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A's Broadcaster Fired After Racial Slur Incident

A's Broadcaster Fired After Racial Slur Incident

Glen Kuiper was so excited to go to the N-word League Hall of Fame that he forgot what N-word he was supposed to use. Kuiper had been an A's broadcaster for twenty years. Kuiper left with a pissy statement, which can be seen below in a tweet.

"I wish the Oakland A's and NBC Sports would have taken into consideration my 20-year career, my solid reputation, integrity, and character, but in this current environment traits like integrity and character are no longer considered."

Source: Associated Press

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Athletics broadcaster Glen Kuiper was let go by NBC Sports California after using a racial slur during a telecast while describing a trip to the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum.

Kuiper was suspended by the network following his slur that aired during a pregame segment of an A’s game against the Kansas City Royals on May 5. Kuiper talked about a trip to the museum with colleague Dallas Braden but seemingly mispronounced the word “Negro,” making it sound instead like a slur.

“Following an internal review, the decision has been made for NBC Sports California to end its relationship with Glen Kuiper, effective immediately,” the network said in a statement Monday. “We thank Glen for his dedication to Bay Area baseball over the years.”

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