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Curt Schilling speaks about his financial losses

Curt Schilling of the Boston Red Sox throws out the first pitch during the 2008 MLB playoffs at Fenway Park on October 16, 2008 in Boston, Mass. The former pitcher spoke publicly today about the bankruptcy of his video game company 38 Studios, and his diminished wealth.

This final note today, a follow-up to an item from a couple of weeks ago. Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling and his video game company -- 38 Studios, it was called -- that went belly up after getting a $75 million loan guarantee from the state of Rhode Island.

After not saying much if anything publicly, Schilling went on the Dennis and Callahan Show on WEEI in Boston this morning.

Curt Schilling: You know, I sat down my family and explained about a month ago to them that 38 Studios was probably going to fail and go bankrupt. And that the money that I had earned and saved during baseball was probably all gone.

You look it up at baseballreference.com, and you'll see Schilling made about $114 million in his 19-year career.

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