Raiders Football Coach Resigns over Racist, Sexist and Homophobic Emails – Democracy Now!
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In sports news, Jon Gruden, the head coach of the Las Vegas Raiders football team, has resigned after an NFL investigation uncovered a series of racist, sexist and homophobic emails he had written prior to becoming the coach of the Raiders. In one email, Gruden used racist terms to attack the head of the NFL players union, DeMaurice Smith, who is Black. Gruden was the third-highest-paid coach in the NFL, earning $10 million a year.