Rob Parker, the ESPN columnist who was suspended last month for inflammatory remarks about Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III was fired by the network Tuesday. Parker, a long term affiliate of ESPNNewYork and regular guest on the ESPN2 show First Take questioning the merit of RGIII’s “blackness”, referring to him as a “cornball brother”.

Parker added insult to injury by comparing Griffin III to OJ Simpson in an interview with ClickOn Detroit recently.