Cincinnati Reds’ Longtime Announcer Suspended After Making Homophobic Slur

August 20, 2020

A longtime announcer for the Cincinnati Reds has been suspended after using an anti-gay slur on a hot mic as the broadcast returned from a commercial break. Thom Brennaman apologized later in the game. Moments later, he was replaced by another sportscaster. In a statement, the Reds said, "In no way does this incident represent our players, coaches, organization, or our fans." The organization also said they have zero tolerance for discrimination of any kind.

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