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    A Timeline of Chris Harrison and Rachel Lindsays Interview — and the Fallout 8 Reasons Women Should Get a Financial Advisor Right Now Barry Larkin is joining the Reds broadcast booth for the 2021 season The Cincinnati Reds announced their game analysts for the 2021 season alongside newly-minted play by play broadcaster John Sadak, and all of the names are quite familiar to Cincinnati fans. © Provided by Awful Announcing The big addition to the booth is Hall of Famer and Reds legend Barry Larkin, who has previously worked for MLB Network and ESPN. The Reds and FOX Sports Ohio announce the 2021 broadcast teams, including the addition of Hall of Famer Barry Larkin to the TV booth. pic.twitter.com/KrZ5vMrmUf — Cincinnati Reds (@Reds) February 16, 2021 Per MLB.com, he’ll be calling all 81 of the team’s home games. In addition to Larkin joining the booth, both Chris Welsh and Jeff Brantley return as analysts, and Jim Day will once again serve as the team’s sideline reporter. On the radio side, Tommy Thrall returns as the team’s play by play...
    The last we heard from Thom Brennaman, he resigned in disgrace. Brennaman has a new job announcing games for…and there’s a drive into deep left field by Castellanos and that’ll be a home run. And so that’ll make it a 4-0 ballgame. Okay, we kid. Brennaman’s horrible apology for using an anti-gay slur in the Reds broadcast booth has gone viral more times than we can count. Thom Brennaman apologized on-air and handed the broadcast off pic.twitter.com/fMXMmQz7Kd — CJ Fogler #BlackLivesMatter (@cjzero) August 20, 2020 Despite being forced out of his position just last August, Brennaman has been hired as the play-by-play man for the Roberto Clemente League in Puerto Rico. The Roberto Clemente League in Puerto Rico has hired Thom Brennaman as its play-by-play man for the 2020-21 season, which starts tonight. Brennaman, a longtime major-league broadcaster, resigned from the Reds in September after using an anti-gay slur on air. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) December 8, 2020 The league began play as of Tuesday. Brennaman has issued several apologies since that fateful August day, the most recent...
    Cincinnati Reds announcer Thom Brennaman has resigned from announcing the team's games, the team's CEO Bob Castellini said in a Friday statement. His resignation comes after he was suspended in August for using a homophobic slur on air.  "The Reds respect Thom Brennaman's decision to step away from the broadcast booth and applaud his heartfelt efforts of reconciliation with the LGBTQ+ community," Castellini said. "He is a fantastic talent and a good man who remains part of the Reds family forever."  pic.twitter.com/chXq4kWlk9— Cincinnati Reds (@Reds) September 25, 2020 Brennaman used the slur while announcing a doubleheader in Kansas City on August 19. It came at the top of the seventh inning of the first game, moments after the Fox Sports Ohio feed had returned from a commercial break, CBS and The Associated Press previously reported. It appeared that Brennaman did not know he was on air when he made the remark.  Get Breaking News Delivered to Your Inbox The Reds removed Brennaman from the broadcast in the fifth inning of the second game, CBS and The AP reported. He...
    Louisiana AG investigates school for suspending 4th grader after teacher noticed BB gun during online class Recalled mushrooms likely linked to salmonella outbreak shipped to restaurants in more than 30 states Thom Brennaman resigns from Reds, Fox Sports Longtime Cincinnati Reds broadcaster Thom Brennaman has resigned from his position with the team. © David Kohl-USA TODAY Sports Longtime Reds broadcaster Thom Brennaman has resigned. Brennaman confirmed on Friday to Bobby Nightengale of the Cincinnati Enquirer that he has turned in his resignation to the Reds and Fox Sports Ohio. The 56-year-old was suspended last month after he was caught on a hot mic during a broadcast using a homophobic slur. Brennaman issued an apology during the broadcast after realizing what he said went out in live television. He left the set during the Aug. 19 game between the Reds and Kansas City Royals after begging for forgiveness. He said he wasn’t sure if he would be putting on the headset again. Brennaman is the son of former longtime Reds announcer Marty Brennaman, who retired last year. Thom has been...
    Fox Sports announced Thursday that it will not feature Thom Brennaman on its NFL game broadcasts after the play-by-play announcer was caught using a homophobic slur while broadcasting Wednesday night’s Cincinnati Reds game in Kansas City. “FOX Sports is extremely disappointed with Thom’s remarks during Wednesday’s Cincinnati Reds telecast,” Fox said in a statement (via Pro Football Talk). “The language used was abhorrent, unacceptable, and not representative of the values of FOX Sports. As it relates to Brennaman’s FOX NFL role, we are moving forward with our NFL schedule which will not include him.” MORE: Brennaman suspended after using homophobic slur Brennaman, 56, could be heard at the beginning of Wednesday night’s broadcast saying “one of the f— capitals of the world” without context, evidently not realizing his mic was hot. He delivered an awkward on-air apology before he was taken off the broadcast. Here’s a better video with the full bit of the perceived tHom homophobic comment at around the 2:06 mark of the game. pic.twitter.com/g1yBHg8zA0 — Church of Baseball ⚾ (@churchofbasebal) August 19, 2020 The Reds on Wednesday night announced that they had...
    Cincinnati Reds announcer Thom Brennaman was suspended by the team for using a gay slur during a broadcast, when he apparently did not realize he was live on the air, CNN reported. Brennaman was the sole announcer during Wednesday's game between the Reds and the Kansas City Royals. Brennaman was heard saying "One of the f*g capitals of the world" right before snapping back into play-by-play mode. It's not clear what the context of the remark was. Brennaman was able to apologize during the broadcast before being replaced in the fifth inning in the second game of the doubleheader after being made aware that his remark was broadcast for the Fox Sports Ohio audience. "I made a comment earlier tonight that I guess went out over the air that I am deeply ashamed of," Brennaman said. "If I have hurt anyone out there, I can't tell you how much I say from the bottom of my heart I'm so very, very sorry. I pride myself and think of myself as a man of faith. "I don't know...
    Thom Brennaman may have cost himself his career Wednesday night by unknowingly uttering a homophobic slur on the air. The 56-year-old Brennaman was pulled from the broadcast booth by the Reds after he said, “One of the f-g capitals of the world,” on the Fox Sports Ohio TV broadcast during the opener of a doubleheader between the Reds and Royals in Kansas City. He was later suspended by the team. His father, Hall of Fame broadcaster Marty Brennaman, felt for him. “As a dad, I hurt for him,” Marty told Cincinnati.com. “What he said is not a reflection of who Thom Brennaman is. I know that’s not him. But I also feel terrible for the people the comment offended.” Thom was unaware he was live, which of course doesn’t excuse what he said. The Reds issued a statement in which the team said it was “devastated by the horrific, homophobic remark.” Marty has experienced a hot mic mistake before. Years ago, he joked, “Kentucky fans can kiss my ass” during a broadcast of a Kentucky-Austin Peay basketball game in 1988....
    Thom Brennaman may have cost himself his career Wednesday night by unknowingly uttering a homophobic slur on the air. see also Thom Brennaman’s slur apology was awkwardly interrupted by Reds home run The Reds gave Thom Brennaman a chance to apologize Wednesday... The 56-year-old Brennaman was pulled from the broadcast booth by the Reds after he said, “One of the f-g capitals of the world,” on the Fox Sports Ohio TV broadcast during the opener of a doubleheader between the Reds and Royals in Kansas City. He was later suspended by the team. His father, Hall of Fame broadcaster Marty Brennaman, felt for him. “As a dad, I hurt for him,” Marty told Cincinnati.com. “What he said is not a reflection of who Thom Brennaman is. I know that’s not him. But I also feel terrible for the people the comment offended.” Thom was unaware he was live, which of course doesn’t excuse what he said. The Reds issued a statement in which the team said it was “devastated by the horrific, homophobic remark.” Marty has experienced a...
    Iowa derecho: Many residents are still without power a week after powerful storm Coronavirus updates: University of North Carolina temporarily suspends fall sports; Pope warns against the rich getting vaccine first Thom Brennaman suspended after using anti-gay slur on Reds broadcast Warning: Story/video contains coarse language © Joe Robbins / Getty Images Sport / Getty Cincinnati Reds broadcaster Thom Brennaman used an anti-gay slur during the first game of Wednesday's doubleheader against the Kansas City Royals. Here's a better video with the full bit of the perceived tHom homophobic comment at around the 2:06 mark of the game. pic.twitter.com/g1yBHg8zA0— Church of Baseball ⚾ (@churchofbasebal) August 19, 2020 The moment occurred as the Fox Sports Ohio broadcast came back from a commercial break during the seventh inning. As the game prepared to resume, an unprompted Brennaman said, "one of the f-- capitals of the world." During the fifth inning of the second game of the twin bill, Brennaman apologized for his remarks, stating, "I don't know if I'll be putting on this headset again," before turning over play-by-play duties for...
    As U.S. schools reopen, concerns grow that kids spread coronavirus Coronavirus updates: University of North Carolina temporarily suspends fall sports; Pope warns against the rich getting vaccine first Thom Brennaman suspended for using homophobic slur during Reds-Royals broadcast © The Enquirer/Sam Greene Broadcaster Thom Brennaman gives a brief speech about believing in the Republican Party during the Republican Party election watch gathering at the Horse & Barrel Bourbon House in downtown Cincinnati. Cincinnati Reds broadcaster Thom Brennaman used a homophobic slur during the first game of a Reds-Royals doubleheader on Fox Sports Ohio Wednesday night. He apologized on-air more than two hours after the incident and removed himself from the broadcast. Late Wednesday night, the Reds announced that Brennaman had been suspended. Start the day smarter. Get all the news you need in your inbox each morning. "The Cincinnati Reds organization is devastated by the horrific, homophobic remark made this evening by broadcaster Thom Brennaman. He was pulled off the air, and effective immediately was suspended from doing Reds broadcasts," the Reds wrote in a statement. "We will be...
    Thom Brennaman, the longtime announcer for the Cincinnati Reds, was pulled off the air Wednesday night after being caught on a hot mic uttering a homophobic slur earlier in the day during a doubleheader with the Kansas City Royals. Brennaman, who didn't realize the telecast was back from commercial break, was caught saying, "one of the f** capitals of the world" during the pre-game broadcast. It was unclear what exactly he was referring to when he made the comment. TREVOR BAUER WASN’T ALLOWED TO WEAR ‘FREE JOE KELLY’ CLEATS Brennaman later issued an apology during the live broadcast of the second game of the doubleheader. “I made a comment earlier tonight that I guess went out over the air that I am deeply ashamed of. If I’ve hurt anyone out there, I can’t tell you how much I say from the bottom of my heart, I’m so very, very sorry," Brennaman said. "I pride myself and think of myself as a man of faith… I don’t know if I’ll be putting on this headset again. I don’t know if it’s going to...
    (CNN)A broadcaster who was heard uttering a homophobic slur on an MLB game broadcast left the booth during the contest Wednesday. Cincinnati Reds play-by-play announcer Thom Brennaman could be heard saying on the Fox Sports Ohio broadcast, "One of the f*g capitals of the world," before then resuming his on-air duties. It's unknown what led to that remark and the context behind it. The comment came before the start of the second game of a doubleheader between the Reds and the Kansas City Royals in Kansas City, Missouri. Video that contained his remarks was posted to Twitter, and #FireThom began trending. In the top of the fifth inning, following a commercial break, Brennaman, who in addition to calling Reds' games also works for Fox Sports, apologized before he went off the air.Read MoreUniversity of Cincinnati buildings will no longer bear the name of a Reds owner who used racist, anti-Semitic and homophobic slurs"I made a comment earlier tonight that I guess went out over the air that I am deeply ashamed of," Brennaman said. "If I have hurt anyone out...
    Cincinnati Reds broadcaster Thom Brennaman was heard using a homophobic slur during a live broadcast on Wednesday, sparking a public apology and prompting calls for the longtime play-by-play man to be fired. As the New York Post reported, Brennaman was heard using the slur just before the Fox Sports Ohio TV broadcast of a game between the Reds and Kansas City Royals began. “One of the f-g capitals of the world,” Brennaman was heard saying. The video very quickly found its way to social media, being uploaded to Twitter and racking up thousands of views. Brennaman’s name also shot to the top of Twitter trends on Wednesday, with many calling for him to be fired. Some local leaders spoke out on the incident as well. As WLWT reported, Cincinnati city council member Chris Seelbach released a statement noting that the Brennaman family are sports icons with a powerful voice in the Cincinnati area — Thom Brennaman is the son of longtime Reds radio sportscaster Marty Brennaman — which made the incident “event more disgusting and totally unprofessional.” Seelbach added that...
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Reds broadcaster Thom Brennaman used an anti-gay slur on air during Cincinnati’s game Wednesday night and later left the broadcast after apologizing. Brennaman used the slur moments after the Fox Sports Ohio feed returned from a commercial break before the top of the seventh inning in the first game of a doubleheader at Kansas City. Brennaman did not seem to realize he was already on air. The 56-year-old Brennaman remained on air in the second game until the top of the fifth inning, when he spoke directly to the camera before handing off play-by-play duties. I made a comment earlier tonight that I guess went out over the air that I am deeply ashamed of,” he said. “If I have hurt anyone out there, I can’t tell you how much I say from the bottom of my heart, I am very, very sorry.” Brennaman added: “I don’t know if I’m going to be putting on this headset again” and apologized to the Reds, Fox Sports and his coworkers. Major League Baseball was aware of the...
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Reds broadcaster Thom Brennaman used a gay slur during the broadcast of Cincinnati’s game against the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday. Brennaman used the slur moments after the Fox Sports Ohio broadcast returned from a commercial break before the top of the seventh inning in the first game of a doubleheader. Brennaman did not seem to realize he was already on air. Major League Baseball was aware of the incident but did not have an immediate comment. The Reds did not immediately respond to a request for comment. The 56-year-old Brennaman remained on the air for the second game of the doubleheader. The son of Hall of Fame broadcaster Marty Brennaman, Thom has called major league games for 33 years and has been with Fox Sports for the past 27, covering primarily baseball and football. ___ More AP MLB: https://apnews.com/MLB and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports Copyright © 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
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