This story originally broke while I finishing up my Bauer blog and at the time it was the opposite of funny. Cincinnati Reds broadcaster Thom Brennaman said that Kansas City was "one of the f@g capitals of the world" when I think I can assume he believed they weren't on the air.
I don't need to get into the nuts and bolts of what he said earlier. It goes without saying that does not fly on a broadcast; especially when San Francisco, Houston, Austin, Portland, LA, New York, Chicago, Atlanta, Miami, Portland (ME) and Provincetown all come to mind as homosexual hotbeds (much more socially acceptable terminology) before KC. Then again what do I know? (even though I'm low key gender fluid) Not only was this man homophobic, but he also was inaccurate! Double whammy like you read about. Triple if you count the name Thom (which I do).
Granted (in reference to the blog title) we don't have a ton of options to chose from currently....BUT I think this Nick Castellanos solo shot into the judgment free zone of Kauffman Stadium (second reference on DOL today has got to be some sort of record) as future-fired Reds Broadcaster Thom Brennaman gave his closing goodbyes and apologies after dropping a hard F bomb (not fuck) earlier in the broadcast has to take the cake for most unintentionally funny sports moment of the year. You almost have to respect the dedication to insincerity.
The great Trill Whither put it perfectly.
Which inspired many other great tweets.
That concludes this blog. In short first video; not funny. Second video; hilarious (not on purpose).
Seriously watch Visible: Out on Television (AppleTV+) if you haven't yet. One of the best and most interesting docuseries I've ever seen.