Gruden Has Resigned. Now, It’s Time for the Rest of the Washington Investigation to Be Made Public


The picture of Jon Gruden that emerged over the past several days was a person who could no longer hold his 10-year, $100 million post as the Raiders head coach.

The Wall Street Journal published last week a 2011 email in which Gruden used racist language when referring to the executive director of the players union, DeMaurice Smith, who is Black. A New York Times report on Monday cited “numerous” other emails sent over a seven-year period in which Gruden used misogynistic and anti-LGBTQ language “casually and frequently,” and rebuked major developments in the sport such as a gay player being drafted, women officials and players demonstrating against racial injustice during the national anthem.

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