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Sports fans, if you are like me, you enjoy catching almost all things ESPN. There's ESPN Radio, the podcasts, SportsCenter, and on and online.

Well yesterday, on a podcast, an employee of ESPN made a racially insensitive joke aimed at Toby Gerhardt of Stanford. As of this writing (8:00 AM MST, 10:00 AM EST), there isn't a word of any reprimand being passed down toward the individuals.

Before I get into why this is frustrating me, I guess I better point out the crime.

On the Football Today podcast for Jan. 5, Jeremy Green and his co-host, a character that goes by the nickname of PodVader, were going through the draft and giving out initial thoughts on which team might draft which player. At 27:20 of the show, they started discussing the Houston Texans. Green was quick to point out C.J. Spiller, running back out of Clemson, as being the kind of pick they could use. Then, at around 27:45, the following exchange was made:

Green:   "How good would C.J. Spiller look in a Texans uniform?"

PodVader: "Well at least they'll have the right face color, that's for sure."

I was floored. Did they j...

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