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Chargers pick former NFL receiver Curtis Conway to replace Bauer on radio broadcasts

A longtime NFL receiver is set to become San Diego's new radio analyst. Two sources confirmed to FOX Sports on Saturday night that the signing of Curtis Conway for the job is imminent. Conway, 44, played 12 NFL seasons after being a 1993 first-round draft pick by Chicago. Conway, who was with the Chargers from 2000 to 2002, is currently working as a television analyst for the NFL...
Via FOX Sports
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Chargers announcer Bauer finds new NFL broadcasting gig

Hank Bauer didn't need long to find a new announcing home. Sports USA announced Tuesday that the long-time San Diego Chargers radio analyst will be serving as a color commentator for its NFL broadcasts during the 2015 season. As first reported by FOX Sports last Saturday, the popular Bauer didn't have his announcing contract renewed by San Diego's radio broadcast partner (Clear Channel...
Via FOX Sports
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers cut ties with radio announcer Hank Bauer

The San Diego Chargers are planning a change in their radio broadcast team. Three sources told FOX Sports that Hank Bauer will not be returning to the booth for the 2015 season. Bauer, 60, joined San Diego's announcing team in 1998. He was a Chargers fullback from 1977-82 and built a reputation as one of the NFL's top special-teams players. He then coached special teams with the...
Via FOX Sports
June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: May 7, 1957

1957 – In a horrifying moment on the mound at Cleveland Stadium, starting pitcher Herb Score is struck in the face by a line drive off of the bat of New York Yankees shortstop Gil McDougald in the first inning. Score had retired Hank Bauer on a groundout to third before Score was struck. Third baseman Al Smith was able to field the ball and retire McDougald, but Score suffered...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers Suspend Broadcaster for Preseason Game

The San Diego Chargers radio broadcast will be without its regular color commentator tomorrow when the Chargers host the Arizona Cardinals in the preseason finale. Radio commentator Hank Bauer was suspended by the team for making an anti-Semitic remark during last week’s game against the San Francisco 49ers, according to Tony Perry of the Los Angeles Times. So what did he say?...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Anti-Semitic joke gets longtime Chargers announcer suspended

We all say stupid s—. At least most of us do. I do, that’s for sure. Usually, the stupid s— we say is said with no ill-will, but it’s stupid and offensive nonetheless. Most of the time, when these stupid moments happen, the consequences are limited. That’s because most of us aren’t being recorded by live microphones. Unfortunately for San Diego Chargers radio voice Hank...
Via Awful Announcing
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Chargers announcer Hank Bauer suspended for Jewish joke (Audio)

San Diego Chargers radio color commentator Hank Bauer was suspended from broadcasting the team’s final preseason game on Thursday after telling an anti-Semitic joke at the end of Sunday’s broadcast. In the closing seconds of Sunday’s Chargers-49ers preseason game, Bauer, broadcasting on 105.3 KIOZ, cracked a Jewish joke about how copper was invented (drop a […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Chargers broadcaster Hank Bauer makes hacky, anti-semitic joke

Look, radio announcers have a much tougher job in some respects than television announcers. You have to paint pictures, you have to fill in every detail, you have to speak for three hours straight with only your partner and commercials to provide respite. Sometimes things get out of hand and weird, but there’s no excuse for them to take a turn for the tasteless. That’s where...
Via Awful Announcing
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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