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NFL investigating Dolphins over alleged racial harassment

Wednesday, November 06, 2013 - 00:54

Nov. 6 - A Miami Dolphins player is under investigation by the NFL after a player left the team over emotional distress endured due to alleged racial harassment. Nathan Frandino reports.

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The nastiest man in the NFL. That's what some in the media are calling Miami Dolphins guard Richard Incognito. He's at the center of an NFL investigation into player misconduct after reports of alleged racial harassment of teammate Jonathan Martin. Here's Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin. (SOUNDBITE) (English) JOE PHILBIN, MIAMI DOLPHINS HEAD COACH, SAYING: "If the review reveals anything that needs to be corrected, we will take any necessary measures to fix it to ensure this doesn't happen again." The alleged harassment involved text and voicemail messages that included a racial slur and physical threats from Incognito to Martin. Martin left the team last week to deal with emotional distress while Incognito has been suspended. The South Florida Sun-Sentinel reported that Dolphins coaches asked Incognito to tough up Martin last spring. Philbin would not comment on that report.

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NFL investigating Dolphins over alleged racial harassment

Wednesday, November 06, 2013 - 00:54