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Philly radio host Josh Innes suspended for using racial slur to describe Eagles player

Very few instances in life where a white person in America uses the term “house negro” end well. Josh Innes, radio host for Philadelphia’s SportsRadio 94.1 WIP, learned that the hard way this week. The incident stems from when Innes was broadcasting before new Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Peterson’s introductory press conference on Tuesday. He was speaking with...
Via Awful Announcing
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia radio host who called Eagles' Jason Kelce 'house negro' suspended by WIP

How long will Josh Innes be out for? WIP host Josh Innes used a slavery term to describe a white player on the Eagles, while sitting next to ex-Eagle Hollis Thomas ... and he'll miss just three days of his radio show. EAGLES: Chip Kelly finally talks about nasty Eagles divorce  After saying on the air that Eagles lineman Jason Kelce was a ...
Via NJ.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia radio host calls Eagles' Jason Kelce 'house negro' (AUDIO)

What's more is WIP's Josh Innes said that to ex-Eagle Hollis Thomas. WIP host Josh Innes has been known for storming off while on the air, getting into fights with fellow radio hosts on Eagles sidelines and saying generally incendiary things on the air (a Philly Mag headline called him "an insecure, self-absorbed, temperamental, polarizing...
Via NJ.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Radio host apologizes for calling Jason Kelce a 'house negro'

    A Philadelphia radio host raised some eyebrows on Tuesday by comparing a white football player to a “house negro.” Josh Innes, who hosts an afternoon show on WIP in Philly, was talking with former Eagles defensive tackle Hollis Thomas prior to airing Doug Pederson’s introductory press conference on the show. According to Crossing Broad, Thomas mentioned how center...
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Philly radio hosts raise more than $31,000 for Genesis Women’s Shelter in Dallas

As sports talk radio gimmicks go, this one might be the best for a long time. WIP afternoon host Josh Innes, the most polarizing media man in Philadelphia, led a cause with co-hosts Hollis Thomas, a former Eagles defensive lineman, and Spike Eskin, who also serves as station’s program director, to put their money—and their listeners’ money—where their (loud) mouths are....
Via Awful Announcing
November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Youth football and rugby to get together

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Football and rugby are getting together to promote player safety. A youth clinic featuring the Heads Up Tackling program will be held on May 31as part of the final day of the Collegiate Rugby Championship. Former players and NFL executives will help educate coaches and young players on the value of safe tackling at the new Academy Fields located on the grounds...
Via AP on Fox
May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr.: "We Are Working in Trying to Build That New Core"

View image | gettyimages.com Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. joined Howard Eskin and Hollis Thomas Tuesday morning on SportsRadio 94WIP. The following is a transcript of the conversation, where Amaro touched on the realistic rebuilding time frame, as well as the current status of where the club stands with...
Via Philliedelphia
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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