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Kansas City radio host Kevin Kietzman has left Union Broadcasting’s Sports Radio 810 WHB, days after his comments about Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid.

In a statement on Sports Radio 810’s website, Union Broadcasting the company and Kietzman “have mutually agreed to part ways” and that the station wouldn’t comment further. iMediaEthics has written to Union Broadcasting and the Chiefs; we’ve tweeted Kietzman.

As iMediaEthics previously reported, Kietzman commented on Reid’s family life when discussing the Chiefs player Tyreek Hill. Kietzman said:

“Andy Reid does not have a great record of fixing players. He doesn’t. Discipline is not his thing. It did not work out particularly well in his family life, and that needs to be added to this, as we’re talking about the Chiefs. He wasn’t real great at that either. He’s had a lot of things go bad on him, family and players.”

One of Reid’s sons died in 2012 from heroin. Union Broadcasting apologized for his “controversial comments” and removed Kietzman from broadcast. Kietzman issued an audio statement saying he understands why listeners thought his comments were “hurtful, insensitive and cold” but denied he was talking about Reid’s son.

One of Reid’s sons died in 2012 from heroin. Union Broadcasting apologized for his “controversial comments” and removed Kietzman from broadcast. Kietzman issued an audio statement saying he understands why listeners thought his comments were “hurtful, insensitive and cold” but denied he was talking about Reid’s son.

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