Apparently ESPN's Bob Griese forgot that during today's Ohio State and Minnesota broadcast there was a nationally televised audience actually listening to what he was saying.
After an advertising spot for NASCARS race this Sunday, the top five drivers in the Sprint Cup Standing were displayed on the screen.
Griese's partner, Chris Speilman, jokingly asked where Juan Pablo Montoya was on the list.
Without skipping a beat, and laughing, Griese replied "He's out having a taco."
Wow... I was shocked. Did he really just say that on national television?
There seems to be an ever growing problem with broadcaster's and analysts spouting off either racially offensive, or just plain ignorant comments.
Do they not know what they are saying is and will offend someone? It makes you question whether or not they are taught about ethics and professionalism in school.
Not that you need to be a college educated individual to know the difference between offensive and acceptable, but they need to be held to a higher standard.
ESPN's Tony Kornheiser, during a Monday Night Football game last season, seemed to have the same problem as Griese. ...
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