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English Soccer Analyst Fired By Sky Sports After Sexist Remarks Surface

Oh, Andy Gray. Making off-color remarks about a female linesman was not the best career move.

Sky Sports fired the famous soccer commentator after he was caught on two separate instances saying disparaging things about Sian Massey.

“I can see her from here. What do women know about the offside rule?” the famous voice, who gets paid more than $3 million per year, said.

Andy Burton and Richard Keys were suspended for their roles.

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AFC Championship Game Ratings Highest In 24 Years

UPDATE: The AFC Championship game between the Steelers and Jets was the most-watched ever, seen by an average of 54.850 million viewers. The previous record was 51.620 million viewers for San Diego vs. Cincinnati in 1982.

Last night’s AFC Championship Game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Jets earned an average overnight household rating of 31.3 and a 46 share, the highest numbers in 24 years.

Ratings were up 10 percent compared to last year’s early-game AFC Championship broadcast, when the Indianapolis Colts defeated the Jets in order to advance to the Super Bowl (28.4/50).

If you were to compare the two time slots, the ratings were up 32 percent when CBS carried Pittsburgh and Baltimore (23.8/37) in 2009.