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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...
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August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Chargers broadcaster suspended for anti-Semitic comment

San Diego Chargers broadcaster Hank Bauer has been suspended for making an anti-Semitic comment, during last week’s broadcast between the Chargers and 49ers. Bauer made a joke towards his on-air partner Josh Lewin, as the two were discussing fans leaving the game early. Lewin said if he bought a ticket to the game, he would […]
Via Full Scale Sports
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

Hank Bauer dropped a Jewish joke on partner Josh Lewin during Sunday's Chargers' game

B&C reported that Rock 105.3 FM's Hank Bauer dropped an anti-Semitic joke on partner Josh Lewin during Sunday's Chargers / 49ers game. Cringe worthy at best, Bauers screws the pooch even more by, apparently, telling the old 'copper wire' bit slowly as to not accidentally say 'Jew' - instead awkwardly inserting 'a family member' there.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories...
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August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

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