The NFL Players Association will conduct its own investigation into the Miami Dolphins’ bullying scandal, a person familiar with the situation said Wednesday.
The Scarlet Knights athletic program has already been shamed once. The now-infamous video of former basketball coach Mike Rice went viral. Now it seems the school may have another incident of a coach behaving badly on its hands.
Martin and a companion arrived at lawyer Ted Wells’ Manhattan office building Friday and were met by a crush of reporters.
Richie Incognito, a guard, was suspended by the team Nov. 3 for misconduct related to the treatment of teammate Jonathan Martin, who abruptly left the Dolphins late last month to receive help for emotional issues.
Dolphins owner Stephen Ross said he plans to meet with Martin on Wednesday at an undisclosed location and that he has been in touch with the tackle through text messages.
No lead had been safe for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. So it was up to the defense to help them get their first win of the season.
The Dolphins become the butt of jokes by late-night comedians. Such quipsters as Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert weighed in on the Dolphins’ bullying scandal that has struck a national nerve.
The Dolphins’ offensive tackle would like to play football again, ESPN reported, but he doesn’t want to do so in Miami. He’s likely finished for the 2013 season.
His voice rising, the Hall of Famer gave an impassioned take on the Richie Incognito-Jonathan Martin bullying controversy Sunday, specifically in regard to the reported acceptance of racial slurs among Dolphins teammates.
The Dolphins are playing for the first time in 11 days. They beat Cincinnati on a safety in overtime to stop a four-game skid about the same time the bullying scandal began brewing.
In the wake of the alleged harassment on the Miami Dolphins football team, the spotlight has returned to workplace bullying.
Richie Incognito says teammate Jonathan Martin sent him a threatening text message as an apparent joke only a week before their relationship became the subject of a harassment case.
Media interest remained high Saturday, with some 75 reporters and cameramen descending on the Miami Dolphins’ complex.
The Dolphins have endured a week of withering scrutiny while trying to prepare for a game that is very much and afterthought outside their locker room.
Ted Wells was appointed Wednesday by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to investigate possible misconduct in the Dolphins’ workplace and to prepare a report that will be made public.