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Charley Steiner was at the original Woodstock and left early, missing Jimi Hendrix and the whole famous last day

Current Dodgers’ radio announcer Charley Steiner has had a remarkable sports media career, from local radio and team broadcasting (including a three-year stint as the play-by-play voice for the USFL’s New Jersey Generals and two years...Show More Summary

Boston radio station suspends live programming for 12 hours in wake of sports talk hosts' on-air comments

In Boston, a couple of sports talk radio hosts at WEEI have been suspended for recent on-air comments. Host Christian Fauria employed a stereotypical Asian accent in his attempt to imitate Asian-American Don Yee, Tom Brady's agent. Meanwhile host Alex Reimer made a derogatory remark about Brady's 5-year-old daughter. Show More Summary

WEEI: Boston Sports Radio Station Orders Employee Sensitivity Training After Recent On-Air Controversies

Boston sports radio station WEEI is sending its on-air staff and perhaps all employees to mandatory, all-day sensitivity training on Friday after at least four high-profile advertisers pulled their commercials from the airwaves. The station is putting live programming on hold from 6 a.m. Show More Summary

Sports host Jim Rome stuns listeners with rant on shooting: ‘I know what is not the answer — thoughts and prayers’

6 days agoNews : The Raw Story

CBS Sports Radio host Jim Rome on Thursday veered off topic to discuss Wednesday’s mass shooting at Florida high school. “This is a sports show,” Rome said at the beginning his radio broadcast. “And everything I talk about here today pales in comparison to the murder of at...

The Radio Personality Was Fired For His Comments

6 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Patrick Connor acknowledged his comments on the Barstool Sports show were "lame and gross." Yeah.

Barstool host who called Chloe Kim 'hot' fired from other station

6 days agoNews : NY Daily News

San Francisco sports radio station KNBR didn't find Patrick Connor's remarks funny.

Radio host Patrick Connor fired after Chloe Kim remark

6 days agoNews : USAToday: News

Patrick Connor's crass comments on his Barstool Sports show got him terminated from a different job.        

Can sensitivity training save Boston sports radio from itself?

Boston sports radio personalities know they have to supply “passion” for their local teams, as one prominent host recently put it, while delivering a steady stream of hot takes to keep their audience in a highly competitive market. But that goal can be accomplished without indulging in needlessly offensive banter, right? WEEI certainly hopes so. Responding […]

Coming Friday, six hours of PFT Live

WEEI will be suspending its programming for 12 hours on Friday, from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET, so that all employees can attend mandatory sensitivity training. Since WEEI is an NBC Sports Radio affiliate, WEEI will broadcast NBC Sports Radio content in place of WEEI’s normal programming. Since PFT Live is broadcast by NBC [more]

On This Day in Moto: February 14

KTMs sweep Arlington SX, James Stewart wins his sixth AMA Supercross in a row, and Ron Lechien takes first place at the Seattle Kingdome while sporting a controversial one-way radio.

Boston radio station WEEI off air Friday for sensitivity training

6 days agoNews : NY Daily News

Boston sports talk radio station WEEI will halt live programming Friday so employees can undergo sensitivity training.

Patrick Connor gets suspended from his KNBR job for comments on Chloe Kim on Barstool Radio, apologizes

A controversy around comments made on Barstool Sports’ Sirius XM channel has now led to the co-host involved being suspended from his other job at San Francisco sports radio station KNBR. The host in question is Patrick Connor, who discussed 17-year-old U.S. Show More Summary

Barstool Sports radio host apologizes for inappropriate comments about Chloe Kim

Patrick Connor, who co-hosts a sports-talk show on Sirius XM’s Barstool Radio channel, apologized Wednesday for calling 17-year-old Olympic snowboarding gold medalist Chloe Kim a “little hot piece of a–” during Tuesday’s show. Yesterday in a weird attempt to make people laugh I failed. My comments about @chloekimsnow were more than inappropriate they were lame […]

Barstool Sports radio host apologizes after making sexually inappropriate comments about 17-year-old Olympic gold medalist Chloe Kim

A Barstool Sports radio host apologized Wednesday for calling the 17-year-old US Olympic snowboarder Chloe Kim a "hot piece of ass" in a SiriusXM radio appearance.  Kim won the gold medal in women's halfpipe on Tuesday.  Patrick Connor,...Show More Summary

WEEI loses two sponsors in response to Christian Fauria using caricatured Asian accent on air

Boston’s WEEI suspended on-air host Christian Fauria for using a stereotypical Asian accent to imitate Tom Brady’s agent, Don Yee. But the sports talk radio station may have to do more to address the ill-advised comedy bit and other recent incidents that have offended audiences. Show More Summary

WEEI suspends Christian Fauria for using stereotypical Asian accent to imitate Tom Brady’s agent, Don Yee

Boston sports talk radio station WEEI just can’t stop making headlines for the wrong reasons. On Friday, the Ordway, Merloni & Fauria show thought it would be funny to dramatize the text message exchange between Boston Herald columnist...Show More Summary

Scott Fujita rips WEEI for racist Don Yee caricature

A former NFL player has weighed in with some strong words for Boston sports radio station WEEI, which ran a racist sketch about NFL player agent Don Yee on Friday. Former NFL linebacker Scott Fujita, whose father is Japanese-American, took to Twitter to point out that even as WEEI apologized for host Christian Fauria mocking [more]

Boston Radio Host Suspended After Using Fake Asian Accent To Mock Tom Brady's Agent

The popular co-host of a Boston radio sports program has been suspended after using a fake Asian accent to impersonate the agent of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady.

Boston Herald columnist suspended after being duped by radio listener posing as Tom Brady’s agent

The text messages from Tom Brady’s agent came from out of the blue and were too good to be true. If only Boston Herald sports columnist Ron Borges would have done a little more digging. A radio listener, “Nick in Boston,” found Borges’s cellphone number on Twitter and texted the columnist on Jan. 20, posing […]

Awful Announcing Podcast: Kevin Harlan talks his career, the future of broadcasting, and Super Bowl 52

This week, Ben Heisler is joined by Westwood One Radio, Turner Sports, and CBS Sports play by play broadcaster Kevin Harlan, fresh off of calling Super Bowl 52 for Westwood One. Subscribe on iTunes! Here’s the rundown of what Ben and...Show More Summary

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