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MLB, NFL announcer fired last year for using antigay slur lands new gig calling high school sports

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Most professional sportscasters start their careers by announcing for college and minor league teams and then work their way up to the major leagues, where they can earn upwards of $1 million a year.

Unless you’re Thom Brennaman.The disgraced ex-MLB and NFL sportscaster was fired from Fox Sports last September after he casually dropped an antigay slur on the air during a Cincinnati Reds game.Thom Brennamann likely ends his Reds career tonight LIVE on the air pic.twitter.com/EDzSICgVmx— Matt Jones (@KySportsRadio) August 19, 2020After video of the slur went viral, Brennaman embarked on an apology tour, saying he was a “man of faith” and really, really sorry to “the people who sign my paycheck.”“That is not who I am, and never has been,” he.

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