Tag: Lou Gehrig’s disease

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Atlanta radio station fires three hosts for mocking ex-Saints player Steve Gleason

Former New Orleans Saints safety Steve Gleason announces a draft pick during the third round of the NFL Draft, Friday, April 26, 2013 at Radio City Music Hall in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) by Greg Botelho (CNN) — If he had been listening from his car Monday morning, radio veteran Steak Shapiro knew what he would have thought of a bit mocking a former New Orleans Saint now battling Lou Gehrig’s disease. “I would have been offended.” Why? The now former host of “Mayhem in the AM” on Atlanta’s 790 The Zone offered up plenty of reasons in an interview Tuesday with CNN’s Brooke Baldwin. And none of his descriptions of the now infamous two-minute radio bit were positive.