In a lengthy blog posted on Friday, Curt Schilling wrote about the soap opera that has surfaced regarding his famous bloody sock. "I?ll wager 1 million dollars to the charity of anyones choice, versus the same amount to ALS," wrote Schilling. "If the blood on the sock is fake, I?ll donate a million dollars to that persons charity, if not they donate that amount to ALS." During a telecast on Wednesday night, Orioles' announcer Gary Thorne suggested that Schilling's sock was painted red in order to create publicity. "It was blood. You can choose to believe whatever you need to, but facts are facts. The 25 guys that were in that locker room, the coaches, they all know it. In the end nothing else really matters. The people that need to believe otherwise are people with their own insecurities and issues.