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Penguins Broadcaster Apologizes For Insensitive "I Can't Breathe" Joke

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Pittsburgh sports radio personality Stan Savran decide to reference the "I Can't Breathe" shirts in memory of Eric Garner while talking about the Penguins' struggles against the Blue Jackets last night. That was a bad idea.

You can see Jay Caufield react as Savran says it, too:

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Savran quickly apologized on Twitter, calling his comment "mindless" and "totally unacceptable."

[Sporting News]

H/t to Jakub

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