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Q101 Tweets Rape Joke During Stanley Cup Final

Q101 Tweets Rape Joke During Stanley Cup Final
Chicago alternative radio station Q101 made a rape joke during game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins. Now for $1,000 guess the medium in which Q101 made this horrible insensitive gaffe... ...Twitter?? Correct!!! Tell Q101 what they’ve just won: lots of listeners lost, a deeply offended audience, corporate sponsors aghast (they might bail too possibly), a public relations nightmare, an inevitable upcoming public apology, and maybe even a fired social media manager. Didn’t we learn from the film Borat that rape jokes aren’t ok? Well, it has been 8 years since that movie came out. Didn’t WE JUST LEARN, in this exact NHL postseason, that tweeting sexual assault jokes during hockey games isn't cool? The LA Kings Twitter account just made that mistake a few weeks ago when they let a local shock jock sports talk radio guy take over their Twitter feed for a period of a Stanley Cup Playoff game...

The Score's Dan Bernstein LIGHTS UP Steve Alford Sympathizer (audio)

The Score's Dan Bernstein LIGHTS UP Steve Alford Sympathizer (audio)
Yes, this headline includes ALL CAPS because that’s required for this exchange between WSCR midday co-host Dan Bernstein and an idiotic caller. Dan Bernstein goes off on a Steve Alford apologist and UCLA fan who called in recently. The language is all SFW but remember it’s “LOUD NOISES!!!” as Brick from fictional KVWN San Diego would say. Steve Alford was recently hired to UCLA from New Mexico. However, he’s most notorious for what went on during his regime in Iowa City. During his time leading the Iowa Hawkeyes, Coach Steve Alford (@UCLACoachAlford) was basically a sympathizer to committing sexual assault. Actually, he was more than that- he advocated the character of a sexual assault recidivist. Alford was also a very powerful enemy to a sexual assault victim...
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