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KNBR fires controversial talk-show host Krueger

Updated: August 10, 2005, 2:02 PM ET
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SAN FRANCISCO - Talk-show host Larry Krueger's racial slurs about the San Francisco Giants and manager Felipe Alou have cost him his job.

KNBR, the flagship radio station for the Giants and a part owner of the club, fired Krueger along with program manager Bob Agnew and morning show producer Tony Rhein.

On August 3, Krueger called the Giants "brain-dead Caribbean hitters hacking at slop nightly." He went on to say that Alou's mind "has turned to Cream of Wheat." Two days later, Krueger was ...

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