It is not clear what specific comments led to Dukes being fired, when did he give them or how his bosses learned of their existence. Entercom said it will not comment further. A brief announcement of Dukes’ sacking came Friday morning at the start of “The Sports Junkies,” the 106.7 morning drive time program.
“Chad Dukes is no longer with 106.7 fans,” said John-Paul Flaim. “Our company was recently aware of the inappropriate remarks he made in previous episodes of his personal podcast, and our company did not tolerate any form of provocative language. Any hostility, so our focus, Junkies, remains on sport and show off the best we can. With that said, I don̵7;t think we are saying anything more about it. “
Dukes declined to comment on Friday afternoon.
In addition to the organization “Chad Dukes vs. the World ”on a 106.7 fan week afternoon drive time frame since 2014, Dukes has co-hosted the“ Rodkast ”podcast for several years, with the most recent episode published in December. 9, 2019. He also co-hosted the podcast “Big O and Dukes”, which started out as a radio show.
Dukes, a Burke, Va., A native of Lake Braddock High School, started the organization “Chad Dukes vs.” the World ”in July 2014 after former Washington manager LaVar Arrington, who co-hosted on 106.7 Fan’s“ LaVar and Dukes Show ”five years earlier, left to take a job at NFL network. Before WJFK-FM switched to sports talk in 2009, Dukes co-hosted “Big O and Dukes” on this station for three years, making him one of the longtime vocalists. most on DC waves. In September 2019, he announced he had signed a two-year contract extension.
All of Dukes’s tweets have been removed, and the sounds of his previous shows have been removed from the Fan 106.7 website on Thursday, when Pete Medhurst filled out Dukes’ afternoon show.
It is unclear who will be replacing Dukes in the afternoon driving position. The station has had the same weekday roster since January 2014, when Grant Paulsen and Danny Rouhier began co-hosting “Grant and Danny” at noon.