Thom Brennaman

Does Thom Brennaman deserve another chance?

Back in August of 2020, longtime Cincinnati Reds broadcaster Thom Brennaman used an anti-gay slur while he thought his microphone was off during a commercial break. Brennaman lost his job with the Reds, as well as the one he had with FOX Sports, where he called NFL and MLB games for a national audience. WGN […]
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Thom Brennaman to host 'PBL Roundup Show' about Pioneer League with Joe List, Bill Bavasi

The Pioneer Baseball League announced Tuesday that former Cincinnati Reds play-by-play broadcaster Thom Brennaman will host "The PBL Roundup Show" about the league, which includes clubs in Montana (Billings, Missoula, Great Falls, and Kalispell), Idaho (Boise and Idaho Falls), Utah (Ogden), and Colorado (Grand Junction, Fort Collins, and Colorado Springs). In 2020, the...

Suns Continue Winning, Thom Brennaman, Paola Boivin

Brad offers his thoughts on the national view of the Suns. Thom Brennaman (13:30 on podcast) talks about the Bengals success and the Brian Billick hire at ASU. Paola Boivin (31:50 on podcast) talks about her four year experience on the CFP committee.
New York Post

Thom Brennaman isn’t bothered by the Nick Castellanos home run joke anymore

Thom Brennaman says the internet lampooning of his notorious mid-apology Nick Castellanos home run call used to bother him – but that he has let it go. Brennaman appeared on “If You Don’t Like That With Grant Napear,” the podcast by the former Sacramento Kings broadcaster let go by the team after he said that “All lives matter.”
New York Post

Thom Brennaman says fans want him back on TV after anti-gay slur

Thom Brennaman claims most fans he runs into want him back on the air. The former MLB and NFL play-by-player, who uttered an anti-gay slur last year that was caught on a hot mic, ultimately resigned from his position as the TV voice of the Cincinnati Reds after being suspended. He says roughly six months after the August 2020 incident Fox Sports did not renew his contract.

Thom Brennaman says fans want him to return to TV one year after gay slur incident

The former Major League Baseball and NFL on Fox play-by-play announcer lost his jobs last year after he was caught on hot mic using a gay slur while calling a Cincinnati Reds game. In an interview with Sports Business Journal, Brennaman says: “If I’m in the grocery or getting a cup of coffee at the local convenient shop, 99% of those I bump into, I’ll hear, ‘We wish you were back, we miss you!’ Let’s say it’s even 90%. Are execs going to make a decision to appease the 10%? Wouldn’t you listen to the massive 90%?”
Fox 19

1 year ago: Ex-Reds broadcaster Thom Brennaman uses anti-gay slur on-air

CINCINNATI (WXIX) - Thursday marks the first anniversary of Thom Brennaman’s use of an anti-gay slur while broadcasting the Cincinnati Reds game. While previewing the Reds’ second game of a doubleheader against the Kansas City Royals, Brennaman was heard saying, “one of the [expletive] capitals of the world.”. Through the...