Kansas City Radio Chud Kevin Kietzman Ousted Following Gross Andy Reid Comments

Sweaty Kansas City radio hot-taker Kevin Kietzman was pulled from his show this week, after clumsily referencing the drug abuse and 2012 death by overdose of Chiefs head coach Andy Reid’s oldest son in order to make a point about Reid’s performance as a football authority figure. Kietzman made the comments on Monday’s episode of Between the Lines; Tuesday the station announced his indefinite suspension; also on Tuesday Kietzman recorded and posted a mostly defensive and wildly unconvincing apology:

Between the Lines was handed over to guest hosts during Kietzman’s absence this week. Meanwhile, Kietzman made the rounds on local television, mostly to repeat the not-at-all-credible defense that he had “no intention of invoking any memories of [Reid’s] son that tragically died” when he said discipline “did not work out particularly well in [Reid’s] family life” and that Reid is “not good at fixing people” and “has had a lot of things go wrong” in his family. Friday afternoon Sportsradio 810 WHB announced their decision to “part ways” with Kietzman, who was previously listed on the station’s website as the Vice President-Sports Radio.

Union Broadcasting, Inc. President, Chad Boeger announced today that Union Broadcasting and Between the Lines host, Kevin Kietzman have mutually agreed to part ways and allow Kietzman to pursue other opportunities.

“We would like to thank Kevin for his dedicated service over the last 22 years,” Boeger said. “Kevin has been a valuable member of the Sports Radio 810 WHB team. We wish him all the best on his future endeavors and good luck moving forward.”

“It’s been my honor and privilege to host Between the Lines for the past 22 years and I’m proud of being a founding partner of this great local company that is so committed to our community,“ Kietzman said.

We want to thank our clients, partners and loyal listeners for their continued support.

As is consistent with our policy on personnel matters, Union Broadcasting will have no further comment.

To be clear, it was less Kietzman’s odious commentary that got him sacked, and more the public backlash. As demonstrated by Twitter user 50 Sent and the website Arrowhead Guys, this wasn’t even the first time in the last two weeks that Kietzman returned to this particular fetid well. In an earlier segment, Kietzman brought up Reid’s “criminal problems with his own family” in a rant wherein he described the Chiefs of the 1990s as a “heavy-handed, dirty, rotten group of thugs”:

Kietzman’s Andy Reid takes are arguably not even his most objectionable. Here he is railing against transgender athletes, Title IX, and what he describes as an influx of men competing athletically as women due to limitations in men’s athletic scholarships. Title IX is causing gender fluidity, according to Kietzman:

Kietzman is a shithead, and the sports talk radio world—a cesspool, to be sure—will be marginally better for his having been at least temporarily ejected from it.


Source

more recommended stories

  • Amazon’s Own Devices Are (Unsurprisingly) Some of the Best Deals of Prime Day [Updating]

    Best Tech DealsThe best tech deals.

  • Max Kepler Homers In Fifth Straight AB Against Trevor Bauer

    The Minnesota Twins are socking dingers.

  • Anthony Davis Settles For Half Of What LeBron Wanted

    Photo: Ethan Miller (Getty Images) When.

  • The 10 Best Deals of July 12, 2019

    Best Deals of the DayThe best.

  • Grizzlies’ Grayson Allen Ejected For Consecutive Flagrant Fouls Against Celtics’ Grant Williams

    Former Duke shithead Grayson Allen was.

  • Herd Of Orlando City Fans Stampedes To Opposite Side Of Stadium To Heckle NYCFC

    Screenshot: MLS Last night, during the.

  • Jalen Richard, For The Good Of Everyone, Please Vaccinate Your Kids

    Photo: Jennifer Stewart (Getty Images) Could.

  • Rob Manfred Responds To Astros’ Justin Verlander, Says MLB Has Not Deliberately Juiced The Baseballs

    Photo: Sean M. Haffey (Getty) Commissioner.

  • Pelicans’ Jaxson Hayes Dunks Bulls’ Mychal Mulder Into The Core Of The Earth In Las Vegas Summer League

    Monday night in Las Vegas, New.

  • Today’s NFL Would Have Been Perfect For Doug Flutie

    Illustration: Elena Scotti (Getty), Photo: Rick.

  • The Reds Should Play Every Game In Sleeveless Jerseys

    Cleveland thoroughly trounced the Cincinnati Reds.

  • Overeager Ref Sends Messi Off For Not Retaliating Against Chile’s Gary Medel

    Photo: Alexandre Schneider (Getty Images) The.

  • Kawhi Leonard Is Joining the Los Angeles Clippers

    Photo: Vaughn Ridley (Getty) Reigning NBA.

  • 70-Year-Old Disqualified Marathon Runner Found Dead In LA River

    Frank Meza, the 70-year-old distance runner.

  • It’s Time To Get Upset About Sneakers Again

    Big Brother is a free agent.Photo:.

  • Netherlands Beat Sweden, Will Meet The USWNT In World Cup Final

    Photo: Alex Grimm (Getty) The Netherlands.

  • Holy Moly, Marwin González Can Sure Throw A Baseball

    In the bottom of the fifth.

  • Enes Kanter Says The Blazers Gave Him Six Minutes To Consider Their Contract Offer

    Photo: Matthew Stockman (Getty) Enes Kanter.

  • Sad Naomi Osaka Is The Saddest Sight In Tennis

    Photo: Shaun Botterill (Getty) One endearing.

  • Heat Acquire Jimmy Butler In Trade With Sixers, Who Acquired Al Horford In Free Agency

    Photo: Vaughn Ridley (Getty Images) The.

  • Aging Fraud Luis Suárez Misses Only Penalty In Shootout Against Peru, Ends Uruguay’s Copa América Campaign

    Photo: Felipe Oliveira (Getty Images) The.

  • Darren Collison Abruptly Retires From NBA To Focus On Life As A Jehovah’s Witness

    Photo: Andy Lyons (Getty Images) After.

  • The Lakers Are Really Going For it

    The Lakers have cleared the decks..

  • Behold The Destructive Force Of An F5 Poop Tornado

    Last Thursday, a “sewer blockage” in.

  • Kotaku The Human Cost Of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 | Gizmodo This Is How You’re Being Manipulated |

    Kotaku The Human Cost Of Call of.

  • An Unlucky Handball Sends Japan Out Of The World Cup

    Photo: Maja Hitij (Getty) An exhilarating.

  • Sportsradio WHB 810 Jockey Kevin Kietzman Drags Garrett Reid’s Death Into Criticism Of Andy Reid’s Coaching Ability

    A lowlife Kansas City radio host.

  • “I’ll Knock You The Fuck Out, Bro”

    Photo: John Amis (Getty Images) One.

  • Wilkin Castillo’s First MLB Hit In Over A Decade Was A Go-Ahead RBI Double

    For the first time in over.

  • Todd Frazier Upset He Hit Home Run Instead Of Deep Fly-Out

    The Mets have been having an.

  • Is This Kyrie Irving Scolding Celtics Fans Under An Alias On Boston Talk Radio?

    Photo: Maddie Meyer (Getty) Thursday morning.

  • Bol Bol Heads To Denver Nuggets After Agonizing Draft Night Slide

    Photo: Julio Cortez (AP) Extremely fun.