Griese apologizes for joke about Montoya

Oct 24, 2009 Full story: Fox Sports

ESPN analysts apparently can't stay out of the news this week. During Saturday's broadcast of the Minnesota-Ohio State college football game, former NFL star turned ESPN commentator Bob Griese made a culturally insensitive comment about NASCAR driver Juan Pablo Montoya during a promo for the race.

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Sol

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#1 Oct 24, 2009
"Earlier today on our game I made an offensive comment regarding Juan Pablo Montoya as part of a NASCAR promo. It was regrettable and I should not have said it. I really enjoy NASCAR and I follow it closely and would like to take this opportunity to apologize to Juan, NASCAR and everyone else who heard my comment," he said.
Your apology makes it sound like you're sorry that people heard you.

Were you a competent professional, rather than a washed-out football dummy, you would have known he was born in Bogotá, Colombia and not mexico.

You dumb d¡çkhead.

“Is that Banjo Music I hear ...”

Since: Jul 07

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#2 Oct 24, 2009
Sol wrote:
<quoted text> Your apology makes it sound like you're sorry that people heard you.
Were you a competent professional, rather than a washed-out football dummy, you would have known he was born in Bogotá, Colombia and not mexico.
You dumb d¡çkhead.
boo hoo what's the problem? a washed-out football dummy talking about a washed-out racing dummy ... seems Montoya is in good company ....

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