Allen, Impemba off Tigers telecasts for rest of season

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DETROIT (WOOD) — Fox Sports Detroit commentators Rod Allen and Mario Impemba won’t be calling Detroit Tigers games for the rest of the season.

The network announced Impemba and Allen won’t be scheduled to call any games for the rest of the season after they allegedly got into a fight following Tuesday’s broadcast. Detroit NBC affiliate WDIV reported that Allen attacked Impemba from behind when he left the broadcast booth.

Allen’s agent has called the allegations “utter fabrications” and said there was no contact between the two. Allen tweeted about the incident Thursday, but didn’t confirm or deny the allegations.

Matt Shepherd and Kirk Gibson called the team’s game against the Chicago White Sox Wednesday. The network didn’t immediately announce who will be calling the rest of the games this year.

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