Originally posted on Larry Brown Sports  |  Last updated 5/4/13
Susannah Collins was fired by CSN Chicago after her humorous, embarrassing slip-up went viral. As seen in the video above, Collins was in the middle of an intermission report about the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday night when she talked about the “tremendous amount of sex” the team had during the regular season. Collins quickly realized her error and recovered by saying “success.” The Chicago Tribune says Comcast Chicago fired Collins after the slip-up went viral, leading to a previous raunchy video series in which she participated receiving more attention. That series was called “Sports Nutz,” and it featured plenty of dirty language and low-brow humor. You can see an example of the show below: Things don’t seem to jive on the surface. One of Collins’ Sports Nutz videos was posted on Deadspin years ago, which led to her getting a job with Showtime Sports, and eventually CSN Chicago. If they were aware of these videos before, why would they have a problem with them now? The firing doesn’t make sense. The only thing that would really make sense to me is if CSN did some digging and learned that Collins was having relationships with a player, which could have been the root of the Freudian slip. Under those circumstances, a firing may have been warranted.
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