current controversy.
Charles Barkley tried to contact Ozzie Guillen on Tuesday and Wednesday in an attempt to console the embattled Miami Marlins manager, who was suspended five games after his statements about Fidel Castro angered Miami's Cuban community.

"I tried to reach out to Ozzie yesterday, because when I got my DUI, or when I spit on the girl back in the '80s, hey man, when they're burning down your damn house, it's tough, man," Barkley said Wednesday on "The Waddle & Silvy Show" on ESPN 1000. "It's tough when you really screw up and you can't watch TV or listen to the radio.

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