7am News, Sports and Obits

Latest WGIL news
Click to play or
Right click and "Save Target As" to download
Click for Galesburg, Illinois Forecast
Home - Cancellations - Community Events - Contact Us - Mornings - News - Obituaries - Pictures - Programs - Special Events Audio - Sports - Weather
Limbaugh Has Own View of Steinbrenner (NOTE LANGUAGE)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Radio commentator Rush Limbaugh has weighed in with his own view of George Steinbrenner, saying "that cracker made a lot of African-American millionaires."

The New York Yankees owner died Tuesday at age 80. On his show, Limbaugh also said Steinbrenner also fired "a bunch of white guys as managers left and right."

The Rev. Al Sharpton calls Limbaugh's statements "repugnant and offensive whether they were intended to be facetious or tongue and cheek."

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
News management powered by Xpression News
 
Read the latest local sports stories by clicking here