The coach at the center of a local story getting a ton of attention lately called into the Sports Bash this afternoon to clear the air.

At issue, a young man who walked off of an Egg Harbor City Junior Football League team after the league told him he couldn't wear pink gloves.

12-year-old Julian Connerton was wearing the gloves to honor his mother, a breast cancer survivor.

The story first appeared here in the Press of Atlantic City, and has since taken off.

Here's what Coach Paul Burgan had to say: