Raiders head coach John Gruden resigns after racist, homophophic, and anti-women emails uncovered. Valley News/Action Captures Media Group
By JOSH DUBOW -- Jon Gruden has resigned as coach of the Las Vegas Raiders after emails he sent before being hired in 2018 contained racist, homophobic and misogynistic comments. Gruden released a statement Monday night, saying: “I have resigned as head coach of the Las Vegas Raiders. I love the Raiders and do not want to be a distraction. Thank you to all the players, coaches, staff, and fans of Raider Nation. I’m sorry, I never meant to hurt anyone.” He stepped down after The New York Times reported that Gruden frequently used misogynistic and homophobic language directed at Commissioner Roger Goodell and others in the NFL. Special teams and assistant head coach Rich Bisaccia will take over on an interim basis. It was a rapid downfall for Gruden, who is in the fourth year of a
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