Originally written on Fox Sports South  |  Last updated 6/17/13

NEW ORLEANS - DECEMBER 1: Steve Gleason #37 of the New Orleans Saints celebrates a tackle against the Tampa Bay Buccanneers during the first half of the game on December 1, 2002 at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Saints defeated the Buccanneers 23-20. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
ATLANTA Three Atlanta radio hosts have been fired following an ugly two-minute clip of their morning show made fun of former New Orleans Saints player Steve Gleason, who was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in 2011. Radio hosts Nick Cellini, Steak Shapiro and Chris Dimino of "Mayhem in the AM" on 790 The Zone made insensitive remarks concerning Gleason's speech and health during a fake call-in sketch. All three were subsequently suspended, then quickly fired following a national outcry. "We deeply regret the offensive programming that aired this morning on 'Mayhem In The AM' on 790 The Zone, related to former New Orleans Saints player Steve Gleason and his battle with ALS," Rick Mack, the station's senior vice president and general manager, said in a statement. "We suspended the three individuals involved immediately following their comments and have since terminated their employment. 790 The Zone, our owners, sponsors and partners in no way endorse or support ...
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