“Based on what occurred last Friday, we have ended our relationship with him,” ESPN said in a statement.
In a statement yesterday, Franklin apologized for his comments. “I said some things I shouldn’t have and am sorry,” Franklin said. “I deserved to be taken off the Fiesta Bowl.”
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