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Steve Gleason accepts apologies

Updated: June 18, 2013, 4:19 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

Steve Gleason wrote on his organization's Facebook page Tuesday that he accepts the apologies of the three Atlanta radio disc jockeys who mocked his Lou Gehrig's disease in a skit Monday morning and later were fired.

The 36-year-old Gleason, a former safety who played for the New Orleans Saints from 2000-06 and was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in 2011, thanked "the public for their support" on the Facebook page for Team Gleason, his non-profit organization ...

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