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Radio host on Giants' flagship station makes racial remarks

Updated: August 5, 2005, 10:06 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO -- A talk-show host for the San Francisco Giants' longtime flagship radio station was suspended for a week without pay Friday for racial remarks he made about the team's Latino players -- though a high-ranking station executive said he would not be fired.

On the air late Wednesday after the Giants lost 3-2 to the Colorado Rockies, Larry Krueger of KNBR went off about the struggling club and its "brain-dead Caribbean hitters hacking at slop nightly."

Later, he said, "You ...

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