49ers, Pac-12 Network postpone broadcaster Ted Robinson for comments on … – The Oregonian

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SANTA CLARA, Calif.— The San Francisco 49ers dangling maestro broadcaster Ted Robinson on Wednesday night for dual arriving games following comments this week to a San Francisco radio hire about a Ray Rice domestic assault box that were deemed insensitive.

The Pac-12 Networks also announced late Wednesday it had dangling Robinson for a subsequent dual weeks and that he would bear attraction training. The 57-year-old Robinson spoke to KNBR radio on Monday and pronounced Rice’s now-wife, Janay, was partly to censure for not vocalization up.

“That, to me, is a saddest partial of it,” he told a station.

The emanate of domestic assault is quite supportive for a 49ers, who recently had one of their players arrested on guess of domestic violence. Defensive tackle Ray McDonald has continued to use and play given his Aug. 31 detain while celebrating his 30th birthday with friends and teammates during his home. CEO Jed York and manager Jim Harbaugh have pronounced they will let “due process” play out before creation a preference about McDonald, while reiterating they have 0 toleration for domestic violence.

Robinson released apologies by a 49ers and Pac-12 Networks.

“I wish to completely apologize for my comments a other day,” Robinson said. “As a veteran communicator, we am obliged for my words. My choice of difference was drifting and does not simulate my loyal feelings about domestic violence. we know that a cycle of abuse keeps people in diseased relationships. No censure or shortcoming should ever be placed on a victim.”

In a statement, 49ers President Paraag Marathe pronounced he told Robinson of a preference progressing Wednesday.

“The comments done by radio broadcaster Ted Robinson on Monday were descent and in no approach simulate a views of a San Francisco 49ers organization. We have done a preference to postpone him for a subsequent dual games. we sensitive Ted of a preference progressing today, and we will continue to residence this matter with him internally. Our classification stands strongly opposite domestic assault and will not endure comments such as these.”

Robinson has been a 49ers’ play-by-play voice given 2009 and sealed a five-year agreement prolongation in May 2013 that takes him by a 2018 season. He will not call a team’s home opener Sunday night opposite a Bears, a regular-season entrance during new $1.2 billion Levi’s Stadium.

His initial diversion behind would be when San Francisco hosts Philadelphia on Sept. 28.

The Pac-12 Networks pronounced Robinson wouldn’t call games for a subsequent dual weeks.

“Ted’s explanation on Monday was wholly unsuitable and stands in sheer contrariety to a core values of Pac-12 Networks,” Pac-12 Networks President Lydia Murphy-Stephans said. “We value Ted as a member of a team, though see this as an critical training event as we work with him by attraction training before welcoming him behind to a air.”

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