Charlotte Hornets fire radio announcer John Focke after Racial Slur/Racial Tweet

Posted by Press Release on September 3, 2020 at 5:26 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

from www.yahoo.com:/YAHOO Sports! **********The Charlotte Hornets announced on Thursday that they have fired radio announcer John Focke for a violation of the team’s social media policy.********** Focke tweeted in August about a playoff game between the Denver Nuggets and Utah Jazz. Instead of the word “Nuggets” in the phrase below, Focke wrote the n-word in …Read the Rest…

Charlotte Hornets Suspend Broadcaster John Focke Indefinitely:Hornets suspend broadcaster after tweet about Jazz-Nuggets game that contained racial slur

Posted by Press Release on August 18, 2020 at 6:48 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Hornets suspend broadcaster after tweet about Jazz-Nuggets game that contained racial slur from Nick Bromberg, at YAHOO Sports!…www.sports.yahoo.com…CLICK HERE The Charlotte Hornets said Tuesday that radio announcer John Focke had been suspended indefinitely after he sent a tweet about the Nuggets’ Monday win over the Jazz that included a racial slur. “The Charlotte Hornets are …Read the Rest…


Charlotte Hornets Radio Voice Slips Up on Twitter:John Focke has apologized for using the “N-word”

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from Rick Bonnell, with the Charlotte Observer: Charlotte Hornets radio play-by-play announcer John Focke issued an apology on Twitter late Monday night for what he said was an accidental use of an offensive word. Focke, who just completed his first season with the Hornets, was tweeting about the Utah Jazz-Denver Nuggets playoff game Monday afternoon. …Read the Rest…