Howard Cosell was fired for saying "little monkey"

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    This nonsense has been going on for decades. Being a Redskins fan I remember this play and Cosell's comment. I could not believe the backlash he got for his play by play comment about Alvin Garrett. He had nothing but respect for Alvin.

    Howard Cosell Racist Comment
     
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    they over played the R word so much, that it means NOTHING now
     
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    Their 'ists' And 'phobes'
    Don't Bother Me One Bit
     
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    Back when football was fun ...
     
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    I Haven't Watched The NFL In 20yrs This Season
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    remember Jimmy the Greek? fired
    etc
    'JIMMY THE GREEK' FIRED BY CBS FOR HIS REMARKS
     
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    Did any of these people care when GW Bush was being called a chimp?
     
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    False equivalence.
     
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    Howard Cosell is dead. If he had respect for Garrett, he would have never called him a monkey.
     
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    Been a while since I read a Cosell book but I don’t think Howard got canned for the ‘little monkey’ comment?
     

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