Las Vegas Raiders NFL coach Jon Gruden resigns over racist, homophobic comments in emails

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Jon Gruden has resigned as coach of the Las Vegas Raiders in the NFL, following media reports he used racist, misogynistic and homophobic language in emails over several years.Key points:Gruden released a statement, saying he “never meant to hurt anyone”He used a racist term to describe the NFL union chief in a 2011 emailAnother email showed Gruden denounced the drafting of a gay player by an NFL franchiseGruden stepped down after the New York Times reported he frequently used…


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