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Ron Franklin ESPN :ESPN announcer Ron Franklin apologized Monday for comments to colleague Jeannine Edwards that got him pulled from Saturday's radio broadcast of the Fiesta Bowl.

Edwards says she told Franklin not to address her like that. Franklin responded, according to Edwards: "OK, then listen to me, a—hole."

Edwards and Franklin both worked the Chick-fil-A Bowl.

A colleague reported the incident to ESPN management, Edwards said. With the duo scheduled to work together again Saturday night, ESPN decided to pull Franklin from its Fiesta Bowl radio coverage. "We made a late play-by-play change to the Fiesta Bowl radio team," ESPN spokesman Josh Krulewitz said in a statement. ESPN apology:

Krulewitz also apologized for "inappropriate" on-air behavior by anchors Hannah Storm and Josh Elliott and NFL insider Adam Schefter in which they appeared to celebrate the firing of Cleveland Browns coach Eric Mangini.

The incident happened on Monday's SportsCenter. Here's another reason why reporters need editors.

A reader objected to "Arian Nation" and King apologized in a re-tweet:

On Sunday, the Web site SportsbyBrooks reported that longtime ESPN broadcaster Ron Franklin was pulled from the radio broadcast of the Fiesta Bowl after he allegedly referred to colleague Jeannine Edwards as "sweet cakes" before the start of a meeting with Florida State coaches Friday for the Chick-fil-A Bowl. Edwards told Franklin that she did not appreciate being addressed that way. The Web site reported that ESPN tried to remove Franklin from the Chick-fil-A coverage that night but was unable to find a replacement in time. The network replaced Franklin for Saturday's Fiesta Bowl radio coverage with Dave Lamont.

"We made a late play-by-play change to the Fiesta Bowl radio team," ESPN spokesman Josh Krulewitz said in a statement to on Sunday. Edwards was initially speaking to colleague Rod Gilmore about his wife's being elected mayor of Alameda, Calif. Soon, additional ESPN colleagues joined the conversation, including Franklin. Edwards declined to characterize previous interactions with Franklin. Franklin, via an ESPN spokesperson, told on Monday: "I said some things I shouldn't have, and I'm sorry. Play-by-play commentator Ron Franklin responded: 'Holly, it's not giving up. Franklin's comment, and demeaning tone, in response to Rowe's legitimate observation was disrespectful to the audience and to a colleague. Ron apologized. The Franklin-Edwards exchange was the second high-profile incident involving an ESPN on-air talent recently. Selva apologized through ESPN's communications department.

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