Originally written on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 6/17/13
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A radio stunt mocking former Saints player Steve Gleason has now cost three Atlanta radio employees their jobs. 790 The Zone's morning show, "Mayhem in the AM" aired a fake interview Monday supposedly with Gleason, making light of his battle with ALS and the computerized voice Gleason now uses to communicate. The 36-year-old has made his battle with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis public, so he can raise awareness of the disease and funds to find a cure. Here's one of the many websites that still has 790's radio stunt posted. Outraged reaction poured in, first from those in the Atlanta area who heard the broadcast and then from Louisiana, where the Black and Gold faithful fervently jumped to the defense of a man who's become an iconic hero for the region. Late Monday afternoon, Rick Mack, General Manager of 790 fired the three people involved and issued this statement: "790 The Zone, our owners, sponsors and partners in no way endorse or support this kind of content. We sincerely...
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